Fees & Membership

MembershipMonthly RateDetails
Introductory$300 for 3 monthsRequires 3 month commitment
Beginners Introductory Course$99 (plus uniform)6 week course, 2 classes per week
General (Age 18+ )$125Any class appropriate to your level
Prepaid Annual$1,375Discounted rate with 12th month free (no refund)
Satellite Dojo Members$45One class per week at NCA
Juniors (Ages 6 - 12)$75Junior program classes
Teens (Ages 13+)$85Taking both adult and youth classes (see Youth Program)
Academic Students (Age 18+)$95Any class appropriate to your level
Military$95Any class appropriate to your level
Iaido/Zazen Only$100Requires permission from Chief Instructor

Monthly membership dues may be paid using:

  • Cash
  • Personal Check (upon approval)
  • PayPal (PayPal account required, see Crane Sensei for more details)
  • All major credit cards accepted

North County Aikikai and Birankai Annual Fee:

Due when you first sign up and thereafter at the beginning of each year.
Birankai and North County Aikikai annual fees include membership to Birankai plus insurance.
  • Adults: $65 - Waived Oct-Dec each year and for the first 3 months of introductory membership
  • Juniors and Children: $45 - Waived Oct-Dec each year (additional siblings: $15)

Visitor’s Fees:

  • Birankai Members: $10 per day
  • Non Birankai: $15 per day


  • Family: 20% discount applies to regular memberships only

Private Lessons:

  • With Chief Instructor: $150 per session (2 persons $185)
  • With Assistant Instructor: $55 per session (2 persons $80)

Member Responsibilities:

Membership dues are payable by the first of each month and are not dependent upon the number of classes attended. In cases of financial hardship, special arrangements can be made with the Chief Instructor. Electronic payments using a bank account (EFT Electronic Fund transfer) or most major credit cards are preferred. We have a program in place to facilitate this. Please contact us at: NCAdues@gmail.com if you have any questions.