Shooting Range + Store

Training & Classes

Firearm training plays an important role at City Arsenal. We offer a variety of training courses all designed to give you the instruction and knowledge you need to be a confident gun owner.

Our comprehensive classes are conducted by experienced and certified instructors with all the necessary equipment provided free of charge by City Arsenal (excluding ammunition).

As a bonus, all students receive a FREE 30-Day Range Pass!
(offer does not include rentals, ammo, or targets).

Please note: Class fees are non-refundable. If you need to reschedule a request must be sent by email three days prior to your class date. 

Private training courses are also available for groups of 5 or more. We can customize a shooting class specifically for your needs. Contact us at (864) 250-2007 or email us at: websales@cityarsenal.com to schedule your group.

For a complete listing of courses available, and to register for a class, click on the link below.

SOUTH CAROLINA CONCEALED WEAPONS PERMIT (CWP) COURSE

COST: $99
Fee includes fingerprinting and form submittal. Plus, students receive a FREE 30-Day Range Pass (offer does not include rentals, ammo, or targets).

PLEASE NOTE: Class fees are non-refundable. If you need to reschedule a request must be sent by email three days prior to your class date. 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: To qualify attendees for a S.C. Concealed Weapons Permit (CWP). The course covers the legal aspects of carrying a firearm and the laws governing the use of lethal force, as well as safety, firearms and ammunition options.

AGE REQUIREMENTS: 21+

PREREQUISITES: None. However, students may find Personal Instruction or the Intro to Handgun course beneficial in preparing for the CWP course.

TIME: Approx. 8 hours.

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: Handgun with at least 50 rounds of ammunition, eye and ear protection, and a valid South Carolina Driver License with current address on the front. If needed, a firearm, eye and ear protection can be provided free of charge for course use. Ammunition is also available for purchase (use of City Arsenal firearms requires the purchase of in-store ammunition).

ACTIVITIES INVOLVED: A state-mandated class session followed by a written and shooting test. City Arsenal handles fingerprinting and the mailing of completed applications.

MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 14 per class.

OTHER INFORMATION: The cost of this class is all-inclusive and covers fingerprinting and certified letter to mail the application to SLED.

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INTRO TO HANDGUNS

COST: $89.00
Includes FREE 30-Day Range Pass (offer does not include rentals, ammo, and targets).

PLEASE NOTE:  Class fees are non-refundable. If you need to reschedule a request must be sent by email three days prior to your class date.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to introduce new handgun owners, or those considering their first firearm purchase, to the basic use, safety and maintenance of personal firearms. You’ll also learn about the variety of available handguns and ammunition. It’s excellent preparation for the SC Concealed Weapons Permit course or any other advanced handgun training.

AGE REQUIREMENTS: 21+

PREREQUISITES: None.

TIME: Approx. 3.5 hours.

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: Handgun with 50 rounds of ammunition, eye and ear protection, and a valid driver license. If needed, a firearm and ear protection can be provided free of charge for course use. Eye protection and ammunition are also available for purchase (use of City Arsenal firearms requires the purchase of in-store ammunition).

ACTIVITIES INVOLVED: Classroom and range session.

MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 12 students per class.

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DYNAMIC PISTOL

COST: $149.00
Includes FREE 30-Day Range Pass (offer does not include rentals, ammo, and targets).

PLEASE NOTE:  Class fees are non-refundable. If you need to reschedule a request must be sent by email three days prior to your class date. Class is held rain or shine.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed for those who have shooting experience but are looking to take their skills to the next level. This intermediate class will cover practical techniques for improving your grip, sight alignment and trigger press to more advanced topics such as moving and shooting, reloads, and target transitions. Skills that are critical to defensive shooting.

AGE REQUIREMENTS: 18+

PREREQUISITES: Intro to handgun recommended but not required.

TIME: Approx. 4.5 hours. This class will be taught at a private outdoor range in Piedmont, S.C. (approx.. 30 min. from downtown Greenville).

EQUIPMENT NEEDED: Semi-Auto handgun with at least 2 magazines, 150 rounds of ammunition, a quality outside or inside the waistband holster (eg. Kydex or hard leather). Attire should include shorts or pants with belt loops, belt, and footwear suitable for running on grass. Eye and ear protection are also required and are available upon request if needed.

ACTIVITIES INVOLVED: Outdoor range instruction and live fire drills.

MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 10 students per class.

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AR-15 Operation + Maintenance

–AKA—
The Care and Feeding of your AR-15

TIME:  5:30 pm– 8:30 pm

FEE: $89
Includes FREE 30-Day Range Pass (offer does not include rentals, ammo, or targets).

PLEASE NOTE: Class fees are non-refundable. If you need to reschedule a request must be sent by email three days prior to your class date. 

COURSE OBJECTIVE: In this class, the student will learn the various parts, operation, and maintenance of their AR-15 rifle. Class begins with a safety briefing followed by an overview of the basic design, features, and controls of the AR-15. Under close supervision of their instructor the student will disassemble, clean, and reassemble their own AR-15 and become familiar with the maintenance requirements of this rifle platform. NOTE: THIS CLASS CONTAINS NO LIVE FIRE OF ANY KIND.

The material in this class will only apply to gas and piston-operated AR-15 and AR-10 rifles. Although many firearms share similar features to the AR-15, they can vary widely in design and function. The AK-47, SCAR, PCC’s, and other semiautomatic designs will not be covered.

Class is limited to 8 students per class to ensure each student will receive personal guidance while working with their firearm.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS: This course has no prerequisites. Students must arrive for class with their own AR-15 rifle in a case or bag, actions locked open, and a safety flag inserted into the chamber (safety flags can be provided by City Arsenal). NO LIVE AMMUNITION WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE CLASSROOM.

Students are encouraged to bring CLP cleaner and a rifle cleaning kit (these items are available for purchase from the store). Gloves and cleaning cloths will be provided by the instructor.

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PERSONAL INSTRUCTION

COST: $60 per hour / per person (max of 2 people) This instruction offers private one on one training customized to the student needs by an on-staff, certified instructor. During the first hour, the instruction will focus on basic firearm handling and safety. Continuing with the fundamentals of shooting. Contact us at (864) 250-2007 or email us at: websales@cityarsenal.com to schedule your personalized training session.

 

 

 

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