Skagit Shooting Range offers a variety of classes for beginners to advanced shooters. Because class capacities are limited, class fees must be paid at the time of registration to add your name to the roster. To register, click on the class below, or give us a call at 360-399-7950 to register over the phone.
Refund/Cancellation Policy: Classes are nonrefundable. If we receive notification of a cancellation at least 24 hours before the class, we will move your reservation to the next available class date. If you simply do not show up for a class, your class tuition is forfeited.
A firearm consultation is an hour-long, one-on-one session between you and one of our firearms instructors. The session can be tailored to your specific skillset and shooting needs, be it beginner firearm instruction, shopping for a firearm, or even safe firearm education for young adult shooters. This is a great way to introduce someone new to firearms, or, for more experienced shooters, fine-tune your skills and improve your shooting ability. Firearm consults can be shared with another person and include the use of one rental firearm. Additional rentals, ammunition, ear, and eye protection, and targets are not included. Consults are scheduled typically scheduled Monday-Friday, 11 am – 3 pm & Sunday mornings, depending on the availability of our instructors. (There are some exceptions – call for current availability)
By Appointment Only – Call the range to schedule your appointment at 360-399-7950
Join us for this 2-hour class led by a knowledgeable instructor, where you will receive personalized instruction on how to clean and disassemble your firearm. *Some exclusions to firearms apply. Students can bring a maximum of 2 firearms to this class, where all firearms will be inspected and unloaded for classroom safety, as no ammunition is permitted in the classroom.
$74.99 – Includes a pistol cleaning kit & a gun cleaning mat
$49.99 – Does not include a kit
Join us for an empowering 4-hour self-defense class led by the experienced instructor, Cari King. In this course, we will focus on fundamental open-hand self-defense techniques, ensuring that you feel confident and capable in close-quarters encounters.
Please note that this class does not involve the use of firearms. Instead, you will learn how to defend yourself through strikes, standing escapes, and effective ground defenses. Our priority is creating a safe and friendly environment where you can develop practical skills. While participation in the physical portion of the class is highly encouraged, it is not mandatory. We understand that everyone has their comfort level, and we respect individual choices.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn practical self-defense techniques in a supportive environment. Join us for an engaging and empowering class that will equip you with valuable skills for personal safety.
Note: The minimum age for this class is 13 years old & must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
This home defense course will take you through the selection of a firearm and ammunition suited to your needs, as well as the fundamentals of surviving a deadly force encounter, before, during, and after the shooting.
Topics explored in this class will include:
Students may bring their own firearms to this class or use the firearms provided by the instructor.
The class is 8 hours long with opportunities to eat during the class. Students are encouraged to bring food and drinks to the classroom. Children 16+ can participate, so long as they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian also taking the class.
Attention, ladies! Are you interested in carrying a concealed weapon for personal protection? Join us for a comprehensive 6-hour session designed to teach you how to carry a concealed firearm safely and effectively.
This class is perfect for you if:
– You have some familiarity with your handgun but still feel uncomfortable carrying it concealed.
– You are in the process of selecting a handgun and/or holster.
– You want to enhance your existing skills and knowledge.
During this class, we will cover a range of essential topics, including:
– Safety and legal considerations: Understanding your rights and the laws surrounding concealed carry
– Firearm retention: Techniques for securely holding onto your weapon in various situations
– Drawing in close quarters: Mastering the art of quick and efficient drawing in tight spaces
– Exploring less lethal options: Discovering the effective use of tools like pepper spray, expandable batons, taser devices, and more
– Situational awareness: Developing a heightened sense of awareness and understanding potential threats
– Utilizing distance, angles, and barriers: Learning how to leverage your surroundings for self-defense
This class offers a diverse range of material, tailored to address your specific needs and requests. Please note that this is a non-shooting class, where you can either bring your personal handgun or make use of training guns if you don’t own one yet. While basic firearms knowledge would be beneficial, it is not a prerequisite for attending. Feel free to bring food and drinks, as there will be designated breaks throughout the class.
Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to empower yourself and strengthen your personal protection skills.
This 6.5-hour class covers firearm safety and shooting fundamentals. Learn to safely handle and accurately shoot a firearm in a comfortable learning environment. This course covers proper loading of a firearm, stance and grip, sight picture, trigger control, and presenting the firearm on target. You will also learn how to draw and re-holster a firearm, how to clear malfunctions, and how to reload your firearm. All skills are first practiced dry in the classroom before refining them on the range. This is a physically active class; you will be shooting up to 100 rounds and performing multiple repetitions of various drills.
The cost of the class includes the use of a rental firearm, holster, and ammunition. Eye and ear protection are also provided. Students will need a sturdy, 1 ½” belt, close-toed shoes, and a high-neck shirt that can be tucked in.
This 4-hour class helps build confidence and skill in the fundamentals of pistol shooting in a stress-free environment led by skilled instructors. Come learn about firearm safety, concealed carry, and storage options as well as firearm maintenance with other women who have similar interests. Ammunition, ear, and eye protection will be provided but students are welcome to bring their own.
This 6-hour class meets the requirements necessary to apply for a Utah Concealed Carry Permit. The Utah permit, when issued, offers the concealed firearm carrier approximately 30 more states’ worth of reciprocity. The course is conducted entirely in a classroom format and will cover basic safety, interacting with law enforcement, Federal and State laws, and safe transportation and storage of firearms. Students must have a home-state-issued concealed pistol license before applying for their Utah permit but may take the class while waiting for their home-state permit to arrive. The class fee covers the cost of fingerprinting. It DOES NOT cover the cost of the Utah permit. That is an additional cost that needs to be paid separately.
Basic Reloading Class focuses on straight-wall pistol cartridges in 9mm, 40S&W, and 45ACP. Introduction of terms and definitions, presentation of basic concepts and theory of straight wall pistol cartridge including de-capping, sizing, powder drop, powder measurement, bullet plating, seating, crimp, and maximum chamber length. We will be using a single-stage press and will discuss the functions and features of multi-stage presses.
By the end of this course, you will know:
Have you taken a basic pistol class and would like to develop your self-defense skills? This class covers refining shooting fundamentals, safely handling a firearm in an active environment, drawing from concealment, engaging targets from cover, one-handed shooting, and other skills necessary for effective use of your firearm as a personal protection tool.
As this is an advanced firearms class, you will need to have one of the following:
Personalized shopping for a firearm! This class includes unlimited firearm rentals to find the right fit, safety training to build confidence, and a walk-through of the gun shop, North Sound Firearms. You can also purchase a discounted eye & hearing protection package, and add one more person to your private class at no additional cost. We have male and female instructors depending on your preference and their availability. Ammunition and targets are not included. There is some availability on Sunday mornings as well as on weekdays. To schedule an appointment on a Sunday morning, there will be a $25 deposit to hold your appointment.
By Appointment Only – Call the range to schedule your appointment at 360-399-7950
This class covers low-light shooting, positional shooting (seated, kneeling), engaging multiple targets, shooting while moving to cover, and other training geared toward self-defense scenarios you may encounter in life. Students will take the FBI Qualification for a recorded score. The final exercise will be a low-light scenario with both shoot and no-shoot targets. To participate, you will need to have taken Defensive Pistol 1.0.
This class is an excellent opportunity to test your carry gear!
This 6 – hour class is for those who have a basic understanding of the fundamentals of firearm safety and shooting and want to receive personalized instruction to help improve their skills & reach their goals. We will fine-tune your grip and trigger control as well as cover topics including one-hand shooting, clearing malfunctions, distance shooting, and engaging multiple targets. This class will also address concealed carry, including holsters, situational awareness, and more. A firearm will be provided if you do not have your own.
This is not a beginner’s course, students are expected to understand and demonstrate safe firearm handling and operation. This class does not cover unloading, loading, or firing a handgun.
Ammunition is not included; each student will need 150 rounds. Eye and ear protection will be provided if needed.