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, Karate, and Jodo for Dec-Feb session is Open!

Please check the martial arts page for specific class information and instructions.
Deadline: Friday, November 18

  • Aikido
  • Karate
    • New to JCCC Karate class? Please attend a mandatory orientation on Sat. Nov 12 at 5pm. RSVP by Fri. Nov 11 noon to If you miss the orientation, please sign up for Notification mailing list below. Next registration will be in February for Mar-May 2023 session.
    • Returning students' registration
  • Jodo


Next Registration: Judo & Kendo for Jan-Mar 2022 session in December


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.