Try Shooting Session

From AUD $189.00
  • Duration: 90 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Cecil Park, NSW
  • Product code: HTTRY
These public sessions are held at least once a month, usually Sundays and sometimes Saturdays. These are non-exclusive group sessions and are perfect for individuals, couples, and small groups who want to give clay target shooting a try.

Who can try shooting?

  • Anyone over the age of 12 (in fact 12 to 89 years so far!)
  • Beginners to advanced, all fitness levels
  • Licenced or unlicenced - No experience necessary.

What's included?

  • Shooting real 12 gauge shotguns, using live ammunition at moving clay targets whilst being instructed by Olympic Champion Suzy Balogh and/or her staff.
  • Usually between 35-50 targets are shot at over the 1.5 hour session per person.
  • Minimum group size is 10 people for the session to go ahead and a maximum of 16 people in each session.
  • Everything you need is supplied - ammunition, targets, use of firearms, hearing and eye protection, shooting jackets, safety frames, range fees, insurance for shooters and spectators, temporary firearms licensing and temporary Shooting Club membership.
  • 1 on 1 tuition when shooting – we will stand by you and guide you through each shot.
  • Each participant will receive a signed, boxed clay target.
  • We endeavour to take photos of each participant shooting and then upload them to Google Photos and send out the link for your free downloading.

What's required of you?

  • Photo ID (18+) - Participants must provide valid, government issue photo ID such as a Passport, Australian Driver's Licence/Photo ID Card.
  • Under 18's Must Be Accompanied by a Parent or Guardian who has Photo ID (18+) AND government issued ID for the Under 18, such as a Birth Certificate and/or Medicare Card, which links the junior to the parent or guardian.
  • Complete & Sign (in front of Hitting Targets staff) the NSW Police P650 Declaration including being able to answer "NO" to the following questions:
  1. Been refused or prohibited from holding a firearms licence or permit or had a firearms licence or permit suspended, cancelled or revoked?
  2. Been the subject of a Firearms Prohibition Order?
  3. Within the last 10 years been convicted of an offence involving firearms, weapons, prohibited drugs, robbery, violence, terrorism or an offence of a sexual nature?
  4. Within the last 10 years been the subject of a Family Law or Domestic Violence Order or an Apprehended Violence Order (other than an order that was revoked)?
  5. Ever attempted suicide or self harm?
  6. In the past 12 months been treated or referred for treatment for alcoholism, drug dependence or a mental illness within the meaning of the Mental Health Act 2007 or as a mentally disordered person within the meaning of that Act? 
  7. Currently subject to a Good Behaviour Bond?
  8. Currently subject to an Interim Apprehended Violence Order?
  9. Currently suffering from any mental illness or other disorder that may prevent you from using a firearm safely?

  • Book in Advance - Bookings are essential

  • The willingness to have fun.

What does a typical "Try Shooting" group session look like?

9:30         Sign in to Range (show photo ID). Complete the Police Declaration saying you have been well behaved for the past 10 years and                  have been/are mentally stable.

10:00       SAFETY BRIEF, basic shotgun and range safety, gun selection/fitting & shotgun handling and firing techniques

10:10       Practical shooting instruction and coaching – warm up practice… until the participants get the general hang of it.

10:20       Mini Competition

11:00       “Quick Draw DUEL” – who is the fastest gun?

11:25       PHOTOS & PRIZE ceremony,

11:30       Finish

*Above times may vary. 

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