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BASF rolls out youth firearms safety class 

Posted January 30, 2020

PHOENIX — The Ben Avery Shooting Facility recently added another class to its introductory firearms program schedule.

This introductory class, for boys and girls ages 9 to 16, will cover the basic principles of firearms safety and terminology. In addition to classroom instruction, participants will have the option to learn the fundamentals of marksmanship on the range (equipment, ammunition will be provided). 

Cost is $25 (must be paid prior to the class). Pre-registration is required. All participants must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  

To register, visit For more information, call 623-236-7068. 

Founded in 1957, BASF is one of the nation’s largest publicly operated shooting facility. The world-class range is a City of Phoenix Point of Pride. It has received a five-star rating from the National Shooting Sports Foundation.

BASF is funded by the revenues generated by user fees and federal dollars appropriated through the Pittman-Robertson Act.