New Shooters, Welcome!

NRA Trained Coaches 

Rio Salado is very proud to support the next generation and our Junior Division provides many opportunities for young adults to learn, compete and have fun in a safe, controlled environment. The  Junior Division provides small group gun safety and marksmanship training for rifle, firearms safety, and competitive shooting. 

Smallbore Range - This range features lighting for night shooting and a covered concrete shooting pad with wooden shooting tables. This is primarily a rifle range, although pistols may be fired on this range with some restrictions. Target holders are located at 50 feet, 25 yards, 50 yards, 50 meters and 100 yards.

Eye protection may be purchased at the public range for a nominal amount.Minors under 6 years old are not permitted on the Public or Sporting Clays ranges. All Non-Members and minors must sign our Liability Waiver before shooting any event or practice. 

The Rio Salado Sportsman's Club manages one of the most widely used ranges in Arizona. Pre-registration is required for these classes due to the number of firearms available and interactive coaching that shooters will receive.

Thursday Night's

  • Training & Qualification shooting 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Do not arrive earlier than 5:00
  • Season runs September through May
  • .22LR Ammo for program use is $4.00 per box (50 Rounds)

​Note: Safety is our paramount concern. Eye protection must always be worn while outdoors after entering the main gate.

All new members must take our New Shooter Safety Class prior to participating.  

For further information about our new shooter classes, contact our Division Director at or 602-615-0843

Usery Mountain Shooting Range is an Arizona Game and Fish Range
Managed by Rio Salado Sportsman’s Club, Inc.


  • Promote firearms safety and education
  • Commitment and dedication to the sport of shooting 
  • Qualified and Experienced Coaching
  • Flexibility to work around your position needs

Our Coaches

Our coaches are certified specialists in marksmanship. You're in good hands with us.

Division Director: 
​​​​John Karadsheh

Ed Roberts, 
Mike Costello
John Karadsheh
Myles Gorin
Marc Orvin
Doug Carney


Our Junior Division is designed to teach of our shooters how to properly position your body for 4 positions, using .22lr rifles; Olympic Style competition. 

 Smallbore & Precision Air Rifle

    Mesa, Arizona

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Rio Salado Junior Division 

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