Columbiana, AL – Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Training Center

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Address
543 McDow Rd
Columbiana, AL 35051


Upcoming Events

  • No events in this location
  • Website: www.shelbyso.com

    Both Centerfire and 22 Rimfire rifles are normally allowed at this location. Please check each particular event for details though since some events have different requirements.

    EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY THE USE OF SMITH AND WESSON M&P 15/22’S AT AN APPLESEED ARE HEREBY TEMPORARILY PROHIBITED DUE TO RECENT SAFETY ISSUES.

    Please Read: How to Prepare for an Event

    Safety Notice:

    Rifles must be cased and left in vehicle until after the Safety Briefing. Do Not bring your firearms out until instructed to bring them to the firing line. No loaded firearms on the range unless on the firing line and load command has been given. Eye and ear protection required. No illegal firearms are allowed. Some ranges are .22 rimfire only. At ranges that allow centerfire no rifle cartridges over 8mm cal or handgun cartridges over .45 cal are allowed.

    Range Fee: none

    Camping Available:

    Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park (22m)
    240 Furnace Parkway
    Brierfield, AL
    (205) 665-1856

    Oak Mtn State Park
    200 Terrace Dr
    Pelham AL 35124
    (205) 620-2520

    Rolling Hills Campground (9mi)
    521 Hwy 304
    Calera AL 35040
    (205) 668-1168

    Hotels:

    Holiday Inn Express
    325 Hwy 304
    Calera AL 35040
    (205) 668-3641(9 mi)

    Hampton Inn
    93 Metro Dr.
    Calera AL 35040
    (205) 668-6565 (9 mi)

    Candlewood Suites
    1004 Balmoral Dr.
    Alabaster AL 35007
    (205) 620-0188 (12 mi)

    Directions:

    From the Birmingham area - Take I-65 South to Exit 231 (Calera/Montevallo Exit) and turn left and go about 1 mile to AL HWY 70. Turn right on AL HWY 70 and go about 7 ½ miles to McDow Road. Turn left on McDow Road and proceed about 1/3 mile to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Training Center on the left.

    From the Montgomery area - Take I-65 North to Exit 228 (Montevallo/Calera Exit) and turn right onto AL Hwy 25 and go about 9 ½ miles to AL HWY 70. Turn left on AL HWY 70 and go about a mile to McDow Road. Turn right on McDow Road and proceed about 1/3 mile to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Training Center on the left.

    GPS: 33.182480, -86.628380

    State Laws to be aware of:

    State gun laws at the NRA: nraila.org/gun-laws/state-gun-laws/.aspx
    State gun laws at GLBS: gunlawsbystate.com/#!/states/-gun-laws

    It is the responsibility of attendees to know and comply with all and Federal Firearms Laws.

    Misc:

    1.  Both rimfire and centerfire rifles are welcome on the line.
    2.  Shooters should plan for a "working lunch".  No food available at the range facility.  Bring a bag lunch, beverages, and snacks as needed for the day.
    3.  No alcohol permitted.

    For more information contact:

    Name: AL State Coordinator Email Address: AL@appleseedusa.org