KIDS & PARENT CLASSES - Everything You Need to Know to Begin


The Grand River Karate Kids and Parent Class is a not-for-profit program. All of our instructor volunteers dedicate their time to support the development of children.The requirements and content are designed to help children improve coordination, confidence, memory, and teach them the importance of cooperation, friendship, and learning.


Kids/Parents Classes

NOTE: Sessions are currently on hold

and will not be running until

further notice. Feel free to contact us

if you wish to hold a spot for your family.

If you child is 12 years old and up

and double vaccinated you can join

the Teen/Adult class.

($50 for 8 weeks)
Session Date: Closed

Each Thursday 6:15 P.M.-7:15 P.M.


Age Requirement
Must be 7 to 12 years old to participate in the kid's classes. 

Kids turning 7 during the 8 week session are accepted.

Parents can train during kids classes (For only $20 for 8 weeks)

(Note: On occasion, we receive requests from parents inquiring if we can make
exception and sign up their child who is 6 years old or under. In order to be fair

to our existing members, kids must between 7 and 12 years old).


Parents - Did you know?
To all parents we have a special program just for you as well.

When you sign up your child you can train during the same time.
You will learn self-defense, get some exercise and have fun. 

An instructor is assigned to help parents cover the same requirements 
your children are learning.
We currently have many parents that participate.


Note we have 2 different on-line forms.

One for New Participants and one for Existing Participants.


New Participants

Step 1
Please email to book your spot. Limited spots available.
Email Us

Note: Once the session begins we will not be accepting members until the next session

Note: Our membership contacts will be in Okinawa training from Aug 20 to Sept 2. We will respond to your inquires upon our return.


Step 2
You will receive an email to confirm a spot is available.

You can then register your child, your children, yourself and your spouse.
One form per person.

Click here New Participant Registration Form


Step 3
Please arrive the 1st day of class 5:30pm to 6:00pm. Class will begin at 6:15pm.
Bring your child's (children's) birth certificate for proof of age and your payment of cash or cheque addressed to Grand River Karate.
See fees below for membership and uniforms.

Returning Participants
If you are a returning member please go to the link 
Returning Registration Form 



Requirements Manual
This manual contains all the requirements

needed for each stripe and belt level. 
Download the Manual.



$50 per Child
$20 per Parent


Uniforms (Gi) not mandatory for the 1st session.

Uniforms Include 2 patches.
Must be sewn on by the following class.

Kids $30
Parents $50

Advanced Kids Class
Kids & Parents Yellow belt (10th Kyu) & up

Classes - 3 Classes available per week.
Tuesday 6:15 P.M. to 7:15 P.M.
Thursdays 6:15 P.M. to 7:15 P.M.
Saturday 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.

$80 per Child (Pay on Registration day of each session)
$20 per Parent

(Note: Training is Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from September to June. Thursdays closed between sessions)


How to Pay
Payment - Cash or Cheque payable to Grand River Karate Inc.


Join Our Members List

Once you become a member we recommend you become part of Grand River Karates private email list. This email list is only used by our Board of Directors to contact our members and not shared with any other organization. Remember to also check us out on Facebook.

Click here to be on our Email list

Email Us

In Subject type in - Please add me to the GRK Email List
In your Message area type in -
Adult or Kids Class?:


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Each session your child will receive
a Focus Booklet. They will learn the 

importance of respect, friendships, karate history, Japanese terminology and games.


Focus Booklet

Learn about

• Respect

• Terminology

• History