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Range Safety Training and Orientation (RST&O)

  • 06/01/2024
  • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • HRC Clubhouse, 431 West Cherry Street, Holyoke


  • Range Safety Training and Orientation

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Joining the Holyoke Revolver Club:

  1. Applicants for membership at HRC must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid Massachusetts License to Carry (LTC) or a valid Massachusetts Firearms Identification Card (FID).
  2. All applicants must follow all Federal, State, and Local laws set forth by their specific firearm license type.
  3. Applicants must first sign up and attend the Holyoke Revolver Club (HRC) Range Safety Training and Orientation (RST&O), where the applicant will demonstrate to an HRC Range Safety Officer, with their own firearm, that they have the knowledge, skills, and attitude to safely handle and use their firearm, and be introduced to the HRC’s Range Rules, and facilities.
  4. Applicants are required to pay a non-refundable $25.00 down payment to attend the RST&O. This down payment will be applied to your administration and key card fee when you join the Holyoke Revolver Club. These fees are a one-time charge separate from the yearly membership dues. 
  5. Applicants that are unable to meet the requirements will be directed to sign up and attend the HRC First Shots Class. Also, if you feel that you need additional training before coming to the RST&O class, you may sign up and take the HRC First Shots Class first. 

Please bring with you:

Handgun in a locked case

Ammunition (50 Rounds)

Eye and Ear Protection


Practical matches are held on the second Saturday of each month. New shooters should arrive at 9 a.m. for safety instruction. Participants should bring a centerfire pistol or revolver and 100-150 rounds of ammunition, extra magazines and speedloaders, an OWB Holster (outside the waistband), a baseball cap along with eye and ear protection. Dan Jones is in charge. Volunteers are always needed to set up the stages please arrive at 8 a.m.


Bench Rest Rifle shooting season in now underway.
Bench rest shooting is a sport in which very accurate and precise rifles are shot at paper targets from a rest or bench from a sitting position.
Bench-rest competitions are held on the first and second Saturday (and the 5th Saturday if there is one).
Set up time is 9am. Matches start at 10am sharp.
The cost of the competition is $1.00 per target.
Please go to the Bench Rest page for more information. Check the Calendar for the latest dates.


The Holyoke Revolver Club has affiliations with both the National Rifle Association and the Gun Owners Action League of Massachusetts. We highly recommend that our members support these two valuable Associations.

Please check Club Info & News for more information.


Dave Sparko conducts fun shoots on Tuesday evenings at the club. Competitors shoot .22 pistols at steel plates and a “Dueling Tree” of spinning targets, trying to move all of the discs to the opponent’s side of the tree. Match schedules will be posted on the club’s website and calenda

"Holyoke Revolver Club" is a 501©4 non-profit organization

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