Class Description and Fees

Our center practices an open enrollment policy: there are no terms or contracts, and memberships are month to month.
Aspiring fencers can start a program at any given time during the year.
Classes are ongoing, we are open during all public and private school vacations, and most of the federal holidays, with a few exceptions (Christmas, New Year, Thanksgiving).

Click here for the Class Schedule in Cambridge.
Click here for the Class Schedule in Newton.

Schedule subject to change, email: info@olympiafencingcenter.com for confirmation.
Call: (617) 945-9448


Home Schoolers

Keep active, body-mind engaged, and get social with these special classes for homeschoolers!
Daily classes for all ages, available in multiple options:
– $125.00/month – one 60-minute class per week
– $175.00/month – two classes per week
– $215.00/month – three classes per week

Full fencing gear is provided, please read the details here.
A free trial class is available for both Cambridge and Newton locations. Please follow this link to see the class times and options, and book yours today!


Musketeers

– $125.00/month – one 60-minute class per week.
– $175.00/month – two classes per week (Advanced Musketeers is invitational)

A fun introduction to the Olympic sport of fencing, for 6 to 9 years old.
The classes meet on weekdays and weekends and are organized by age. They consist of games of speed and agility, basic stances, lunges, target practice, and fencing fun!

First class is always FREE, please read more about scheduling a free trial here.

Important! All students participating in any of our club’s programs must have the least $10.00, non-competitive, USFA membership. The membership needs to be renewed at the beginning of every new season (August 1st).

Here are the instructions to sign up for USFA membership.


Teens Learn To Fence & Pre- Competitive

– $165/month – one 90 minute class
– $225.00/month – two classes per week
– $335.00/month – three classes

A program for students 11 to 16 years old, held by levels on different days of the week.
Starting with learning the basics of the sport, then moving on to drills, blade work, and more advanced techniques. This program is preparatory for those getting ready for fencing competitions.
Private lessons (25 minutes sessions, one on one with a coach, not included in the program’s tuition) are strongly recommended for this program.
Click here to see what to expect during this class.

Olympia Fencing Center is a professional club, registered with the US Fencing Association, the governing body of fencing in the country.
USFA competitive membership is required for all programs.
The registration process takes a few minutes to complete and it’s valid in all national fencing clubs, for the whole season (August 1st to July 31st).

All programs above the beginner level are subject to an additional annual club fee of $300.00/individual or $500.00/family


NOTE: For safety reasons during the Covid-19 pandemic, we provide full fencing gear for all beginner programs, a $100.00 deposit required for club loaner, or $200.00 for brand new, rent-to-buy gear. The deposit will be fully refunded or applied to purchase new gear, after a three months period.
Click here to read more about our Club Safety Plan.


Youth Competitive

– $395.00/month – three, 2-hour classes, and weekly open bouting.

Students are introduced to national competitions, will start earning rankings, and be on the US Fencing point standings list.
This class is similar to the Junior Competitive, and students are admitted to this program after the completion of the Pre-Competitive programs, and the least two private lessons are required.

All programs above the beginner level are subject to an additional annual club fee of $300.00/individual or $500.00/family


Junior Competitive Elite

– $430.00/month – three, 2-hour classes per week, including two hours open bouting on Sunday.

An invitational program designed for advanced fencers who are competing at a national level.
The least two private lessons a week are required and three years of fencing experience.
Goals include qualifiers to the Summer Nationals, making US National Team, participation in the World Cups and Championships, and even the Junior Olympics and Olympic Games.
These fencers have the highest chance to make it to the NCAA and continue fencing in college.
Goal-setting with an advanced coach is included, as well as a custom competition plan for each season, to achieve the best results possible.

All programs above the beginner level are subject to an additional annual club fee of $300.00/individual or $500.00/family


Adult Learn To Fence

– $125.00/ month – one 60 minute class per week.
– $175.00/month – two classes per week
– $215.00/month – three classes per week

For those new to fencing, click here to see what to expect during this class.
This is a class for ages 15 and up.


Adult Competitive

– $215.00/ month – two 90 minute classes per week, and weekly open bouting.

For all Competitive classes, USFA competitive membership is required.
All programs above the beginner level are subject to an additional annual club fee of $300.00/individual or $500.00/family


* Fencing classes for homeschoolers

A recreational program designed for girls and boys 6 years of age and up, interested to learn fencing or practice both recreational or competitive.
Full equipment is provided to all beginners.
This program is similar to the Musketeers program, students will learn basic fencing skills, improve their physical condition, and move on to more advanced levels.
The least non-competitive USFA membership is required.

Please contact us for scheduling: info@olympiafencingcenter.com


Members Only

– $99.00/month – same as Adult Competitive except there are no classes.
Those enrolled in this program can only represent OFC (we don’t accept dual memberships), weekly open bouting is free of charge, and the fencers are entitled to private instruction scheduling (billed separately).
Private lessons are scheduled directly with the coach after you’ve been assigned one by the director of programs.

There is a one-time $10.00 account set up fee for all new members.


Open Fencing

Visitors – $15.00 floor fee.
Olympia members, college students, NCAA, and Olympia former students fence for free.


Club Membership

An annual membership for students enrolled in the competitive programs: $300.00/person, or $500.00/family

This includes:

  • Club patch, affiliation, and representation at competitions
  • Strip coaching by Olympia coaches
  • Access to classes and private lessons
  • Access to member-only events
  • Open bouting sessions
  • Use of rental equipment
  • Custom sizing and fencing gear ordering
  • Access to the armory (self-service) or armory services

1. Non-members/Pay-by-Class:
$70.00/class – Juniors, 2 hours advanced class
$55 – Youth competitive, 2 hours
$35 – all others
2. Only 2 private lessons allowed for non-members.
3. For more private lessons, membership is required: $99/mo (edited)

Please note that Olympia Fencing Center doesn’t allow dual memberships.