Illinois Shooting Resources

Airsoft and paintball resources

Airsoft fields and clubs

Paintball Explosion

We are Chicagoland’s premier paintball theme park! Located under 40 minutes West of Chicago, we are housed within the historic Santa’s Village Amusement Park that you all remember from our childhoods. Now share new memories with your family and friends at our state of the art paintball theme park, modeled after the most popular video games like Call of Duty and Modern Warfare with our movie quality sets! Always upgrading our facilities, we now offer Airsoft and Laser Tag parties and walk on play as well!

Address: 601 Dundee Ave, East Dundee, IL 60118

Phone: +1 847-426-2662


BingShop Edwardsville

The BingShop carries an extensive line of the best brands for both Airsoft and Paintball play. In addition to our wide selection of guns and accessories we also have certified technicians to repair or upgrade your weapons as you see fit. Along with our Airsoft and Paintball lines, we also have a large selection of Skateboards, Remote Control Cars, and Knives.

Address: 211 E Vandalia St, Edwardsville, IL 6202

Phone: +1 618-692-8271


Airsoft retail stores

MiR Tactical

We are committed to bringing you quality products and best customer service possible. Our individualized approach and knowledgeable staff will present you with a unique shopping experience that is not matched by our competitors. The authorized retailer status for major airsoft and tactical industry brands allows us to provide you with the lowest prices on the market, in addition to extensive in-stock inventory with strategically located warehouses nationwide.

Address: 1348 Busch Pkwy, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Phone: +1 800-581-6620


7paintball & Airsoft

We are dedicated to the upkeep, repair and service of any and all equipment related to the sports of paintball and airsoft. Buy, Sell and Trade. We sell New and Used items. Layaway and Consignment are also available.

Address: 1143 E 9th St, Lockport, IL 60441

Phone: +1 815-588-1777


Paintball fields and clubs

RHC Paintball Fields

We are the newest Chicago and Milwaukee area paintball destination. We specialize in kids birthday parties, awesome bachelor and bachelorette parties, youth group outings,Walk-on play, and company team building events.

Address: 5016 IL-173, Richmond, IL 60071

Phone: +1 815-678-3271


Bing Field Paintball & Airsoft Park!

Our park encompasses 35 sprawling acres 20 minutes northeast of St. Louis, Missouri in Edwardsville, Illinois. This includes 3 woods fields.

Address: 3231 Edwardsville Rd, Edwardsville, IL 62025

Phone: +1 618-692-8271


Paintball shops

Wacky Warriors Paintball East

We have been in the paintball industry for over 33 years and have over 500 rental markers and over 18 playing fields that keep everyone busy around the year. You can join one of many tournaments on our Air-ball fields. If that is not your style, try hunting down your buddies on one of our many woods-ball fields! When it comes to parties you can always check out the new “Village”; a blast for both birthday parties and church groups! We dare you to try and be the KING in our “Castle” field with 2 stories of paintball action!!

Address: 3908 Mine Haul Rd, Millstadt, IL 62260

Phone: +1 314-518-4436


Wyldside Paintball

Everyone knows what they are doing and they are very helpful and friendly the times I’ve been. Cent wait for the cold to go away to get back…

Address: 4500 Rotary Rd, Rockford, IL 61109

Phone: +1 815-398-9953


Archery and bowhunting resources

Archery clubs and organizations

Chicago Bow Hunters Inc

It is hoped that all archers will develop a passion for the sport and enjoy archery as a lifetime activity. Highly qualified coaches will provide training to our members. The CBH JOAD Program is chartered with the USA Archery, and will abide by its rules and guidelines. True to the nature of CBH, all forms of archery will be promoted, including target, field, and 3D.

Address: 320 Charlestown Dr, Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Phone: +1 630-739-9844


TAZ Archery

Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin’s Archery Shop for Professional Bow tuning, Bow Strings, Archery Lessons, Archery Range, Retail store of Bow and Arrows. We welcome you to visit our retail store and 30 yard indoor 3D range. We also host many tournaments throughout the year for youth and adult archers. Our leagues are also a favorite of our customers and provide a great competition for archers of all skill levels.

Address: 11908 Catalpa Ln, Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone: +1 815-337-0332


Learning: archery lessons and classes

Chicago Archery

We are Chicagoland’s one stop shop for archery equipment and archery training. Our shop carries top brands including but not limited to Hoyt, Bowtech, Elite, Fuse, TrueGlo, Scott, CBE, Gold Tip, Easton, QAD, Horton, Ten Point, Stryker and the list goes on. We have a tone of compound hunting bows, crossbows, and recurves in stock.

Address: 124 W Diversey Ave, Elmhurst, IL 60126

Phone: +1 630-592-4758


Archery Bow Range Chicago

Located in Humboldt Park, Archery Bow Range Chicago is a home grown, local source for Urban Archery. We offer classes, events, leagues, and courses for social shootings as well as a Main Range for Competitive Training. Check out the Calendar and sign up for a class!

Address: 1757 N Kimball Ave, Chicago, IL 60647



Archery ranges

Griswold Archery

Griswold Archery has been in business for forty two years. As a pro shop our goal is to give our customers the most value for the money. In both products and personal service. Griswold Archery takes the time to fit your equipment correctly to you personally. All personnel are factory trained in the products we carry. We strive to stay ahead of the latest equipment and technology in the archery industry. We appreciate our customers they are our biggest asset!

Address: 1565 IL-164, Cameron, IL 61423

Phone: +1 309-342-7889


Fox Valley Archery

Fox Valley Archery is so much more than an archery retail store. Our club-like atmosphere, educational tips, indoor shooting range, and bow services makes us Northern Illinois’ premier archery retail store and service shop. Located in West Dundee, Illinois, our store is conveniently placed to serve the entire Northern Illinois marketplace.

Address: 637 S 8th St, West Dundee, IL 60118

Phone: +1 847-844-3337


Archery pro shops

Glisson Archery & Pro Shop

Glisson Archery Range and Pro Shop has been serving the archery and hunting community for over 20 years. We offer target range facilities, a well equipped pro-shop, outfitting and repair services, hunting trips and instruction.

Address: 22900 E Main St, Plainfield, IL 60544

Phone: +1 815-436-5803


Town Hall Archery

Town Hall Sports’ Pro Shop carries all of the equipment and gear you need for your archery needs. Whether you’re shooting for recreation or participating in a league, we have everything you need.

Address: 5901 Cool Sports Rd, Belleville, IL 62223

Phone: +1 618-235-9881


Firearm shooting resources

Firearms centers and complexes

High Caliber Training Center & Indoor Range

At High Caliber Training Center & Indoor Range, it is our goal to assist you in the safe operation and maintenance of your firearm(s). We offer Central Illinois first-class firearms training in our state-of-the-art indoor shooting range. Our staff has a firearm expert ready to provide the education you need whether you are a new firearm owner or a competitive shooter. The range is open to the public with memberships available.

Address: 1414 Triumph Dr, Urbana, IL 61802

Phone: +1 217-344-4282


On Target Range & Tactical Training Center

Since the early years of our country, man, woman, and child have employed their firearm as a tool to fill the stewpot and for the sheer enjoyment of testing one’s discipline by hitting “the mark.” Through the whirlwind of time, few traditions remain that truly define the American character than our penchant for skillful shooting. Today, as our beloved country is torn between believers and non-believers of traditional American values, OnTarget Range stands resolute as an unwavering bastion of our constitutional rights, therefore representing the very fabric of our American culture.

Address: 560 Beechcraft Ln, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

Phone: +1 815-477-2020


Gun clubs and organizations

Article II Range

There will be 4 ranges with 8 positions in each range, all 25 yards. All ranges will be capable of handling handguns, rifles, shotguns and black powder firearms.

Address: 250 Cortland Ave, Lombard, IL 60148

Phone: +1 630-627-0310


Pelchers Shooters Supply and Gun Range, Inc

Pelcher’s was founded in the Village of Lansing Illinois in 1975 by Larry Pelcher. Mr. Pelcher, a sportsman and outdoorsman, began his experience with shooting sports at an early age. When he was six years old his father purchased him a .410 gauge shotgun. Larry used to stand on to top of the trap house and shoot trap targets.

Address: 18149 Henry St, Lansing, IL 60438

Phone: +1 708-474-0662


Shooting ranges

Buffalo Range Shooting Park

We are centrally located 5 miles west of Ottawa and 5 miles east of Utica near the Illinois River and the historic Starved Rock State Park. We look forward to spending the day with you and strive to bring you the best experience around!

Address: 1252 N 2803rd Rd, Ottawa, IL 61350

Phone: +1 815-433-2471


Maxon Shooters Supply & Indoor Range

Raising the bar for the Chicago metro area, Maxon Shooter’s proudly serves our community as Chicago’s premier gun shop and indoor shooting range. Our new firearms facility offers 20 state-of-the-art indoor lanes, a well stocked and modern retail store, experienced instructors and specialized training programs with a modern event space available for both public and private events.

Address: 75 Bradrock Dr, Des Plaines, IL 60018

Phone: +1 847-298-4867


Firearms training

Blackhawk Tactical Firearm Training / Guns

Top Rated Firearm Instruction in Illinois for Concealed Carry and it’s not hard to find out what makes us so different from our competitors when you review our curriculum and the topics covered in this program.

Address: 5037 W 111th St, Alsip, IL 60803

Phone: +1 708-581-4301


Chicagoland Firearm Training

Chicagoland Firearm Training conducts a wide variety of firearm training for both businesses and individuals including: NRA 1-steps, ILLINOIS CONCEALED CARRY, Utah Concealed Carry, 40-Hour Armed Security Training (20 hours Unarmed/Basic, 20 hours Armed), ASP sanctioned Handcuff and Baton Course, and private instruction.

Address: 4425 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60641

Phone: +1 773-355-1691


Gun and ammo stores

Illinois Firearms & Ammunition

We have a friendly, knowledgeable staff that is ready to help you with our large assortment of hand guns, long guns, rifles and accessories. Our goal is to provide a family friendly and safe environment for the avid shooter as well as those who are looking to get into the sport. We want our customers to feel comfortable and relaxed with their experience.

Address: 34W358 Valley Cir, St Charles, IL 60174

Phone: +1 630-313-2590


Almost Wholesale Gun and Supply

Our professional staff is waiting to assist you in selecting the proper firearms for your needs, whether it is target shooting, in-home defense, concealed carry, or hunting. We also have all the other equipment you need and the training to teach you how to use it.

Address: 7545 S Madison St #11, Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Phone: +1 630-863-1379


Gunsmith services

Trojan Arms & Gunsmithing

When it comes to firearms, women often have different questions, needs, and motivations than men. Whether you are new to the shooting sports or a veteran shooter, we can provide advice, guidance and information to assist you. We are a true Mom and Pop shop. Come in and let Mom (Pam!) help you choose your new firearm or accessory.

Address: 112 W Market St, Troy, IL 62294

Phone: +1 618-667-8570


Gibbs Custom Gunsmithing LLC

Gibbs Custom Firearms Training will be holding the next Illinois Concealed Carry class on Saturday, September 9th and Sunday, September 10th. Master Firearms Instructor, Rick Gibbs, brings 35 years of experience and over 700 hours of certified training to every class.

Address: 155 W North St., POB 162, Manhattan, IL 60442

Phone: +1 815-349-4863