Information about membership policies, requirements, and pricing options

If you are registered in a class you are a member. If you purchase an Open Bouting, Parent Plus, or Senior membership you are a member. All members must list Northwest Fencing Center as their primary club on USA Fencing and AskFred.

For athletes not enrolled in a monthly class, Open Bouting memberships are available. To receive private lessons you must either be enrolled in a class or have an Open Bouting, Parent Plus, or Senior membership.

NWFC Memberships are billed once every year, starting in September.

As of September 2023, membership has changed. This page has been updated to our current policy.

Joining Northwest Fencing Center:

  1. Access to the facility, equipment, armory, and changing rooms
  2. Members in a class can attend Open Bouting for no additional cost
  3. World-class facility and routine club maintenance and cleaning
  4. Professional instruction by certified coaches
Membership at NWFC

Membership Packages:

Become a Member

More Memberships

Options for all kinds of athletes

For more help Contact the Front Desk


Contact the front desk if you have additional questions about joining Northwest Fencing Center.

Either email us directly or give us a call during open hours!


Phone: 503-277-2237

Membership FAQs

How do I become a Member?
To purchase an NWFC Membership, head to the Training Scheduler and “Create a New Account.”

Next, the Front Desk will approve your account registration.

After you receive your approval email, you can use the Training Scheduler to add the Membership of your choice to your cart. Then, checkout and complete your purchase.

Once registered, you can purchase Classes, Camps, and Private Lessons like any other online store.

Can I become a member after September?

If you purchase a membership after September, you will only be charged for the remaining months of the season.

Do you have to be a Member to register for classes?
No. As of September 2023, Membership is not required to enroll in a fencing class. All fencers enrolled in a class can attend Open Bouting for free and register for private lessons.
What is the cancellation policy?
Once a Membership is purchased it can not be canceled or refunded. Please let the Front Desk know if you do not want to be auto-billed when your current registration expires.

See more NWFC Policies.

Do you have to be a Member to take Private Lessons?
Lessons are available for NWFC Members, fencers enrolled in a monthly Class, and fencers currently attending an NWFC Camp that have been approved by a coach.

Please talk to a Coach for more information about Private Lessons.

Do you have to be a Member to register for camps?