AUSTIN (KXAN) – Ground has been broken on a massive indoor shooting range that will cater to all levels of shooting sports enthusiasts in Central Texas.
Construction has already started on The Range at Austin, a 52,000 square foot facility that will be located at 8503 S Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, just south of William Cannon Drive.
The second level of the facility will house 10,700 square feet of premium membership only access space, including eight private 25-yard lanes, five meeting rooms, cigar room, private parking and café service. Memberships will be available for individual, family and corporate use. Discounted memberships will be offered to law enforcement and military personnel.
“The concept for The Range is unlike any shooting and firearms retail experience in the Austin market and exceeds the standards currently in place at other competitive luxury facilities,” said Scott Dunaway, spokesman for The Range at Austin. “We will embrace customer service through training assistance, supervision of live-shooting ranges, equipment demos and sales, food and beverage offerings and private event space.”
Customers will have the opportunity to rent and demo firearms offered in the store under the supervision of trained instructors and range masters, enhancing the buying experience and creating a safe environment for understanding the proper use of certain firearms.
Safety is a top concern; the shooting environment will be constructed using the latest technology in sound abatement, ballistic glass and lead filtering systems.
The Range at Austin should be open in summer of 2016.