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Classes and Dancing at the Josephine Butler Parks Center

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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 code FIRSTTIME. 

Tuesday, February 27th

Join us for a special night of live music from the incomparable Craig Gildner! A drop in lesson from 8-9pm is included with the price of the dance--no partner required. Vaccination and masks recommended.

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.

6-week Series Classes Jan 16-Feb 20

Swing 1: Intro to Lindy Hop

Swing 2: Charleston

3-week Series Special Topic Feb 6-20

Improvisation and Individuality


Workshop with Argentinian Lindy Hop instructor, Juan Villafane!

Four hours of instruction in solo and partnered dancing in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park

One-off Class Feb 27

World of Floorcraft

6-week Series Classes Mar 5-Apr 9

Swing 1: Intro to Lindy Hop

Swing 2: Lindy Hop Moves and Partnership

3-week Series Special Topic Mar 5-19

Tranky Doo (Solo Dance Routine)

3-week Series Special Topic Mar 26-Apr 9

Slow Dancing


Glen Echo Dances

Dance to live bands at historic Glen Echo Park.

More details coming soon!

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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