GFC Club Membership Privileges

GFC Club Membership includes access fencing facilities, annual USFA membership fees (competitive or non-competitive), access to Open Fencing and other member-only events, and discounted member rates. Competitive fencers should list GFC as their primary club on their USFA membership.

Club Membership Types

Monthly class fees include General Club Membership or Junior Club Membership. Fencers not enrolled in classes need to purchase General Club Membership for access to Private Lessons, Open Fencing and other member-only events, or pay a daily Floor Fee for club events when applicable.  Junior Club Membership does not include access to Private Lessons.

Private Lessons

Access to private lessons with GFC coaches are open to intermediate to competitive class students for additional fees (see Private Lesson Fees).

Private lessons are 20-minute sessions with a GFC coaches for fencers to focus on specific fencing skills tailored to the individual. Advanced fencers can reserve up to two back-to-back sessions for a 40-minute long session. Fees for private lessons vary depending on the coach.

Cancellation policy: lessons must be canceled at least 24-hours prior to lesson for full refund. Cancellations within 24-hours must be made with the coach directly and is subject to the coach’s acceptance. No-show will result in 100% penalty.

Club Member Communications

All club members are encourage to sign-up for email communications for club announcements, schedule changes, policy changes, event announcements & registration info and other important information. Fencers enrolled in classes are automatically signed-up for emails unless they opt-out. Anyone can unsubscribe at any time, however, active club members are highly encouraged to stay on the email list and are responsible for reading communications.

Payments

Club members can download and fill-out the credit card pre-authorization form and return it to GFC. Payments for classes, private lessons, camps and other events can be auto-billed to the card on file. Currently, GFC accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and personal checks.