Garden State

Garden State Shooting Center

1955 Swarthmore Ave.

Lakewood, NJ 08701



Garden State Shooting Center © 2015

Shooting Center

Range Info

The range at Garden State Shooting Center features 12 lanes with target distances of up to 25 yards. In addition to automatic target retrieval, each shooter may control the down-range lighting on their lane.


All lanes are rifle and shotgun rated. Any handgun caliber is permitted. Rifles up to 300 Win Mag. Shotguns are permitted with slugs or buckshot. No birdshot permiited for any firearm.

Range Rates:



Members enjoy unlimited range sessions at no extra cost.



Walk-Ons are always welcome. No permit required.

Lane rental is $20.00 for the first person and $10.00 for each additional person sharing the lane.

Dress Code:


Proper dress code is required on the range for the safety of all shooters. Empty cases are ejected from the guns and are very hot!


No low cut or V-neck shirts. No sleeveless shirts.


No sandals or open shoes.



A selection of handguns, rifles and shotguns are available for rental at the range.


Non-Members: $20.00 per firearm.

Members: $10.00 per firearm.

Premium firearms may be available at an additional cost.


Ammo for rental guns must be purchased from Garden State Shooting Center. Prices range from $12.95 to $39.95 per 50 rounds for popular handgun calibers. Price for other handgun, rifle and shotgun calibers vary based on caliber.


IMPORTANT NOTE: Rentals are only available to parties of 2 or more shooters.

Age Restrictions/Identification:


While there is no legal minimum age, GSSC suggests young shooters begin around 10 years old. We believe parents are the best judge of a child's readiness for the sport.


For rentals, a person must be 18 to rent a rifle or shotgun. You must be 21 to rent a handgun.


Under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


All customers must present a valid government issued photo ID.

Please read ALL rules below!

Additional Info & Rules:


Garden State Shooting Center (GSSC) takes pride in providing a safe and family friendly shooting environment.


Unsafe behavior will not be tolerated and may lead to removal from GSSC. There will be no refunds for persons expelled from GSSC for safety violations. Severe violations may result in a person being prohibited from entering upon GSSC property in the future.


Any person we believe to be under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs is not permitted to shoot.  


Any person desiring to rent a firearm must legally be permitted to possess a firearm in the state of NJ. Each person must certify this on each visit to GSSC. A NJ Firearms ID is not required, but a person must not be prohibitted due to criminal, mental or any other reason.


Each person must sign a voluntary waiver during their first visit to GSSC and that waiver shall remain in force for any subsequent visit. Updated waivers may be required during subsequent visits.


Each shooter must read, accept and abide by GSSC Range Rules.


A photo copy or digital copy of each persons driver's license or other ID may be maintained by GSSC for any period of time as GSSC deems appropriate.


Minors must be accompanied by a parent or a guardian. A temporary guardian must certify they have explicit permission from the minor's parent for the minor to participate in the shooting activity.


The range at GSSC is wheelchair accessible. Please inform our staff if you have any special needs or requests.


All coupons, gift cards and specials may be subject to NJ sales tax.


For safety, any person entering GSSC property must not prevent facial recognition. This includes, but is not limited to, hoodie shirts blocking or covering the face, scarfs, masks or any other garment obscuring facial recognition.


You MUST be able to Speak and Understand the English Language in order to enjoy shooting at GSSC. Communication is vital between our Staff and the customers. You MUST also be able to Read and Understand English to complete our waiver and firearms possession forms. We cannot legally transfer a firearm to a person that we cannot verify is legally able to possess a firearm.


Store and Range Hours:


Monday:  10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Tuesday:  10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Wednesday:  10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Thursday:  10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Friday:  10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Saturday:  8:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Sunday:  8:00 AM to 8:00 PM