Is San Antonio Western Shooting (SAWS) open every day?
No. SAWS is a part-time business operated by retirees. SAWS sessions are by appointment only, and are dependent upon range and staff availability. Range is not available on a regular basis on weekends. Contact us for options.
What days of the week are available for SAWS sessions?
Clubs book the First four Saturdays of the month. We are closed Sundays. SAWS shares the range with other organizations on a first-come, first-served basis. Range is not available on a regular basis on weekends. Contact us for options.
How far in advance should someone make a reservation request?
SAWS recommends that reservation requests be made at least thirty (30) days in advance.
How are reservations confirmed?
SAWS will confirm a reservation when payment is received.
How many people can be in a group at SAWS?
SAWS prefers to keep sessions small. Four (4) to six (6) people is ideal. Groups of eight is our normal maximum.
Can children participate in Western Shooting?
Children under the age of eleven (11) years may not participate as shooters. Any person under the age of eighteen (18) must have a parent or legal guardian present. Legal guardians must provide proof of Guardianship.
Is prior experience with firearms required?
What is the proper attire?
Please dress for the weather. Shooters are engaging in an outdoor activity on uneven ground. Closed-toe shoes are required. V-neck or low-cut blouses invite hot cartridge cases to lodge where they are least welcome.