Introduction to Handguns I

A course for persons new to shooting with handguns.

Course Guidelines

Persons 13 years and older may participate in classes but must be accompanied by a guardian. Both the minor and the guardian must purchase separate class tickets. Persons 18 years and older may attend classes without a guardian. All person must show valid ID before entering the range.   ALL ammunition used in rental firearms MUST be purchased from Freedom Armory and, if under age 21, any remaining handgun ammunition may not leave the premises.

Anyone suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol will NOT be allowed on the range. Freedom Armory reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason. If you would provide the answer of “YES” to any of the below questions you are strictly forbidden to enter the range premises.

Have you ever been adjudicated as mentally defective, been committed to a mental institution, or have a history of mental illness or severe depression? 

Have you ever been advised by a physician or health care provider to avoid operation/use of a firearm for health reasons?

Are you an unlawful user of, or addicted to, marijuana, any depressant, stimulant or narcotic drug, or any controlled or illegal substance?

Have you ever been convicted of a felony, a domestic abuse misdemeanor, or more than three DUI’s in a five-year period?

If renting a Freedom Armory Rental Firearm, I certify that I have been shown the proper and safe operation of the firearm for myself and my executors and assign release to Freedom Outdoors & Armory LLC and its related companies, owners, executives and employees from all liability for personal injury or property damage arising out of use of the facility and/or its equipment or firearms, or any firearm in my possession, and I agree to hold harmless Freedom Outdoors & Armory LLC and its related companies, owners, executives and employees and indemnify them from responsibility for any claims or demands arising out of such use. I agree to pay for any legal fees for Freedom Outdoors & Armory LLC and its related companies, owners, executives and employees that stem from the result of my actions.

I agree to be held financially responsible for any damage or destruction to the range and/or range equipment. I also agree to be held financially responsible for all claims or demands by any third-party individuals who are harmed due to my use of any firearm or my actions while on the range.

I have read, understand and agree to abide by all written Freedom Armory Range Safety Rules.

If purchasing a gun rental online, I certify I will comply with this agreement before entering the range or taking possession of a firearm.

Course Cancelation Policy

Classes may be purchased without scheduling class dates. All prepaid classes will remain on the customer’s accounts for 3 years before expiring. After expiration, no refunds will be provided.

Cancellation or rescheduling of a course reservation MUST occur at least TWO WEEKS BEFORE the reserved course date for a refund of the course fee. If notification is received less than two weeks before the course reservation, the full course fee is forfeited regardless of reason.

To ensure notification is received, please contact Freedom Armory by phone, at 717.227.9060 and email

Freedom Armory attempts to never cancel a course but situations may arise with instructor schedules beyond our control. Any cancelations initiated by Freedom Armory will entitle the customer to a full refund or provide reschedule options.