Wake County Firearms Education and Training Center now open

Wake County Firearms Education and Training Center

Range is open Friday through Monday

The Wake County Firearms Education and Training Center is now open to the public. The facility reopened on Oct. 2 after an extended closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The facility has a 100-meter rifle range, three 50-meter multi-use ranges, and an indoor range. The Center is now operating under COVID Safety Guidelines. Participants must wear masks at all times.

The Wake County Firearms Education and Training Center is located at 3921 Old Holly Springs Apex Road in Apex, N.C. Click here for directions.

More details about the range:

Operating Hours: Monday (5 p.m. to 9 p.m.); Friday (5 p.m. to 9 p.m.); Saturday-Sunday (9 a.m. to 7 p.m.); Closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and State holidays.

Cost: Free


100-meter rifle range

3 50-meter multi-use ranges

Universally accessible

Indoor range, but not temperature controlled

Other Information:

Leave all firearms in your vehicle until assigned a lane.

All firearms must be cased.

Those ages 12-17 wishing to shoot, must have a waiver. No one under the age of 12 is permitted to shoot.

There is no store on-site, so visitors must bring their own ammunition and targets.   

Range Operations under COVID Safety Guidelines:

Prior to Going to the Range:

Preregistration is required by reserving a shooting lane on the WCFETC Lane Calendar (only registered customers will be permitted at the range)

After completing the registration process, a confirmation email will be sent with Range Day instructions.

Ages 12-17 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian and be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older. (link to waiver below)

Upon arriving to the Range:

Masks must be worn at all times.

All participants must arrive 30 minutes prior to their reserved lane time to check-in and attend the safety briefing.

All firearms must be cased and left in your vehicle until assigned a shooting lane

Shooting times are limited to 1-hour blocks

Range Rules  (PDF)

Youth Waiver (PDF)

Contact: Meg Kecseti 919-303-0851

Ready to head to the range? Click here to preregister and reserve a lane.

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