Firearm Safety for the Family classes
Firearm Safety for the Family classes

The Family Day at the Range series provides a perfect opportunity for those seeking information on firearms.


This class series offers 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.

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Part of the series, Introduction to Handguns, is scheduled to take place from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12 at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center.


The Introduction to Handguns class focuses on firearm safety, shooting technique, sight picture and sight alignment and how to resolve certain firearm malfunctions. Participants will have the opportunity to handle and shoot various handguns.


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

  • Basic Shotgun
  • Intro to Rifle
  • Intro to Handgun
  • Intro to Muzzleloading


What do you need to do to attend? Registration is required, so call (770-784-3059) and let us know you are coming. All participants must be age 10 or older. 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 or call (770) 784-3059.

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