4 Best Shooting Ranges In Mumbai For Thrill-Seekers
If action-packed movies and first-person shooter video games give you an adrenaline rush, we’ve got something that can give you a better thrill. In movies and video games, you are either passively watching all the action or only giving yourself simulation of a war scene. What if you could pull the trigger for real without really harming anyone? Sounds exciting, yeah? Check out these shooting ranges in Mumbai.
Point, Aim & Fire Away!
At these rifle and pistol shooting facilities, you can learn the basics of shooting from professionals in just a few hours. For those who want to take it up professionally, there are two to three month-long courses as well. If you’re looking for some thrill, you need to check out these shooting ranges in Mumbai:
1. Lakshya Shooting Club
Established by the winner of Arjuna award Suma Shirur in 2006, Lakshya Shooting Club offers a one-week foundation course for those who want to master the art of shooting. It involves theory and practical lessons. If you’re only looking to try out shooting as a fun activity, you should opt for their special weekend courses. The only pre-requisite is that you’ll need to book with them in advance. They also have special corporate packages which include team-building exercises.
Where: Karnala Sports Academy Shooting Ranges, Behind HOC Colony, Sector 7, New Panvel East, W, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 410206
2. Maharashtra Rifle Association
The Maharashtra Rifle Association is one of the oldest shooting ranges in India. Founded in 1969, this association has facilities for three ranges — 10m indoor air weapons range, 25-meter range with automated turning target system, and 50-meter range. They also have lifetime memberships for those who want to take up shooting on a more advanced level. The association has been the grooming ground for star shooters like Ashok Pandit, Anjali Bhagwat, and Suma Shirur.
Where: Sir Pochkhanawala Rd MRA Ranges, Worli Sea Face (North), Worli, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400025
3. Gun For Glory
With twelve lanes and 10-meter air rifle training facility, Gun For Glory is one of the most modern shooting ranges in India. It also has in-house dieticians, coaches, and physiotherapists to help athletes maintain their fitness. They have basic and advanced level courses which require two hours of daily training for 10 days. The cost for it ranges from Rs 20,000 to Rs 25,000.
Where: Dombivli Shikshan Prasarak Mandal Educational Complex, Plot No.SPL-4 MIDC Opp MIDC Office, Dombivli, Maharashtra 421203
4. Savarkar Air Rifle Academy
This rifle academy has been often visited by shooting champions like Anjali Bhagwat, Gagan Narang, Avnit Kaur, and Jaspal Rana. They offer two courses to learn shooting — basic and advanced. Both these courses are taught by professional shooters and cover theory as well as practical sessions.
Where: Dadar West, Shivaji Park, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400028
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