About Us

  Sports Shooting Complex 015.jpgSMLPSA is a Not for Profit 501(c)7 Corporation in Virginia established in October of 2010 whose purpose is to provide a venue for members to enjoy the newly built John G. Rocovich Jr. Sports Shooting Complex located at the W.E. Skelton 4-H Conference Center in Wirtz, Virginia. We presently have over 250 members.

Our Club was formed in the summer of 2010 and developed a relationship with 4-H to be the exclusive means of utilizing the facility for indoor year round handgun and small caliber rifle shooting.  We enjoy a state of the art 12,000 sq. ft. range and educational facility that our Club holds both competitive matches and educational programs. The facility is staffed by NRA Trained Range Safety Officers who are there to help you enjoy your shooting experience.

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This brand new State of the Art range facility was built with  major funding from the NRA and private donors. It has ManCom computerized range systems which allow you to control the target individually, preprogram competitive target movements, or have a Range Officer set up all target systems to function the same in automatic mode for competition matches. Presently there are 8 active lanes and the facility is designed to install 8 more lanes under future expansion. The Educational Facility has the ability to hold classes with as many as 50 people in an air conditioned environment. The facility also has a secure armory, mens and ladies rest rooms, and offices for management  There is also handicap accessibility. We are typically open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 12 Noon to 6Pm, and Saturday 9Am to 6Pm during Fall, Winter and Spring. In the summer we are open Friday evenings from 6Pm to 9Pm and Saturday from 9Am to 6Pm.