PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

 Prospective students may try a week of classes completely free of charge. If you prefer to watch a class, feel free to drop by any of our scheduled classes.

REGULAR MEMBERSHIP FEES

Applies to anyone who wishes to train in one or more martial styles.

1 month 3 months 1 year
ADULTS $100 $285 $1100
STUDENTS & SENIORS $80 $210 $825

STYLE-SPECIFIC FEES

Applies to those who wish to train in only Kenjutsu or Iaido.

Kenjutsu Iaido
ADULTS $80 / month $40 / month
STUDENTS & SENIORS $80 / month $32 / month

VISITOR AND DROP-IN FEES

Applies to those who wish to attend classes for a single day within a single style.

ADULTS & SENIORS $15 / class
STUDENTS $10 / class
CHILDREN $5 / class

CHILDREN’S CLASSES

Separate children’s classes are offered only in Aikido.

AIKIDO CHILDREN $40 / month

ASSOCIATION FEES

Aikido and Jiu Jitsu belong to oversight organizations for the purposes of grading standards and/or insurance. Annual fees are required by those practicing in these two styles.

AIKIDO $60 / year
JIU JITSU $40 / year

FAMILY RATES

Family members of existing members of the Ottawa Aikikai Dojo receive a 25% discount on their membership fees (applied to the lower dollar amount).

MILITARY & FIRST RESPONDERS

Effective September 2019 the dojo offers discounted Students and Seniors membership rates for those who are Currently Serving Members of the Military (Regular Force and Reserve Force members) or First Responders. If you are currently a Currently Serving Member of the Military or a First Responder, please show an appropriate piece of identification to the Chief Instructor of the style you are practicing or to a current Board member.

AIKIDO BEGINNER PACKAGE

A special introductory package for first time Aikido and Jiu Jitsu practitioners offers savings with combined 3-month membership fees and gi (uniform) purchase. This package is available for $330 for adult members, or $275 for students.

KENJUTSU BEGINNER PACKAGE

An entry package is avilable for $170 and includes one Kenjutsu class per week for 3 months and a white gi (uniform).


PAYMENT INFORMATION

  • Please make all cheques payable to “Ottawa Aikikai”

  • You are welcome to pay your fees via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) through your bank. Please direct your EFT to finance@ottawaaikikai.ca. Notes explaining the allocation and breakdown of the payment would be appreciated (e.g. full name(s), duration, USAF fees, gi purchase, etc.)

  • All fees are non-refundable and must be paid on or before the first day of the month

  • Prospective students are encouraged to try out a week free of charge without obligation

  • Family members of existing students receive a 25% discount

  • The Ottawa Aikikai does not offer pro-rated (e.g. half-month) rates.

  • Students must present a valid student ID card

  • Members who have been in good standing for 5 years and are over the age of 65 are eligible for the senior rate; members who have been in good standing for 5 years and are between 60 and 65 may also be eligible for the senior rate, subject to Board approval.