Air Rifle Shooting

shooting is a competitive sport testing accuracy

 

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our purpose built indoor air rifle shooting range, the Centenary Hut, named to commemorate the Centenary of Scouting in 2007, is available all year round

 

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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 8 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 rifle shooting – you can download an air rifle shooting declaration form

 

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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 rifle 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 either have a National Small-bore Rifle Association Youth Proficiency Scheme Tutor’s Diploma or a site-specific authorisation in accordance with Policy, Organisation and Rules of The Scout Association – if you’d like to use our air rifle shooting range with your own qualification you’ll need to have a National Small-bore Rifle Association Youth Proficiency Scheme Tutor’s Diploma or higher
  • you must provide at least one adult to supervise each activity 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