For Women Only
Introduction to Light Rifle Shooting Course
In the interest of helping women learn shooting
skills in a safe and supportive women-only environment,
we offer this three-week, 8-hour course on specified Saturday
mornings from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
The course is taught by our Certified NRA Instructors
who cover the areas of light rifles and ammunition, safe
gun handling, rifle sports and activities, and home firearms
Participants have the opportunity to participate
in hands-on light rifle target shooting, at which time
our Certified NRA Range Safety Officers are in attendance
on the firing line.
Rifles are provided at no charge or you may
bring your own – .22 caliber only. Ammo (for which
there is a nominal charge) must be purchased at the range.
- Pre-registration is required.
- Attendees must be 18 years
old or older.
- You absolutely do not need
any prior firearm knowledge or experience to take this
- The course fee is $125.00.
- The Coyne Park Range does
not schedule these courses, which normally are given several
times a year; they are scheduled by the Yonkers Department
of Parks, Recreation, and Conservation. We post the
dates of these courses on the range website and once
the information is made available to us.
- If you are interested in
taking this course please go to the Department of Parks website where
you can locate and view the seasonal (Community Recreation)
- Please note that if this
course is not shown in the current Community Recreation
Brochure it means that the course is not scheduled
for the current programs session.
- These courses often fill
up quickly, so please register early once the course
dates have been announced.
Travel directions to the Coyne Park Range