The Green Top Shooting Range is open for business (View Range Hours).
Shooters will be limited to every other lane among other restrictions. Click here for full details.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located?

11547 Lakeridge Parkway

Ashland, VA 23005

When are you open?
  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 12pm to 8pm
  • Saturday 10am to 7pm
  • Sunday 10am to 6pm
  • Closed Tuesdays
Can I come to shoot if I've never shot before and don't own a gun?

Absolutely! We welcome beginners and experts alike. You must be 21 years old or with someone who is 21 years old or older. When you arrive, let us know you’re a beginner and we’ll set you up with an Instructor. He or she will help you pick out the right firearm for you and provide you with instructions on its operation. You will need to purchase ammo from us for the rental. Be sure to bring your ID.

Are you open to the public?

Yes.

If I bring my firearms, can I shoot my ammo or reloads?
Yes, you can use your ammo in your handguns, rifles, and shotguns. You can also pick up your empty brass. Just be sure to let your Range Safety Officer know you want to pick up your brass beforehand!
What can I bring to shoot?
You can shoot handguns, shotguns, and rifles, up to .30-06. For shotguns, we allow 00, 000, and slug, but no birdshot.
Are there any ammo restrictions?
We do not allow tracers, steel core/jacketed (e.g. Tulammo or Wolf unless they are RANGE-SAFE) or armor-piercing (e.g. PMC LAP, green tips).
How many lanes do you have? How long are they?
We have 3 bays with 8 lanes in each, for a total of 24 lanes. Each lane is 25 yards long.
Do you have to retrieve your targets?
You can retrieve your targets with just a push of a button.
Do I need a reservation or appointment to come shoot?
No, we operate on a walk-in basis. We do accept reservations if you are reserving an entire bay (8 lanes).
Are there any age requirements to shoot here?
No, there is not a minimum age. However, every shooter must be taller than the shooting table in the booth. Of course, anyone wishing to shoot must be 21 years old or accompanied by someone who is 21 years old or older.
How old do you have to be to rent a firearm?
You must be 21 years old or older to rent a pistol or purchase pistol ammunition. You also must have a valid ID.
How do I rent a firearm?
Stop at the rental counter and take a look at what firearms are available for rent. Talk with the staff member there, if you need some help picking out the right one for you. Complete the Rental Form and leave your keys for us to hold until you return the rental. Purchase ammo for the firearm you have chosen. We’ll assign you a lane and get you set up on it.
How much does it cost to rent a firearm?
Rental handguns are $15 per hour. Rental rifles and shotguns are $20 per hour.
What do I need to do before I can shoot?
Make sure you wear closed-toe shoes when you come (they are required on the range) and bring your ID. When you arrive, complete a Range Waiver. Take your completed waiver to the Check-in Desk. We’ll take it from there!
What kind of clothes should I wear to the range?
Closed-toe shoes are mandatory. Long pants and high-neck shirts are recommended. Spent brass is HOT and very unpleasant when it contacts bare skin!
Can I draw from the holster on the range?
Yes, once you are “Holster Certified”. You can get that certification by successfully completing our Holster Skills Class, offered several times each month.
How should I bring in my firearms?

All firearms brought to the range should be in a holster, case, bag or box. They should remain there until you are on the range and in your assigned lane.

ALL firearms carried off-body must be unloaded and cased until the shooter is on the firing line, and cased prior to leaving the firing line.

If you do not have a holster, case, bag or box for your firearm, do this BEFORE you enter the building:

  • Unload and clear your firearm
  • Make sure the magazine is removed from the firearm and the slide is locked back
  • RIFLES—we must be able to see the chamber is empty. The ejection port must be open. If the bolt does not lock back or the dust cover does not lock open, be sure there is a chamber flag in the chamber.
Do you allow new shooters at the range?
Yes! We encourage people who have never shot before to visit the range. We promise to make your visit enjoyable!
What services do you offer the new shooter?
We offer everything from one-on-one instruction with an NRA-Certified Firearms Instructor to multiple firearms classes. All of our training is centered around the safe handling of a firearm both inside and outside the range.
Can I bring my children to shoot?
Yes. There is no minimum age requirement, but every shooter must be taller than the shooting table in the booth. Of course, shooters under 21 years old must be accompanied by someone who is 21 or older.
How much can I expect to pay to shoot?
The hourly range fee for non-members is $23 for the primary shooter and $13 for each additional shooter sharing the lane. Active and retired law enforcement, military members and first responders shoot for $18.
What kinds of memberships do you offer?
You can join as an individual or as a family. We offer discounted memberships for law enforcement, military, first responders and seniors. Members receive free guest passes, unlimited range use, unlimited time on the range and member-only discounts.
Do you offer any free range time?
Yes. Persons who purchase a firearm from the Green Top retail store or GTSR qualify for 1 hour of free range time. To take advantage of this offer, bring your Green Top Sporting Goods receipt to the range within 30 days of your purchase.

Visit The Range

The Green Top Shooting Range is approximately 3 miles north of Green Top Sporting Goods just off interstate 95 in Ashland.