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Club Closed for Columbus Day weekend

posted Oct 4, 2017, 8:29 AM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Oct 4, 2017, 8:29 AM ]

Riverside will be closed in both the Hadley and Longmeadow locations for the Columbus Day long weekend. There will be no classes, lessons, or open fencing held on Friday (Oct 6) in Longmeadow, Saturday (Oct 7) in Hadley, or Monday (Oct 9) in Hadley.

We will return to our normal schedule beginning Tuesday October 10, 2017. Enjoy the long weekend.

Tue 9/26/2017 Classes Canceled

posted Sep 26, 2017, 4:37 AM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Sep 26, 2017, 4:38 AM ]

Youth and Senior classes are canceled today due to the high temperatures and high humidity expected. Open fencing will take place as scheduled from 7:30pm to 9:00pm.

Nov-Dec Intro Program registration open

posted Sep 25, 2017, 9:12 AM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Sep 25, 2017, 9:12 AM ]

Registration is open for the Nov-Dec 2017 Introductory program. This is offered by the West Springfield Park and Recreation department in partnership with the Riverside Fencing Club. Class meetings will be Wednesdays starting November 1, 2017 in West Springfield.

Change to Saturday Schedules Effective 9/23/2017

posted Sep 21, 2017, 12:44 PM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Sep 21, 2017, 12:45 PM ]

Effective 9/23/2017, the Saturday schedule at Riverside Fencing Club in Hadley will be:

9:30am to 11:00am: Introductory Program (mixed ages)
11:30am to 1:00pm: Open Fencing and private lessons
1:00pm: close of registration for in-house tournaments

The shift earlier is at the request of our landlords, as we had a scheduling conflict with another group that uses our space. We apologize for any inconveniences this change causes.

Registration for Sep-Oct 2017 session closed

posted Sep 14, 2017, 9:17 PM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Sep 14, 2017, 9:17 PM ]

Registration for Nov-Dec 2017 sessions will open in early October.

Club Closed Labor Day Weekend

posted Aug 30, 2017, 10:33 AM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Aug 30, 2017, 10:34 AM ]

The club will be closed for the Labor Day weekend. There will be no fencing Sat. 9/2 or Mon 9/4. We will resume our summer session hours on Tue 9/5/2017. (Sep-Oct 2017 session classes will start Mon 9/11/2017.)

Sep-Oct 2017 West Springfield Registration Flier

posted Aug 22, 2017, 12:18 PM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Aug 22, 2017, 12:19 PM ]

The registration flier for the Instructional program in West Springfield is now available.


The classes in West Springfield will run Wednesdays from Sep 13 to Oct 18, 2017. This class is equivalent to the Instructional class offered in Hadley on Mondays and Tuesdays. It is intended for those who have some prior fencing experience (have at least completed an introductory course).

Registration for this class closes Monday 9/11/2017 at 4:30pm.

Open Fencing Hours Expanding

posted Aug 17, 2017, 3:37 PM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Aug 17, 2017, 3:37 PM ]

Open fencing hours for the 2017 summer session will be expanding. Beginning Monday Aug. 21, 2018, the open fencing hours at Riverside will be:

  • Monday: 7:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Tuesday: 7:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Thursday: 7:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:30am to 12:00pm
These hours will remain in effect through Friday Sep 8, 2017. 

Registration Open for Fall 2017 Programs

posted Aug 4, 2017, 11:05 AM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Aug 4, 2017, 11:05 AM ]

Online registration for the Fall 2017 (Sep-Oct 2017 session) Instructional and Training programs is now open!

Please click the "Programs" button on this web site to learn about the new programs structure in place for the 2017-2018 season.

Registration Open for Fall Intro to Fencing

posted Aug 3, 2017, 10:20 AM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Aug 3, 2017, 10:20 AM ]

Registration is now open for the Fall 2017 Introduction to Fencing courses offered by Riverside Fencing Club.

We will offer classes on Fridays in Longmeadow, starting September 15, and on Saturdays in Hadley, starting September 16.

For more information and to register, please visit www.RiversideFencingClub.com/intro.

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