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Welcome to Riverside Sporting Gear

Riverside Sporting Gear is an authorized Colt Dealer!

We have the new Glock 17 & 19 GEN 5 in stock! Stop by and see both.  There are over 20 changes to these models based on the FBI Glock Model M.


See the new Colt Gold Cup Trophy at Riverside Sporting Gear!

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Are you current or retired law enforcement, military, security, first responder, GSSF member or NRA instructor?  Ask us about our special pricing for Glock, S&W, Beretta, CZ, FN and Sig. Don't know if you qualify? Call us at: 763-263-9587.


No sales or shipping outside of US.  



If you can't find the firearm you want on our site, call us at: 763-263-9587.  We have mulitple sources to help find the right firearm for you!

Updated: Mar 17, 2018

GMR-15™ Competition Ready Rifle 



The GMR - Competiton ready Rife above is chambered in 9mm. 


Pistol calliber carbines are rapidly becoming popular in both International Defensive Pistol Association(IDPA) and United States Practical Shooters Association (USPSA).  They are economical to shoot and a lot of fun.  Stop by Riverside Sporting Gear and see one!


We Are A Master Dealer for JP Rifles

Riverside Sporting Gear is a Master Dealer AND Factory certified installer of JP trigger systems.
Stop by the shop to see and test fire the GMR-15 PCC!

Master Dealer JP Rifles

Nighthawk Custom Firearms

We Are A Direct Dealer for Nighthawk Custom Firearms

Stop By and Test Fire One!

Riverside Sporting Gear is a Direct Dealer for Nighthawk Custom Firearms

Store Hours: 


Current as of 03/16/2018.

We will open at 5:30 PM on Saturday March 17th.  We will be at the Minneosta Weapons Collectors Show in the Morning

Monday                          Appointment or Scheduled Class

Tuesday                         Appointment or Scheduled Class

Wednesday/Friday  8:30AM - 6:30PM

Saturday                          8:30AM-6:30PM

Sunday                            Appointment  (or as needed if emergency)

Saturday  may vary because of training sessions and matches.

If you need to stop at the shop during unscheduled hours please call for arrangements 763-263-9587.  Our hours reflect the need for student class time, our committment to the league activities at the gun clubs were we are involved and continued staff training. 

Call for Directions or in case of emergency firearm repairs after hours: 763-263-9587

Want to join a gun club or participate in organized firearms activities?  Ask us how.

For firearms training, permit to         carry (concealed carry), defense training, indvidual  lessons, gunsmith services for Elk River, Minneapolis, Maple Grove, Anoka, Becker. Big Lake, Monticello,Buffalo, Plymouth, Ramsey, Zimmerman, Princeton, Milaca, Mora, Cambridge, St. Cloud and surrounding areas since 2006.

Armed Citizens Network

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Gun Storage For Your Lifestyle


Ask us about our firearms appraisal services.



class  schedule

Want to become a USCCA  Certified  Instructor?  We have a class on March 24-25 2018.  To register contact Jon Thompson at: 763-263-9587


Minnesota Permit to Carry Class will be held on March 10, 2018. To sign up contact Jon Thompson at : 763-263-9587 


We are pleased to announce that we now have four new class offerings:


---  Countering the Mass Shooter Threat


--- Got your Minnesota Permit to carry?  Here’s what comes next! 


--- Drawing from the Holster


--- After what comes next—the multiple scenario class!


Call for details:763-263-9587or see the description under COURSES at the top of this page. 

Firearms new arrivals

This is Kahr\'s Entry level pistol. It has conventional rifling; 1-10 right-hand twist and laser engraving. Drift adjustable white bar-dot combat rear sight, pinned in polymer front sight are found on this firearm. Your Price $349,95

This is the 9mm S&W Shield 9mm. Great for use as a carry firearm.

This is H&K first striker fired handgun since the P7 which was introduced in the 1980s..

Do you have trouble racking the side on a semit-auto firearm? If so, this may be the firearm for you. The SOFTCOIL delayed blowback recoil system greatly reduces the effort it takes to rack the slide. It really works! Price $419.00

IN STOCK NOW! The G43 is our new single stack, 9mm pistol

Thi is the S&W M+P Pro Series 9mm with 5" barrel and fiber optic front sight with competition black rear sight. The trigger pull is about 5.5lbs out of the box.

The Glock 19 GEN4 may well be the most carried firearm for self protection in the US. The new Glock 19 GEN 4 with interchangeable back straps improves on the past and might be just right for you!

ON SALE IN 9MM! This is Colt's new competition model 1911 pistol in both 9mm and 45 auto. This is a firearm with many competition features including a dual recoil spring, G-10 Colt grips and Novac competition sights. Price $835.00

This is a Ruger LC9s Engraved Model. The engraving is very well done and adds a touch of class to a great firearm. Your Price:$478.00

THis Ruger LC9s has the HiViz Fiber Optic sights already installed. Ge the advantage ohf having he fiber optics ready to go. Your Price: $392.00

This is Smith & Wessons new model M+P 2.0 S&W has upgraded the M+P 2. with many new features including an improved. crisp trigger. Your Price $507.00

This is the new Glock 17 GEN 5. I has over 20 new and exciting design improvements including an improved trigger. Your Price $559.00 ( Glock 19 GEN 5 also in stock at same price as the 17)

The eagerly anticipated subcompact model of the acclaimed Heckler & Koch VP Series handgun, VP9SK (in 9 mm) has all of the sought-after characteristics of larger frame VP pistols but in a more concealable design.

This is Smith & Wessons new model M+P 2.0 S&W has upgraded the M+P 2. with many new features including an improved. crisp trigger. Your Price $507.00