Joining Tacoma Aikikai
We welcome new members at any time. Currently, all classes are open to all levels of student. We ask that new students observe their first class prior to joining. Please contact us to come watch a class at any time. Plan to arrive at the dojo 10-15 minutes prior to class and be ready to leave your shoes at the door.
1. Contact us and meet the instructor. If you are new to aikido, we ask that you that you observe one class before getting on the mat.
2. Fill out registration, waiver, and automatic payment authorization forms at the dojo or by downloading below. New practitioners can take advantage of our beginner’s special, offering a uniform and two months of training for $150. Existing practitioners can register for membership with a one-time fee of $15.
3. Payments can be made in person or online via the Zen Planner student portal. After registering in the dojo, you will receive an email giving you a user access name and login code for the online system.
4. Get on the mat and train!
Download Registration Form here: Tacoma Aikikai Registration Form
Download Waiver here: Tacoma Aikikai Liability Waiver
Download Automatic Payment Form here: Payment Authorization
Fees and Dues
Training at Tacoma Aikikai is on a monthly membership basis. Dues stay the same no matter how much (or how little) you train. Payments are due by the 10th of each month. We prefer that you sign up for authomatic payment using Zen Planner, the online student portal. To do so, please sign an authorization form in the dojo, and login to Zen Planner to enter your payment information. You will receive an email giving you login information after you completing your registration in the dojo.
If automatic payment is not an option for you, you make make one-time payments via your Zen Planner account or pay with cash or check in the dojo.
If joining in the middle of the month, your first month will be full price and your second month pro-rated based on the time of joining.
Please contact us, if you have any questions regarding fees, registration, or payment.
Monthly Fee Schedule
|Adults Monthly Fees||Kid’s Monthly Fees|
|Beginner’s Special (2 months unlimited training and uniform)||$150||New Student Special (2 months unlimited training and uniform)||$100|
|Adult Monthly Membership||$90||Unlimited classes||$65|
|Teen/Student Monthly Membership||$75||One class/week||$50|
|Drop-in (per day)||$15|
**Family discount | 2 members – 10% of all fees, 3 members -15% off, 4+ members – 20% off
**Membership fees are prorated for students joining in the middle of the month