Martial Arts

PARKS, ARTS, RECREATION, & CULTURE DEPARTMENT

500 Girard Park Drive
Lafayette LA 70501

Phone: 337-291-8374

DIRECTOR: Hollis Conway

MARTIAL ARTS

For those who are interested in the art of self-defense to improve self confidence, coordination, focus and attention to detail,  Lafayette Parks and Recreation offers a variety of Martial Arts classes for a reasonable price. Classes range from age, style, and skill level. Check out the schedule for class formats, times, and fees.

                      
Tae Kwon Do
Thomas Center Thursday & Friday         
Children 6-7 p.m.
Adults 7-8 p.m.  
Saturday
Children & Adult 10:30–11:30 a.m. 
6 years old (First grade) on up  
Cost:  $40 a month 
Contact:  Paul Monier, taekwondo@louisiana.edu or Cindy @ (337) 291-5553 

Lafayette Karate Club
Comeaux Center                          
Monday & Wednesday
Children 5:30–6:15 p.m. 
Beginners-Advance 6:30– 7:30 p.m.
Friday                                   
Beginners–Advance 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Ages:  6 years old on up
Cost: $50/ month for single
          $85/month for a family of two
          $110/month for a family of three
 Contact: Lafayette Karate Club                                     

Blue Tiger Karate
Girard Center 
Tuesday & Thursday
6-8 p.m.  
Ages: 5 years old and up
Cost: $60/1st month & $40/month         
Contact: Marcus Creduer, (337)780-8797 or btkarate.com 
                   
Judo
Robicheaux Center
Tuesday & Thursday
6-8 p.m.  
Ages: Adults
Cost: free
Contact: Brian Trahan 337-281-1667

Lafayette Historic Fencing Academy
Girard Center
Tuesday
7-9 p.m.
Ages: 14 years old and older
Cost: Introductory classes for the beginner $50.00 for Introductory 8 week course. This includes protective gear and weapons that are available for use. In addition to this the student is welcome to continue to attend weekly sessions for the remainder of the year without additional cost. 
Contact: Jim Harris, (337) 269-0517  or Lafayette Historic Fencing Academy        

 

Fencing
Thomas Center                          
Tuesday & Friday
6-8 p.m.            
Saturday
12–2 p.m.   
Ages:  9 years old on up
Cost: $30 a month 
Contact: Krista Fontenot, kristabf@fencinginacadiana.com or (337) 344-7179