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Westside Rifle & Pistol Range

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20 W. 20th St., New York, NY 10011 40.7401344 -73.9923629
nr. Fifth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-929-7287 Send to Phone

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Mon-Fri, 9am-9pm; Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, 9am-3pm

Nearby Subway Stops

N, R at 23rd St.; F, M at 23rd St.; 1 at 18th St.


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$65 for the first visit, $35 after

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American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa


Some New Yorkers relieve stress with a glass of wine or an invigorating run through Central Park. Others prefer to shoot at things. Since 1964, they’ve been doing so at Westside Rifle & Pistol Range, a full-service, purple-walled basement space in Flatiron that caters to everyone from novices to hobbyists to law enforcers. Newbies at Manhattan’s only shooting range must first consent to a criminal background check, then attend a short but thorough $65 class with a certified NRA instructor before being handed ammo, access to a .22 caliber semiautomatic rifle (which doesn't require a permit to be shot in New York), and range admission for three months, after which a refresher course is required. Advanced services include individual weapons-handling and marksmanship training, assistance with pistol applications, and a pro shop where members with a New York City or State firearms permit can purchase, clean, or repair personal artillery.


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