Not at all. We are open to the public during specific dates/times. Please see the Ranges page for each range's hours of operation.
No reservations required (or taken at this time). The pistol, rifle, and skeet ranges are first-come, first-serve during public hours.
For the rifle range, follow the signs posted in the parking lot to check-in and sign the release of liability waiver.
For time tracking purposes, you will need a government issued ID or membership card to rent a lane.
For the skeet/trap field, proceed down to the skeet house along the point (please adhere to the 5MPH speed limit).
In the skeet house, sign in and purchase tokens/ammo. All shotguns must be visibly unloaded unless on the firing line.
Because we are an outdoor range, we do not provide firearms rentals. If you are trying to become more familiar with firearms before making a purchase, we recommend contacting us so we can refer you to an instructor.
The only caliber we do not allow is 50 BMG. Any caliber firearms below 50BMG are allowed.
We have limited amounts of common rifle and pistol cailber ammunition for sale at the Rifle Range. There are currently limits on the amount you can buy due to the Nationwide ammunition shortage.
At the Trap and Skeet range, you must purchase our non-toxic & biodegradable ammunition to shoot to protect the bay.
We have ammunition in most gauges.
Absolutely. We encourage you to bring your own ammunition.
Yes, you can shoot a shotgun on the Pistol range.
It must have a shoulder stock. "Pistol grip only" shotguns are not allowed on the Pistol range.
There are two lanes specifically for shooting shotguns. Buckshot, Birdshot, and slugs are allowed.
Lead, steel, tungsten, and bismuth shot are all allowed.
There may be limited shotgun ammunition available for sale.
For your safety, we allow two people at the front bench per lane on the Pistol range.
Only 1 person may fire a firearm at a time.
We only allow one person per bench on the Rifle range.
If you have a party of over 6 people, please contact the General Manager to make group arrangement options.
8 years old is the absolute minimum.
Juniors (8-17 years old) shoot for free, but must be accompanied by a paid parent or guardian.
- lowered cost of lane rentals ($5/hour)
- special "Members Only" hours
- access to the fishing point & boat launch
- the ability to sponsor new members
- clubhouse access
- voting power in annual elections.
To become a member, you need to be sponsored by a member.
Don't know one? Come to the range & shoot.
All range officers are members and we encourage you to get to know one.
If they see you are safe and friendly, they may choose to sponsor you.
Contact the General Manager to lodge a complaint - the GM's information is on the Contact page.
Be sure to note the time of day, the date, and if possible, name and description of the Range Safety Officer.
You'll need to become a member to volunteer.
Once you are a member, you can volunteer to work at one of the ranges or volunteer for other needed tasks by contacting the Caretaker.
While the range doesn't give lessons, there are various programs and instructors that use the range.
Contact the General Manager for options on training.
Please see the Richmond Hot Shots page for more details.
Guests are not exempt from paying. All Members and Guests must pay for their range time.
Yes, non-members must pay $20 for up to 2-hours. The $20 for 2-hour fee is per person, not per lane.
Only members and their guests are allowed access to the fishing point to fish, picnic, or barbeque. The member MUST be present at all times.