Due to opening day of big game in the Southern Zone, Trap is canceled.
Once again, the Greene County Police Officers Association has made a generous donation to support the Coxsackie – Athens High School Trap Team.
This organization has supported the C-A team ever since its inception with very generous financial support.
The club will make our rifle range available to the hunting public to sight in rifles and shotguns on Sunday, October 15, 2023, from 9AM until 3PM.
We will provide targets, rests and assistance to sight in your hunting guns.
Bring your own eye and ear protection and the ammunition you intend to hunt with.
This is provided as a public service to the community.
NOTICE: DUE TO THE STRONG DEMAND FOR THIS COURSE, A NEW POLICY IS BEING IMPLEMENTED – IF WE DO NOT RECEIVE THE REQUIRED $100 DEPOSIT BY ONE WEEK BEFORE THE DATE OF THE CLASS, YOUR SEAT MAY BE GIVEN TO SOMEONE ON THE WAITING LIST. WE REGRET THIS, BUT “NO SHOWS” ARE TAKING SLOTS FROM PEOPLE WHO NEED THE CLASS.
Saturday, December 2, 2023 – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday, December 3, 2023 – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Coxsackie Sportsmen’s Club
NYS 16+2 hour Pre Licensing Firearms Safety Training Course
New pistol permit applicants are required by NYS to take a 16 hour training course with 2 hours of live fire instruction. The class will be divided into Saturday and Sunday, 9 hours each day, with the range portion taking place on Sunday. You MUST attend BOTH days and pass the written exam to receive full credit for the course. All ammunition, targets, range fees, firearm loan, eye and ear protection, coffee, water, snacks and lunch will be provided both days and is included with course registration. Registration is non-refundable and you must pay a $100 deposit in advance in to be registered for the course.
This course is required for NEW pistol permit applicants and anyone wishing to have their restrictions removed on their current pistol permit in New York State. It will be taught by our NRA and Greene County Duly Authorized certified professional firearms instructors with decades of experience. You do NOT need to take this course if you already hold an UNRESTRICTED NYS pistol permit.
Applicants must NOT be a prohibited person regarding firearm ownership (I.E., you cannot be a felon, be convicted of domestic violence, etc.).
Topics covered will include basic firearm safety, maintenance, cleaning, safe storage, transportation, firearm-specific laws, situational awareness, interacting with law enforcement, and more. Students who do not pass the written test with an 80% and/or are unable to show the ability to safely handle and use a handgun will not pass the course.
Both days are from 8:00 AM from 5:00 PM with a working lunch around noon. The instructors will give a light presentation during lunch to get through the material.
Successful completion of our course will result in a certificate valid to submit with your New York State pistol permit application or removal of restrictions on an existing restricted pistol permit in Greene, Columbia, Albany and other counties. For other jurisdictions, please check with your local issuing authority.
ATTENTION: Please bring your application paperwork from your county of residence. This will eliminate additional trips to get the required signatures on your application!
The GCSO does not accept walk – ins! You must make an appointment first, by calling 518-943-3300 extension 606.
You can register for this course by calling 518-573-7696. A non-refundable deposit of $100 to Coxsackie Sportsmens Club, PO Box 213, Coxsackie, NY 12051 must be received before the start date. The balance can be paid by cash or check at the class. Class capacity is limited to 15.
97 Reservoir Road
West Coxsackie, NY 12192
UPDDATE: THE COXSACKIE SPORTSMENS CLUB 16 HOUR NYS MANDATED PISTOL CLASS IS VALID FOR ALBANY AND COLUMBIA COUNTY RESIDENTS.
We regret to inform you that member David Watson has passed away.
I’m sad to inform you that member Timothy Rudzinsky’s wife, Cathy has passed away.
Guy Persico – Ravena, NY
January 7, 2024
February 4, 2024
March 3, 2024
April 7, 2024
May 5, 2024 – CANCELED
Rifle range is unavailable during the shoot.
Call Bob at 518-634-2847 for more information.