Handgun Safety Course (Free) Gander Outdoors Coxsackie, NY

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Gander Outdoors

12634 Rte 9W

Coxsackie, NY 12192

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FREE Handgun Safety / Permit Course at Gander Outdoors, Coxsackie, NY

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Note: We are getting an overwhelming response & registrations, the classes are being sold out fast. If the class is sold out and you don't want to wait till our next class, you can register to take the same class at our Phoenicia Location, there are several dates available. Register at 

 Phoenicia is only 25 minutes from Kingston on Route 28 west. 


Gander Outdoors is proud to sponsor a FREE Handgun Safety Course ($250 Value) instructed by ARMSTA Instructors. Armsta Instructors are certified by NRA and numerous organizations. A handgun safety course is required by Ulster County / Greene Pistol Permit Applicants. This is a non shooting course, it will be held in a classroom setting, you will learn safe handgun handling, different types of handguns, ammunition, ammunition components, loading, unloading, cleaning and various other important handgun safety lessons. There will be a complete review of Ulster County Pistol Permit Application and the process. Course Completion Certificate (accepted by Ulster County/ Greene County) will be issued at the end of the course which satisfies the requirement and must be submitted with the application. If you reside in another county please call your county's pistol permit office and ask them if they will accept our certificate. 


Handgun Safety Course 100 % free. 

No Walk-ins, everyone attending this course must register first.



Please register each attendee separately, the certificates will be issued according to the information and name you provide if you are registering your spouse and children please register each of them separately. 




I am not applying for a permit can I take this course?

Yes, anyone can take this course.


 Is there an age limit to attend this course ?

 Under 18 must attend with parent or legal guardian.


What should I bring to the course ?

Government issued Photo ID, a pen (Black Ink Only), a notebook.


Can I bring my kids even if they are under 18 Years old ?

Yes, we encourage you to bring your kids with you so they learn safety as well but you need to register them.


Can I bring my family and friends with me ?

Yes you can bring them, but they all need to register.


Can I share this event with my family and friends on Facebook ?

Yes, please do, we encourage everyone to share this event and let your friends and family know. 


I don't live in Ulster or Greene County, can I take this course ?


Yes, anyone can attend this course. If you live in another county and are taking this course for permit please call your permit office and verify if they will accept our certificate.



Where can I contact the organizer if I may have any questions?

email: (we prefer email, prompt response) if you cannot email then you may call us at 845-605-ARMS (2767) and leave a message


Will I have to shoot in this course ?

No, this is not a shooting course, in NYS you cannot handle a handgun unless you have a NYS Handgun Permit.


Does Armsta offer Multi-State Firearm Safety Course for non-resident conceal firearms permit ?

Yes, Armsta Instructors are Utah BCI certified and offer Utah & Florida Firearms Safety Course, Utah & Florida Non-Resident Permit allows you to carry a concealed handgun in over 30 states. New York Pistol License is not required first to obtain this special permit. To register for Utah Course please visit


I already have a NYS Handgun Permit, but have restrictions on my permit, does Armsta offer any live fire shooting courses which will help remove these restrictions?

Yes, they offer live fire shooting courses which will help remove restrictions from your permit, please emails at


I received my permit, I would like to take additional training, do they offer any additional training ?

Yes, they offer courses that will help you to handle and carry your handgun in a safe manner, they will also teach you to shoot accurately and clean your handgun after use.


I received my permit, I don't know which handgun to buy, I need help ?

They are Firearms Instructors, they can help & recommend.



What other courses do they offer ?

Please visit their website or click here


Information about the Sponsor

Gander Outdoors

12634 Route 9W,

Coxsackie, NY 12192


Information about the Organizer

Arms Traders of America

Training Division




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