The Tri-Town Board of Health has issued a COVID-19 public health directive of wearing masks, other face coverings and safety standards effective September 7, 2021, and shall remain effective until further notice.

The directives are as follows:

  1. Appropriate CDC approved masks or face coverings shall be worn in all indoor spaces in the Tri-Town District communities of Lee, Lenox, and Stockbridge, unless seated at a table consuming food and/or drink. A sign shall be posted at the entrance of all buildings. A copy of the sign can be found at www.tritownhealth.org or any other masking requirement sign may be used with similar content.
  2. Food service establishment employees shall wear a mask or face covering when serving customers, both indoors and outdoors.
  3. Masks shall also be required in crowded outdoor public events, and where physical distancing, of at least six feet or more, cannot be maintained. This includes but is not limited to: events held at fairgrounds/parks, outdoor performance and event venues, restaurants, etc.
  4. Masks shall be fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face; and be secured with ties or ear loops; and include multiple layers of fabric; and allow for breathing without restriction; and may be removed for eating, drinking where allowed. Disposable surgical/procedural masks, N-95s, elastomeric masks, cloth masks are permitted. Masks with exhale valves are not permitted.
  5. Event planners and or any organizations shall consider postponement of any outdoor or indoor event/gathering where social distancing of a minimum of 6 feet per person cannot be maintained.

In addition, the Tri-Town Board of Health are encouraging community members to:

  1. Get vaccinated and stay at home if showing signs of symptoms.
  2. Get tested for COVID-19 if you have new or unexplained symptoms, before and after travelling and/or if you have been exposed.
  3. If at risk of exposure, call and schedule a test at 1-855-BMC-LINK
  4. More information on COVID-19 can be found at www.tritownhealth.org, www.mass.gov and www.cdc.org

For complete information on this directive, including exemptions and enforcement, please visit https://www.lee.ma.us/sites/g/files/vyhlif771/f/uploads/ttboh_covid_directive_9-2-21.pdf

Special Note from the LSA Board of Directors:

Those displaying illness or COVID-like symptoms should stay home and will be asked to leave the range / property immediately.  LSA can be inspected by an agent of the Board of Health (BOH) at any time without prior notice.  If any Member, Guest, or Club volunteer is in violation of this directive at any time, he or she will face disciplinary actions in accordance with the Bylaws, and this may include suspension or termination of membership or use of the Club facilities.  If, at any time, the BOH issues a new order, these mandatory safety standards, protocols, and best practices will be amended to reflect the current law, and will be communicated to Members, Guests, and the Public as soon as possible.  The Board thanks you for your unwavering support and continued cooperation during this national health crisis.  Please know that we take the health and safety of our members, youth athletes, and guests very seriously, and that following this directive provides a safe, enjoyable experience for everyone.

The next Membership Meeting will be held Wednesday, November 3rd at 7pm and the next New Member Orientation will be held Saturday, November 6th at 11am, both meetings will be held at the Main Clubhouse. 

Interested New Members awaiting Range Orientation should email info@leesportsmen.com or contact Stephanie DuPont via call/text at (215) 668-7808, and you will be contacted shortly with further information. 

We ask that everyone attending the Membership Meeting and New Member Orientation to please follow the current local, state, and federal guidelines for social distancing, masking, and hygiene protocols.  If you / your family are unable to attend either the Membership Meeting or New Member Orientation, we will try our best to make alternative arrangements to assist you.

In accordance with the LSA Bylaws, the Annual Meeting and Elections will take place Wednesday, November 3rd at 7pm in the Main Clubhouse.  Attendance at the Annual Meeting is restricted to those Members with voting rights.  The election of Club Officers and two (2) Directors will take place at this time by secret ballot.  Officers and Directors will assume office on January 1st, 2021; Officers will serve a one (1) year term, and two (2) Director positions will serve each a four (4) year term.  Current candidates and the positions they are running for include:

President:

Doug Frank (incumbent)

Vice President:

George Brooks (incumbent)

Secretary:

John Polastri (incumbent)

Treasurer:

Patrick Consolati (incumbent)

Director (4 yr.term):

Mark Barrette (incumbent)

Director (4 yr. term):

Karl Hines (incumbent)

Director (4 yr. term):

Daniel Hassett (candidate)

Director (4 yr. term):

Jordon Peck (candidate)

Any other qualified Members wishing to fill a position must be done so by write-in to be elected, as candidates were nominated and announced at the October Members Meeting in accordance with the Bylaws.

Upcoming Range Closures

October 11, 2021

The Indoor Archery Range/upstairs of Main Clubhouse will be CLOSED on Sunday, November 7th, from 11am to 4pm for Lee Lady Wildcats Soccer Booster Club event by order of the LSA Board of Directors.

The Indoor Pistol Range is CLOSED for High Caliber practices on Sundays from 10am to 12pm, beginning November 7th, please check the Calendar for exceptions (e.g. no practices on 11/28, 12/26, etc.).

The Main Clubhouse, Indoor Archery & Indoor Pistol Ranges will be CLOSED on Saturday, November 13th, from 8am to 2pm for Stop the Bleed training seminar by order of the LSA Board of Directors.

The Indoor Archery Range/upstairs of Main Clubhouse will be CLOSED on Saturday, December 11th & Sunday, December 12th from 8am to 4pm both days for LSA Youth Programs Coach Training 2-Day Seminar.

The Outdoor Pistol Ranges are closed during Shotgun Fields public hours or events as posted to the Club Calendar, and likewise the Shotgun Fields are closed during Outdoor Pistol Ranges events as posted to the Club Calendar by order of the LSA Board of Directors.

All regular Range hours can be located by clicking on “RANGES” in the above main website menu, and choosing the particular range from the drop-down menu you wish to view the hours for.

We apologize for any inconvenience these closures may cause our members and guests.  Please make sure to check our Calendar before heading to the ranges!

October Shotgun Hours

September 30, 2021

LSA Shotgun Fields are Open to Members and the Public Every:

Sunday    9am – 12pm
Wednesday    9am – 1pm  &  5pm – Dusk
Friday    5pm – Dusk
Saturday    10am – 1pm  (NOTE: October 2nd: 10am – 3:30pm, with 5-Stand hours 12-3:30pm)
Hours are subject to change, weather permitting

 

Pricing:
Members: $4 / round Trap & Skeet
Non-Members: $5 / round Trap & Skeet

For more information on these and other Shotgun events at LSA, please click here: LSA Shotgun Fields

November Outdoor Pistol Events

September 30, 2021

November Outdoor Pistol Events

You can view and register for all Outdoor Pistol events at Practiscore.com

Sunday, November 7th – USPSA, Registration 8:30am, Safety briefing 9:30am, Start 10am – Cost $20, Cold Range Rules apply; gun handling only at Safety Table, 5 magazines are required, you probably already own everything you need to compete in USPSA, so come out and give it a try!

Sunday, November 14th – Steel Challenge, Registration 9:30am, Safety briefing 11:30am, Start 12pm, 6 stages – Cost: $20 for first gun, $10 for second gun, Cold Range Rules apply; gun handling only at Safety Table, 5 magazines or speed loader are required.

For more information on these and other Outdoor Pistol events at LSA, please click here: LSA Outdoor Pistol Ranges

High Caliber Jr. Bullseye Pistol Team practices/trainings will begin Sunday, November 7th, 2021 at 10am at the Indoor Pistol Range located downstairs in the Main Clubhouse, and will occur weekly on Sundays until the end of April 2022.  Please keep in mind this is a preliminary schedule as we would like to accommodate for as many to participate as possible, so dates and times are subject to change upon parent and coach consensus.  Registration forms can be located by clicking here (please complete and bring with you to first practice): 2021-2022 High Caliber Registration Packet  Please contact Coach Stephanie DuPont at youth@leesportsmen.com or call/text (215) 668-7808 with any further questions or concerns.

Lee Sportsmen’s Association is pleased to announce the receipt of an equipment grant for a Promatic Pigeon trap machine to be used as additional support for our 5-Stand events.  The grant was received from the NRA Foundation based on the recommendation of the Massachusetts State Fund Committee.  The Promatic Pigeon has a 70 yard throwing capacity with a 10-30 degree adjustable elevation. 

This is the second year in a row that the NRA Foundation has been generous enough to gift LSA with support.  Last year, LSA received a two door gun safe and grant funds toward the purchase of a wobble trap and voice activation equipment for the new trap field.  Please check the calendar, LSA emails, and website for upcoming 5-Stand events.

CMP Purchase Information

April 1, 2021

To be eligible to purchase a surplus U.S. Government M1 Garand, 1903 Springfield, or smallbore rifle through the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), Federal law requires that the purchaser must be a member of a club or organization that is affiliated with the CMP.  Lee Sportsmen’s Association (LSA) is a Club Affiliate of the CMP for 2021.  Any LSA Member who wishes to purchase a government rifle from the CMP is required to include a CMP Club Member Certification Form with their order.  If you are an LSA member in good standing and interested in doing so, please contact info@leesportsmen.com or call/text Stephanie DuPont at (215) 668-7808 to request this form be sent to you.  For more information about CMP purchases, please click here: CMP Sales and Purchase Information

If you already buy items from Amazon, you can now use the AmazonSmile website (smile.amazon.com) and have a donation sent from Amazon to Lee Sportsmen’s Association.  This donation does NOT cost you, the buyer, anything!

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Club every time you shop, at no cost to you.  When you shop AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection, and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to LSA.  You use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile – your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are all the same.

To set us up as your designated charity go to: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/26-2691563, and then the next time you want to make a purchase from Amazon go to: https://smile.amazon.com/ to do your purchasing.  It’s that easy!  Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations, you will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages.