shooting range

Shooting Range

Hearing and eye protection are REQUIRED at Markham Park shooting range. Some ammunition is available for sale at the shooting range, if you do not have ammo you should call ahead to make sure they have your caliber. The pistol and rifle range is a 100 yard outdoor range with benches. You can also shoot prone or standing.

Shooting frames and cardboard backers are provided and can be set up at 25 yards, 50, 75 or 100 yards. Targets are also available for sale, though you can also bring your own. No human photo or silhouette targets are allowed.

Markham Park is run by Broward County. Their site can be found at Broward.org/parks and it has information on Markham Park as well as all the other parks in Broward County. This site is not affiliated with Broward County.

Shooting Range Hours

Call to confirm hours: 954-389-2005
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 1-5pm
Wednesday: 1-9pm
Thursday: 10am-5pm
Friday: Closed May – Aug
(open 1-5pm Sept-April only)
Saturday: 8am-5pm
Sunday: 8am-5pm

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Markham Park Shooting Range
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 2 reviews
by Lewis on Markham Park Shooting Range
Sporting clays

Sporting clays course limited with target presentations
Very repetitive! No creativity

by Mark H on Markham Park Shooting Range
Very well run range.

Sometimes a little crowded but the rangemasters run a tight ship so it's very safe.

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Skeet and Trap Fields

Markham Park has an excellent skeet and trap field, as well as a sporting clays course through the woods. The sporting clays course is available Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday by reservation only. Call 954-357-5143 for the most current information. Squads start Thursday from 10 am to 1:30 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 12:30 pm.

Markham Park and the shooting centers located within are run by Broward County. Their site can be found at Broward.org/parks and it has information on Markham Park as well as all the other parks in Broward County. This site is not affiliated with Broward County.

Skeet and Trap Hours

Call to confirm hours: 954-389-2005
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 1-9pm
Wednesday: 1-9pm
Thursday: 10am-9pm
Friday: Closed May – Aug
(open 10am-2pm Sept-April only)
Saturday: 8am-5pm
Sunday: 8am-5pm

(The range closes from 5 to 6 p.m. for a shift change.)

The skeet and trap field rules are as follows:

1. Make all guns safe:

  • All firearms are to be unloaded before shooters enter the range premises
  • Keep all actions open or broken except when on the firing line
  • Keep muzzles pointed at the ground or up in the air
  • Do not shoulder guns except on the skeet and trap fields
  • Hearing and eye protection are mandatory
  • No person who brings a loaded firearm onto the range will be permitted to shoot

2. Shot larger than 7¬Ĺ or gauges larger than 12 are prohibited.

3. Shotguns must have full-length stocks; minimal barrel length is 26″.

4. Shotgun sighting in and patterning are allowed only with the permission of a range officer and only in designated areas.

5. All shooting games, competitions, and rounds must take place within the designated limits of the skeet and trap fields.

6. Rangemaster or assistant rangemaster will make final determination regarding shooting during inclement weather.

7. Shotguns are to be loaded or shouldered only on shooting position. Guns must be unloaded before leaving the position. No more than two shells may be loaded at one time. Trap shooters will not close the action of their shotgun until it is their turn to shoot.

8. To prevent overshooting, doubles are not permitted on station eight.

9. A round of skeet consists of 25 regular targets plus sighters. A round of trap consists of 25 regular targets plus one sighter only.

10. When a range officer is in a trap house and the red warning flag is raised, shooters on the fields must not handle firearms.

11. Only shooters participating in a round are permitted on the fields. Junior shooters (ages 10-17) must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

12. Skeet and trap squads shall consist of no more than five shooters.

13. Children must not be left unattended. (Broward County Ordinance 25.5-13)

14. Only range officers are permitted in the trap and skeet houses and in the observation chairs. Only range officers can handle electrical pull cords and pull rounds. Only range officers can load and perform maintenance on skeet and trap machines.

15. Automobiles, motorcycles, and scooters are not permitted on the range access roads. (Broward County Ordinance 25.5, 2E 1, 3)

16. County ordinances prohibit the private sale of firearms and/or related items at the range. (Broward County Ordinance 25.5-7)

17. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited at the range. (Broward County Ordinance 25.5-6A, B)

18. Parking in designated areas only.

THE RANGEMASTER WILL REMOVE ANY SHOOTER WHOSE BEHAVIOR IS DETRIMENTAL TO THE SAFE OPERATION OF THE SKEET AND TRAP FIELDS.