Where To Dance

Practice makes perfect! Social dancing is the best way to accelerate the dance skills you learn in class. Luckily for you, the Vancouver area hosts loads of weekly social dances and we've compiled them all here in one place for you.

West Coast Swing Social Dancing


Urban Beat West Coast Swing
       Location: 927 Granville St
       Social: 8:30-11:00ish
       Admission: $3


The Roundhouse Experiment
West Coast Fusion
          Location: The Roundhouse Community Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews
          Social: 9:00pm-Midnight
          Admission: $10


Guerilla Swing
       Select Saturdays
       Location: TBD
       Lesson : 8:00-9:00
       Social: 9:00-late
       Admission: $15

Hot Club Swing
       1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month
       Location: Roundhouse Community Center
       Lesson : 8:00-8:30
       Social: 8:30-midnight
       Admission: $8 DJ nights, $15 Band Nights


Urban Beat West Coast Swing
        Location: 927 Granville St.
        8:30 to 11ish
        Admission: $5

Lindy Hop Social Dancing


Rhythm City Strut
      Location: St Michael Hall, 2474 Prince Edward St
      Social: 9:00-Midnight
             $8 for regular admission
             $5 RCP students, TWU Swing Club Students, and UBC and SFU Swing Kids Members
             Free for Intro to Swing Students
      Band Nights:
              $12 in advance (check the link above)
              $16 at the door


Royal City Swing
2nd and 4th Fridays of the Month
Lindy Hop and Blues     
Location: Sapperton Pensioner's Hall (318 Keary Street, New Westminster)
           Swing Lesson: 7:45-8:30
           Blues Lesson: 10:00-10:45
           Swing dance music: 8:30-10:45
           Blues Music: 10:45-1:00am
    Admission: $8, $5 after 10pm and for Students

Blues Social Dancing


Blues at Pat's Pub
Live music
      Location: Pat's Pub and Brewhouse (403 E Hastings)
      Social: 7:00-11:00
      Admission: Free!


Fuse (Blues Fusion)
1st Friday of every month
       Location: Ache Brasil Capoeira Academy (341 E. Broadway)
       Social: 11:00-3:00am

Blues Cafe (Blues)
3rd Friday of every Month
      Location: Academie Duello (412 Hastings St.)
      Lesson: 10:00-11:00
      Social: 11:00-3:00
      Admission: $8


Coalescence (Blues Fusion)
         Location: Academie Duello
         Lesson from 8:30-9:30
         Social from 9:30-1
         Admission: $6-20 (sliding scale); free for first-timers