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Colonial Shooting Academy

6020 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230-2222
+1 804-266-2666
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Excellent Range

I have only been to a few shooting ranges before, but this range exceeds all the others in sales... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Sheila D
Martinsville, Virginia
via mobile
Helpful Staff

First visit. Large, clean facility with knowledgeable staff. A number of classes offered that... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
David L
Montross, Virginia
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Colonial Shooting Academy is the Largest indoor shooting range in the United States! We offer THE premier shooting experience in Richmond, VA. Conveniently located on W. Broad Street, we offer a friendly, state of the art shooting facility for all skill levels, from curious beginner to expert marksman. In September 2012, Colonial Shooting Academy was named a 5-star shooting facility by the National Shooting Sports Foundation. This distinction makes CSA the first 5-star range in Virginia, the fourth on the East Coast and one of the only 25 nationwide. As Richmond's premier shooting facility—and the largest of its kind—our goal is to provide a welcoming atmosphere to anyone interested in shooting, whether you've got experience or not. Our first priority is safety. It's our guiding principle. It starts with education, and it ends with careful and precise planning of every detail, from the front desk to each shooting lane.Before you are able to enter the range, you must first complete a brief 10 minute safety video. This course is provided for free to everyone and is valid for one year. The course stresses the safe handling of firearms, and safety practices we require at all times while on the range. Additionally, we require that safety equipment be worn at all times, and that all guns and ammunition brought to the facility meet our specifications before it can enter the range. Upon entering, you will be accompanied to your lane by the range safety officer.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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6020 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230-2222
+1 804-266-2666
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I have only been to a few shooting ranges before, but this range exceeds all the others in sales, associates, service and range. The Academy consists of 2 ranges and offers rentals, instruction, sales and equipment for all types of guns. Of special interest was...More

Thank Sheila D
Reviewed 26 July 2016

First visit. Large, clean facility with knowledgeable staff. A number of classes offered that look interesting. Facility is not close to us (1 1/2 hours away) but will return.

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

All of the staff is very helpful and informative. The facility is very well maintained and very large. The rentals are very inexpensive and cleaned. Definitely a great place to go shoot, and their firearm prices are reasonable.

1  Thank alex C
Reviewed 29 March 2016

This facility is both clean and comfortable. All the employees I had contact with were knowledgeable, courteous and friendly. They had a good safety film. The shooting lanes were clean and were constantly being tended for stray shells. They have several classes with different points...More

3  Thank WestieLadyOne
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

First time visitors. My wife and I both enjoyed our visit. Very friendly, supportive, and knowledgeable staff. One of the best ranges I've ever visited. Clean, well maintained, and well ventilated. Large retail section. Emphasis is on safety from the time you walk in, which...More

2  Thank ROBERT M
Reviewed 20 February 2016

If safety is a concern for you at a gun range, I could not warn an individual enough about this range. A friend of mine and I went on a very busy weekend day where there was a significant wait to get a spot in...More

8  Thank textbookVirginia
Peyton L, Guest Relations Manager at Colonial Shooting Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2016

***WARNING: This review is heavily exaggerated and was posted a year and a half after the occurrence. Everyday we adapt and overcome to improve our business. This review is out of date and is not a fair representation of our business. *** Safety is our...More

Reviewed 26 January 2016

This place looks like a place you'd enjoy. Very well lit, decent stock, on-site gunsmith, plenty of pistol ranges, state of the art ventilation. With all of those things going for it, some of the staff ruin the experience and it starts at the top....More

Thank Jeff W
Peyton L, Guest Relations Manager at Colonial Shooting Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2016

Thank you for the input, Jeff. Customer service is extremely important to our organization and we are always available to our customers to discuss any customer service issues that may arise. It is important that our customers are all treated equally and with respect. It...More

Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Very friendly, efficient staff. One of the workers went out of his way to get a family member who was not shooting a chair by the window so she could watch. A little pricey!! Wait was not long. Nice option to try different guns.

Thank CindiLouWho87
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

From the momentous step inside the doors you can't fail up be impressed with the quality of the facility, courteous staff, efficient range operation and safety management. There is s short video for new customers and you have to answer these questions before they will...More

Thank northernneckinn
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Excellent selection of handguns, well displayed. Nice range, with rental guns. You can rent an automatic weapon: of you haven't shot full auto, what are you waiting for? They also offer a selection of training courses.

Thank rclacovara
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
lindsey t
How much is it ? And do they provide the guns? What will I need?
29 February 2016|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
In addition to Freddyt64's answer, you can rent a number of different firearms (firearm rental requires use of their ammunition). They also include eye/ ear protection. If you are new to shooting, they can assist. Your... More