HOLLYWOOD, Md. — If you enjoy shooting for the joy of it, or need a place to improve your or your loved one’s weapons proficiency?

Whether it is archery, shotgun, muzzle loader, rifle or handgun, always remember to think and practice safety.

The following is a list of local shooting ranges:

In Charles County:

Fred’s Sports, located at 2895 Crain Highway in Waldorf. Contact them at 301-843-3040 or visit their website.

Myrtle Grove Wildlife Management Area, located at 5625 Myrtle Grove Road in La Plata. Note to those interested: Permit required. Shooters must supply all target equipment. For more information, call them at 301-743-5161.

St. Charles Sportsmen’s Club, located at 4045 Renner Road in Waldorf. For more information, contact them at 301-870-1000 or check out their website.

In Prince George’s County:

Berwyn Rod and Gun Club, located at 8311 Laurel Bowie Road  in Bowie.
For more information, call them at 301-464-9830 or check out their website

Cheltenham Wildlife Management Area, Archery Range at 11000 Old Indian Head Road in Upper Marlboro. Contact them at 301-627-2892.

Maryland Small Arms Range, Inc. at 9801 Fallard Court in Upper Marlboro. Contact them at 800-792-6434 or check out their website.

Prince George’s County Trap, Skeet and Sporting Clays at 10400 Goodluck Road in Glenn Dale. For more information, call them at 301-577-7178 or check out their website.

In St. Mary’s County:

Pax River Skeet Club

Note to those interested: Open to DOD employees, contractors and guests. Sporting clays events held. Firearms must be registered with base security.
Contact them at 301-342-4513 for more information.

Contact Jacqui Atkielski at j.atkielski@thebaynet.com.