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New Outdoor Education Center and Shooting Park – Grand Opening June 7th

It is finally here! The family shooting sports event of the year. June 7th will be the grand opening event for the new Nebraska Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln at 4703 N 44th Street or 44th & Superior in Boosalis Park. From 10am – 4pm we will be open for families, shooters, and kids of all ages to come out and try flinging arrows on the new indoor 32 lane archery range (the largest one in Nebraska)! Join us in the new indoor firearms range on one of 10 lanes featuring ballistic shooting stalls and auto retractable target carriers.

We will also have the new aerial archery shooting machine present! Try shooting targets out of the sky with bow and arrow! The new National Wild Turkey Federation Jakes Range will be open for younger archers and of course the outdoor archery range is open daily. We will have equipment (bows/arrows, guns/ammo) and all activities are free to the public. We will also have free food from 11 am – 1pm. At 1130 am join us to watch KFOR 1240 Morning Host Dale Johnson shoot for thousands of dollars for the new center.

See You Out There!


Archers take aim on the new indoor archery range
Archers take aim on the new indoor archery range
Shooters enjoying the new indoor firearm range
Shooters enjoying the new indoor firearm range



About jeff rawlinson

Jeff is the Education Manager in the Communications Division with Game and Parks where he has worked for the last 15 years. He oversees the Hunter Education, Boater Education, Hunter Outreach and Shooting Range Development for the Commission and is a devout hunter, angler, wildlife viewer, naturalist, father and husband. He holds a BS and MS from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He has been a Hunter Education Instructor for over 20 years, NRA firearms instructor and range officer, National Archery in the Schools Program Archery Instructor Specialist and member of the National NASP Board, sits on the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Hunter Recruitment and Retention Committee and Education Committee. Jeff is an avid handgun hunter, loves to chase turkeys in the spring, squirrel hunting enthusiast and philosopher of the outdoors. He is an avid shooter and loves to spend outdoor time with family and friends. He has a passion for exciting others about the outdoors. A history buff, Jeff is a strong supporter of our North American Model of Conservation and tries to spread the message of its importance and relevance every chance he gets.

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