For Public Safety Agencies: Facilities, Courses and Fees

Law Enforcement Training

Reality based training environments can be modified to accommodate any training need. Also available is a 12 lane shooting range, shooting simulator, mats room. and more...

Fire Services Training

Multi-level indoor and outdoor training environments for fire service training. Exterior buildings for smoke houses to include indoor training area for a full engine to drive indoors out of elements for year round training.

Emergency Medical Services

Reality based training environments can be utilized for EMS training and ample classroom space for lecture based and practical exercises. Area for community classes as well.

Shooting Range Lane Rental

Our state-of-the-art MEGGIT 12-lane shooting range is available for both public safety use and public access on the weekends. Featuring a 50 yard shooting distance.

HERO CENTER INTERACTIVE MAP

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HERO CENTER INTERACTIVE MAP
12 Lane 50 Yard Firing Range 28 Seat Range Classroom-C Classroom B seats 50 (Can be opened up with A to seat 100) Classroom A seats 50 (can be opened up with B to seat 100) Ti Virtual Reality Simulator Room Defensive Tactics Mats Room 2 Story Tactical Training Room with Hufcor Moveable Partitions 2 & 4 Story Training Balcony/Stairwell Outdoor Reality Based Training Grounds/Fire Rescue Balcony/Tower Secure Outdoor Yard / K9 Training Area Lobby and Restrooms Lunch / Break area seating Catering Kitchen w/ Serving Window into Classroom Pre-Training Staging Area with Presenting capabilities Outdoor Reality Based Training-Houses 4-Lane 50 yard shooting range (No Public Use) Gun Cleaning Room (No Public Use)

12 Lane 50 Yard Firing Range

The 12 Lane firing range will be available for law enforcement agency use during the weekdays and public access on the weekends.  Featuring a state-of-the-art MEGGIT system.

28 Seat Range Classroom-C

28 person classroom (classroom C) which is available with rental of the 12 lane range.

Classroom B seats 50 (Can be opened up with A to seat 100)

Classroom B seats 50 people and Classroom A seats 50 people.  Classrooms A & B can be combined with center wall opened and can seat 100 people. A small kitchenette is available off to the side of classroom B with serving window for catering.  Also small break out rooms or small conference rooms are available nearby.

Classroom A seats 50 (can be opened up with B to seat 100)

Classroom A seats 50 people and Classroom B seats 50 people.  Classrooms A & B can be combined with center wall opened and can seat 100 people.

Ti Virtual Reality Simulator Room

3 Screen Ti Virtual Reality Training Simulator is available for use by law enforcement and government agencies to further enhance their training capabilities.  From deescalation scenarios and active shooter training this system brings the trainee as close to as real-life experience as possible.

Defensive Tactics Mats Room

Mats room features full coverage floor and wall mats for a safer physical training environment.

2 Story Tactical Training Room with Hufcor Moveable Partitions

Featuring state-of-the-art HUFCOR moveable wall partitions for unlimited configurations for your training environment.  Non-marking sim rounds can be used in the indoor and outdoor ‘Reality Based Training’ areas.

2 & 4 Story Training Balcony/Stairwell

2 Story balcony with sliding residential door access for training on multi-level rescue environments.  Also available is a 4 story stair tower to further enhance the agencies training needs.

Outdoor Reality Based Training Grounds/Fire Rescue Balcony/Tower

This outdoor Reality Based training area features a large asphalt pad for various scenario based training.  A 4-story stair tower is available for stair flight scenarios.  Also a 2-story balcony with railing and sliding glass door entry into the indoor reality based area for rescue based scenario training in elevated scenes.  Also a large parking lot area for additional training opportunities and a large helicopter landing pad for your training needs.

Secure Outdoor Yard / K9 Training Area

Lobby and Restrooms

Lunch / Break area seating

Catering Kitchen w/ Serving Window into Classroom

Pre-Training Staging Area with Presenting capabilities

This pre-staging area was designed to allow groups using the Mats room or virtual simulator, an area in which they can stage an wait or stage and have someone present information to the group with full audio/visual capabilities available at this location as well as they run individuals through scenarios.

Outdoor Reality Based Training-Houses

This outdoor reality based training area features a split-level home and rambler style home for reality based scenario.  Both have breach doors for battering rams and the rambler door can handle small charges on the door system for dynamic entry.

4-Lane 50 yard shooting range (No Public Use)

This 4 lane range was designed for law enforcement agency use which is separated from the 12-lane range and not accessible by the public during public shooting hours.  The 4-lane range has 4 fixed targets down range which can turn but cannot move forward or back.  If needed agencies can rent the 12 lane and 4 lane range if 16 lanes are needed for their training.  Call to request the 16 lane.

Gun Cleaning Room (No Public Use)

Agencies that utilize the range facilities can also take advantage of a professionally designed gun cleaning room with multiple cleaning station locations.  A large vent-hood was installed to help with any strong odor solvents.  Also installed was a safe and environmentally friendly cleaning system which helps cut down on use of strong odor solvents and makes the cleaning process safer.

Facilities/Rentals

Explore our different training spaces and facility features.

12-Lane Range

4 hour minimum rental required
$ 430 per 4 hour block
  • Programmable target control
  • Shooting distance 50 yards
  • Raised track to allow for a vehicle in range
  • Troy Acoustics for noise reduction

Mats Room

4 hour minimum rental required
$ 80 per 4 hour block
  • Completely padded walls and floors
  • Excellent for defensive tactics/RTR training
  • Direct access to 'Reality Based Training' area
  • Direct access to VR simulator room

Classroom(s)

4 hour minimum rental required
$ 75-350 per 4 hour block
  • Classroom A seats 50 people
  • Classroom B seats 50 people
  • Classrooms A & B combined seat 100 people
  • Classroom C seats 28 people

Indoor Reality Based

4 hour minimum rental required
$ 200 per 4 hour block
  • Unlimited floor to ceiling room configurations
  • Flexible situational training environment
  • Fast, easy setup within minutes
  • Rugged and durable walls

Outdoor Reality Based

4 hour minimum rental required
$ 200 per 4 hour block
  • Split entry home with battering door/deck
  • Rambler home with battering/explosive entry
  • Rear entry/egress access points on houses
  • Large parking lot for traffic scenarios

Virtual Simulator

1 hour minimum rental required
$ 70 per 1 hour block
  • Ti 180 degree training system
  • Interactive Senarios with adaptability
  • 3 Screen system with instructor controls
  • AR-15, Glock, Taser, OC , shotgun & flashlight

Public Access: Shooting Range, Classes, and Fees

Shooting Lane Rental

Our state-of-the-art MEGGIT 12-lane shooting range is available for both public safety use and public access on the weekends. Featuring a 50 yard shooting distance.

RANGE EXPECTED TO OPEN

Safety Classes

Permit to Carry courses, firearm safety courses and Self Defense classes will be made available for the public to register for training.

CPR Classes

Community based trainings will be hosted at the HERO center. Some of these trainings will include, CPR, First-Aid, and AED training.

Location

10125 85th Street S,

Cottage Grove, MN 55016

Our Hours

8 AM Monday – 5 PM Friday

Weekend Hours (COMING SOON)

 

Note: Space use and range rental is available to public safety agencies, other community organizations and private entities.  Reservation of space can be made online.  Any questions regarding space use please contact us 651-458-2811.

Contact us

Phone: 651-458-2811

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