Where the heck can I shoot? Richmond area.

Discussion in 'Glockers of the Old Dominion' started by lonewolf01, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. lonewolf01

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    Semi new to the area. Where the heck can I shoot pistols and rifles around here? I heard of Dominion but many say it's not good.

    Where are all the gun ranges? Help!
     
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    Dominion is an alright facility - BUT, it is extremely expensive to shoot there, even if you go on a no range fee day, because you have to purchase their ammo at 2x what it costs WalMart. (also, Dominion is pistol cal only)

    There's a new place opening up soon that is much more reasonable. Around $20/hr and bring your own ammo. I believe they are also allowing most rifle calibers.

    http://www.colonialshooting.com/content/recreational-shooting/
     

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    I'm not sure what side of Richmond you are on - but the Rivanna Rifle & Pistol Club in Charlottesville is only $100.00/year dues.

    We have a indoor 25 yard pistol range.
    Skeet, Trap & Wobble Trap fields.
    50 Yard "Tactical" range.
    100 Yard Rifle range.
    25/50 Yard Bullseye Pistol range
    Plinking range (place where you can still shoot soda cans, milk jugs, etc)
    300 Yard rifle range (single point - one shooter at a time)

    We get folks joining from the Richmond area every month.

    http://www.rrpc.org

    Let me know if you want to come take a tour.

    Take care,
    Bob S.
     
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    What side of town are you on?
     
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    Far west end.
     
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    I would have to agree about Dominion. Expensive and in need of....renovation....

    I too would recommend Colonial Shooting Academy. My friend and I went there yesterday to take a look around, and he ended up shooting on the range. The employees were all extremely friendly, didn't hesitate to answer any questions we had. The entire facility is pretty much brand new (was a furniture store, heavily remodeled), and they've only been open for about a week now so their inventory for sale and rental items is not yet complete, but I'd say to check them out anyway. I will definately be going back pretty soon.
     
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    I actually ended up going there and you're right, it's a very nice place. Friendly folks too. The range time is $20 per hour and you don't have to buy their ammo or equipment. I think there is a membership for ~$40 per month with a $100 joining fee but that gets you a lot to include discounts on all their stock. Not sure I'll go enough to merit a membership but I will go there when I can. Also, I fired my .38, 9mm and AR-15 all on the same range. Great place.
     
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