Beginner Classes

The Calgary Fencing Club offers beginner fencing classes for the age categories listed below:

Next Scheduled Group Beginner Start Dates:

Child Beginners Spring 2024 (Ages 9-13)
Monday and Wednesday 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
April 08, 2024 – May 15, 2024

Youth and Adult Beginners Spring 2024 (Ages 14+)
Tuesdays 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
April 09 – May 14, 2024

All equipment will be provided to the fencers during class. We welcome any interested fencers to drop in and watch a class. If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact the CFC by phone (403) 246-5801 or by email at

Cost and Registration

Class Fees: $150

  • Online Registration will be through The 2M Registration Site
  • Our office is open during club hours if you require assistance
  • AFA Participant license is included in the Class Fees
  • Requests to cancel registration and receive a refund will be accepted up to 7:00pm one week before the classes start. Refunds are not issued after that point. Note that refunds may be subject to the registration site provider’s processing fee.

What to Wear and Bring

  • Indoor running shoes (clean, dry, non-marking & gravel-free to protect the hardwood floor).
  • T-shirt and sweatpants (shorts, jeans, or tear-away pants are NOT permitted; nylon discouraged).
  • Personal Water bottle and towel.
  • Personal Face Masks are optional
  • Cameras are welcome.
  • Hair dyes or gels which rub off onto equipment are prohibited.


  • Parking in Front of the Vecova Building

Please Note

  • Space is limited to the first 18 students.
  • Some classes fill quickly; register early to avoid disappointment. A waiting list is available.
  • All courses are subject to cancellation by the club, pending adequate registration. Every effort will be made to transfer participates to a suitable alternative course. If not possible a refund will be issued to the participant or a credit may be applied to their name for later use according to the customer’s preference.