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Riverside Fencing Club

Olympic style sport fencing for beginners to national champions

Operations are limited due to COVID-19


September 18, 2020: Plans for return to in-person training released

The club’s plan for its phased return to in-person training is available here. We will be starting with a pilot run of the first in-person training class the week of Sep 21, 2020. Dates for returning to in-person training for other classes is still TBD.

August 9, 2020: Online (only) classes start Aug 17, 2020

Online (only) classes will resume the week of August 17, 2020. The class schedule will be released later this week. In-person training will not be available for the time being.

July 1, 2020: Riverside Summer Break

Riverside will go on its regular summer vacation beginning July 1. Barring changes due to COVID-19, we expect to reopen for private lessons and open fencing in mid- to late-August, and to return to a more full schedule in September (after Labor Day). As our schedule, along with COVID-19-related adjustments, will be posted here as it evolves.

June 8, 2020: Private lessons (only) available through June, 2020

Riverside will offer private lessons, with some restrictions, to members starting June 8, 2020, through June 30, 2020. Interested members should contact coach Taro for information.

June 2, 2020: Riverside to remain closed through summer 2020

Riverside Fencing Club will remain closed through the summer of 2020. During this time, there will be no open fencing or group classes. Private lessons might be available during part of June, depending on Massachusetts state guidelines.

Announcements archive.

COVID-19 Era Procedures and Policies 2020.09.18.pdf