Frequently Asked Questions...

What is Top Gun Shooting Sports Range?

Top Gun Shooting Sports is a new state of the art shooting range, training center, and retail facility. Our retail center carries a wide variety of firearms, ammunition, and accessories. The indoor shooting range has eighteen air conditioned and heated shooting lanes with a shooting distance of up to 25 yards.

Where is Top Gun Shooting Sports located?

Top Gun Shooting Sports is located just minutes from highway 55 and the Richardson / Vogel exit. We are just 20 minutes south of downtown and approximately 30 minutes from the West County area. We are located at 4075 West Outer Road, Arnold, Missouri. Our telephone is (636) 464-4867.

What are the hours of operation at Top Gun Shooting Sports?
10:00 - 9:00
10:00 - 7:30
10:00 - 9:00
10:00 - 7:30
10:00 - 7:30
9:00 - 6:00
10:00 - 5:00


We are closed for the following holidays
Mother's Day
Father's Day
Close at 1:00
Christmas Eve
Close at 3:00
Christmas Day
New Years Eve
Close at 3:00

For additional holidays, we may close early. These hours will be posted on our website
and within our business one week before the holiday.

What are your age restrictions?

Missouri law requires handgun users to be 21 years of age unless accompanied by a responsible parent or adult. Missouri law requires long gun users to be 18 years of age unless accompanied by a responsible parent or adult. As long as a parent or guardian is on site, we do not have an age restriction. For guests under 18, a parent or legal guardian must accompany them into the shooting stall.

What type of firearms can I shoot at Top Gun?

Our bullet traps are rated at 3600fps velocity. This includes most handguns and high powered rifles. We also allow deer rifle sight in. If you have a question as to whether or not your firearm will be allowed, please do not hesitate to call us.

Is Top Gun open to the public?

Yes, we have an all day rate of $20.00 + tax for the first shooter, the shooter may leave and return to shoot again but must show previously paid receipt for that day. We allow up to two additional guests to share a lane for $8.50 each. We do not allow anymore than three guests per lane for the reason of safety within the shooting lane area. We also offer various membership packages payable monthly or annual, as well.

What does a membership include?

Our various Membership Packages include benefits that vary by the Membership package chosen.

Our Gold and Heroes Membership Package is yearly membership. You receive unlimited access to one of our shooting lanes, 10% off everything except firearms, ammunition and targets, a spouse or child under the age of 21 (still living with member) is included with the Membership. Members are allowed to bring up to two guests per visit for an additional $8.50 each. Members are also allowed to shoot in our “members only” competition shoots we offer on select Thursday nights after our regular business hours.

What does your retail center carry?

Our retail center carries everything to supply a shooter with all of his or her shooting needs. We carry firearms, ammunition, targets, accessories, sights, scopes, holsters, cases, safes, cleaning supplies and reloading supplies and equipment.

What training classes do you offer?

Top Gun Shooting Sports has a well equipped and comfortable classroom. Classes available are Basic Handgun Care & Maintenance, Beginner Handgun, Choosing the Right Firearm, Defensive Handgun 1, Defensive Shotgun, Reloading and Missouri Concealed Carry, We offer introductory classes for firearms safety to small groups upon request. We also have a full time Certified Firearm Instructor that is available for private one-on-one instruction, from beginner to advanced.

I am interested in buying a firearm, what do I need to do?

Once you have decided on the firearm to purchase, click HERE to see current procedures to purchase a firearm.

Can I bring my own targets and ammunition or do I have to use yours?

You are welcomed to use your own ammunition and non-offensive paper targets. We only ask that you pay for your lane use/time. We do however offer a full line of paper targets and stock several varieties of reasonably priced ammunition, should you choose to purchase at the range.

I am interested in buying a certain handgun, but I don’t know how its shoots.
Do you have any for rent?

We currently have over 100 handgun and carbine rentals Our rental program allows you to rent any of our rental firearms for $10.00. This is flat rate for the day and an opportunity to use any of our rental firearms. Though we prefer that you use our ammunition, you may use your own factory ammunition.

I want to shoot, but I have never shot before, can someone help me?

Not a problem. At Top Gun Shooting Sports, we are here to help you with finding a gun for you that you will be comfortable with shooting. We will give you instructions on the proper use of the gun and go out on the range with you if you desire our assistance. Please do not hesitate to ask any questions about anything. The more you know about firearms, the safer you are.