Update to previous post: This Saturday, September 26th we will be open 12pm-7pm. We have a private event on the range and cannot open to the public before 12pm. Our updated hours of 11am-7pm will begin Saturday, October 3.
(UPDATE: This will go into effect Saturday, October 3.)
We’re now open 11am-7pm on Saturdays, and continue to be open 12pm-6pm Sunday-Friday. Range use is first come, first served; we do not take reservations.
We’ve added several Intro to Handgun classes and LTC classes to our October class calendar. Our classes fill quickly; please reserve your spot today.
Our range and retail pro-shop remain open 12pm-6pm daily.
Range use is first come, first served; we do not take reservations.
We have very limited availability to teach private lessons, but if any instructors are available, their time is posted on our Lesson Calendar.
We’re currently adding more group classes on our September Class Calendar for LTC and Qualification Classes as well as Intro to Handguns.
All customers, employees, and contractors must wear a face mask covering their mouth and nose when visiting or working in our facility. This is a Travis County Order. Shady Oaks Gun Range is within Travis County. Customers may lower their mask when they are within their booth on the range, but the mask must be worn in all other areas of our facility. Customers who refuse to wear a mask may be refused entrance or asked to leave our facility.
Tuesday, June 23 – Our facility remains open 12pm-6pm daily. All customers must wear a face covering while on our facility.
We are not able to take reservations. Range availability is first-come, first-served.
We’re doing our best to accommodate the demand for private lessons. Most of our instructors are booked 2-3 weeks out at this point. We hope to have our web booking calendar functional soon.
LTC Range Qualification class for Friday, June 26th has been added to our calendar due to high demand. Please don’t delay securing your spot.
Per City and County order, all customers must be wearing a face covering.
Cloth face coverings should –
- fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face
- be secured with ties or ear loops
- include multiple layers of fabric
- allow for breathing without restriction
- ability to be laundered.
Fabric face coverings are not a substitute for physical distancing measures.
DIY face cover instructions available at http://austintexas.gov/covid19
Shady Oaks Gun Range continues to be open from 12pm-6pm daily.
We do not take reservations. Availability is first-come, first-served; members will get priority during a waitlist.
Range availability is impacted by social distancing as we have limited lanes open. Please come with patience and understanding.
We’ve added some LTC Classes and LTC Qualification Classes to our web calendar.
We have very limited availability for private lessons due to the hands-on nature of handgun training. When that is available, dates will be reflected on our website.
We are hiring! Just know that we don’t sit around and play with toys all day, but we do have fun when we can. If you have your Texas License to Carry (LTC) and would be interested in part-time work, come talk to us sometime when you’re at the range!
Shady Oaks Gun Range is now open with reduced hours, reduced staffing, and reduced capacity. We are open 12pm – 6pm daily.
Only experienced or accompanied new shooters will be allowed on range. New shooters must be accompanied by an experienced shooter capable of ensuring safe firearm handling and operating skills. Immediate and non-refundable range extraction may be the result when unsafe and/or poor firearm operating skills are indicated. If one is unsure of their firearm proficiency, we highly recommend taking a class here at Shady Oaks Gun Range as soon as possible.
LTC Classes and LTC Qualification Classes are now on posted our website. Check the event details for important information and to sign up to reserve your spot.
It’s Saturday friends and T-minus 7 days. Shady Oaks Gun Range is Scheduled to offer both the 25-Yard and 50-Yard ranges daily from Noon to 6pm beginning Saturday, APRIL 25th.
We’ve made a few upgrades and procedure changes to help ensure the most Range and Covid19 safety.
But wait!, there’s more.
Due to limited Range Safety Officers and the need to support limited social contacts, only experienced or accompanied new shooters will be allowed on range. New shooters must be accompanied by an experienced shooter capable of ensuring safe firearm handling and operating skills. Immediate and non-refundable range extraction may be the result when unsafe and/or poor firearm operating skills are indicated. If one is unsure of their firearm proficiency, we highly recommend taking a class here at Shady Oaks Gun Range as soon as possible.
LTC classes will be offered Each Thursday, beginning April 30th from 11am to 4pm. Max Class size will be 8 (eight) students.
There are 2 absolutely additional requirements for all LTC Students:
- ALL LTC STUDENTS MUST ABSOLUTLEY WEAR mask/face covering while on premises.
- All LTC STUDENTS MUST demonstrate Safe firearm Handling and Operating skills with their firearms. Immediate and non-refundable class extraction will be the result when unsafe and/or poor firearm operating skills are indicated.
We strongly suggest and encourage LTC candidates signup for private firearms instruction session(s) BEFORE attempting an LTC Proficiency class or even an individual range walk-in visit.
Private Firearm lessons are available Friday’s from 3pm to 6m and Saturdays from 11am to 6pm, starting YESTERDAY, April 17th. Signup at Shady Oaks Gun Range website. These 10 slots fill quickly each week.
Hold On! There is even more:
Online LTC students can complete their Range Proficiency on Tuesday’s at 3pm or 4pm. Max group size is 5 (five). So there are 10 fixed slots each Tuesday for LTC Range Proficiency. The PISTOL Range will be closed to walk-in shooters on Tuesday’s 3 to 5pm.
We encourage all customers to wear masks and manage your social distancing. Two retail customer allowed at any time
- 25 and 50 Yard Range Opens April 25 12noon to 6pm and daily thereafter 12noon to 6pm.
- If unfamiliar with firearm safety or operations, sign up for class, RSO’s will not provide instructions and you may be asked to leave the range…there will be no refunds.
- LTC Proficiency for Online students every Tuesday at 3pm and 4pm. Firearms instruction NOT included.
- LTC Class offering every Thursday 11am to 4pm. Students must wear Face mask/cover at all times, no exceptions. Firearms instruction NOT included.
We are able to accommodate limited requests for lessons at this time. Please check our Lesson Calendar for very limited availability.
Otherwise, the ranges remain closed. Our retail pro-shop is open 12pm-6pm.
Range Reopening: Soon, scheduling is underway and range hours will publish within the next few days. We really appreciate all of our friends patience as we have worked to find a correct balance.