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Discover a top-tier public shooting range sprawling over 40 acres in scenic Chino Valley, Arizona. At the Compass Training Center, shooting enthusiasts from novices to experts can hone their skills and indulge their passion.


  1. Shooting Ranges:
    • 50-yard pistol shooting range.
    • 100-yard rifle range.
    • Future expansions hint at a Long Range Shooting area, Private Shooting Bays for competitions, Cowboy Action Bays, and Archery Range Bays.
  2. Memorial Site: A touching 9/11 Memorial is located at the entrance, offering a peaceful place for reflection, complete with benches for visitors.
  3. Education & Classes:
    • Safety-focused children’s classes for responsible gun ownership.
    • “Get to know your AR” classes.
    • CCW Class by professional instructors Gina and Lynn.
  4. Safety: Patrons praise the strict adherence to safety rules, ensuring everyone’s wellbeing. From range officers to detailed safety protocols, it’s clear that safety is paramount at Compass.

Reviews Highlights:

  • Compass boasts friendly, professional range officers who prioritize safety.
  • They offer a mix of educational and fun experiences, from kids’ classes to rifle breakdown tutorials.
  • Despite the focus on rules and safety, visitors commend the amicable environment and helpful staff. In fact, it’s not uncommon to have a chuckle as local wildlife, like deer, wander through.

Range Fees:

  • Adult: $20 (reduced to $15 after 3:00 pm)
  • Active Duty / First Responders: $15
  • Juniors (Under 18): $15 (must be accompanied by an adult)
  • 200-Yard Bay: $10 for 2 hours (reservation required)

All range users must either bring or purchase paper targets, with a target stand included in the fee.

Founders & Management:

Founded by John Stankewicz, Todd Nielsen, and Regina Pecoraro, who also serve on the Board of Directors. Nielsen and Stankewicz also own Nielsen Training & Consulting, a firearms training and consulting company. With backgrounds in law enforcement, military, and business, they bring a wealth of experience to Compass.


Consider a membership for unlimited access to the Compass Training Center public range. They offer a wide variety of plans from individual monthly memberships to annual family packages.




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Opening Hours

  • MondayClosed
  • TuesdayClosed
  • Wednesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Saturday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Sunday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM