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Ruislip Rifle Club provides instruction and facilities to enable members to practice the sport of target shooting in a competitive yet friendly environment.

The main disciplines we cater for are:-
  • Smallbore Rifle

    Smallbore Rifle

    Smallbore rifle shooting is the most widely practiced form of target rifle shooting, and is an Olympic Sport as well as being included in the Commonwealth Games. Read More
  • 10m Air Rifle / Pistol

    10m Air Rifle / Pistol

    We cater for competitive 10m Air Rifle and Air Pistol shooting with our 5-point 10m range. Read More
  • Air Pistol (20yd)

    Air Pistol (20yd)

    We have three 20 yard firing points for airgun and Lightweight Sport Rifle shooting. Read More
  • Sport Rifle

    Sport Rifle

    Lightweight Sport Rifle and airgun shooting at 20 yards from a standing position. Read More
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Not sure which discipline is right for you? Check out our About the Club page for more details.

We actively encourage our members in other related disciplines for which the club does not have facilities, including long-range smallbore rifle (50m and 100yd), fullbore rifle (from 300 to 1000yd.) and gallery rifle.

Club History

Ruislip Rifle Club was founded as a Home Guard Rifle Club in 1944 and began shooting on various local wartime military ranges. This ended with a spell shooting in the old 4MU depot by West Ruislip station.
Permission to use this range was withdrawn in 1956 and the club eventually received permission to build a range on our current site in 1957.

The Club did most of the work and this new building opened in 1959. It was the club's first permanent home, although not so permanent as it turned out because it was a wooden building that was destroyed by fire in 1966. Unfortunately many of the early club records were lost in this fire.
Subsequent to this setback, the present brick building was erected, again by the efforts of the members, and opened in 1969.

Recently, the future of the club has been made uncertain by the proposed HS2 railway. Current plans would see the club's range building demolished. We are currently searching for a suitable new site in the Ruislip area.

60th Anniversary 

In 2004, the Club celebrated its 60th anniversary. The main event to mark this milestone was a Dinner for all club members, past and present, and invited guests. The dinner was held in the London and Middlesex Rifle Asociation's clubhouse at Bisley, at the end of the NSRA Bisley Rifle Meeting and British Championships. The dinner was well supported by members and former members, and we took advantage of the event to ask Tim Elson, the British Champion in 2003, to present our prizes and awards.


We are sorry, but we are unable to accept any more new members for the time being due to the anticipated closure of our facilities to make way for the construction of HS2. If/when we are in a position to accept new members again we will post a notice here inviting you to contact us.

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Latest News

London Mayors' Association Rifle Competition Final 2017

The final of London Mayors’ Association Small-Bore Rifle Competition, which was held on Saturday 9th September 2017 at Ham & Petersham Rifle Club, was won by the team representing the Borough of Hillingdon. This is the eighth time in the last ten years that the team representing Hillingdon, who are all members of Ruislip Rifle Club, have won this competition.

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Christmas 2016

Six o’clock on a Friday evening, with a roaring log fire and the promise of prizes, the annual Christmas Shoot was under way.

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