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Gander Mountain Academy - CLOSED

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Handgun Fundamentals

We took the handgun fundamentals class to become more comfortable with guns. The class is four... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2017
Debra C
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Kissimmee, Florida
Last minute stop

My wife and I stopped by on our way home from our cruise. Had a ton of fun and wish there was one... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2017
AaronM3601
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May 19, 2018
“Gander Mt. is Gone !!”
May 22, 2017
“GANDER MOUNTAIN IS FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY. THEY DO NOT ISSUE GIFT CARDS.”
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Gander Mountain Academy is the first-and-only firearms facility to offer this life-like simulation technology to the public. Experience our fully immersive simulators that are so cutting-edge and lifelike that until now they've only been available...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3750 Flagg Ln, Lake Mary, FL 32746-5400
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+1 407-391-3915
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Gander Mountain shuddered it's doors in 2017, due to bankruptcy. The location is now Home furnishing store.

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

Be aware of the current company's financial status. I am not sure of the certainty of any future commitments.

Thank Mike_G44
Reviewed April 5, 2017

If you are new to shooting or are trying to introduce a new shooter this is NOT the place. They are very stressful and will intimidate most. I am a combat veteran and extremely experienced shooter. I really hate when I come across ranges like...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2017

I had gone to several Gander stores in an attempt to use a gift card I received. The stores did not carry the product I was seeking however they suggested placing an order. I did that - and later learned that because of their bankruptcy...More

Thank Prvteye
Reviewed March 6, 2017

We took the handgun fundamentals class to become more comfortable with guns. The class is four hours & teaches you everything you need to know about guns. The class goes over all the working parts of different guns, history, how to safely handle them &...More

Thank Debra C
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by on our way home from our cruise. Had a ton of fun and wish there was one closer to home.

Thank AaronM3601
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

We signed up for Fundamentals. Our instructor was Mike and he was amazing. He was knowledgeable, comedic and relatable. Being a non handgun owner, I wanted a course that made me at ease around handguns and this course delivered. If you're looking for a class...More

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

My 17yo son and I did the virtual range and the 180' virtual experience. Both were extremely fun and offered a nice challenge. There are programs in the 180' experience that offer quite a bit of healthy competition. We really enjoyed our time here. After...More

Thank PineappleEm
Reviewed September 30, 2016

We did the 300 degree simulation. It was a great experience. We learned a lot. It's very different presented with real scenarios rather than just shooting at still targets. You use a regular size AirGun similar to a Glock 22. Staff was helpful and friendly....More

Thank W42
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Gander Mountain Academy is a very professionally run and safe shooting range, learning center and virtual Center. The Academy provides classes for first time gun owners and advanced classed for those interested in concealed weapons, gun safety etc. Their staff is mostly all retired military...More

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