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Education  |  Marksmanship  |  Safety  |  Sports


Gov. Mike Dunleavy has proclaimed August to be "Shooting Sports Month."

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WHEREAS, Alaskans enjoy numerous outdoors activities year round. From hiking to hunting, many of those activities involve the use of firearms; and WHEREAS, countless Alaskans rely on and take pride in the ability to utilize firearms to feed and protect their families, which in many, has instilled a great passion for firearms; and WHEREAS, it is vitally important in activities where firearms are involved that the Alaskans who participate are well-trained and knowledgeable of safe practices; and WHEREAS, many Alaskans, young and old, participate in target shooting, which is an efficient and enjoyable way to practice and learn safe firearm handling; and WHEREAS, shooting sports programs and instruction by trained firearm instructors affirm the role of local communities as the primary teacher of the rule of law and personal responsibility; and WHEREAS, sportsmen and hunters teach others to understand the responsibilities of owning and using a firearm while also working to ensure that our natural resources are safeguarded; and WHEREAS, the shooting sports industry contributes greatly to Alaska’s economy and provides employment to many Alaskans; and WHEREAS, Alaska is a diverse state with many opportunities to explore the outdoors and enjoy the benefits of its resources. Alaska’s people are grateful for firearms and the activities and resources they can provide when utilized in a safe and responsible manner. NOW THEREFORE, I, Mike Dunleavy, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF ALASKA, do hereby proclaim August 2023 as: Shooting Sports Month in Alaska, and encourage all interested Alaskans to participate in shooting sports programs in order to learn about safe firearm practices and the many benefits firearms can provide in the Last Frontier.

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Mat Valley Sportsmen uses these funds to support our scholarship program as well as develop additional classes for our community. 

Our new ADA Compliant door has been installed!

Range Facility
  • 12 Lane Indoor Pistol Lanes

  • 4 Lane Indoor High Caliber Lanes

  • Outdoor Ranges 50 yard & 100 yard (Summer Hours)

  • Classroom

  • Ammunition available to purchase for range use

Winter Range Hours
October 1 - April 30
Monday 6 pm-9 pm
Wednesday 6 pm-9 pm
Friday Noon-9 pm
Saturday 4 pm-9 pm
Sunday 4 pm-9 pm
Summer Range Hours
May 1 - October 1
Indoor & Outdoor Ranges
Monday 6 pm-9 pm
Wednesday 6 pm-9 pm
Friday Noon-5 pm
Sunday 4 pm-9 pm
Daily Shooting Fees:
$10 for Members
$20 for Non-Members
$5 for Juniors (Under 18)
Outdoor Range Closes November 1st
Indoor High Caliber Range will be open during Winter Hours consistent with the Indoor Range.

Physical Address:

2450 Glenn Highway

Palmer, Alaska

(2 miles South of the Alaska State Fairgrounds on the Glenn Hwy. in Palmer)

*No mail service at this location

Mailing Address:

PO Box 1875

Palmer, AK 99645


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All Open Hours are guaranteed unless posted. Classes, Matches and User Groups DO NOT interfere with Open Range Hours.



The Matanuska Valley Sportsmen, Inc. is dedicated to firearms safety education as a public service, marksmanship training as a contribution to individual preparedness for personal and national defense, and the sports of shooting, hunting, and fishing as wholesome forms of recreation.


Our Board and Staff are all volunteers, we are a 501c3 organization committed to our community.



We have several options for Voting and non-voting annual memberships including options for Seniors, Youth and Families.

All memberships allow shooters to enjoy the facilities at a reduced rate.

Voting members are encouraged to participate in our board and committees. Voting members elect the board at the annual meeting held every February.

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