Colchester & District Fencing Club (CADS)
Colchester and District Fencing Club
The club recognises that the welfare of all its members is essential and that we all have a duty of care while they are in our charge. We therefore aim to provide a safe and caring environment whilst they attend the club or activities in which the club is involved.
The club and its members will adopt, and up hold the procedures and guidelines as issued by the British Fencing Association (BFA) to which the club and members must be affiliated. Details can be found on the BFA website.
Our Welfare Officer for both the Weekday and Saturday Clubs is –
Our coaches have also undergone safeguarding training.
A copy of the Club’s policies, documentation and procedures are also submitted to Colchester Borough Council who run our sports centre.
This information and contact details can be found on the club’s noticeboard.
This text also appears on the Welfare page
Due to Covid restrictions please read the notes on the Home page as we are not operating at our normal times
WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW
Established in 1975 the caters for both adults and juniors with different sessions during the week. We fence foil, epee and sabre has just been reintroduced to the club. We try to be as inclusive as possible and have both competitive and recreational fencers amongst our ranks. The sport also offers a different way to improve your fitness.
New members are always welcome either email the club or just pop along to one of our sessions, your first one is free!
Club T Shirts etc. Club T Shirts and the like are now available to order direct from the supplier. Just visit - www.imagefix.net/cads
Monday - 19:30 to 21:30 Adults and juniors from the ages of eight years
Friday - 19:00 to 20:30 Juniors ages eight to thirteen years
Friday - 20:00 to 22:00 Adults and juniors from the age of thirteen years
Saturday -see dedicated Saturday Club page
Adult Member (Fees as at March 2019)
Student Member (Junior)
*Limited to fencing members up to and including the age of U13
# If restriction exceeded individual will have to gain membership to the club