Gun safety course offered in Lakeville

The Dakota County Gun Club will sponsor a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Certified Firearms Safety Course in Lakeville.

Participants need to be at least age 11 or older by March 26. This is an online and classroom course. All students and parent/guardian will be required to attend the introduction class on Tuesday, March 26, at McGuire Middle School, 21220 Holyoke Ave. W., starting at 6 p.m. In addition, there will be three classroom sessions from 6-9 p.m. April 16, 18 and 23 at McGuire. Range day will be 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20. Attendance will be mandatory at all classes.

There is a $7.50 Lakeville Parks and Recreation registration fee, $24.95 fee paid to HunterCourse (the online course) and a $7.50 fee paid to DNR at completion of class.

Preregistration is required with the Lakeville Parks & Recreation Department at (952) 985-4600 or