Our Location

Building 1521 (At the end of Taco Road off 35th Street)
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Our Phone Number

(805) 606-4560

Membership Info

The Vandenberg AFB Rod & Gun Club is a membership club and is open to all active duty, retired, reserve military and their dependents, as well as DoD civilians and Vandenberg AFB contractors. Membership is valid for one calendar year from the date of application.

Apply for membership at the Club only.

Annual Membership Fees:
(As March 1, 2017)
Military: $50.00
DOD: $80.00
Government Service (Non-DOD): $80.00

Non-Member Day Use
Range Fee: $10.00
Archery Hut: $5.00

Guest Info

Club members are allowed to bring non-DOD/Military guest to the club without prior Club approval.

Non-Military/Non-DOD Guest desiring to participate in weekend competitions without club member escort must call the Club no later than noon on the Wednesday prior to the event. Guest are required to give full name, drivers license number and date of birth. Guest are required to enter the base though the Main Gate at Highway 1 and California Blvd. on the day of the event. Non escorted guest may travel only to the Club and upon completion of the event shall immediately exit the base through any controlled gated exits.

Official website

30FSS, VAFB Rod & Gun Club

Resale Store

The store offers a wide variety of items for sale including ammunition, hunting accessories, reloading components and targets for sale. The store also offers special order program for items not usually stocked. Stop by and see the staff and they will do their best to get whatever you need for the shooting event you are interested in.

Shooting Ranges

The Club provides three shooting ranges available for a variety of shooters. These include both 25 and 50 yard ranges for pistol and small caliber rifles and a 100 meter range for high powered rifles. The only rifle caliber prohibited from the club's ranges is the 50BMG.

No weapon shall be fired in full automatic mode. You will be kicked off the range if caught firing any weapon full auto.

Well maintained Skeet and Trap ranges are available too.

Attention! All rifle and handgun ranges are closed every Thursday. Only shotgun shooting is allowed on Thursdays.

Only paper targets are to be used on the ranges. Targets are available for purchase inside the store.

Rental Equipment

The range offers rental shotguns for use on trap and skeet ranges. Rentals are a low as $7.50 plus the cost of ammunition.

Rooms are available for rent and there is a BBQ area out back for your next get-together.

Fees are $35.00 for up to four hours and $60.00 for up to eight hours.

Clay Shooting Events

Event Member Guest
Skeet & Trap $5.00 $6.50
Specialty Shootgun $15.00 101 Targets
Five Stand $6.50 $6.50
Sporting Clays $35.00 $45.00
Sporting Clays (17/under) $25.00 $25.00

Handgun and Long Gun Events

All events: $5.00

OI and Rules

ROD & GUN OPERATING INSTRUCTION (OI 34-165)  

It's your club - Take care of it

Don't be an abuser of  very basic and commonsense membership privileges.

  • Butcher Area: Always cleanup before you leave. Do not steal! Never take anything out that you did not bring in. Always dispose your garbage in the appropriate outside trash bins south of the store, not the recycle bins. Ensure the cooler door is closed before you leave.
  • Shooting Areas: Always police your brass or shells before you leave. Properly dispose of any trash or  target debris you created on the rifle and handgun ranges.

Basic Rule - Always leave area cleaner than when you arrived.

Purchasing a Handgun Out of State

California approved handguns may be purchased from another state and shipped to the Vandenberg AFB Rod and Gun Club.  Guidelines must be followed or the handgun you purchased out of state may have to be returned to the seller. The Club is not responsible for paying for the return of any unauthorized weapons.

  1. It is the buyer's responsibility to ensure the handgun is legal for the state of California. Click here and verify!
  2. Once the handgun is verified legal in the state of California and the seller agrees to ship the handgun to California, contact the Club and provide the required seller/FFL dealer information. Note: UPS is strongly recommended to ship all weapons to the Club.
  3. The club will contact the seller and or provide appropriate FFL documentation to the seller/dealer.
  4. Once the weapon arrives at the club, the buyer must come to the Club store to file the required forms. There is 10 day waiting period before a weapon can be turned over to the buyer.

The cost of completing the forms is $60.00 (DROS: $30, FFL: $30)

Our Facility:

Store
gun club store

Kitchen
gun club kitchen

Meeting Room 1
gun club meeting room 1

Meeting Room 2
gun club meeting room 2