2022 Memberships are now available.

Aways check the online calendar BEFORE heading to the range!

Updated Rules & Regulations:
Please note that we have updated our Rules & Regulations.

Little things to know:
On all of our pages, you will find underlined sections. Clicking on these underlined words will take you to attached links, if you click on the header it will take you directly to that area.

General Club Information:
The Canadian Historical Arms Society was founded in 1967 by a group of individuals interested in the collection, preservation, and application of all categories of arms, from bayonet and Samurai swords, antique and modern military arms and accoutrements to black powder muzzle-loaders.

Today CHAS members are of diverse ages, backgrounds, and ethnicities. Club members include everyone from students, homemakers, farmers and Armed Forces members to realtors, teachers, doctors and accountants.

CHAS undertakes a wide variety of activities throughout the year. In addition to hosting monthly meetings, hosting a web site, and supporting a number of local charities, the club provides access to both indoor and outdoor ranges for its members to encourage active participation in shooting sports. CHAS owns the Genesee outdoor range southwest of Edmonton which is one of the best outdoor shooting facilities in the region. The club also hosts a number of shooting leagues and events at the range.

The Canadian Historical Arms Society is a registered not-for-profit society in Alberta, founded in 1967

The Objects of the society are:

  • To provide our members with a means to discuss historical artifacts and arms
  • To encourage the safe handling of and respect for arms
  • To further the knowledge of our members as to the history of arms and their restoration & maintenance
  • To promote recreational and social activities among the members of the society
  • To promote public awareness of the historical value of arms.

Monthly meetings are usually held on the 1st Monday of the month, if that Monday is a holiday, the meeting will be the following Monday.

Please check the calendar for dates meeting dates for 2022. Right now, all subject to Covid-19 restrictions.