Want to wield a foil? Fencing class teaches students the basics of attack and defense as well as strategies that create the foundation for their fencing game. Each class will have instruction and bouting (actual fencing). This class is for beginners and advanced fencers and is family friendly. Fencing is statistically a safe and low injury sport as dictated by the Olympic Committee, so come as a family and have a surprisingly fun and memorable time. Classes are taught by Fencing Sports Club.
Fencing equipment procedure: Due to Covid-19, Fencers must rent equipment for the session or purchase their own basic set (est. $140). To rent a personal set of equipment, contact Fencing Sports Club at 630-678-0035. If you prefer to purchase a personal beginner set, the Club is happy to quickly assist with ordering from Blue Gauntlet. Participant must attend first class with their new set in hand. At the end of session, you may have the club buy your equipment at 50% of purchase price if no longer interested in owning.
NOTE: A 2nd family member will receive a 50% discount - registration can be done online or in person at The Community House to receive this discount.All participants should bring a face mask.
Instructors: Tracy & Vladimir Lapshin
Katherine Memorial Lodge (KLM)
The Community House