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New Insurance Requirement (August 2023)

For next season, USA Fencing is changing the structure of club memberships and insurance. Unfortunately, we will no longer be able to use our current third-party insurance coverage. In order to use the insurance provided to USA Fencing Member Clubs, there will be an additional requirement for our fencers. Starting August 1st, all fencers at […]

March NAC – Class Schedule Changes

Next weekend is the March North American Cup (NAC) in Fort Worth, TX. We’re sending a team of 28 youth and cadet fencers to this national event! Because several of our coaches will be going to support the team, a few classes will be affected: There will be no Continuing Kids Foil class on Thursday, […]

Competitive Class Schedule Update

Due to the size of our Competitive Junior Foil class, starting in October we are dividing the class into two groups based on our Competition Levels. We recommend that all Level 1 and 2 juniors (who have not fenced in a regional tournament yet) switch to our Competitive Junior B class, Monday/Wednesday 6:30-8:00. This will […]

Temporary Practice at Highland Community Center

From August 22nd through September 11th, we’re getting our floors completely refinished. While we’re closed, we are renting temporary practice space at Highland Community Center. Practice sessions will be every Monday and Thursday except Labor Day, 5:30-7:30 PM. Coach Greg will lead a short warmup and footwork practice, then there will be open fencing time. […]

Fall 2022 Price Changes

As part of our periodic review of our expenses, to help cover rising staff and facility costs, effective September 2022 there will be a modest increase to our prices for classes and open fencing. The new prices are as follows. Monthly classes Beginning class, 1st month: $180 Regular class (twice a week): $200/month Regular class […]

Face Masks Optional Starting March 12th

Following the recent updates to CDC guidelines, as well as Washington State and King County recommendations, there will be some changes to our COVID policies this month. Effective March 1st, 2022, proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test result is no longer required to enter RCFC. We do still strongly encourage all of our […]

COVID-19 Mitigation Policy Updates

Last updated December 22, 2021 RCFC is open for all of our usual in-person activities. There are currently no capacity limits for classes or open fencing. We have updated our protocols which are designed to minimize the risk of exposure for students, parents, and coaches. We continually evaluate these protocols for feasibility and effectiveness, and […]

Vaccination/Test Requirement Starts November 6th

On October 25th, King County established a vaccination mandate for “certain businesses such as gyms and fitness facilities”. We have not heard back from them as to whether RCFC is subject to this mandate. However, we have decided that the prudent course is to follow it regardless. Starting Saturday, November 6th, we will require proof […]

Price Changes Effective September 1st, 2021

Starting with the September 2021 fall session, there will be some changes to our prices. Our Competitive Junior class will be larger, but 3 days a week, so will be $250/month. Open fencing is less limited than during COVID restrictions, so will be $60/month or $10/night drop-in. Monthly uniform rental will be $25/month, starting after […]