Intro to Fencing

Intro to Fencing 90-minute class FAQ


What is Intro to Fencing?

One class for 90-minutes to try the sport of fencing. We will teach you basic footwork and skills in order for you to get a beginner level understanding of the sport.

Who can take the Intro to Fencing classes?

Fencing is for ages 6 to adult. For anyone with special needs please contact us directly at If you have a 4 and 5 year old that is interested in fencing, please check out our FitKids class connected with our Homeschool program.

How much does it cost?

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Where is the fencing club?

The Rochester Fencing Club at 777 Culver Road, Upper Level, Rochester, NY 14609. To map out your directions please click here.

We are located one block down from Sticky Lips BBQ heading North on Culver Road. Our parking lot is actually Merton Street (it is a road between two buildings) and our entrance is on the second floor. There are a white set of steps on the outside of the building and those lead to the fencing club. The left turn for Merton is across the street from East High School as you reach the tennis courts. Many people drive by the entrance and if you get lost you can also always call us at 654-6047.

What will you need?

Just wear comfortable clothing, preferably not jeans, and wear enclosed shoes, not clogs, Crocs, or sandals. Wear pants or on hot days please wear shorts that come to the knee with compression shorts underneath. Women may wear capri pants. Bring a water bottle, a towel, and perhaps an extra shirt for after class. Please bring a separate pair of shoes to wear onto the fencing floor so we can keep the surface free of mud. Thank you!

How do I sign up?

Please email or call 585-654-6047 with your name, email, phone number, age, and date/time of class (see below) you would like to attend.

What are some other options besides this class?

Click here for more information on private lessons (Learn to Fence One-on-One).



Wednesday, August 12th from 6-7:30PM

Saturday, August 22nd from 10:30-12:00PM


Wednesday, September 2nd from 6-7:30PM

Saturday, September 19th from 1:00-2:30PM


Wednesday, October 7th from 6-7:30PM

Saturday, October 17th from 1:00-2:30PM


Saturday, November 7th from 1:00-2:30PM

Wednesday, November 11th from 6-7:30PM


Saturday, December 5th from 1:00-2:30PM


Wednesday, January 6th from 6-7:30PM

Saturday, January 23rd from 1:00-2:30PM


Wednesday, February 10th from 6-7:30PM

Saturday, February 27th from 1:00-2:30PM

MARCH 2016

Wednesday, August 12th from 6-7:30PM

Saturday, August 22nd from 1:00-2:30PM

APRIL 2016

Saturday, April 2nd from 1:00-2:30PM

Wednesday, April 20th from 6-7:30PM

MAY 2016

Saturday, May 7th from 1:00-2:30PM

Wednesday, May 25th from 6-7:30PM

JUNE 2016

Saturday, June 6th from 1:00-2:30PM

Saturday, June 18th from 1:00-2:30PM

If the dates above do not work with your schedule, please email


We also offer classes in conjunction with the following programs*:


  • Allendale Columbia
  • St. Louis School in Pittsford (Winter/Spring semester)

Recreation Centers

  • Victor
  • Perinton
  • Pittsford
  • Brighton
  • Webster
  • Henrietta

*Contact the organizations directly to sign up for fencing classes.