Required - Mask must be worn
Required - Preregister for a Shooting Lane. To register click here: WCFETC Lane Calendar
Frequently Asked Questions. Range will be closed until 1pm on 1-16-22.
Due to COVID19 restrictions the range is running at a limited
capacity. We apologize for any inconvenient with trying to reserve a time slot currently.
We recommend using the "Event List View" to find open slots. In this view you have the ability to sort by date and see the "Book Now" button up front when space is available.
FREE HANDGUN EDUCATION COURSES-EVERY SATURDAY 1PM TO 4PM.
TO REGISTER EMAIL: email@example.com
Address: 3921 Old Holly Springs Apex Rd., Apex, NC 27539 (Directions)
Operating Hours: Monday (5 p.m. to 9 p.m.); Friday (5 p.m. to 9 p.m.); Saturday-Sunday (9 a.m. to 7 p.m.); Closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and State holidays.
Range Operations under COVID Safety Guidelines:
Mask must be worn
Range Rules (PDF)
Youth Waiver (PDF)
Contact: Meg Kecseti Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone :919-303-0851 (office hours -(Fri 5PM-8PM)( Sat-Sun 9AM-7PM)( Mon 5PM-8PM)
Proposed Shooting Ranges/Enhancements
General Information Regarding Use
Hunter Education Information
When will the Wake County Firearms Education and Training Center (WCFETC) open to the public?
What precautions are being taken due to COVID-19?
Precautions will minimize contact among staff, shooters and each other, and they are designed to promote the Three ‘W’s’ of Wearing a mask, Washing hands frequently and Waiting six feet apart. In addition to the three W’s, we have developed and implemented other operational and engineering controls to practice social distancing:
How do I register to use the WCFETC range?
A new range pass card must be issued by the Wildlife Commission before anyone can shoot or enter the range. To receive a range pass card, you must:
Is the WCFETC range pass card laminated?
The range pass card is not laminated, but you can laminate it if you wish to do so.
Can I apply online for a WCFETC range pass card?
No. At this time, there is no online process to apply for a range pass card.
How much does it cost to register and use the WCFETC range?
There is no cost to register or to use the range at this time.
When will my WCFETC range pass card expire?
Range card passes expire one year from the date of issue.
Can the WCFETC range card pass be used at other NCWRC ranges?
No. A WCFETC range pass card is only valid for use at the WCFETC range. Other NCWRC ranges require a separate range card pass.
Is there an age restriction to use the WCFETC range?
Yes. Children under the age of 12 are not permitted to shoot. Patrons ages 12-17 wishing to shoot must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian and must be accompanied by an adult, age 18 or older.
Can I use my RSM membership to gain access to the WCFETC range?
No. The RSM contract was terminated in January 2020. New range cards are being provided by the Wildlife Resources Commission. You must visit the range and register to get your range card.
How do I obtain a refund for my RSM membership?
Call the Wake County Finance Department at 919-856-6120.
Who should law enforcement agencies contact to use the WCFECT range?
Call Lt. Kenneth Bagwell, Wake County Sheriff’s Office firearms coordinator, at 919- 363-1751.