News

Junior class is now full for Term 1

Sorry to say that our Juniors' class is now for Term 1.  If you wish to put your child on a waiting list please email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will be in touch when there is a space. (Feb 2017)

 

New 2017 Schedule

Check out our new schedule this year. Note there is only one Juniors' class a week until further notice due to the availability of instructors. The long weekends coming up also mess with this schedule but we'll be in touch about any variations:

Classes are held twice weekly at The Marine Education Centre, on the beach, Island Bay.

Monday:

Juniors' Class: 6.30pm - 7.30pm

Seniors' Class: 7.30pm - 9.00pm

Thursday:

Seniors' Class: 7.00pm - 8.30pm

 

First class free. $25 Membership fee (one-off)

Fees per term - Children $65, Adults $180 for two nights per week/$110 for one night. Or $10 pay-as-you-go. Students - $75

Scholarships for free training also available (See scholarships section).

Contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

 

Term 1 - 2017

Happy New Year!  Term 1 starts at the Island Bay dojo on Thursday 19th January for Seniors and on Monday 30th January for Juniors. Look out for an email about registration and subs in your Inbox soon. 

If you are interested in starting aikido this year, then please send us an email  to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for full details.  Give it a go!  All classes are tailored for Beginners.

 
  

Term 3 - 2016

Term 2 starts at the Island Bay dojo on July 25th.
 
Looking forward to seeing you all on the mat.

 

Term 2 - 2016

Term 2 starts at the Island Bay dojo on May 2nd.
 
Looking forward to seeing all the juniors back on the mat tonight and Thursday.

 

Term 1 - 2016

Classes for Seniors commence for 2016 at the Island Bay dojo on Thursday 28th January after Wellington Anniversary Day. Juniors kick off when school starts in the first week of February on Monday 1st.
 
Please note that Thursday nights are now starting 30 minutes later at 5.30pm for Juniors and 6.30pm-8pm for Seniors.
 
Looking forward to seeing you all.

 

It's official. The last night at the Massey dojo will be Thursday 12th November and from then on we will be back at the Island Bay dojo on both Mondays and Thursdays. Not too much of a hardship for most of us! Details here on the website and Facebook.

 

Term 3 kicks off this week

Looking forward to seeing you all back on the mat this week.  Fees are due and see me if you haven't already got one of our new badges for your dogi.

 

Gradings for June and AGM

It is grading time again so for those who are eligible, there are two dates coming up -  Monday 1st June and Thursday 2nd July.

We will also be holding our annual AGM at 7.30pm on the 1st June so please attend so we can tick that off for another year!  Thanks. 

 

Infinity Foundation Grant

A big thanks to the Infinity Foundation who recent granted us $4,000 towards our next batch of mats. We really appreciate their support and now only have $4k to go!

 

New World support

Thanks to New World Island Bay for their in-kind support for our fundraising sausage sizzle.

 

Training in April

We have already reached the end of Term 1 and note there is no training on Monday 6th April as it is a public holiday.  Juniors are now off for the school holidays but seniors' classes carry on so see you next Thursday. 

Have a great Easter!

 

Island Bay Festival Parade - Feb 14th 2.30pm

If you are keen to represent the club in the annual Island Bay Festival Parade on Saturday 14th February at 2.30pm please email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

It only takes an hour and is a lot of fun! We are hoping for as many seniors and juniors as possible to join us. Thanks.

 

Fundraising Success!

I am pleased to let you know we made $450.90 at our recent fundraising sausage sizzle.

Thanks to everyone who helped. The onion choppers (Bo and Melissa), the rostered sizzlers (Arron, Rose, Andy, Sam, Andrew, Sarah and Jasper), Bunnings Lyall Bay for the gear, New World in Island Bay and Wellington City for the sausages, bread, sauces etc and most of all organiser Jo, and partner Duncan who cooked sausages and oversaw the operation all day.
 
You Rock!
 

Classes for 2015

Happy 2015! Our first Seniors class of the year is Thursday 22nd January at the Massey dojo and Monday 26th at the Island Bay dojo. 

Juniors start on Monday 2nd February at Island Bay and Thursday 5th February at the Massey dojo.

Details have been sent out by email.  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get added to the mailing list.

Looking forward to seeing you all.