The Barnes family aim to provide a one-stop shop for firearms and training with exceptional and attentive service.
Peabody, MA—May 13, 2015— Baystate Firearms and Training, a family owned and operated business, is now open at the Hallmark Building in Peabody at the ramp from Route 1 North to Lowell Street (215 Newbury Street). Carrying a wide variety of firearms, ammunition and accessories, the bright and friendly new retail store also buys and sells used firearms, handles firearm transfers, consultations and certified training. The facility also has a state of the art firearms simulator and a training classroom offering Basic Firearms Safety, Home Firearm Safety and other training classes like their Ladies-only class. The instructors at Baystate Firearms are police officers and members of the armed forces and all are certified Massachusetts firearms trainers through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the National Rifle Association, the Massachusetts State Police and The Municipal Police Training Council.
Owner, Ray Barnes has an extensive background in training groups and individuals in the proper and responsible use of firearms. He is certified by the Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts Police Training Council and the National Rifle Association as a firearms instructor. In addition, Ray is a licensed firearms retailer by the Department of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the City of Peabody. Officer Barnes, along with his family and sales staff, are passionate about gun safety and assisting people in choosing just the right firearm for their level of experience.
Baystate Firearms retail hours are: closed on Monday, Tuesdays through Thursday open from 10:00am to 6:00pm, Friday open from 10:00am to 7:00pm, Saturday open from 10:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday open from 10:00am to 2:00pm. The business will have an official grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting with Mayor Ted Bettencourt and the Peabody Area Chamber of Commerce on Friday May 19th at 10:30am in which the public is welcome to stop by and tour the facility. For more information please visit our website at www.baystatefirearms.com or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.
Baystate Firearms and Training in Peabody, Massachusetts is a full firearms retail store and training center for men and women with any level of experience. They provide a one-stop shop for all of your firearms needs with exceptional and attentive service. The facility has a state of the art firearms simulator. The simulator is perfect for beginner and more advanced shooters. The facility also offers clients a safe and responsible firearms training with Massachusetts certified instructors who have extensive backgrounds in training groups and individuals in the proper and responsible use of firearms. All instructors are certified by the Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts Police Training Council and the National Rifle Association as a firearms instructor. Unlike the retail store which opened in April 2015, the training division was established in 2011 with a curriculum designed and implemented at levels that far exceed state law enforcement and military standards.