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Women's Self Defense Class

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Registration for SHARP Training is now open! Classes fill quickly - Register now!

Sexual Harassment, Assault, and Rape Prevention Training (SHARP)

This self-defense class is designed for women to give them the confidence and skills needed to defend themselves in situations ranging from sexual harassment in the workplace to being approached or grabbed by a hostile person.

How Much Does the Class Cost? 

The class is FREE and only available to Arvada residents or those who work in Arvada. 

When are the Classes Held? 

Classes are offered periodically throughout the year and sign up is on a first come, first served basis. The next set of classes will be held as follows:

  • Will be updated once classes are available 

Who Can Participate? 

Participants must be Arvada residents, or work in Arvada, and be at least 16 years of age; however, 14- and 15-year-olds may attend if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who is also registered for the class.

Contact and Registration 

The class size is limited to 20 people and often fills quickly. Register now for one of our upcoming classes! If you have questions, or would like more information, please call the SHARP line at 720-898-7985.

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