Welcome to WLOPA
Wolcott Land Owners Association
Welcome to Wolcott Land Owners Protective Association (WLOPA)
WLOPA is a private shooting club nestled in 54
acres of beautiful Wolcott, CT. We offer organized and
informal trap and skeet shooting, pistol and rifle shooting,
air rifle shooting, and hunting. We conduct onsite pistol
permit training courses, personalized handgun and rifle training,
and we host several charitable community events. We are located at 920 Woodtick Road, Wolcott, CT 06716,
number is: 203-879-9976.
The next monthly meeting is Friday, August 5th, 2016 at 7pm at the club. There is no monthly meeting in July.
NEED A PISTOL PERMIT? The next Pistol Permit Class is scheduled for Sunday, June 26, 2016. Here is how to resister: click the Pistol Permit bar on the left under "MainMenu" or the "Pistol Permits link" on left for instructions. The class fee is $110 (pre-pay with registration form) and includes lunch. We're the only organization that provides the pistol permit class, lunch and on-premises shooting in one location. Class starts 9am in the clubhouse.
THE BAR WILL BE CLOSED FATHER'S DAY SUNDAY JUNE
We are renovating the clubhouse hall and adjoining bathrooms. Please excuse any inconvenience associated with the renovation. We plan on completing it early this summer.
Military Rifle Shoot 6/26 at 2pm. Contact
Julian Giuggio (Julian.Giuggio@yahoo.com)
1st Prize: Colt
Commander Stainless, 45 Winner: Joe
ANNUAL FUNDRAISER - Breast Cancer / WLOPA Relief Fund
On August 6, 2016, we're having a fundraiser dinner at the club for Breast Cancer and the WLOPA Relief Fund. Tickets in advance are $20 per person or $30 at the door. Dinner will be served buffet style from 5pm to 8pm. There will be a large raffle and a 50/50 drawing. You don't have to be present to win. Monetary donations (checks made payable to WLOPA) can be sent to:
For more information or to drop off donations, you can stop by the club Sat. or Sun. from 12 noon - 5pm or you can call Frank Noble at 203-910-8781.
REMINDER TO ALL RANGE SHOOTERS:
The Annual NRA Dinner was held on March 18, 2016 at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville. WLOPA had three tables of supporters.
We held our Christmas Party on Dec. 4th and it was very well attended and all had a good time enjoying friendships and great food. Thanks to all who helped with the Christmas Party and also the Handicap Christmas Party the following week, Sat. Dec. 12th. Santa was there and entertained everyone. A special thank you to Spartan II Restaurant in Plantsville who donated their time and food for the Party. All the children and their family enjoyed the day. Also, thanks to the many who volunteered their time to make this day fun for all.
We had a The Fall Trap League is over and the participants held their annual Trap League dinner recently.
Silhouette Shooting for the year is over for the year.
The hunters gun raffle was concluded on Nov. 15th. Winners
will be posted soon.
We held our Annual Meeting Sept. 11th and Officers and the Board
of Directors were elected. The officers slate:
Vice President: Mike Conant
Treasurer: June Vitiello
Secretary: Chris Morel
Board of Directors:
- Nick Poulmas
- Frank Noble
- Marshall Robinson
- George Kalwat
- Nick Pizzuto
We held a "Ladies Day" in September as part of our community outreach education events and it was a great success. We had 21 women learn gun safety and they practiced pistol, rifle, and trap shooting, and wrapped up with a light lunch. Thanks to Greg Gubitosi for coordinating this, and to all the range officers who helped make this event a success.
New storage garage for clay birds. We finally got rid of all of the dilapidated trailers
The new Trap Office / Warm-up Hut is a beautiful addition replacing the old trap office