Upcoming Classes and Training 2021


Basic Firearms Training CWSA offers basic pistol and basic rifle courses. These courses run from the Spring through the Fall. You can see the schedule on the CWSA calendar. You also find the courses and register for them at the NRA website link http://www.nrainstructors.org/Search.aspx. Check the box for basic pistol or rifle shooting class and put 98239 in the box at bottom left corner click submit. On the next page pick the CWSA class you want and click on it and then fill out the application. Don’t forget to hit submit on this page. The fee for basic classes $55.00.

We run our basic courses in a relaxed environment with no time pressure to complete any task. We have an outstanding instructor/student ratio to ensure our training is informative, safe and fun. We the course is finished students will be confident they can pick up the type of firearm they’ve been trained on and handle and shoot it safely and competently. You can find more information on our NRA Programs page Or call Mike McNeff @ (480) 620-3727 for more information.

April 10-11 NRA Basic Pistol Class Starts at 0900
May 15-16 NRA Basic Rifle Class Starts 0900
June 26-27 NRA Basic Basic Pistol Class Starts 0900
July 17-18 NRA Basic Rifle Class Starts 0900
August 21-22 NRA Basic Pistol Class Starts 0900
September 25-26 NRA Basic Rifle Class Starts 0900
October 23-24 NRA Basic Pistol Class Starts 0900


This class is designed as an extension of the Women’s Basic Firearm Safety Class. This class centers around the versatile and extremely poplar AR-15 style firearm, and is taught by a husband and wife that are competitive shooters and have attended first rate training themselves on this platform. The course will spend a couple of hours in the classroom learning the history, design, and components of the AR platform. The instruction will then move to the range where students will have an opportunity to shoot .22, 5.56, and 9 mm AR type firearms. Bring snack’s and liquids. Eye and Hearing protection are required, and will be available if you don’t have your own. Class size is limited to eight students, and you must register. Contact Dianne or Gary Raster at (360) 679-8375 for information or to register for the class.

April 17 Women’s AR Rifle Introductory Class Starts at 0900
June 5 Women’s AR Rifle Introductory Class Starts at 0900


Central Whidbey Sportsman’s Association located at 397 W. Safari Street, 2 1/2 miles South of Coupeville, Washington off HWY 20 is offering a Free Women’s Firearms Class. Instruction is by retired deputies of the Island County Sheriffs Office. Class will run from 0900 to 1700. Class will cover Safety, Types of firearms, Operation of firearms and Shooting. There will be class time and time on the range. Firearms and ammunition will be provided and you may bring your own firearm and ammunition if available. Class size will be limited to 20 students over the age of 18 years. Bring a lunch and drink, also eye and hearing protection if you have them, if not eye and hearing protection will be provided. to register for the class p[ease contact R. Clark at (360) 929-2167 or E. Ortego at (360) 929 8918

May 8 Women’s Firearm Class Starts 0900
June 12 Women’s Firearm Class Starts 0900
July 10 Women’s Firearm Class Starts 0900


How to register for the class:
The main page is; wdfw.wa.gov
Next click on the “Hunting” tab.
Find and click on “In person classes” there are none shown right now!
When they reopen classes they will be listed by city and date.
Click on class wanted – will get “enroll now?” tab.
Fill in required info.

August 11 thru 13 starts at 1800 and on Saturday 14 Aug from 0900 to 12:00
August 25 thru 27 starts at 1800 and on Saturday 28 Aug from 0900 to 1200
September 15 thru 17 starts at 1800 and on Saturday 18 Sept from 0900 to 1200.