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Classes and Dancing at the Josephine Butler Parks Center - Masks and Vax Required

Register for the New Mobtownia Ballroom Exchange, Dec. 2-3!

  2 Bands, 4 Balboa Classes, 2 Beautiful Ballrooms, a partnership with Mobtown Ballroom and New Columbia Swing at Glen Echo Ballroom:

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Experience and learn Lindy Hop and other swing dances in Washington DC.

What We Offer

New Columbia Social

Our weekly social dance from 9-11pm. Free for first timers with email signup.

Tuesday, December 6th

Social dance from 9-11pm. Admission includes a beginner lesson from 8-9pm, no partner or experience required!

2437 Fifteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20009


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Weekly classes held from 8-9pm before our New Columbia Social (no partner required!).

An introductory Drop-In lesson is included with admission to the dance.

Series Classes Nov 15-Dec 20

Swing 1: Introduction to Lindy Hop

Swing 2D: Intro to Bal and Bal-Swing

Up-coming Classes:

Two Shim Sham solo dance classes to ring in the New Year on Jan 10:

Learn the Shim Sham

Shim Sham Variations and Individual Stylings

Series Classes Jan 17-Feb 21

Swing 1: Introduction to Lindy Hop

Swing 2A: Lindy Hop Musicality and Rhythm

Special Topic Jan 17-Jan 31

Follow Initiation and Lead Responsivity

Glen Echo Dances

Dance to live bands at historic Glen Echo Park.

December 3rd, 2022

Join us in the beautiful Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park and be part of the New Mobtownia Ballroom Exchange-a partnership of DC's New Columbia Swing and Baltimore's Mobtown Ballroom. An introductory swing lesson from 8-9 pm is included with admission. Dancing is 9 pm-midnight to the swinging sounds of Scott Silbert and the All Stars! Bring your masks, proof of vaccination, and ID!

7300 MacArthur Boulevard
Glen Echo, MD 20812

Learn how we are working to make our dances a safe and welcoming space for everyone.

The Josephine Butler Parks Center
2437 15th St., NW
Washington, DC 20009

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