About

Community Service
Scholarships

Welcome to the South St. Paul Rod & Gun Club . . .

Trap Field 2. . . the only gun club in the heart of the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota. We are nestled in the backwaters of the Mississippi River, within a 10-minute drive of downtown St. Paul.

Come try your hand at the shotgun sports of trap, skeet, sporting clays, and 5-Stand sporting clays.

Our facility is available for practice, leagues, special member shoots, and tournaments. We also offer corporate and group outings, a unique venue for group fun.

Other amenities include our pro shop, restaurant, banquet room, pavilion, and full bar.

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or accomplished shooter, or a bird hunter ready to tune up your shooting eye for the upcoming season, come enjoy our friendly, safe, casual family atmosphere and experience the fun we never outgrow: the fun of shooting at, and hitting, a moving target!

Mission

The South St Paul Rod & Gun Club’s mission is to provide a safe, recreational shooting experience
for its members and their guests, to promote the shooting sports, to protect and preserve our
shooting and hunting heritage, to offer shooting opportunities to youth and new shooters through
education and instruction, and to support stewardship in our local community.

Governance

The South St. Paul Rod & Gun Club Board of Directors consists of ten Directors elected at large and four Officers.Directors must be members in good standing and have completed a minimum of consecutive years of membership.  5 of the Directors at large will be elected each year.  The term of office of each Director at large is 2 years.  To contact the Board of Directors, please address emails to directors@sspgunclub.com

History

Aerial View 2016Established in 1935, the South St. Paul Rod & Gun Club is the only outdoor shooting club in the Twin Cities area located within a city proper. The Club is a member-owned organization.  Located near the intersection of I494 and Concord Street in South St. Paul, Minnesota, along the backwaters of the Mississippi River, the Club offers trap, skeet, sporting clays, and 5-Stand.  The Club is open year-round for your shotgun shooting enjoyment.

 


Community Service

cropped-cropped-sspgc-logoThe South St. Paul Rod & Gun Club is involved in our community and contributes in many ways. Some of the organizations and causes we’ve supported in recent years include:

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Skate with Santa
Easter Egg Hunt
The Neighborhood House
Local high school all-night graduation parties
Pheasants Forever
Ducks Unlimited
Youth Shooting Organizations
Toys for Tots
Benefits for Families and Individuals
Boys Scouts of America
Lion’s Club


 

Scholarships

cropped-cropped-sspgc-logoEach year, the South St. Paul Rod & Gun Club awards scholarships to several graduating high school students. The services of Scholarship America are utilized to arrive at the selection of recipients. The South St. Paul Rod & Gun Club members are the sole sponsors for these scholarships. Just since 2000, the Club has donated over $120,100 to area students for post-secondary education assistance.

2016 Scholarship Recipients:

Pictured in order: Laura Petersen, Dylan Barrett, Parker Field

2016 Scholarship - Laura Petersen   2016 Scholarship - Dylan Barrett     2016 Scholarship - Parker Field


2015 Scholarship Recipients:

  • Lisetta Horn
  • Benjamin Jacobus
  • Nathan Richter
  • Samuel Supplee

2014 Scholarship Recipients:

  • Iris Burbank
  • Wyatt Haas
  • Jacob Robinson
  • Aaron Roszak
  • Samantha Tinucci

2013 Scholarship Recipients:

  • Ellen Peterson
  • Alexandra Kobe
  • Melanie Bailey
  • Joseph Wright

2012 Scholarship Recipients:

  • Madeline Burbank
  • Gabrielle Field
  • Mikhale Grundter
  • Anna Zacho

2011 Scholarship Recipients:

  • Bryane Greene
  • Amanda Webbe
  • Kathryn Hemstreet
  • Joe Levine
  • Catherine Jacobus

2010 Scholarships Recipients:

  • Nicholas J. Slipek
  • Paige A. Voigt
  • Kelsey R. Walker
  • Brandon D. Renner