General Information

Summer Hours

May 1st - Sept 30th


Winter Hours

October 1 - April 30th

Winter Hours
October 1st to April 30th

Sunday 4pm-9pm

Monday 6pm-9pm

Wednesday 6pm-9pm

Friday 12-9pm

Saturday 4pm-9pm

Outdoor range closes November 1st.

Indoor High Caliber Range will be open October through April consistent with the Indoor Range.

About us

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.

Thank you to all the volunteers, vendors, and participants that made the 9th Annual Gun Show a success!

Middle schoolers fired up about marksmanship program by Caitlin Skvorc

Frontiersman November 23,2015

In the News

Board of Directors 2020-2021

President: Earl Lackey
Vice President:
Secretary: Barb Beckage
Treasurer: Larry White
Rob Bargewell
Steve Myers
Scott Crockett

MVS Indoor Range Safety Orientation



1.) Always keep the firearm pointed in a safe direction!
     Always keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot!
     Always keep the gun unloaded until ready to use!
2.) All firearms must be secured before entering the complex!
3.) All firearms must be un-cased and re-cased on the firing line!
4.) Wearing Eye and Ear protection is mandatory outside of the lobby.
5.) Firearms are only to be loaded in the shooting stall, pointed down range.
6.) Minimum firing distance is 21 feet.
7.) Targets must be STAPLED at appropriate height to avoid damage to carriers.
8.) Firearms must be open and clear before the shooter moves outside of the stall.
9.) Lanes 1-12 – Cartridge maximum is 44 Magnum/45 Colt in a handgun or long gun.
10.) Lanes 13-16 - Cartridge maximum is 50 BMG in a handgun or long gun.
11.) Shotguns are permitted with lead slugs only and must have a stock.
12.) Do not go beyond or place anything forward of the firing line.
13.) Food, drink, smoking, chewing or spitting is not permitted inside the range. 14.) When finished, we recommend washing your face and hands.
15.) Police your own brass or it becomes range property.
16.) If you observe unsafe behavior or conditions: Call out “CEASE FIRE”! 17.) Presenting from the holster must meet with RSO approval.
18.) All Lanes – Bi-metal, tracer, incendiary and AP ammo is not permitted.
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