Oakdale Gun Club

Education - Competition - Family Fun

Range Rules

  • All members of the public must check in at the front desk
  • Waivers must be signed by every non-member on site, whether or not they are shooting
  • Eye & ear protection are required for every person on a firing line or under cover behind a firing line, whether or not they are shooting
  • Free foam ear plugs and inexpensive shooting glasses are available at the Range House
  • Ranges are not open unless one or more Range Safety Officers (RSOs) are present
  • RSOs (wearing yellow or orange safety vests) are the sole authority on the range when present
  • Every shooter under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult - AND:
    • Have & show their DNR Firearm Safety (FAS) certificate (wallet-sized orange card) - OR
    • Have & show the FAS endorsement on their driver's license - OR
    • Have & show a current, valid hunting license

Firearms & Casing

    • All firearms must be cased unless on the firing line
    • Firearms may be uncased only when the firing line is hot

      Handgun carry is allowed with a valid Permit to Carry

        • If carrying, you may be asked by an RSO to show your Permit to Carry
        • A holster is considered a case - do not unholster or otherwise handle your carry gun until you are on the firing line, and the RSO has called the line hot
        • Drawing from a holster is not allowed at any time

      Range Commands & Protocol

      • The Line is Hot - it is OK to handle magazines / clips & ammunition, and to shoot firearms
      • Cease Fire / Stop - stop shooting immediately & await further instructions
      • Make the Line Safe - unload & bench your firearm, open the action, step & stay behind the yellow line
      • The Line is Safe - Check, change or remove your targets

      There is to be absolutely no handling of any firearm, magazine or ammunition while the line is safe

      • Alcoholic beverages are not allowed
      • Individuals found to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs - including prescription drugs that may alter your mental state - will be asked to leave immediately


      Oakdale Gun Club reserves the right to refuse service to any individual or group, for any reason

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