The City of Orange Beach police shooting range, located on 4500 William Silvers Parkway, is available to the public every other Saturday, 9am-12pm, weather permitting, and whether or not any scheduled police training is taking place. Every effort will be made to insure availability of the range to the public. Anytime the range is open a certified firearms instructor/RSO must be on duty. All questions concerning range availability can be answered by calling the police dispatch at 251 981 9777 or visiting the City of Orange Beach website.
Our range is comprised of two separate side by side functional areas, a pistol/handgun range and a rifle/long gun range. The pistol/handgun range area consists of 10 stationary shooting positions with plywood backing to which targets are to be affixed. Shooting distances are marked by concrete walkways placed at 7, 15 and 25 yard distances. The rifle/long gun range area consists of a straight run out to 150 yards with intermediate distances marked at 50, 100 and 150 yards.
OBPD PUBLIC RANGE INFO
Any shooter under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult ON THE FIRING LINE. Only one minor per adult will be allowed on the line at a time. Each minor/adult pair will use ONE firing position. ALL SHOOTERS ARE TO REMAIN AT THEIR RESPECTIVE FIRING POSITIONS WHILE THE LINE IS HOT.
These procedures are subject to change by the on-duty POLICE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR running the range on that day.
These procedures are necessary to ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to shoot and to maintain a safe shooting environment for all shooters.
The rifle range is currently CLOSED. Rifle shooting is not allowed on the range at this time. Shotguns may be fired at static targets during the last two sessions (15 yard position) with prior approval of the on-duty POLICE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR.
No Firearms or ammunition sales will be conducted on the premises.
Shooting of steel targets is not allowed.
For a schedule of opening dates for our Range please contact our department at 251 981 9777.
RANGE WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16 AT 9AM
REMEMBERTreat every firearm as though it were loaded!