Adult Classes

Pistol Safety Course

Learn firearms safety, law and familiarization of handguns and ammunition, how to handle a weapon safely, and laws regarding use of firearms in self-defense. This one evening course  will cover many do’s and don’ts  for carrying a weapon for self defense.  As part of the course those students who wish to later apply for a concealed handgun permit may take a written test, and upon successful completion of the test,  a certificate will be provided that will allow you to apply for a Virginia Concealed Weapons Permit with the local court. No gun ownership required.   If you have a gun do not bring it to class until the instructor instructs you to do so. Class open to any age 21 or older. This course meets one evening.   Time: 6-9pm.  
Location: Municipal Building  
Cost per student: $55 residents/non-residents: $65   Each course limited to 10 students.

Choose the date when registering:
April 6
April 18
May 18

Instructor: Perry Bartels is a 22 year police veteran and firearms instructor. He is a certified instructor with the Virginia Department of of Criminal Justice Services. Must register 5 days in advance of the course.
Spaces will fill quickly, this course has been
very popular in the past.

Boating Safety Course
Virginia now requires all operators of boats and personal water craft to take a Safe Boating and Jet Ski Course.  The Virginia Boater Education Course is offered free at Poquoson Municipal Building, thanks to Poquoson Community Recreation and Flotilla 63–  Poquoson. Class Offerings for Spring of 2017:

May 22 and 24   6:00-9:30pm
(Must attend both sessions)
All registrations are taken online at
Class registration is free, however pre-registration is required online, register early space is