PLS logo 18854E Chassell-Painesdale Road
PO Box 56
Chassell, MI 49916

Upcoming & Regular Events
(See bottom of page for link to events of the recent past.)

  • Range Work Bee
    • Date: May 8, 2021, Saturday
    • Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Location: PLSC Ranges and Clubhouse
    • As many volunteers as possible are needed. There is plenty of work to be done.
    • Free Food (for Working Volunteers)

    • List of Goals and Tasks for Work Bee

          LINK: List of Goals and Tasks for the Work Bee (1 page pdf document)

    • In event of rain, snow, etc.: Watch your email for announcements regarding rescheduling of the Work Bee. Any changes will be posted on the home page of the club's web site. Contact club secretary for more details. (Club contact information)
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        >Notice: All shooting ranges will be closed for the duration of the Work Bee.

  • PLSC Concealed Pistol License Class (MCRGO)
    • Date: 22 May 2021, Saturday
    • Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Location: PLSC Clubhouse and Pistol Pit
    • Bring: Handgun and ammunition (recommend compact or full sized automatic or revolver, avoid sub/ultra-compact pistols), 100 rounds of quality ammunition, eye protection, ear protection, sack lunch, notebook, and pen
    • Cost: $125, cash or check
    • Headcount: Course is limited to 20 students
    • Drinks: Good coffee is provided, pop is available from PLSC
    • In event of rain, snow, etc.: Bring raingear and hat
    • Sign up: Send an email to
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       >Notice: Pistol Pit will be closed to other users when in use by the class.

  • Annual Business Meeting of the PLSC
    • Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021
    • Location: PLSC Clubhouse
    • Time: 5:00 pm - Social Hour
               6:00 pm - Dinner
               6:30 pm - Annual meeting
    • Meeting Agenda: Election of officers, etc.
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       >Notice: Shooting ranges will be closed for the duration of the Annual Meeting.

  • Range Familiarization & Safety Sessions
        Attendance at a Range Familiarization & Safety Session is required for all new applicants for membership, and at least once every three years for all renewing annual members and for life members. A membership card and gate lock combination will be issued only after timely completion of a session.
        Some sessions may be listed on the Club Calendar. If an individual cannot attend a scheduled session, convenient times may usually be arranged by contacting the Club Secretary. (Club contact information).

Regular Events
  • Twice-Weekly Shotgun Five-Stand Shooting
    The five-stand shooting facility is accessible and functional for the 2021 summer season. (Activities will discontinued about mid-September.)
    The regular summer schedule for 5-Stand shotgun:
        6:00 PM Wednesdays
        1:00 PM Sundays
    Location: 5-Stand Facility at PLSC grounds.
    Cost: $5 per round of 25 clay targets. There is a surcharge for non-members.
    For information contact John DePuydt.(Club contact information page )
    Also review the section of Clay Range Rules included in the list of (PLSC Range Rules.)

  • Weekly Practical Pistol Shooting (IDPA)
    Practice sessions for practical pistol shooting have been discontinued for the winter season. They will resume in the spring when the range becomes accessible and usable. For further information contact Scott Gruenberg. (Club contact information)

PLSC Events of the Recent Past

In addition to the activities scheduled above, the Portage Lake Sportsmen's Club has organized and sponsored a variety of activities throughout the year during the last few months. The list of activities on the linked page is provided as information for members, prospective members, and others interested in PLSC activities.
Link to List

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