Fencing Academy of Calgary Classes and Fees

Registration is open for Summer 2024 session. Session starts on the week of June 3rd, 2024.

YOUTH INTRODUCTORY COURSE (for ages 7 – 15 yrs)

6 Weeks Program, one lesson per week in a group or individual lessons.
You can start any time. All protective gear and equipment is provided.

JuneMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday5:45 – 7:00pmGlenbrook Community Hall
JulyTuesday, Wednesday6:00 – 8:00pmGlenbrook Community Hall
AugustTuesday, Wednesday6:00 – 8:00pmGlenbrook Community Hall

ADULT INTRODUCTORY COURSE (for ages 16 - adult)

6 Weeks Program, one lesson per week in a group or individual lessons.
You can start any time. All protective gear and equipment is provided.

JuneMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday7:00 – 8:30pmGlenbrook Community Hall
JulyTuesday, Wednesday6:00 – 8:00pmGlenbrook Community Hall
AugustTuesday, Wednesday6:00 – 8:00pmGlenbrook Community Hall

BEGINNERS & INTERMEDIATE LEVEL (foil, epee or sabre class)

June, July, August
Group lessons once or twice per week.
(If taking two lessons/week, fees include Open Bouting).

JuneMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday5:45 – 7:00pmGlenbrook Community Hall
JulyTuesday, Wednesday6:00 – 8:00pmGlenbrook Community Hall
AugustTuesday, Wednesday6:00 – 8:00pmGlenbrook Community Hall

Participants should have their own mask and glove (or you can rent from the club).
Participants are encouraged to take individual lessons to progress to the Competitive Program.

COMPETITIVE FOIL, EPEE OR SABRE CLASS

June, July, August
Group lessons once or twice per week.
(If taking two lessons/week, fees include Open Bouting).

JuneMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday7:00 – 8:30pmGlenbrook Community Hall
JulyTuesday, Wednesday6:00 – 8:00pmGlenbrook Community Hall
AugustTuesday, Wednesday6:00 – 8:00pmGlenbrook Community Hall

Participants should have their own mask and glove (or you can rent from the club).
Participants should take individual lessons to progress to the High Performance Level.

OPEN BOUTING

June, July, August
1 or 2 practice sessions per week – no classes or individual lessons provided.
Includes use of the scoring equipment and facility, equipment rental available.

JuneMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday7:30 - 8:30pmGlenbrook Community Hall
JulyTuesday, Wednesday7:00 – 8:00pmGlenbrook Community Hall
AugustTuesday, Wednesday7:00 – 8:00pmGlenbrook Community Hall

INDIVIDUAL LESSONS

Available to everyone.
Priority is given to International/Provincial / National level competitive fencers.
All individual lessons are by appointment only and must be scheduled in advance (20-30 minutes per lesson).

Fencing Academy of Calgary Fees for Summer 2024

Classes June, July, August
6-Week Introductory Course (Youth or Adult)
All protective gear and equipment are provided.
Start any time
150 CDN$
Epee, Foil or Sabre Class (1 per week) $90 per month
Epee, Foil or Sabre Class (2 per week)
Includes open bouting
$120 per month
Open Bouting
No classes or lessons included
$80 per month
Individual Lessons By appointment only - please contact coach.

Locations and Times

Our classes location is Glenbrook Community Hall, street address 3524-45th Street SW, Calgary.

Month Days Time
June Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 5:45-8:30pm
July Tuesday, Wednesday 6:00-8:00pm
August Tuesday, Wednesday 6:00-8:00pm

Alberta Fencing Association (AFA) Membership

In order to participate in fencing classes, club activities and competitions, each fencer has to join the Alberta Fencing Association. There are 3 membership levels to choose from, depending on the level of participation in club activities and in AFA events.

Trial membership is available to athletes new to the sport of fencing who participate in club practices and club or AFA outreach/community programs. Trial-level members may compete in no tournaments, enroll in no AFA courses or clinics, and may not participate in classes or programming over the course of more than 6 weeks.

The Associate (Recreational) Membership (ASSC) is an annual membership. It allows individuals to partake in classes and events at affiliated clubs. Benefits include: liability insurance coverage, support the development of coaching and refereeing in Alberta, administrative coordination between the clubs, provinces and the Canadian Fencing Federation and ability to sign up for various courses and events offerred by the AFA.

The Competitive Membership (COMP). It provides all of the services of the Associate Membership as well as: the ability to participate at a competitive level in Alberta and at out-of-province/country events and to be included in the Alberta Provincial Rankings to be eligible for performance funding. It also includes subsidizing referees for provincial competition and subsidizing purchase and maintenance of provincial tournament equipment.

AFA Membership is annual (Sep - June). AFA charges the below for its membership.

AFA Membership Cost
Trial 6 Weeks Membership (TRIAL) 5 CDN$
Annual Associate (Recreational) Membership (ASSC) 20 CDN$
Annual Competitive Membership (COMP) 55 CDN$

You can obtain the AFA membership directly from their website.

Payment Methods

The only forms of payment accepted are e-Transfer, cheques, money orders (bank drafts) or cash.

Payment by Cheques or Money Orders (Bank Drafts)

Fencing Academy of Calgary accepts bank drafts and cheques

Please make cheques and money orders payable to: Fencing Academy of Calgary Association (2-3 post-dated cheques for Epee, Foil or Sabre Classes). You can bring your payment in person.

Invoices/Receipts

Receipts will be provided after payment is accepted and processed.

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