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For Immediate Release:
April 10, 2013
Media Contact:
Laura Phillips

Miami-Dade County Parks Announces Expanded Operating Schedule For The Trail Glades Sport Shooting Range

The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, has announced that the Trail Glades Sport Shooting Range at 17601 SW 8th Street, Miami, has expanded its days of operation to include Tuesdays. 

The Trail Glades Sport Shooting Range is now open to shooting sports activities six days a week. Cease fire is 30-minutes prior to the stated closing times.

The days and hours of operation are:

After undergoing substantial target-range renovations and updates in 2009-2010, the state-of-the-art Trail Glades Sport Shooting Range is fully operational and more popular than ever amongst those who enjoy the shooting sports.  The facility contains a multiple position, 50-yard practical range; a 35-position, 7-to-50-yard pistol range; a 32-position, 25-to-100-yard rifle range; six trap-and-skeet fields, which include a five-stand operation station and an international skeet field; and 18 RV spaces with water and electrical hook-up, for use during tournaments.  In addition, they offer safe shooter classes, and range facility rentals for law enforcement groups.

For directions and more information about the Trail Glades Sport Shooting Range, visit or call 305-226-1823.

About the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department:
Nationally accredited, a three-time winner of the NRPA National Gold Medal Award and winner of the 2009 Florida Governor's Sterling Award for excellence in management and operations, Miami-Dade County Parks is the third largest county park system in the United States, consisting of 260 parks and 12,825 acres of land.  It is one of the most unique park and recreation systems in the world.  Made up of more than just playgrounds and athletic fields, it also comprises out-of-school, sports-development, and summer-camp programs; programs for seniors and people with disabilities; educational nature centers and nature preserves; environmental restoration efforts; arts and culture programs and events; the renowned Zoo Miami and the Deering Estate at Cutler; the Crandon Tennis Center, home of the Sony Open; golf courses; beaches; marinas; campgrounds; pools; and more.  For information about Miami-Dade County Parks call 3-1-1, or visit

Miami-Dade County Parks is supported by The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade a non-profit 501(c)3 organization supporting the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department's efforts to further develop Miami-Dade County's world-class parks system for residents and visitors.  Its mission is to create a healthier, more livable and sustainable Miami community by ensuring the implementation of the Parks Open Space Master Plan and the development of year-round park and recreation programs for local children, adults and people with disabilities.  For more information on the Parks Foundation, please visit

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