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Nebraska Game & Parks
OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTER
4703 N. 44th Street, Lincoln, NE 68504
Phone: 402-471-6141

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Upcoming Events


Indoor Complex Hours
Outdoor Range Hours
Mon., Tues., Fri. 12 pm-8 pm
(closed Wed. & Thurs.)
Sat. - 10 am - 8 pm
Sun - 12 pm- 6 pm

Open 365 days/year
Daily sunrise to sunset

Adult Participant Waiver

Minor Participant Waiver


Facility Shooting Ranges

Scheduled Facility Closures

 

WELCOME

The Outdoor Education Center is located at 44th and Superior in the City of Lincoln's rustic Helen Boosalis Park. From I-80 take the 56th Street Exit and turn right onto Superior Street to 44th Street.

The park is flanked by Lincoln Trap and Skeet on the east and Salt Creek on the west. The facility is a youth and family destination for exciting educational programs in outdoor skills including hunting, shooting, boating education and general shooting sports recreation. The Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center provides eastern Nebraska with a local community based shooting sports recreation center that serves a large shooting sports population but also focuses on recruitment efforts to reach youth, families, and special interest groups.

Outdoor Ranges

  • Target Archery, 10-60 yards
  • Field Archery Course, 20 stations

Bring your own equipment or rent equipment.  We offer individual instruction to get you started and youth as well as adult archery equipment and .22  rifles.

Indoor Ranges

  • Firearm Range – 25 yards
  • Rifles up to 30/06 Springfield
  • Handguns up to 44 Remington Magnum
  • Archery Range
  • 25 meters
    • Bullseye targets
    • 3D targets
    • Crossbow target

Event Highlights at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center

NOTE: July 30 – August 2, 2015 State Games of America Target and 3D Archery Outdoor, BB Gun, Sporter Air Rifle, Precision Air Rifle and Air Pistol Tournament and more.  http://www.sga2015.com/

Complete list of events

Woman Archer

Events Offered on a Regular Basis:

Explore Archery

This is fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery or a beginner archer looking for an introductory program to sign up for, Explore Archery has what you need to get started! You'll learn important skills like range safety and proper shooting form, play exciting games and earn achievement awards. Ages 8 and over Equipment provided Learn Range Safety, parts of a bow and arrow and fundamentals of archery shooting.

$30.00 per quarter +membership in USA Archery. All equipment provided.


JOAD(Junior Olympic Archery Development)

This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on skill development..

No equipment required.
Instructors on hand to teach skills, work at your own pace.
Cost is $30.00 per quarter + membership in USA Archery.


Archery 101- Know your Bow

In just one 2 hour session, learn the basics of compound or traditional archery.

Bring in your archery equipment, we will provide individualized instruction on your equipment, stance, hand grip placement, drawing the bow, aiming, release, and follow through. Brought to you by two of our own Certified Archery Experts Curtis Schneider and Ross Young.
$30.00 per participant.


Learn to Hunt workshops

We bring in Enthusiast and NGPC Program Specialists to offer introductory workshops. Topics to be discussed; a basic introduction to equipment, regulation, safety and techniques.

Private Instruction in both Archery and Firearm is available $30.00 per hour. To inquire email NGPC.OutdoorEd@Nebraska.Gov


Women's Firearm Program
Professional range officers teach you how to operate your handgun. Open to novices and experienced shooters. Bring your own handgun and ammunition.
Rimfire (.22 cal) semi-auto pistols and a variety of .22 rifles available if you don't have your own. Open to shooters 19 years and older. Price per evening: $15 w/ own gun; $20 w/ facility gun. Pre-registration required.


Men's Firearm Program
Professional range officers teach you how to operate your handgun. Open to novices as well as experienced shooters. Bring your own handgun and ammunition. Rimfire (.22 cal) semi-auto pistols and a variety of .22 rifles available if you don't have your own. Open to shooters 19 years and older. Price per evening: $15 w/ own gun; $20 w/ facility gun. Pre-registration required.


Families on Target
Cost Archery: $3/shooter
(includes bow and arrows)
Cost Firearm: $5.50/shooter
(.22 rifle and 25 rounds)
Sign up as a family or individually. Suggested participants age 8 and over.


Dad's Day at the Range
Dad bring the kids out to the range to spend some quality time.
Cost Archery: $3/shooter
(includes bow and arrows)
Cost Firearm: $5.50/shooter
(.22 rifle and 25 rounds)
Sign up as a family or individually. Suggested participants age 8 and over.

Special Deals and Discounts

  • Veterans! Display your Military ID on Mondays noon – 6:00pm
    Get 50% off range fees!

  • Seniors 60+ shoot for half price on Friday's noon to 6:00pm

New to Shooting? Come Learn with Us !

New shooters are encouraged to join us during open hours or one of our many education programs. We have archery equipment, firearms and
ammunition and talented instructors available


Current Programs Include
  • Bowhunter Education
  • Hunter Education
  • Junior Olympic Archery Development
  • National Archery in the Schools Program
  • Family Shooting Sports Programs
  • Learn to Shoot Programs
  • Customized Programs to Meet Your Organization's Needs
  • Boater Education
  • Archery Coach Development

    For more information
    email -
    Events Coordinator



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