Karate

BENNETT’S KARATE

All District facilities and programs are closed/suspended until further notice in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. Click here for more information. 

If you need to reach someone immediately please contact Kelly Olson, Programs Manager, at kolson@cvprd.com. All other questions about our programs will be answered when the District reopens.

Classes concentrate on karate punching, kicking, and blocking basics. Students learn to count from 1 to 10 in Japanese and learn basic Japanese phrases used in the dojo. Have fun doing drills geared toward coordination and exercise in a structured and disciplined environment. This program has its own ranking system and its purpose is to prepare younger students for the karate class. 

Location: Carbon Valley Recreation Center

Registration closes: The second Saturday of the month at 11:59pm.
Refund Policy: Full refunds available to participants that have not attend any classes for the session. Refunds requested by the participant after the session has started are prorated.

KARATE (4-6 YEARS OLD)

Concentrate on karate basics through fun drills that develop coordination, discipline and exercise. Students learn to count and say basic phrases in Japanese used for class. This program has its own ranking system and its purpose is to prepare younger students for the youth/adult karate class. Age: 4-6

DatesDayTimeFeeLocation
January 4-25Saturday10-10:30 am$42 District (D)
$53 Non-District (ND)
Rec Center
February 1-22Saturday10-10:30 am$42 D, $53 NDRec Center
Feb 29 & March 7-21 CancelledSaturday10-10:30 am$42 D, $53 NDRec Center
April 4-25Saturday10-10:30 am$42 D, $53 NDRec Center

KARATE (Ages 7 and Over)

Students work on etiquette, discipline, communication skills, and teamwork. Classes focus on form, kicking and punching drills, prearranged fighting drills, and technical application. This class is intended for students 7 years and above, adults, seniors, and families. Both entry-level and advanced drills and exercises will be used to challenge and engage students of all ability levels. It is recommended to attend both classes but once a week is optional. Extra fees may apply for uniforms, testing, and membership. Age: 7 and over

Dates Day Time Location
January 4-30  M, Th, Sa 6:30-7:45 pm, 10:30-11:45 am Rec Center
February 1-27 M, Th, Sa 6:30-7:45 pm, 10:30-11:45 am Rec Center
Feb 29 - March 26 Cancelled M, Th, Sa 6:30-7:45 pm, 10:30-11:45 am Rec Center
April 4-30 M, Th, Sa 6:30-7:45 pm, 10:30-11:45 am Rec Center

Two classes per week (Minimium requirement): $58 D, $73 ND

Three classes per week (Recommended): $84 D, $105 ND

Additional expenses for testing and equipment which is purchased through the instructor. Testing is held at Bennett’s Karate Dojo in Erie.

Uniform ("gi"), belt, patch package: $50
Student membership: 
 $35 paid annually

Belt testing and class cancellations due to recreation center closures will be made up at Bennett’s Karate Dojo in Erie.