Membership Fees, Enrolment, Statement, Terms and Conditions

Membership Fees.

All membership fees cover the 10 weeks of the term.

The fencing term is applicable for those that can already fence or are returnees to fencing, and the beginners course is for those new to fencing and wishing to learn.

Beginners can reserve a guaranteed place with a 25% deposit payment, £15.00 for Juniors and £20.00 for adults, with the balance due 14 days prior to the start of the course.

When paying membership fees for an adult or junior terms fencing, or a junior beginners course more than 14 days in advance of the start date, individuals can benefit from a £10.00 early booking discount.

The 1st lesson free adult beginners course allows people to give it a go and decide if they like it without any commitment, but is charged at a slightly higher rate.

  • Adult fencing term £80.00
  • Adult fencing term £70.00 (with early booking discount)
  • Adult fencing term concession £60.00
  • Adult fencing term concession £50.00 (with early booking discount)
  • Adult beginners course £90.00 (with 1st lesson FREE)
  • Adult beginners course £80.00 (No FREE lesson)
  • Adult beginners course concession £67.50 (with 1st lesson FREE)
  • Adult beginners course concession £60.00 (No FREE lesson)
  • Adult single fencing session £9.00
  • Adult single fencing session concession £6.75
  • Adult individual fencing lesson (20 minutes) £8.00
  • Junior fencing term £60.00
  • Junior fencing term £50.00 (with early booking discount)
  • Junior beginners course £70.00
  • Junior beginners course £60.00 (with early booking discount)
  • Junior second sibling discount of 25% available on junior fees

Private daytime and evening lessons (including venue hire) £40.00 per hour

Enrolment

All prospective new Fencers and Beginners to the Club must review the Club’s membership fees, enrolment, statement, terms and conditions and welfare documentation, which includes the Club’s requirements to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, and agree to follow them all.

If after reviewing all of the above, you find them acceptable to you, and you wish to enrol on a course or for a term, you must download a copy of the RGFC Club Form, available below, complete it in full and email it in the same format to mailto:info@royalgreenwichfencingclub.org.uk. You can also print it off, complete it, and scan it in the same format, or request a copy of the form to be emailed to you.

We will then reply to you providing details of availability, or start date and payment details.

You can reserve a guaranteed place on a beginners course with a 25% deposit payment, £15.00 for Juniors and £20.00 for adults, with the balance due 14 days prior to the start of the course.

We can accept payment for all terms and courses via internet banking using BACS or Faster Payments. We can also accept chip and pin and contact less credit/debit card payments from Visa, V PAY, Mastercard, Maestro, American Express, Discover, Diners Club and Union Pay, as well as NFC payments via Google and Apple Pay.

The club deems a booking to have been made when payment is received.

The club accepts a variety of payment methods. 

Email mailto:info@royalgreenwichfencingclub.org.uk for further information.

Statement

Royal Greenwich is a private and independently run nonprofit community fencing club, where no advisory committee members, club officers, coaches, instructors, helpers or attendees receive a salary, wage or equivalent for their help or services.

Being a nonprofit club all moneys generated at and by Royal Greenwich go towards venue hire, the upkeep, renovation and renewal of the club’s equipment, volunteer training and statutory certification.

Terms and Conditions

It is a requirement of attendance at the club that all beginners and term fencers complete a club form, available below, containing their Emergency Contact Information and Medical Information.

It must be returned in the same format to the club at least three days prior to attendance, to allow for processing, failure to do so will result in the individual being denied attendance.

All beginners must register for the BFA’s free 90 day introductory membership, available here.

The club operates out of a private venue; the space required being reserved in advance for the use of its members, and paid for whether they attend the scheduled sessions or not.

Given the above, the club deems that any and all individuals who book and pay for any session, or sessions, freely commit to and intend to attend all the booked sessions.

Being a nonprofit club and contractually obliged to pay for this reserved space, all payments for sessions are deemed as final, with no refunds available.

Prospective attendees should consider whether these terms and conditions are acceptable to them and only book a session or sessions if they deem that they are, and therefore the club regards the booking of the aforementioned session or sessions by individuals as acceptance in full of these terms and conditions.

All bookings for individual fencing sessions, a term’s fencing sessions or a courses sessions should now be paid for in advance of the beginning of the applicable term.

All fencing terms and junior beginners courses booked two weeks or more in advance will now be charged at a discounted rate, and so individuals who book early will benefit from an early booking discount.

Bookings made less than two weeks prior to the start of a new term will be charged at the full rate.

Where bookings are made after the early booking deadline, but the early booking rate is applied, individuals have until the fifth session of the term to pay the balance or forfeit their last two sessions.

If you are having difficulties with the form that you have been sent, please download it in one of the two formats provided below, complete it in full, and send it in the same format electronically to the club’s email address mailto:info@royalgreenwichfencingclub.org.uk .

Please note that the club reserves the right at any time to change or amend these terms and conditions without prior notice.