Central Whidbey Sportsman’s club has shooting classes

The Central Whidbey Sportsman’s Association offers more classes in its series of shooter training/safety education courses.

There are still two chances to attend hunter education class. The class consists of four sessions on consecutive days and begins either Sept. 5 or Sept. 12. Course times are available at, click the calendar link. Attendance all four days is mandatory to receive credit.

For more information and to pre-register, call the hunter education course instructors, Sam Weatherford at 360-914-0354, or John Boling at 360-969-2440.

Online registration for these classes is also required by the state of Washington at

There will also be a women’s firearm safety class at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1 at the Coupeville shooting club. The free women’s class covers how to safely handle a loaded firearm and does not require registration. Shooting ranges will be open after the class for additional instruction. Students may bring their own firearms or can use guns provided by Central Whidbey Sportsman’s Association members. Organizers recommend students bring lunch or snacks. The instructors are retired law enforcement officers.

All sessions will be held at the clubhouse and range located 2.5 miles south of Coupeville on Safari Street, which is just south of Highway 20 and Morris Road and just north of the Outlying Field. There is a sign on the highway.

Call Bob Clark at 360-929-2167 with any questions.

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