Starting Martial Arts

JCCC Martial Arts Policies

  • An active JCCC Membership is required. BECOME A MEMBER TODAY 

  • Class fees must be paid in full by the registration deadline. Please note that all payments are final, and no refund or deferral of fee will be issued.   

  • Registration after the deadline will be subject to administrative fees. Please see our policy here for more information.

  • Waiver form will be sent to registrants via email. Please complete and return online prior to start of session.

  • All participants must comply with JCCC’s Health and Protection policy with regards to vaccination requirements.  

  • Please note that each Martial Arts Class has its own registration time and minimum age for acceptance. 


Family Discount 

All families can enjoy a 10% discount for any multiple registrations within the family across any of our martial arts disciplines.   Please contact reception, (10am-5pm), to apply the discount.



*Registration for martial arts programs allows a participant to attend as many classes as the program offers per week.


Registration for Aikido Introductory course for Apr&May 2023 session is Open.

Please check the martial arts page for specific class information and instructions.
Registration Deadline: Mon. Mar. 24

  • Age: 15&up
    • Children with age 14 & under are not eligible for this course. Please wait for Aikido Child registration in May 2023
  • JCCC membership: Not required for Introductory.
  • Schedule: Saturdays 12pm - 1pm
  • Duration: Apr 1 - May 13, 2023 (No class on May 6 for JCCC Annual Bazaar)
  • Attendance of 4 out of 6 classes is required to register for upcoming regular Aikido session, including Jun-Aug 2023.
  • Register


Registration for Kendo and Judo for Apr-Jun 2023 session is CLOSED

Please check the martial arts page for specific class information and instructions.
Registration Deadline: Mon. Mar. 20


Next Registration:

  • Introduction Course for Karate for Apr & May 2023 will open on Apr 1, 2023 (deadline will be Thur. Apr 20, 2023)
  • Iaido/Kyudo(returning students only)/Naginata for May-Jul 2023 session will open on April 1, 2023 (deadline will be Thu. Apr 20, 2023)


For all who are interested in joining next registration for the martial arts programs, and who do not already receive email news about our martial arts, you can sign up to our notification list.

Notification Sign-up



JCCC Program Protocol

As of July 4, 2022 the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre’s Health Protection Policy will be suspended. As a result, proof of COVID-19 vaccination will no longer be required for entry to the JCCC.  However we may continue to require vaccination in certain circumstances based on requests from individual program leaders due to the needs of the specific program.


Registration & Sign-in
  • To register, please
    • have active JCCC membership - to become a JCCC member, visit here
    • have completed payment for upcoming session (online, in person, by phone)
  • Once all three steps are completed, you will receive a confirmation email. 
  • Anyone who does not complete the FULL registration process by the stated deadline will not be allowed to participate. 

Failure to follow JCCC guidelines and processes could result in a loss of opportunity to participate in our programming.