Learn the art that is the Olympic sport of fencing! Participants will learn the fundamentals of balance footwork and blade control. Build confidence, increase coordination and endurance, make friends, and much more.

The Westport Weston Family YMCA is a proud partner of Candlewood Fencing. For almost 30 years, Candlewood Fencing has been dedicated to promoting the sport of fencing at both the competitive and recreational levels. From the youngest participants to World Team members, National Champions and many NCAA recruits.  Candlewood Fencing coaches are dedicated to each individual that walks through the door with tailored instruction for learning, growth and fun!

The Westport Weston Family YMCA builds stronger communities with programs and services that help all individuals learn, grow, and thrive in a welcoming, inclusive environment. In fact, the Y offers activities and programs for everyone — every day! Find the program that’s right for you.


Friday | January 7 – March 25
Grades K – 2 | 4:30PM – 5:30PM
Cost: Members $250| Community Members $300

Friday | January 7 – March 25
Grades 3 – 5| 5:30PM – 7:00PM
Cost: Members $300| Community Members $375

Friday | January 7 – March 25
Grades 6 – 8| 7:00PM – 8:30PM
Cost: Members $300| Community Members $375

Fencing for Mommy & Me!

Friday| January 7 – March 25
Grades 3 – 5 | 2:30PM – 3:30PM
Cost: Members $250 | Community Members $300
Little fencers and one parent are welcome to come join this fun early childhood development activity. Tall and small fencers alike will use foam swords in class to practice coordination, listening skills, patterning, and agility. They’ll even get to swashbuckle with mom or dad!