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2017 Summer Hours

posted Jun 22, 2017, 12:34 PM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Jun 22, 2017, 12:35 PM ]

Riverside Fencing Club will be closed from June 28, 2017 through July 21, 2017 for our summer break.

Our Summer hours: 
  • Saturdays 9:30am to 12:00pm
  • Start: July 22, 2017 
  • End: August 20, 2017

Update on Weather: Open as normal 6/19/2017

posted Jun 19, 2017, 12:59 PM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Jun 19, 2017, 1:05 PM ]

We will be open as normal on Monday 6/19/2017 despite the severe weather watches currently in effect (severe thunderstorms; flash flood).

Please exercise your own good judgment as to whether you can travel to/from the club safely. If you are normally in tonight's teen/adult epee class, but cannot attend, please feel welcome at tomorrow's teen/adult epee class.

Weather Watch, Monday 6/19/2017

posted Jun 19, 2017, 5:28 AM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Jun 19, 2017, 5:28 AM ]

There is a flash flood watch in effect from noon today until 4am tomorrow for all of western Mass. Current local forecasts are calling for thunderstorms in the evening, right around when we would be fencing. We will keep an eye on forecasts throughout the day, and will notify of any cancellation or changes to schedule by 4:00pm today. Notice will be posted on Facebook, on the club's website, and via email to club members.

Youth Class make up on Thu 6/15/2017

posted Jun 13, 2017, 2:05 PM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Jun 13, 2017, 2:06 PM ]

There will be a make up class for YOUTH fencers on Thursday June 15, 20176 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm. This class will replace the Youth Intermediate Class as well as the Youth Open fencing normally scheduled on Thursdays.

This class is a make-up for the class lost on Tuesday June 13, 2017 due to the high heat.

All those in the Tuesday youth class, as well as those who may have been planning to come for the youth open fencing, are welcome to attend this make up class.

Late Notice: Youth class canceled Tue 6/13/2017

posted Jun 13, 2017, 12:16 PM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Jun 13, 2017, 12:16 PM ]

Sorry for the lateness of this announcement: due to the high heat, the youth class will be canceled today, 6/13/2017. The Teen/Adult class and open fencing will be held, but please use your own judgment as to whether you can fence safely.

Summer Break and Summer Hours

posted Jun 4, 2017, 4:12 PM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Jun 4, 2017, 4:12 PM ]

Riverside Fencing Club will be closed from June 28 through July 21, 2017.

Our summer hours will start July 22, 2017. The club will be open for open fencing from 9:30am to 12:00pm on Saturdays. (before it gets too hot!)

Club Closed for Memorial Day Weekend

posted May 23, 2017, 6:38 AM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated May 23, 2017, 6:38 AM ]

Riverside Fencing Club will be closed over Memorial Day Weekend. There will be no classes, lessons, or open fencing on Saturday May 27, or Monday May 29, 2017. We will return to our regular schedule on Tuesday May 30, 2017.

Traffic Notice: Sat 5/6/2017

posted May 6, 2017, 5:29 AM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated May 6, 2017, 5:29 AM ]

The Northampton Pride parade will take place today from 10am to 2pm, and will most certainly cause delays near exit 19 off I-91 (the exit closest to the club) and nearby. Please allow  yourself extra travel time to adjust for the parade delays.

Novice Tournament in Worcester May 20, 2017

posted May 5, 2017, 5:06 AM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated May 5, 2017, 5:06 AM ]

Worcester Fencing Club is hosting a novice invitational tournament on May 20, and Riverside Fencing Club members are invited! All fencers from Riverside who have less than 2 years of competition experience are encouraged to attend. Tournaments are a lot of fun, and "Have fun!" is rule #1 around here!

If you are interested in attending this event, you must register online here: https://askfred.net/Events/moreInfo.php?tournament_id=36974


Register Now for May-June 2017 Classes

posted Apr 26, 2017, 4:53 PM by Taro Yamashita   [ updated Apr 26, 2017, 4:53 PM ]

NOW is the time to register for the May-June 2017 classes! 

Classes in Hadley will start Monday May 1. Registration deadline is Sunday April 30.

Classes in West Springfield will start Wednesday May 3. Registration deadline for West Springfield classes is Monday May 1 at 4:00pm.

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