FAQ

RANGE RELATED

What are your hours of operation?

Mon – Wed 10 –6 , Thurs – Sat 10 – 7, Sun 11 – 5

What time do you stop letting people on the range?

Last call for renting a lane on the range is ONE HOUR prior to close.

How much is it to shoot on the range?

Time on our range is priced a la carte, so depending upon your needs total price will vary.  

Item Price
One hour lane/range time for one person $15.99*
Guest fee (share lane with another person) $8.99**
Eyes and ears rental $4.99*
Eyes rental  $1.99
Ears rental  $2.99
Targets varies ($0.35 – $1.49)**
Firearm rental $15.00**
Ammunition varies**

 

Addiotionally, we offer many range specials that may reduce overall cost.

 

*FREE for paid members

** DISCOUNTED for paid members

Do you offer discounts for law enforcement and military?

We offer a discounted membership for military and law enforcement.

Additionally, we offer ONE HOUR of FREE RANGE TIME every Thursday to all military, law enforcement, fire, and EMS personnel with valid government issued identification.  

Do you rent guns at the Alamo?

Yes, we have the LARGEST selection of firearm rentals in SWFL!   

Check out all our RENTALS

What types of memberships do you offer?

We offer several memberships to fit your needs, whether it is for an individual, family, or corporate.  These can be paid annually or monthly.

Additionally, we offer a discounted membership to military, law enforcement, fire, and EMS personnel. 

Is eye and ear protection included with the lane rental?

No.  For your safety, eye and ear protection MUST be worn on all our ranges. You are welcome to bring your own or rent or purchase as set from us.  

Are targets provided free of charge for shooting on the range?

No.  You may bring your own targets or purchase any of the many varieties we offer.  

What’s the minimum age to shoot on the range?

A person MUST be at least 12 years of age AND MUST BE ACCOMPANIED by an adult AT ALL TIMES.  The adult MUST include the child on their range waiver.

What’s the minimum age to rent a firearm at The Alamo?

A person MUST be at least 21 years old to rent a firearm.  Ages 18 and older can rent a lane and bring their own firearm and ammunition.

How should I dress to shoot on the range?
We recommend you wear clothing that protects your neck area, feet, and legs.  We don’t recommend low-cut tops, open-toe shoes/sandals or shorts.
What ID or documentation do I need to come shoot at the range?
We require all people on the range to have a legal ID which will be retained while customers are shooting.
What calibers can I shoot on the range?
On our 1st floor range you can shoot handgun calibers up to .44 Magnum. On our upstairs Presidential Club range, the maximum caliber is 30-06.
Can I shoot rifles on the range?
Rifles can only be used on the downstairs range if they are chambered in pistol caliber (22LR, 9mm, 40 S&W, 45 etc).  Rifle calibers are permitted ONLY upstairs on the Presidential Club range.  30-06 is the maximum caliber upstairs.
Can I shoot frangible ammo on the range?
Yes, frangible ammo is permitted.
Can I shoot defensive or hollow point ammo be shot on the range?
Yes, as long as the bullets are lead core or frangible.
Can I bring my own ammo to shoot on the range?
Yes, but we do NOT allow reloaded ammo, steel-core, or incendiary ammo.  If you rent a firearm you must use our ammo only.
Can I shoot shotguns on the range?
No, shotguns are not permitted on the downstairs range.  They are ONLY permitted upstairs on the Presidential Club range.  #4 BUCK is the smallest shot allowed.
Can I shoot shotgun cartridges out of a revolver like a Taurus Judge or S&W Governor?
No, shotgun ammunition of any type is not allowed on the downstairs range.
Can I shoot pellet or BB guns on the range?
Round BBs are prohibited on any Alamo range; however, pellet ammunition is permitted.
Can I draw from the holster on the range?
No, holster draw is PROHIBITED at the Alamo for insurance and safety reasons.
How can I transport my firearm to the range?
You do not need a Concealed Carry Weapons License (CCWL) to transport or keep a handgun in your vehicle.  If you don’t have a CCWL the handgun must be “securely encased” as defined by Florida Statute 790.001 (17) The gun cannot be on your person unless you have a CCWL.  Upon arrival to the Alamo, we ask that all customers have their firearms in a case or gun bag.  We do not permit customers to open carry in the store.
Can I zero in optics/lasers on the range?
Yes, as long as the caliber requirements are followed, however you will be charged for the regular range fee for the hour.
Do you have automatic firearms for rent at the Alamo?
We offer a full-auto experience packages. We currently have an HK MP5 and an UZI.
Do you have pistol caliber rifles for rent on the range?
Yes, we have several pistol caliber platforms available for rent.  Go to our RENTALS menu under RANGE for more info.
Does The Alamo have a gunsmith/armorer?
Yes, we have an inhouse armorer.  Go to our GUNSMITHING menu for more information.
Do you offer gun cleaning at the Alamo?
Yes, go to our GUNSMITHING menu for more information
Can customers open carry in the store?
No, customers are prohibited from openly carrying firearms in the store unless they are law enforcement officers displaying a badge.
Can you mount a scope or optic?
Yes, we can.  Go to our GUNSMITHING menu for more information.

TRAINING RELATED

Do you offer personal training?
Yes, we offer private instruction, and The Alamo has a large a large selection of classes through our Training Academy.
Do you offer offsite/outdoor training?
Yes, some of our courses are conducted offsite. Check out our courses.
Can I get a Florida concealed carry license if I’m not a Florida resident?
Yes, Florida issues resident and non-resident permits.
Can I teach as an outside instructor at the Alamo?
Yes, however we have a limited roster of guest instructors.  You can inquire about applying to be a guest instructor at: training@alamorange.com
Do you offer classes for youths?
Yes, we offer youth classes though our training academy.  Check it out under classes.
Do you offer women’s only classes
A: Yes, we offer women’s only classes/seminars though our Training Academy.

SALES RELATED

Can I buy a gun if I’m not a Florida resident?
Under certain circumstances you can, however it’s best to speak with one of our compliance specialists personally.  Please contact us at info@alamorange.com
Does the Alamo have an online store?
Yes, we have a massive selection of firearms, accessories, and products for sale online.  Check it out!
How much is your 4473 fee when you buy a gun?
The fee is $5
Do you offer a layaway program at the Alamo?
Yes, the price has to be over $500, with 25% down, paid off in 60 days.
What is the minimum age to buy: ammunition, handgun, rifle, shotgun?
21 years old.
What is the waiting period for possessing a newly purchased firearm at the Alamo?
If you don’t have a CCWL the waiting period for possession of ANY purchased firearm is 3 BUSINESS DAYS.  For customers from Palm Beach, Miami-Dade, and Broward counties, the hold is 5 business days.  With a CCWL there is no waiting period and you may take possession immediately upon purchase & background check clearance.
Can you rent classrooms at the Alamo?
Yes, classrooms are available to rent for private events.
How can I arrange private events at the Alamo?
Yes, private events can be arranged through our concierge.  Please inquire at: concierge@alamorange.com
Is there a fee for running a background check when you buy a firearm?
Yes, the fee is $5
Does The Alamo buy used firearms?
Yes, we do purchase functional firearms. Please contact our sales department for more details (239) 593-0232. ***We do not purchase black powder guns
What is the waiting period for possessing a used firearm from the Alamo?
As required by law, 30 days from the date we purchased the firearm.  Your sales consultant will advise of the date you can accept delivery

TRANSFER RELATED

Do you ship and transfer firearms? What are the fees?
Yes, please see our detailed fee breakdown under our TRANSFERS menu.
Can I receive a transfer from an individual?
Yes, with proper documentation/identification.
What are The Alamo’s incoming transfer fees?
$25 for a member and $45 for a non-member (includes $5 background check fee)
How long will The Alamo hold my transfer?
Storage fees apply after 30 days unless other arrangements have been made with the transfer agent.
What is the Alamo’s return policy on firearms?
All sales of firearms new or used are final.
Is it possible to fill out a 4473 form prior to my firearm arriving at The Alamo?
A: No, the firearm must be in the Alamo’s possession before you to fill out the paperwork.
What is the Alamo’s return policy on accessories?
See our RETURN POLICY page

 

 

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