Welcome to SSAA (Para Branch) Inc

SSAA Para ( SSAA SA Branch No.# S06) is a multi–discipline Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun Club that is located in the north eastern suburbs of metropolitan Adelaide, South Australia.

About the club

The first shoot was conducted at Para on February 9, 1969. After 50 years, SSAA Para has grown into one of the largest shooting clubs in Adelaide and South Australia.  With over 720 members, SSAA Para offers a wide range of activities ranging from general practice to club, state, national and international competitions. The club has also be involved with community groups to encourage the safe handling and use of firearms. Some of the community activates include: Life Be In It campaigns, security and government training courses, scouts/cadet groups and Schutzenfest. 




  • Situated 35 minutes from the CBD in the north-east suburbs of Greenwith,  the Para shooting club is easy to get to, always active and very family-orientated. New members are always welcome to come out and either have a look, sight in a firearm or participate in one of the many matches that we have available. 


    Range Facilities Available:

    • A main range out to 300yds for rifles and pistols
    • A 100-meter rimfire range for rifles and pistols
    • A 50-meter pistol, rifle and running target range
    • Two 25m turning target pistol ranges
    • A 25m pistol range
    • An indoor ten-meter air pistol/rifle range
    • A field shotgun range
    • An IPSC/Single Action range
    • An air rifle field target range (Coming Soon)


    Opening Times

    SSAA Para is open 7 days a week between 10am and 4pm each day on weekdays and 10am to between 4pm and 6pm on weekend (subject to RO Supervision) 

    Please note: this excludes Christmas Day and the morning of ANZAC day when the range is closed. Members and visitors are advised to call the range on weekends to check availability for general shooting (08) 8289 6918.

    Please Refer to the COVID-19 Reopening Document regarding booking in range time to maintain social distancing. At present access is restricted to members, people with membership applications pending and security training. We hope to open up to visitors in the second phase of our reopening plan.

    What do we shoot:

    SSAA Para strives to be a club that can offer a large variety of shooting activities for its members and visitors. Below is a list of current shooting disciplines offered at Para.  However, if there is new match you are interested in doing and it is not listed, then please contact the club and we will see what needs to be done to accommodate it.

    Air Pistol, Air Rifle, Benchrest Rifle, Blackpowder/Muzzle Loading, Collectors Club, Combined Services Rifle and Pistol, Cowboy Lever Action Silhouette, Field Rifle, Handgun Metallic Silhouette, ISU (Olympic) Pistol, Lever Action Rifle, Practical Shooting (IPSC), Rimfire Rifle Metallic Silhouette, Scoped Positional Rifle, Field Shotgun, Single Action Shooting, Single Shot Rifle, Target Pistol, Gallery Rifle, Long Range Benchrest Silhouette and Air Rifle Field Target.





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    July 2021 Level 5 Restrictions

    Posted 20 Jul 2021 · Para Secretary
    Hi all,
    From 6pm tonight, the state is moving into level 5 restrictions. As a result, the range will be closed for all activities until further notice (likely to be 7 days).
    For memberships and licence enquiries please contact the club secretary on 0467 763 716 or secretary@ssaapara.org.au and we will work out a way to maintain your licences, sign off chits ect.

    2021 July Level 4 Restrictions

    Posted 19 Jul 2021 · Para Secretary
    To our members and visitors,
    As of 12:01am on the 20th of July, the state of South Australia will be heading into level 4 restrictions.

    SSAA SA - 2021 Lever Action Silhouette State Championships

    Posted 14 Jun 2021 · Para Secretary


    2021 SSAA SA 5 Stand Shotgun State Championships

    Posted 20 Apr 2021 · Para Secretary
    2021 SSAA (SA) 5 STAND   

    SSAA Para has been recognised as one of the first 40 sporting clubs and the first shooting club in South Australia to complete the Office of Recreation and Sport's Star Club Program.  For more information please contact the club secretary or click here.

    The SSAA (Para Branch) Inc. Range is situated in the Greenwith area, approximately 25 kilometers north east of Adelaide Click Here for a MapRange Clubhouse: Contact Number 08 8289 6918