In New York State, in order to obtain a New York State Pistol Permit, certain counties require you to take a pistol safety course or pistol permit course.
The Kayaderosseras Fish & Game Club offers both the Basic Pre-License and Advanced License Pistol Classes throughout the year. The emphases of both courses are firearm safety and knowledge. All classes are taught by NRA Certified Instructors.
The Basic Pre License course is for the individual who is seeking their Saratoga County -NYS Pistol Permit. In addition to Safety, we cover the Fundamentals of Pistol Shooting; review the most common types of handguns, ammunition components and firing sequence as well as care and storage of handguns. The course duration is 5 hours and does not involve live fire due to NYS law. The cost of this course is $60, Check-in starts at 5:30; class begins at 6 PM.
The Advanced Post License Course is for the individual that is seeking a non-restricted Saratoga County -NYS Pistol Permit and all individual have to have their pistol permit for at least one year before taking this course. Additionally, the individual should be thoroughly familiar with their firearm, and have practiced with it on a regular basis. This course involves classroom training and about 150 rounds of live fire. The course duration is approximately 8 hours.The cost of this course is $200. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your seat.
The successful completion of these courses does NOT guarantee the licensing officer will issue the applicant an Pistol license.
Successful completion of these courses is just ONE of several requirements mandated for the issuance of a Saratoga County Pistol handgun license.