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NOTICE: WILDCAT FENCING CLUB WILL BE CLOSED DECEMBER 21 – JANUARY 1. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Wildcat Fencing Club is the Northwestern University-affiliated Fencing Club for Chicagoland communities. Classes, practices, and camps are held on the Evanston Campus of Northwestern University. The club is run by the Northwestern University Fencing Coaching Staff, Athletes, and Alumni.

Whether you are brand new to fencing and just want to try it out or are an experienced competitor looking to take your game to the next level, Wildcat Fencing Club is for you! Open to any and all.

CLUB HOURS AND CLASS SCHEDULE:

Mondays:

  • 6-7pm: Youth-14 Foil Class
  • 7-8pm: Teen/Adult Foil Class
  • 8-10pm: Open Bouting

Tuesdays:

  • 6-7pm: Epee Class (Coach approval required for participation)
  • 7-8pm: Epee Structured Bouting Class (Coach approval required for participation)
  • 8-10pm: Open Bouting

Wednesdays:

  • 6-7pm: Youth-14 Foil Class
  • 7-8pm: Teen/Adult Foil Class
  • 8-10pm: Open Bouting

Thursdays:

  • 6-7pm: Saber Class (Coach approval required for participation)
  • 7-8pm: Saber Structured Bouting Class (Coach approval required for participation)
  • 8-10pm: Open Bouting

Saturdays:

  • 1-2pm: Youth-14 Foil Class
  • 2-4pm: Open Bouting

Wildcat Fencing Club runs classes 11 months of the year. The Club is closed during the month of July.

STAFF:
Zach Moss – Northwestern  University Fencing Team Head Coach
Eric Momberg – Northwestern University Fencing Team Assistant Coach
Paul Englund – Northwestern University Fencing Team Assistant Coach
Steph Chan – Former Northwestern Foil Fencer
Alisha Gomez-Shah – Northwestern Operations Assistant and former Northwestern All-American Saber Fencer

FACILITY:

Wildcat Fencing meets at Patten Gymnasium at 2407 Sheridan Road – https://goo.gl/YyU9D9.

PARKING:

There is parking lot available to the south side of the building for parking. Street parking is also available.

EQUIPMENT:
We have fencing attire available to borrow if needed. Please wear sneakers and long pants. No shorts permitted for safety reasons. A water bottle is also recommended.

REGISTRATION:

To sign up for a non-member montly class package, you can click here – Sign up Now! If you have questions or would like to sign up for a membership as well as monthly class packs, please email wildcatfencingclub@gmail.com.

COSTS:

Membership Costs: $300/year

Membership provides discounted class and lesson fees.

Level/Type Member Cost Non-Member Cost Included
Starter $110/mo $160/mo 1 Class per Week, Open Fencing
Advanced $175/mo $285/mo Unlimited Classes, Open Fencing
Open Fencing Free $50/mo or $10/day 2 Hours of Open Bouting
Lessons $20/lesson, purchased in pack of 5 $30/lesson, purchased in pack of 5 15-20 Minutes of Individual Instruction
Drop-in Class $40/class $50/class 1 Class, Open Fencing

As a US Fencing Member Club, all participants are required to have a US Fencing Membership. Memberships can be purchased online at http://www.usfencing.org/page/show/698114-individual-membership. They are yearly memberships and cost $10 per year for a Non-Competitive Membership and $70 per year for a Competitive Membership.

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