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Field Sports Park

Published on: 6/25/2018 2:37 PM
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Field Sports Park
9580 Malech Rd
San Jose, CA 95013

Trap & Skeet Range

The trap/skeet range is open

Office: (408) 463-0769

Rifle & Pistol Range

Office: (408) 463-0652


Mike Maximovich, Senior Park  Ranger
( 408 ) 315-8289

Jason Ebling, Senior Park Maintenance Worker
( 408 ) 314-5186

Field Sports Park Range ImageWelcome to Field Sports Park, the County's only publicly owned firing range. This park provides opportunities for rifle and pistol, as well as trap and skeet shooting. League activity and special events take place year-round. Located in south San Jose, Field Sports Park is staffed and supervised by qualified range masters at all times.  The park facilities are available for reservation. Please see attachments below.

Please review​, a few changes taking place when reserving Field Sports Park for use.

How to Get There   

Field Sports Park is located at:

9580 Malech Rd San Jose, CA 95013

Trap and Skeet Range Office: (408) 463-0769

Rifle and Pistol Range Office: (408) 463-0652

Summer (May 1 - September 30):
Monday: 11:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 11:00am-7:00pm
Friday: 11:00am-5:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am-4:00pm

Winter (October 1 - April 30):
Monday: 11:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 11:00am-5:00pm
Friday: 11:00am-5:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am-4:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am-4:00pm


Summer (May 1- September 30)

Thursdays 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm and Fourth Sunday of the Month 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (Weather Permitting)

Winter (Oct 1- April 30):

Fourth Sunday of the Month 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (Weather Permitting)

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  • 24 covered pistol or rimfire positions at 7, 15, 25, and 50 yards
  • 27 rifle positions at 50 and 100 yards that are partly covered
  • 200 Yard Range:
    • 15 non-covered positions
    • Public Use Hours for the 200 yard range only:
      Thursdays from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and the fourth Sunday of every month 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (weather permitting)
    • The 200 Yard range is also available for permit use by special arrangement. For information call the range.​

Rifle and Pistol Range Use Fees

Access additional fees information here: Field Sports Range Fees

  • $15.00 per shooter with NO time limit (all ranges)
  • $6.00 for juniors (less than 13 yrs. of age) and $10.00 for seniors/disabled with NO time limit (all ranges)
  • 200 Yard Range:
    • $20.00 per shooter with a two (2) hour time limit
      - includes access to the Rifle and Pistol Range
* Fees subject to change
Rifle and Pistol Regulations

The following safety procedures have been established to ensure the health and safety of the individuals who use this facility. YOU are responsible for reading, understanding and following these range rules.

  1. The Rangemaster has full authority in operating the range and must be obeyed.

  2. Carry uncased firearms with the muzzle straight up, action open, magazine out and finger off the trigger.
  3. On the firing line, keep the firearm muzzle pointed straight up or down range at all times.
  4. Keep your finger off the trigger, and outside the trigger guard, until you have your sight picture.
  5. Loaded firearms are permitted on the firing line during firing periods only.
  6. Anyone entering the range with a loaded firearm will be refused entry.
  7. Know your firearm and ammunition.
  8. Be sure of your target and what is beyond it.
  9. Know where others are at all times.
  10. Ear and eye protection are required to be properly worn by everyone on the range.
  11. Mixing alcohol and drugs with shooting activities is not permitted.
  12. During cease fire, stay behind the "red line". Do not approach the shooting station for any reason.
  13. During cease fire, firearms or equipment are not permitted to be moved onto or off the range. Do not handle any firearms or equipment during cease fire.
  14. All firearms are to be cased or uncased on the shooting bench with the muzzle pointed down range.
  15. Holsters are not permitted on the range.
  16. Anyone can call a cease fire.
  17. Anyone firing after a cease fire may be asked to leave the range.
  18. Shooting at anything other than your target may result in expulsion from the range.
  19. NO RAPID FIRE! A minimum of three seconds is required between shots.
  20. If you have a misfire or other problem, keep the muzzle pointed down range and raise your hand, a Rangemaster will attend to the problem.
  21. You must obey all range commands immediately.
  22. Shooters must shoot only from shooting stations, unless directed by a Rangemaster to do otherwise.
  23. Rifle muzzle loaders must keep the muzzle up during cease fire by placing the gun in a rack or in the crutch of the bench.
  25. With the exception of coaching, no more than one person is allowed at the shooting station.
  26. Non-paying visitors may be allowed on the range at the discretion of the Rangemaster.
  27. Posting targets is permitted only during a cease fire period.
  28. If you are under 18 years of age, you must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Trap and Skeet Range: (Seasonal Public Use Hours)

The trap/skeet range is open.

Summer (April 1 - September 30): ​
​Monday - Wednesday: ​5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
​Thursday & Friday: ​Closed to the Public
​Saturday & Sunday ​10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Winter (September 30 - April 1): ​
​Monday - Wednesday: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.​
Thursday & Friday: Closed to the Public
​Saturday & Sunday: ​10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


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Trap and Skeet Range Use Fees

Access additional fees information here: Field Sports Range Fees

  • 5 Trap fields
  • 5 Skeet fields
  • Trap/Skeet - $9.00/rnd.(25 targets)
    Doubles Trap - $18.00/rnd.(50 targets)
    Doubles Trap and Wobble Trap are available with advance notice.

* Fees subject to change

Required Equipment
Eye and Ear protection are required, loaners are available at the range.
Use fees include the use of target staplers, spotting scopes, and target patching tape.

Public Shooting Clubs:
Several public membership shooting clubs use the Field Sports Park range for practice and match shooting events.


In compliance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ('ADA'),the Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Department will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its programs, services, or activities. The Department will make reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disability have an equal opportunity to enjoy our programs, services, facilities, and activities. If you need assistance with an ADA request, please contact our ADA Coordinator.

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