Going hunting this fall? If so, then this Hunter’s Education Class is just for you. The class, presented by the Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department and taught by an Arizona Game and Fish Department certified instructor, is designed to teach safe handling of firearms, safe hunting habits, outdoor survival, wildlife management techniques and more.
Anybody age 9 and above is able to participant in this class. Children between the ages of 9 and 14 are required by Arizona law to complete this course before hunting. You must be at least 10 years old to hunt for big game.
The course includes two days in the classroom and one day in the field. The class portion of this course is held on Tuesday, May 12 and Thursday, May 14 at the Dorothy Nolan Senior Center, located at 330 N. Pinal Street. The class begins at 5:30pm and lasts until approximately 9:00pm. The field day portion is held on Sunday May 17 at the Rio Salado Sportsman’s Club, located at 3960 N Usery Pass Road in Mesa, Arizona.
The fee for this class is $5.00. The registration deadline is Friday, May 1. For more information, contact Megan Padilla, Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department, at (520) 868-8329. To register, click here.