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Range Safety Training & Orientation

All applicants must follow all Federal, State, and Local laws set forth by their specific firearm license type.

Before becoming eligible for membership all applicants must first sign up and attend the Holyoke Revolver Club (HRC) Range Safety Training and Orientation (RST&O), where the applicant will demonstrate to an HRC Range Safety Officer, with their own firearm, that they have the knowledge, skills, and attitude to safely handle and use their firearm, and be introduced to the HRC’s Range Rules, and facilities.

Applicants are required to pay a non-refundable $25.00 down payment to attend the RST&O. This down payment will be applied to your administration fee ($15.00) and key card fee ($10.00) when you join the Holyoke Revolver Club.  These fees are a one-time charge separate from the yearly membership dues. 

Please click on the button for the class you wish to attend, and register and pay your down payment:

After you register, you will receive an email with a password to log into the HRC website.  Click on the link provided to complete your membership registration. 

Please bring with you:

  • Handgun in a locked case
  • Ammunition (50 Rounds)
  • Eye Protection
  • Hearing Protection

After you meet the requirements of the Safety Training, you will bring your Membership Application approved by the HRC Range Safety Officer, your License to Carry (LTC), and membership dues to the next membership meeting at 6:30 P.M., where the membership will vote to accept your application.

For more information about the RST&O Class please email:  RSTO@holyokerevolverclub.com

Applicants that are unable to meet the requirements will be directed to sign up and attend the HRC First Shots Class.  

Also, if you feel that you need additional training before coming to the RST&O class, you may sign up and take the HRC First Shots Class first.

For more information about the First Shots Class please CLICK HERE. 


Practical matches are held on the second Saturday of each month. New shooters should arrive at 9 a.m. for safety instruction. Participants should bring a centerfire pistol or revolver and 100-150 rounds of ammunition, extra magazines and speedloaders, an OWB Holster (outside the waistband), a baseball cap along with eye and ear protection. Dan Jones is in charge. Volunteers are always needed to set up the stages please arrive at 8 a.m.


Bench Rest Rifle shooting season in now underway.
Bench rest shooting is a sport in which very accurate and precise rifles are shot at paper targets from a rest or bench from a sitting position.
Bench-rest competitions are held on the first and second Saturday (and the 5th Saturday if there is one).
Set up time is 9am. Matches start at 10am sharp.
The cost of the competition is $1.00 per target.
Please go to the Bench Rest page for more information. Check the Calendar for the latest dates.


The Holyoke Revolver Club has affiliations with both the National Rifle Association and the Gun Owners Action League of Massachusetts. We highly recommend that our members support these two valuable Associations.

Please check Club Info & News for more information.


Dave Sparko conducts fun shoots on Tuesday evenings at the club. Competitors shoot .22 pistols at steel plates and a “Dueling Tree” of spinning targets, trying to move all of the discs to the opponent’s side of the tree. Match schedules will be posted on the club’s website and calenda

"Holyoke Revolver Club" is a 501©4 non-profit organization

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