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What is Rec Sparring?


It is a non-competitive full sparring class for PABC members, men and women, of all skill & fitness levels. Giving the general membership the opportunity to get in the ring without the commitment required when joining the fight team. Using skills you've learned in class and practicing them in controlled full sparring situations. Rec sparring is perfect for members interested in sparring but not competing.

Class will be lead by Dylan with a maximum of 20 participants per session. Members without personal sparring gear are welcome to use the communal fight gear until they purchase their own.

How is Rec Sparring different from Fight Team Sparring?

The main difference between rec sparring and fight team sparring is the intensity of the class/drills. Rec Sparring will have zero tolerance for participants throwing heavy punches, being unable to control themselves, and/or not listening to the coach's commands. Offenders will be removed from class. Repeat offenders will be permanently banned from participating in rec sparring classes.

When will classes start?


Rec Sparring classes have been added to the regular class schedule and will be offered on an ongoing basis.


Current class schedule:

  • Monday 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

  • Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 

How can I join?

Members interested in participating in the Rec Sparring classes must meet all requirements below:

  1. Be a minimum of 18 years of age.

  2. Have 3 months consistent PABC class experience. 36 classes in 12 weeks minimum.

  3. Complete a boxing medical. Downtown Boyd Medical is our go to!

  4. Register with Boxing Manitoba. Either as a Recreational Member or Competition Membership.

  5. Pay the annual $100 sparring fee (non-refundable)

    • This fee is used to offset the cost associated with providing communal sparring gear and maintaining/repairing the rings.

Boxing Manitoba membership fees are annual, $25 for Recreation and $80 for competition. Registration and medical forms can be found at the Front Desk or found in the links below. Forms can be submitted along with any associated payments at the Front Desk. Additionally, members interested in participating must have a mouth guard.

For any further questions or concerns, e-mail Dylan at

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