Activities

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BUDOCOMEDY SHOW 2

Budokan is hosting our 2nd comedy show featuring a diverse and multicultural line-up of talent. The purpose of the BudoComedy Show is to increase awareness and visibility for our facility while bringing communities together through the lens of comedy and laughter. Hosted by actor and comedian, Derek Mio.

STRAIGHT OUTTA LITTLE TOKYO 5

Straight Outta Little Tokyo is a 21 & over multi-generational community event organized by Friends of Budokan!  This celebration of old school music from the 80s & 90s is to benefit Terasaki Budokan.

TERASAKI BUDOKAN GOLF TOURNAMENT 2022

Join us for our third annual Terasaki Budokan Golf Tournament! Proceeds from this event will go towards Terasaki Budokan.

OPEN GYM – BASKETBALL & VOLLEYBALL 

Description:
Come enjoy designated open gym time to play basketball or volleyball, meet your neighbors in DTLA, and don’t forget to grab a bite to eat in Little Tokyo afterwards!

Location:
Terasaki Budokan Gymnasium

Schedule:
*CLOSED FROM 9/12 – 9/23. WILL RESUME 9/26* 

Basketball
Monday
9:00 am – 11:00 am

Friday
9:00 am – 11:00 am

Volleyball
(Click RSVP link for dates)
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Cost:
Free

Registration:
RSVP required for volleyball.

Contact:
TeraBudo@ltsc.org

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

TERASAKI BUDOKAN DODGEBALL LEAGUE

Description:
The Terasaki Budokan Dodgeball League (TBDL) is a program for participants of all ages.

Location:
Terasaki Budokan Gym

Schedule:
October 7th — December 2nd (skip November 25, Thanksgiving Week/Black Friday)
Fridays
8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cost:
$540 per team

Registration:
Email or call for more information

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

SPORTS LEAGUES AND TOURNAMENTS

Description:
Terasaki Budokan will host a variety of sports leagues and tournaments throughout the year. Submit a team and join us for friendly competition in Little Tokyo. For more information regarding our leagues & tournaments, click on the appropriate link below.

Location:
Terasaki Budokan Gymnasium

Schedule:
Varies based on league or tournament

Cost:
Varies based on league or tournament

Registration:
Please click the link(s) below to register

Contact:
TeraBudo@ltsc.org

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

FAR EAST LOUNGE SENIOR PROGRAMS

Description:
Far East Lounge programming include table tennis, zumba, gentle exercise, yoga, ukulele, english class, computer class, arts and eats, and more! These classes aim to address physical and mental health needs and are available to our local senior residents and commuters alike.

Location:
Terasaki Budokan (various spaces)

Schedule:
Varies based on program

Cost:
Free

Registration:
Email or call for more information

Contact:
FEL@ltsc.orgcreate new email; (213) 473-3035

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

MiCASA AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

Description:
The MiCASA After School Program offers a variety of youth activities including academic enrichment, sports and athletic opportunities, arts and cultural engagement, community events, and more!

Location:
Terasaki Budokan (various spaces)

Schedule:
Monday – Friday
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm throughout the school year

Cost:
Free

Registration:
Email or call for more information

Contact:
nalcaraz@ltsc.org;(213) 473-3030

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

‘OHANA HULA

Description:
Easy impact Hawaiian dance for all ages.  Learn to tell stories with your body to describe the beauty and history of Hawai’i. Open to all ages and skill levels.

Location:
Terasaki Budokan Community Room

Schedule:
Saturdays
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cost:
$15/class
$40/monthly

Registration:
Pre-register using the link below, spaces are limited

Contact:
TeraBudo@ltsc.org

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

LITTLE TOKYO TABLE TENNIS

Description:
Come test your reflexes in a fast paced table tennis match! All skill levels and ages are welcome to participate. Rental equipment is available on a first come, first served basis.

Location:
Terasaki Budokan Gymnasium

Schedule:
Tuesdays
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cost:
$5 per participant

Registration:
No pre-registration required. Join us anytime!

Contact:
TeraBudo@ltsc.org

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

SECOND SUNDAY YOGA FLOWS

Description:
Slow flow yoga suitable for all ages, genders, and levels.

Location:
Terasaki Budokan

Schedule:
Every Second Sunday
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Cost:
Free

Registration:
Pre-register using the link below.

Contact:
TeraBudo@ltsc.org

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

YOUTH SUMMER CAMPS

Description:
Terasaki Budokan offers a variety of sports summer camps for youth 6-13 years old. Summer camps are one week long, and we’re currently offering basketball, volleyball, karate, or judo. If you can’t decide on one, join us for all of them!

Location:
Terasaki Budokan

Schedule:
Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 3:00 pm (see link below for summer camp schedule)

Cost:
$395 per participant per week

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

J-TOWN TAIKO CLUB

Description:
Learn the art of taiko drumming at Terasaki Budokan. All skill levels and ages are welcome to participate. This program will practice once weekly and performance twice annually (at minimum). Drums and equipment provided facilitated by Maceo Hernandez and Walter Nishinaka.

Location:
Terasaki Budokan Community Room & Plaza

Schedule:
Tuesdays (Intermediate)
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm & 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursdays (Beginner)
7:45 pm – 8:45 pm

Saturdays (Youth Class; ages 6-13)
9:30 am – 10:30 am

Cost:
$75/monthly

Registration:
Pre-register using the link below, spaces are limited

Contact:
TeraBudo@ltsc.org

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

TERASAKI BUDOKAN AIKIDO CENTER

Description:
Aikido /īˈkēdō/ is a modern Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba or “O’Sensei” as a synthesis of his martial studies, philosophy, and religious beliefs. Aikido is often translated as “the way of unifying (with) life energy” or as “the way of harmonious spirit.” O’Sensei’s goal was to create a self-defense art that practitioners could use to defend themselves while also protecting their attacker from injury.

Location:
Terasaki Budokan

Schedule:
Wednesdays
8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Cost:
$20/class
$75/monthly

Registration:
Pre-register by clicking below!

Contact:
TeraBudo@ltsc.org

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

Karate Demo with Walter at Terasaki Budokan

MATSUBAYASHI RYU KARATE DOJO OF LOS ANGELES

Description:
Terasaki Budokan will be a premier martial arts training venue. The mission of this dojo is to continue the culture and practices as taught by our teachers and to educate and train our students in the traditional
spirit of Japanese Budo (Martial Arts). Students will learn the respect and spiritual appreciation that comes with the training of Karate and to apply these lessons in their everyday lives. Preferred ages 8+ yrs old.

Location:
Terasaki Budokan Community Room

Schedule:
Contact MKDLittleTokyo@gmail.comcreate new email for class schedule information

Cost:
Contact MKDLittleTokyo@gmail.comcreate new email for class cost information

Registration:
Registration required. Please contact via email listed below

Contact:
MKDLittleTokyo@gmail.comcreate new emailMatsubayashi Shorin Ryu Facebook Link

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

BUDOKAN LA JUDO

Description:
Judo was founded in 1882 by Jigoro Kano as a martial art that incorporates the principles of seiryoku zenyo (maximum efficiency, minimum effort) and jita kyoei (mutual welfare and benefit) into a physical sport that promotes focused physical, intellectual, and moral development. Since its inception, judo has grown tremendously with over 200 national federations and 5 continental unions worldwide. Safety and goodwill are paramount as well as strong moral and physical development. We welcome you to give judo a try, all ages and skill levels welcome.

Location:
Terasaki Budokan Community Room

Schedule:
Thursdays
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Cost:
$75/monthly (one class)

Registration:
Pre-register using the link below, spaces are limited

Contact:
TeraBudo@ltsc.org

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

charinko bike club at Terasaki Budokan

CHARINKO BIKE CLUB

Description:
Join us for a monthly ride around the Little Tokyo/Downtown LA areas. All skill levels and ages are welcome to participate. Please bring you own bike, helmet, and water.

Location:
Terasaki Budokan

Schedule:
September 25th – 8:30 am
October 30th (Halloween ride!)

Cost:
Free

Registration:
No pre-registration required. Join us anytime!

Contact:
TeraBudo@ltsc.org

All current COVID-19 protocol will apply

PAST EVENTS

Throughout the years, our community-driven project has participated in and is supported by many, many fundraising and outreach events.

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