Round Dancing

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The Square and Round Dancers of South Western Ontario

We are a non-profit association representing square and round dancing clubs across South Western Ontario. Round dancing is considered not only fun and good exercise but also a social event.  We like to call it “friendship set to music.”

What is Round Dancing?

Brian Elmer of the Dance Connection (squaredance.bc.ca) refers to round dancing as “choreographed ballroom dancing for couples.” Dancers progress as couples counter-clockwise in large circles across the dance floor, with the dancers being directed by a round dance cuer.  This enables the couples on the floor to perform the same dance moves simultaneously.

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Round Dancing Calendar

Date/Time Event Caller/Cuer
22/08/2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Summer Dancing - Huron Happy Hearts
Clinton Public School, Clinton, ON, N0M 1L0
Dan & Rhetha Roy
12/09/2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Summer Dancing - Huron Happy Hearts
Clinton Public School, Clinton, ON, N0M 1L0
Dan & Rhetha Roy
22/09/2018
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
SWOSDA Round Dance Party
St. James Lutheran Church, St. Jacobs, Ontario,
Andrea & Jeff Priest
02/10/2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Village Squares - Learn to Round Dance
St. James United Church, Waterdown, ON, L0R 2H0
Bob & Betty Beck
26/10/2018 - 27/10/2018
1:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Capital Capers - Round Dance Weekend
Parkdale United Church, Ottawa, Ontario,
Steve & Irene Bradt
04/11/2018
1:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gala By The Grand - Round Dance
Polish Hall, Brantford, Ontario, N3T 3P4
Andrea Priest, Dan Roy