Bergen Fencing Club is ranked #1 in:
Cadet Men’s Saber
Senior Women’s Saber

Only 23 clubs in North America across all weapons earned this prestigious award.

To qualify for a “Fencing Club of the Year”, club had to either rank #1 in Top 8 medal points for the set of National Domestic Point Competitions, or rank # 1 in points in designated Cadet, Junior, and Senior International Competitions. We did it in 2 categories!

Recent Results and Updates

Competitions

Summer Camps

2017 Summer Camps (@ Ho-Ho-Kus location) June 25-29th. Pre-Summer Nationals Camp. Hours 10am-4pm Suitable for competitive fencers in preparation for the Summer National Fencing Championship (July...

Our Coaches

Oleg Stetsiv

Oleg Stetsiv

Andrew Stetsiv

Andrew Stetsiv

Andrew is a former National Cadet Champion, a medalist in multiple Junior Championships, and a Bronze medalist of Cadet World Cup.  He was also a participant of multiple Cadet and Junior World Cups.

Orest Stetsiv

Orest Stetsiv

Andre Andreyev

Andre Andreyev

Schedule

Monday

2:00pm-10:30pm
Private lessons by appointment  (All weapons)
6:00pm-7:00pm
Sabre Beginner Class
7:40pm-9:40pm
Sabre Advanced Class

Tuesday

2:00pm-10:30pm
Private lessons by appointment (All weapons)
6:00pm-7:30pm
Sabre Intermediate Class
7:40pm-9:40pm
Sabre Elite Class (By invitation only)

Wednesday

2:00pm-10:30pm
Private lessons by appointment (All weapons)
6:00pm-7:00pm
Sabre Beginner Class
6:00pm-7:30pm
Epee & Foil Class
7:40pm-9:40pm
Sabre Advanced Class

Thursday

2:00pm-10:30pm
Private lessons by appointment (All weapons)
6:00pm-7:30pm
Sabre Intermediate Class
7:40pm-9:40pm
Sabre Elite Class (by invitation only)

Friday

2:00pm-10:30pm
Private lessons by appointment (All weapons)
6:00pm-8:00pm
Sabre Advanced Class
6:00pm-8:00pm
Adult Class

Saturday

9:30am-4:00pm
Private lessons by appointment (All weapons)
9:30am-10:30am
All Weapons – Beginners Class
10:30pm-12:00am
Sabre Intermediate Class – Epee/Foil Class
12:00pm-2:20pm
Sabre Elite Class

Monday

4:00pm-10:00pm
Private lessons by appointment (All weapons)
7:00pm-9:00pm
Advanced/Competitive Level Saber Class

Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday

4:00pm- 10:00pm
Private lessons by appointment (All weapons)
7:00pm-9:00pm
Advanced/Competitive Level Saber Class

Thursday

Closed

Friday

4:00pm-10:00pm
Private lessons by appointment (All weapons)
7:40pm-9:40pm
Advanced/Competitive Level Saber Class

Saturday

Closed

Rates and Fees Schedule

Annual Membership : $600 (September – June)

Payment Options:
– ½ by September 15 ($300)
– ½ by October 15 ($300)

NEW Members Only. Starting after September, 1st membership fee will be pro-rated to the end of the season.

Benefits of membership include discounted monthly group payments as well as private lessons.

After purchasing a membership there is a monthly group fee that is due at the start of each month. The monthly fee carry depending on the program. Pricing for each program is listed below. There are 3 Group classes per week for each program. Payment for the monthly group program allows you to attend all 3 group classes every week for that month.

Membership is recommended to those who will be attending at least 2 group classes per week.

Membership is optional. If you do not wish to purchase a membership a non-member fees are shown separately, in blue boxes

Beginner members

$250per month or $50 per class
  • 3 group classes per week
  • Private lessons not included

Beginner members

$380per month
  • 3 group classes per week
  • 4 Private lessons per month included

Beginner non-members

$350per month or $50 per class
  • 3 group classes per week
  • Private lessons not included
  • Floor fee $20 a day

Intermediate members

$280per month or $50 per class
  • 3 group classes per week
  • Private lessons not included

Intermediate members

$420per month
  • 3 group classes per week
  • 4 Private lessons per month included

Intermediate non-members

$380per month or $50 per class
  • 3 group classes per week
  • Private lessons not included
  • Floor fee $20 a day

Advanced members

$300per month or $50 per class
  • 3 Advanced group classes per week
  • Private lessons not included

Advanced members

$440per month
  • 3 Advanced group classes per week
  • 4 Private lessons per month included

Advanced non-members

$500per month or $60 per class
  • 3 Advanced group classes per week
  • Private lessons not included
  • Floor fee $20 a day

Advanced+ members

(Coach's invitation only)

$330per month or $50 per class
  • 3 Advanced group classes + 1 Elite class per week
  • Private lessons not included

Advanced+ non-members

(Coach's invitation only)

$500per month or $60 per class
  • 3 Advanced group classes + 1 Elite class per week
  • Private lessons not included
  • Floor fee $20 a day

Elite members

(Coach's invitation only)

$420per month or $50 per class
  • 3 Elite group classes per week
  • Expected to take at least 2-3 private lessons per week

Elite non-members

(Coach's invitation only)

$500per month or $60 per class
  • 3 Elite group classes per week
  • Floor fee $20 a day

Advanced members

$300per month or $50 per class
  • 3 Advanced group classes per week
  • Private lessons not included

Advanced members

$440per month
  • 3 Advanced group classes per week
  • 4 Private lessons per month included

Advanced non-members

$500per month or $60 per class
  • 3 Advanced group classes per week
  • Private lessons not included
  • Floor fee $20 a day

Elite members

(Coach's invitation only)

$420per month or $50 per class
  • 3 Elite group classes per week
  • Expected to take at least 2-3 private lessons per week
  • Allows up to 3 Group classes in our Ho-Ho-Kus location

Elite non-members

(Coach's invitation only)

$500per month or $60 per class
  • 3 Elite group classes per week
  • Floor fee $20 a day

Group classes include 2 hrs of footwork, drills and supervised bouting

Camp participation and tournaments will be reviewed with Oleg Stetsiv.

Lessons included in the monthly payment must be used within the current month and cannot be transferred to the next month

Additional private lessons are $40-45

Members can attend group classes in both locations at no additional cost.

Alumni

We’re proud of our fencers accomplishments both on and off the strip. Here are some of the universities our students have headed off to after training at Bergen Fencing Club.

Forms

Membership Application

Coach Request Form

Birthday Parties

Have your child’s next Birthday Party at Bergen Fencing Club

We will keep the kids fully entertained with some fencing instructions and some fencing games, finishing off with some one on one bout. Kids will have an exciting time. Birthday child receives a free gift. Call or e-mail for details. We promise a great time!!!

Adult Classes

For adults of all levels, with no prior experience.
Fence with your child, we have several parent – child fencers.
If you get serious lets go national and even international!

Classes held Friday nights 6:00-8:00

Bergen in the News

Bergen Fencing Club was featured on a Comcast cable show Neighborhood Journal.