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Colonial Shooting Academy Virginia Beach

5070 Virginia Beach Blvd, At Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-6627
+1 757-227-9130
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Should be the target of your next shooting expedition

Best range I have every been to. Love going here. Staff are knowledgeable and helpful. You might... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Matt T
Fabulous experience- eventually!

We were visiting from Ireland and found a flyer for colonial shooting academy (CSA) in the tourist... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
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Carrickmacross, Ireland
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We provide a welcoming family-friendly atmosphere to anyone interested in shooting, regardless of experience level. With 34 climate-controlled lanes we offer everything you need for a great day of shooting. From convenient firearm rentals and sales to a retail store with accessories, apparel and an onsite lounge. We offer many educational classes serving beginners to experts.
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  • Very good7%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5070 Virginia Beach Blvd, At Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23462-6627
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Best range I have every been to. Love going here. Staff are knowledgeable and helpful. You might have to wait a little sometimes but its worth your time! Cant wait till my next trip probably next week.

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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We were visiting from Ireland and found a flyer for colonial shooting academy (CSA) in the tourist information office. The office phoned CSA to check tourists could shoot and we were told to go straight down. We signed all the necessary forms and waivers, provided...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2017

We visited this facility in Virginia Beach for Range Practice. We had several lanes and utilized several calibers of pistols and rifles. We had a great time. Beautiful safe and professionally run facility.

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Jay_Agustin, General Manager at Colonial Shooting Academy Virginia Beach, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2017

Hello boxshop: Thanks so much for the kind words and very happy that the group had a wonderful time. It was definitely our pleasure! We hope to see you back soon!

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Reviewed May 16, 2017

We spent 8 hours driving all the way from New Jersey to Virginia Beach to shoot at this range, only to be treated like idiots! This past Monday was our last day in town. So we decided, why not stop by the Colonial Shooting Academy...More

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Jay_Agustin, General Manager at Colonial Shooting Academy Virginia Beach, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2017

Hello Dave M: Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. Regardless of the comment, we have learned to appreciate all the feedback we receive as it gives us the opportunity to adjust and fine tune our procedures. I apologize that you walked...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2017

I've been a member of this facility for several years. I gave it a 5 rating when I first reviewed it. I pass 2 other ranges enroute to Colonial and have always considered it worthwhile. However, over the last several months the wait times have...More

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Jay_Agustin, General Manager at Colonial Shooting Academy Virginia Beach, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2017

Dear Phil L: Thanks for your feedback! I appreciate your response. There is no doubt that we have grown in popularity across the board, which is great for business, but makes us have to be savvier when it comes to range availability. This hasn’t been...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2017

Staff is very rude at ALL counters. Tried to shoot with a friend, they said we both need non-member cards first. Then lane fee, then gun fee, then ammo fee, then eyes and ears fee, etc, etc. this range is one of the most expensive...More

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Jay_Agustin, General Manager at Colonial Shooting Academy Virginia Beach, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2017

Dear Robert D: Apparently, we have failed to meet your expectations and I, sincerely, apologize for that. I wish that since I assume that you have a background in Law Enforcement, we could sit down and discuss personally, as it’s important for us to have...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

Very clean , very organized and helpful. Some ranges that I have been too tend look down on you if you have never been. They were very respectful and walked me through the in house procedures and rules. Not much different on the rules side...More

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Jay_Agustin, General Manager at Colonial Shooting Academy Virginia Beach, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2017

Dear Deane Pitmon: Thank you for the great rating and comments. We understand that our facility welcomes every level of shooters from the very experienced to, especially, the first timer. We feel the best way to engage with is through delivering great service. We hope...More

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Reviewed February 16, 2017

This is an outstanding indoor range with a great staff. Chris out rangemaster was very friendly and informative. Their show room has a great selection of firearms and accessories. Will be going back in the near furture.

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Jay_Agustin, General Manager at Colonial Shooting Academy Virginia Beach, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2017

Thanks so much for the top rating! Hope to see you back soon!

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Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

My overall visit was good. A majority of the staff woukd be short with you so dont go here if u do not know what u are doing. They do have you watch a safety video and and ask you a couple of questions after....More

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Jay_Agustin, General Manager at Colonial Shooting Academy Virginia Beach, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2017

Hello, Matthew: I’m disappointed to hear that your interactions with our staff were less than expected. I assure you that it is customary for us to ensure each of our exchanges with our customers are genuine and complete, especially since we deal with many new...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

The facility is wonderful. It is an extremely well run range where safety is paramount. They have a huge selection of rental weapons to choose from. A very nice store for purchasing supplies and weapons. Friendly and knowledgeable staff.

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Jay_Agustin, General Manager at Colonial Shooting Academy Virginia Beach, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2016

Thanks so much for the great review. Hope to see you back soon!

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William P
September 18, 2016|
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Response from Jay_Agustin | Property representative |
Great question! The issue is that bird shot could hit other shooter's targets on the range. Hence, we don't all neither bird nor buckshot. We have discussed in the past designating times to allow, however, business levels... More
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Michele P
November 19, 2015|
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Hello Michele P: Thanks for your inquiry. We just need you to bring a form of identification. Once you come into the store, we'll walk you through the process from check in to check out. For more information. Please... More
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