Politique d'adhésion

Bien que de nombreuses écoles d'arts martiaux exigent de leurs membres qu'ils signent des contrats de long terme, Montérégie Aikikai ne souhaite pas imposer ce fardeau à ses membres. L'adhésion générale à notre dojo est donc considérée comme étant mensuelle. Cependant, afin que le dojo, comme toute autre organisation, puisse budgétiser efficacement ses dépenses mensuelles, nous demandons aux membres, par courtoisie et par nécessité, de nous tenir informés de tout changement dans leur statut de membre. À cette fin, nous avons mis en œuvre la politique suivante:

Ongoing Monthly Dues payment
  1. The purpose of monthly membership dues has always been, and continues to be, to support the continued existence of the dojo as a place to train in Aikido and Iaido. Dues are not payment for lessons or classes on an hourly, daily or weekly basis.
  2. Monthly membership dues apply to a one month membership period. The dues for each monthly membership period are payable by the last day of the preceding membership period. For example, dues for April are due March 31st.
Payment Methods

There are two ways to sign up for ongoing monthly membership dues for adults or children.
  1. You can authorize automatic monthly electronic transactions by filling out the form at the dojo. There is no contract; membership can be stopped at any time by providing notice 2 weeks in advance.
  2. Alternatively, you may pay by check or cash; this option includes a minimum 6 month commitment and is paid fully in advance.
Annual Dues payment option

Available to existing members of six months or more. Twelve months for the price of eleven remitted once a year. Annual dues payment can be made by check or cash only.

Late Payments

  1. Students who anticipate having difficulty paying monthly dues should communicate with the dojo treasurer PRIOR TO THE PAYABLE DATE OF THE DUES about special arrangements, either in person or through the dojo email address. We will make every effort to prevent any interruption in your training.
  2. In case of late payment without prior communication with the dojo treasurer: payment is subject to a $20 late fee.
Annual Fees

As of 2015/01/01 there is one yearly fee:
  1. The USAF annual fee of $45 USD, which is only applicable to teenagers and adults. Anyone training in the adult program who has been a dojo member for at least 6 months or who has tested must register with the Montérégie Aikikai's parent organization, the USAF. The dojo will forward these fees on to the USAF.
Annual fees for existing students are payable by January 21st.

New Students
  1. The first dues payment for new students applies to the first day of practice and the one month period immediately following.
  2. New students are assessed the registration fee as follows:
  • New students pay a registration fee with their first dues payment. The registration fee is $50 for adults and teenagers, and $25 for children aged 12 and under.
  • Participants of promotional introductory packages may have the dojo registration fee included in their package fee.

Prendre une pause de l'entraînement

Dans de rares cas, les membres peuvent avoir besoin de faire une pause de leur entraînement régulier. Que cette décision soit pour des raisons de santé, de voyage ou d'opportunité, nous vous demandons de communiquer et de gérer votre statut de membre. Les membres sont fortement encouragés à maintenir leurs cotisations régulières en tant que soutien continu du dojo. Le but des cotisations a toujours été et continue d'être de soutenir la poursuite de l'existence du dojo en tant que lieu d'entraînement de l'Aïkido et de Iaido.