Ever wanted to go beyond the basics relative to rifle shooting, but not sure where to start?  The Family Day at the Range series provides a perfect opportunity, offering training courses for those that wish to learn or advance their knowledge of firearms, safety and also get the chance to shoot a variety of firearms.

Part of the series, Advanced Rifle Class, is scheduled to take place from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center.

The Advanced Rifle Class focuses on firearm safety, shooting technique, sight picture and sight alignment and how to resolve certain firearm malfunctions. Participants will also have the opportunity to handle and shoot various rifles including lever action, bolt action, break action and semiautomatics.

The Family Day at the Range series also offers other courses, including the following:

  • Basic Shotgun
  • Advanced Shotgun
  • Intro to Handgun/Rifle
  • Advanced Handgun

What do you need to do to attend? Registration is required, so call (770-784-3059) and let us know you are coming.  Event will be held rain or shine.

Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center is located near Mansfield, less than an hour southeast of Atlanta off Interstate 20.  The address is 543 Elliott Trail, Mansfield 30055.  Family Day at the Range courses all begin at the Visitor Center prior to going to the shooting range.

Family Day at the Range course information can be found at www.georgiawildlife.com/FDR or call (770) 784-3059.

Logo courtesy Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division

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