Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club,

 Basic Firearm Safety Course:




The Tewksbury Rod and Gun Club offers a MA State Police approved Basic Firearm Safety course to both its membership and the general public.

In order to obtain a License to Carry a Firearm in the state of Massachusetts, you are required to attend a basic firearm safety course.

This course is accepted by the state and a certificate will be issued to you as proof of completion.

Instructors will provide hands on learning in the following areas:

·        safe firearm handling
        firearm parts and operation
        ammunition and its function
·        shooting fundamentals
        how to select, clean and store a firearm
        review of various activities available to help participants develop and improve their shooting skills
        overview of the Massachusetts Firearm Law that was enacted on October 21, 1998.
        live fire practical on the club’s fifty foot indoor range

The course is typically held the 3rd Saturday of the month between September and April,

except December, as long as a minimum of 5 people register.  The class time averages eight hours which promptly starts at 8:30 am.


The class costs $85 for TR&G Club Members or $125 for non-club members.

Immediate family (husband, wife, son, daughter) of TR&G members are also eligible for a reduced price ($85).


If you are interested in taking the course, please e-mail us!
Enrollment will only be confirmed upon receipt of payment.
Maximum Enrollment: 12 (minimum 5)

(note: your check will not be deposited until the date of the class and will be returned to you if you cannot attend)

Please Note:
Students eligible to attend the Basic Pistol course through Tewksbury Rod and Gun are required to be at least
21 years old – the age requirement to obtain a License to Carry in the state of Massachusetts. Upon completion
of the course, a student roster including your full name and date of birth will be submitted to office of the Colonel
of State Police as required under the Code of Massachusetts Regulations 515 Section 3.04.


For additional information:

Rich Sorrentino (978) 277-3050, or George Rost (978) 851-6286

or send e-mail to firearmsafety@tewksburyrodandgun.org 

2018 Course Schedule *

December 8th

2019 Course Schedule *

January 19

February 16

March 23

April 20

September 21

October 19

November 16


Please email firearmsafety@tewksburyrodandgun.org to be added to the list for this month's class!




* Courses held when a minimum of 5 people pre-register