Do I need to be a member to shoot on your range?
Blueline Shooting Sports is a members-only facility.
However, day memberships are available for those who do not wish to make an annual commitment.
Do I need a Membership Card to shoot on your range?
Membership Cards are issued and must be presented on the appropriately colored lanyard (also issued) in order to access the range.
BLUE lanyards indicate Handgun Members
GREEN lanyards indicate Long Gun Members
RED lanyards indicate a minor (under 21 years of age)
YELLOW lanyards indicate a person who will be co-occupying a lane (spouse, “guest”, “spectator”)
PURPLE lanyard indicates a Junior Member who has been cleared to shoot long guns without supervision
Day members will be issued a lanyard that must be returned at the completion of their shoot. The color allows our RSOs to quickly ascertain your firearm eligibility.
Do I need other I.D. to shoot on your range?
To shoot a handgun on the range, you must present a valid New York State Pistol Permit which will be kept at the Membership Desk for the duration of your shooting session.
To shoot a long gun, you must present a valid state driver’s license or state-issued photo ID which will be kept at the Membership Desk for the duration of your shooting session.
Can I shoot my own firearm?
All firearms must be New York State compliant.
Shotguns must have a complete stock and not just a pistol grip.
Can I rent a handgun at Blueline Shooting Sports?
To rent a handgun, you must present a valid New York State Pistol Permit which will be kept at the Membership Desk for the duration of your rental. Firearm rentals must be promptly returned in the locked case after you “show clear” to the RSO at the end of your shooting session.
Can I rent a rifle or shotgun (“long gun”) at Blueline Shooting Sports?
To rent a long gun, you must present a valid state driver’s license or state-issued photo ID which will be kept at the Membership Desk for the duration of your rental. Firearm rentals must be returned in the locked case after “showing clear” to the RSO at the end of your shooting session.
If you are less than 18 years old, your parent, court-appointed legal guardian or a person designated-in-writing by your parent or court-appointed legal guardian, may rent a long gun for you if they remain on the range with you at all times.
Junior members (16 to 18 years old) may shoot a long gun unaccompanied.
What ammunition is permitted on the range?
You may use your own ammunition, as long as you are using your own firearm and not a rental.
Only slugs may be fired from shotguns on the range.
Even if you are using your own firearm, you may NOT use your own ammunition if it has a steel core (if it sticks to a magnet, it is not allowed). Also, you may not use tracer rounds, incendiary rounds or armor piercing ammo. Due to fire hazard and safety issues, we do not allow muzzleloaders, blackpowder, blackpowder-substitutes or smokeless powder muzzleloaders to be shot on our range.
Reloaded ammo is not permitted unless pre-approved by management and a signed waiver is on file.
Only ammunition sold at Blueline is permitted in rental firearms.
Can I purchase ammunition?
You must be 21 years of age or older to purchase pistol ammunition, and 18 years of age or older to purchase long gun ammunition. However, you may purchase handgun rounds even if you are under the age of 18, if the ammunition is being used in a pistol caliber rifle.
On what days is the Range open?
Sunday through Saturday. Seven days per week.
What time does the Range open?
What time does the Range close?
9:00 pm. Last shooter on the range at 8:00 pm unless only shooting for ½ hour in which case, 8:30 pm.
Is there a time limit on the range?
Blueline Shooting Sports is a first-come / first-served range. Lane access is based on payment of time fees in either a half-hour or one-hour increment. When your paid time has expired, you must vacate your lane. You may purchase more time; however, you may need to wait for a lane to become available.
Time must be used the day it is purchased. Unused time will NOT be refunded nor carried forward.
Can I bring my child with me to shoot on the range?
Your child who is older than 12 years but not yet 16 years, may accompany you onto the range for the purpose of shooting introduction / demonstration and/or long gun shooting by the child. The child must be physically able to control the firearm to shoot it. The child MUST remain IN THE SAME LANE as you.
You are responsible for and must supervise your child’s shooting activities at all times.
Your child who is 16 to 18 years of age is NOT eligible to shoot at the range unless they become a Junior Member, purchase a Junior Day Membership, or are taking a class.
Release of Liability and Assumption of Risks Waiver
Downloaded this form this section. This form is required to be signed for EVERY minor entering the range regardless of whether the minor is handling or shooting a firearm.
BSS reserves the right to remove any such minor from the range at any time for any reason. More than one accompanying minor on the range is at the sole discretion of the CSRO, and is generally NOT permitted.
Also note, unaccompanied minors may NOT be left unsupervised in the lobby. BSS staff are not permitted to supervise an unaccompanied minor. So if you are coming to shoot with your child and your child needs to vacate the range, you must vacate with them or have another adult be present with them when they leave.
I would like to bring my child and my child’s friend to shoot on the range. What do I need to do?
Minor Authorization Form
Downloaded this form this section. This form must be completed and signed by the child’s parent* (*or court-appointed legal guardian or person designated by child’s parent or court-appointed legal guardian). If the child’s parent* is not presenting this form in-person at Blueline, then the form MUST be notarized. The form has a section to designate-in-writing other adults who may supervise the Minor’s shooting, so this is where the accompanying adult’s name should appear. Accompanying adult must present matching identification.
I am pregnant. Can I shoot on the range?
We do not advise this for health reasons, mainly to the baby. But yes, with written permission from your doctor, a pregnant woman may shoot on the range. The CRSO reserves the right to exclude a pregnant woman from the range regardless if, at the sole discretion of the CRSO, range conditions warrant.
Is your range wheelchair accessible?
Please speak with an RSO to determine where to place your ammo and firearm.
The two-port Range B is wider than than the other ports.
Can I shoot my own suppressed firearm or full auto on your range?
To shoot your suppressed firearm or full auto, you must show proper documentation of ownership bring a copy of your tax stamp. RSOs may limit such shooting when the range is very busy.
Can I practicing drawing from a holster on the range?
Generally, drawing from the holster may only be practiced under the direct supervision of a One-on-One Trainer or during a Blueline class, or with the prior consent of the CRSO.
However, drawing from a shoulder or back holster is NOT allowed.
May I bring my own targets to use on the range?
All targets must be regulation targets.
The RSO reserves the right to prohibit targets that are deemed to be offensive or unsafe. We do NOT allow photos to be shot at. Use an appropriately sized target placed at eye level to ensure that bullets will enter the bullet trap. Rifle and shotgun shooters must use large silhouette targets.