Safety and customer service are the primary focuses at the Shoot Point Blank gun range and store, according to Rick Hall, who manages the newest location of the business in Cy-Fair.
The new Wortham Center Drive location is the Ohio-based company’s 17th and second in Texas, although more Houston-area stores are in the works, Hall said.
The company launched in 2012 after founder Tom Willingham struggled to find a positive experience at gun retailers, Hall said.
“His story is that he went into a gun range, got very poor customer service and decided he could do better,” he said.
Shoot Point Blank is primarily an indoor gun range, featuring 20 climate-controlled lanes and a dedicated range safety officer on site at all times. Patrons can also purchase firearms and accessories.
National Rifle Association-certified instructors offer gun safety classes for new and experienced shooters, including concealed carry, advanced handgun, intro to firearms, ladies-only classes and private lessons. Customers can also rent the space for private parties.
From first-time shooters to those with advanced skills, individuals who come to Shoot Point Blank are encouraged to “live confidently,” Hall said, whether they are visiting the store for protection, recreation, competition or stress relief.
The retail portion of the facility offers 4,000 square feet of firearms, ammunition and accessories, including holsters, cleaning supplies and parts to build custom guns, Hall said.
Shooters can bring their own firearms or rent a handgun for $10 or a long gun for $15, Hall said. Sessions in the gun range can be scheduled in half- or full-hour increments. Specials throughout the week are available for seniors, police and military, and monthly membership packages are available.
“I’ve never seen anybody come out of that range after shooting that didn’t have a smile on their face,” Hall said. “It’s just fun.”
10310 Wortham Center Drive, Houston
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.