The Orange Beach Police Department shooting range, located on 4500 William Silvers Parkway, is available to the public every other Saturday, 9am-12pm, weather permitting, and whether or not any scheduled police training is taking place. We will make every effort to have the range available to the public. Anytime the range is open, a certified firearms instructor/RSO must be on duty. All questions concerning range availability can be answered by calling the police department at 251-981-9777 or by visiting the City of Orange Beach website.
Our range is a pistol/handgun range only. The maximum shooting distance is 10 yards.
OBPD PUBLIC RANGE INFORMATION AND RULES:
The rules and procedures may change depending on the present, on-duty Police Firearms Instructor. All rules and procedures are necessary to ensure that eveybody has an equal opportunity to shoot and to maintain a safe shooting environment for all shooters.
- Targets are provided by the range staff.
- Closed toe shoes ONLY---No flip-flops or sandals are allowed at the range.
- Hearing and eye protection is mandatory.
- No automatic weapons are allowed.
- No shooting steel targets is allowed.
- While ON THE FIRING LINE, any shooter under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Only one minor per adult will be allowed on the line at a time. Each minor/adult pair will use ONE firing position. ALL SHOOTERS ARE TO REMAIN AT THEIR RESPECTIVE FIRING POSITIONS WHILE THE LINE IS HOT.
- No Firearms or ammunition sales will be conducted on the premises.
For a schedule of opening dates for our Range please contact our department at 251-981-9777.
REMEMBER: Treat every firearm as though it were loaded!