Basement 1230 Canyon St, Creston BC.

Creston Judo Club

The Creston Judo Club enjoys interclub champions provincial champions, inter provincial champions, national champions, and international champions as part of their membership.

Constitution & Bylaws

The purpose of the Creston Judo Club is:

  • To promote greater public awareness of the sport in the Creston Valley.
  • To increase the number of participants in the sport and in the efficient administration of the sport.
  • To promote Judo as a lifelong interest.
  • Bylaws Updated 2017

Judo Class Times

  • Junior Class

    Monday 5:00-6:00pm

    Thursday 5:00-6:00pm

  • Youngest Group
  • Senior Class

    Monday 6:15-7:30pm

    Thursday 6:15-7:30pm

  • Ages 8 - Adult
  • Intermediate Class

    Wednesday 4:00-5:30pm

  • Coloured Belts
  • Senior Class

    Thursday 4:00-5:30pm

  • Advanced Coloured Belts
  • Judo Fees

  • First Student
    $180 for 3 months (non refundable)

    Additional Students
    $150 for 3 months (non refundable)

    Judo BC Fee: $90/year (Mandatory for all)

  • Other Needs

    • Judo Gi

      Respect For Your Training Partner

      Respect For Our Dojo

    • Slip on Sandals

      Water Bottle

      Clean Feet and Gi

Registration is closed for this season.

If you did not supply a health care number last year please email for assistance.
  • Club Founded

    The Creston Judo Club was founded in 1970 by Mrs. Irene Yamakawa (IKKYU) from Creston.

  • 1980 - 1989

    Continued by Bob Gruewald Shodan from 1980 to - 1989.

  • 1990 - 2006

    Continued by club Sensei Joe Meers. After his first year of retirement in Lister, B.C. Joe Came from Calgary Alberta where he was an instructor in the Famous "Hiro's Judo Club" run by Sensei Allan Sattin (rokudan), President of Judo Canada.

    Joe Meers Creston Judo
  • 2006 - 2007

    Bryan Miller & Barry McPercival for 2007.

  • 2008 - 2019

    Ben Reinhardt, Leelen Samuelson & Munroe Albert

  • 2020

    Leelen Samuelson & Laura knudsen

Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Pealows
  • Canfor
  • Integra tire Creston
  • Shoppers drug mart Creston
  • Mayday Electric
  • Jimmy's Pub and grill
  • Mann & VanderHeide Notary public
  • Grant Campbell
  • Kootenay Exteriors
  • Anonymous Community members