South Metro Public Safety

Training Facility

Training Our Bravest & Finest

State of the Art Facilities

Making Our Communities Safer

The South Metro Public Safety Training Facility is a state-of-the-art, multi-use firefighting and law enforcement training center.

Information for Public Safety Personnel

We offer leading-edge resources and opportunities to public safety personnel to ensure the highest quality of training possible.

Facilities include classrooms, tactical gym, firearms simulator, two gun ranges, and a live fire training tower, etc. Courses include MN POST Board accredited classes, investigation techniques, train the trainer classes and firearms instruction.

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Information for the Public

The gun range is open every Saturday from 8AM to 2PM and most* Wednesdays from 6PM to 9PM. Cost is $18/lane/45 minutes. Walk-ins only.

Firearms courses offered several times a year.

*Occasionally, the range is unavailable on a Wednesday evening for police training. Click here for more information.

About Us

The South Metro Public Safety Training Facility operates under a joint powers agreement between the Cities of Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Edina, and the Metropolitan Airports Commission. The facility provides a variety of police and fire training opportunities in a 28,000 square foot, two-building campus on a 3 1/2 acre site. It is conveniently located in the northeast corner of Hwys 169 and 494 in Edina MN. The facilities and courses are primarily for the use of our agencies but we also have a firing range and associated firearm safety courses available to the public as well.