Schedule & Registration

Training Schedule

Roanoke Budo Kai offers 3 weekly classes through the Roanoke County Parks and Recreation Department. This association allows us to reduce fees and follow O’Sensei’s belief that aikido is for everyone while supporting our local community. There are no additional dojo membership fees and the dojo receives no funds from student registrations.
Day / Time Location
Mondays (6:30-8:30pm) Green Ridge Recreation Center
Thursdays (6:45-8:45pm) Brambleton Recreation Center
Saturdays (9:30-11:30am) Brambleton Recreation Center
*students are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes early to allow time to put down mats and for individual stretching.

Green Ridge

Green Ridge Recreation Center
7415 Wood Haven Rd.
Roanoke, VA 24019

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Brambleton Center

Brambleton Recreation Center
3738 Brambleton Ave SW
Roanoke VA 24018

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Registering For Courses

Registration for Roanoke Budo Kai classes is simple, inexpensive, and flexible. Classes are coordinated through Roanoke County Parks & Recreation.

Some important notes:

  • Students of all levels are welcome at all classes.
  • Courses run in 17 week sessions, you do not have to wait until the start of a session to join us, the cost will be prorated.
  • When you sign up for a session, you pick one specific day of the week, i.e. you sign up for Monday classes, or Thursday, or Wednesday, or Saturday. Many of our students train 2 or 3 days per week.
  • The cost of our classes is affordable, $40 per 17 week session.

How To Sign Up

A 17-week session is currently underway – you may join mid-session, don’t wait. Stop by either Green Ridge or the Brambleton Center to register in person at a pro-rated cost – you can start today!

Advance registration for upcoming sessions can be done online through the Roanoke County Parks and Rec website.

You may also register in advance by visiting either Green Ridge or the Brambleton Center.

Reminder: returning dojo members should sign up at least 30 days in advance for new sessions.

Visiting Student? …Curious?

If you are a visiting student, or if you’re new and just want to check out one of our classes – you are welcome to join us for a class at no charge! Come, be our guest, and learn about our dojo.

Please us the contact form to let us know that you’ll be attending. For more information on preparing for class, or what a typical class is like please see our train with us page.

All participates must fill out a health form / permission to treat and transport. You may use the link below to download the form, please fill it out and bring to class.

Roanoke County Parks/Rec Health Form