Club members have access to several shooting areas at Top Gun's Lonedell location?including a sporting clays course, a 150-yard rifle range, an elevated archery range, and tactical and static pistol bays with reactive targets.
Top Gun Shooting Sports' 18-lane indoor range at Top Gun's Arnold location remains open even during bad weather. Its roomy booths are 40 inches wide and 84 inches tall, accommodating a shooter and an instructor at the same time. A HEPA-filtered ventilation system removes up to 99.97% of particle discharge, and HD monitors in the retail area let other guests watch live activity.
Sprawling across 214 acres, Top Gun Sportsman's Club surrounds its visitors in a beautiful outdoor setting ripe for shooting sports?and every element of this members-only club was designed with users' comfort in mind. In addition to shooting, the club features hiking, a 300-yard driving range, and fishing on a stocked 7-acre lake. Complementing the ranges, a training center equips instructors to teach classes through a blend of classroom and live-fire training.
Visitors can also peruse the pro shop or relax in the members' lounge. For use of these facilities, Top Gun's staff coordinates several levels of membership (the indoor range is also open to the public).
Sovereign Arms has an indoor pistol range with multiple bays; instructors rely on an outdoor range for carbine training.
Sovereign Arms rents firearms including pistols and carbine rifles, such as an AR or AK.
Both a firearm emporium and shooting range, Sovereign Arms seeks to inform and instruct its clientele on the benefits of safe firearm use with classes ranging in subjects from personal safety to church-security training. They aim to create savvy gun owners that are safe and professional in their mentality and with their use of firearms, especially from a defensive perspective. The staff also offers private security services in scenarios such as international travel.
The crew at Ultimate Defense Firing Range & Training Center provide training courses that cater to individuals of all experience levels and ages. In addition to covering shooting fundamentals—in both the classroom and on the range—they offer specialized lessons in self-defense for men, women, and kids; gun maintenance; tactical training with Simunition technology; and competitive shooting. Speaking of the latter, Ultimate Defense also runs recreational shooting leagues to encourage competition and improve shooting skills in a safe, clean, and professional environment.
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Average Duration of Services: 2?4 hours
Pro Tip: Shooting can be safe, just follow the safety rules and have fun
Parking: Parking lot
Most Popular Attraction/Offering: Two courses: a beginner's course and main
Recommended Age Group: All ages
Situated on the bluffs above the Missouri River, the setting of the two self-service courses that make up River Hills Sporting Clays offer more than just a game. Its visitors take in the sights of the rolling meadows and wooded valleys on the park-like property as they proceed at their own pace. Three difficulty settings provide a challenge for everyone from beginners to those who want to tackle a tournament-grade course, for which the staff runs regular checks to ensure that the traps are working and full.
On Target STL's team of experienced instructors teach the safety skills needed to handle a firearm with confidence. They lead courses that range from shooting for beginners to second-level tactical handgun operation.