Air Pistol Shooting

we offer air pistol shooting to older participants who are looking for something different to traditional air rifle shooting

what you need to know…

  • up to 12 participants per group
  • one group of 12 participants will require one hour to complete this activity
  • the minimum age limit for this activity is 14 years of age
  • written parental consent and confirmation that the individual is not subject to any restrictions under Section 21 of The Firearms Act 1986 are required before a young person is allowed to take part in air pistol shooting – you can download an air pistol shooting declaration form
  • this activity is only available to Explorer Scouts, Scout Network members, Ranger Guides and adult groups – additional restrictions apply – contact us for further information

important points to note…

  • pre-booking is essential – BOOK NOW and we’ll make all the arrangements for you… we usually need seven days notice for instructor-led activity sessions
  • the air pistol shooting range is indoors and lit so sessions can take place at any time, regardless of the weather conditions
  • all equipment is provided
  • participants should be wearing sensible footwear (no flip-flops, high heels or open-toed footwear) and old outdoor activity clothing
  • this activity requires a qualified instructor – our instructors will have a National Small-bore Rifle Association Club Instructor qualification – if you’d like to use our air pistol shooting range with your own qualification you’ll need to have a National Small-bore Rifle Association Club Instructor qualification or higher
  • you must provide at least two adults to supervise this activity – one will be responsible for supporting a shooter and the second responsible for supervising the remainder of the group – you remain responsible for the supervision and pastoral care of your group at all times
  • you must tell the instructor if any member of your group has any special needs or requirements relevant to this activity
  • you must complete your own risk assessment prior to taking part in this activity taking the age, experience and individual needs of your group in to consideration – copies of our risk assessments are available on request