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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, December 12th

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

2437 Fifteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

Maria Garavaglia
David Soltysik

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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.


3-week Series Classes Nov 28-Dec 12

NCS Solo Routine

Twisty Turny Bal Moves

Upcoming (Registration Opens Jan 1st!):

One-off Special Topic Jan 9

Learn the Shim Sham

6-week Series Classes Jan 16-Feb 20

Swing 1: Intro to Lindy Hop

Swing 2: Charleston


Glen Echo Dances

Dance to live bands at historic Glen Echo Park.

December 9th, 2023

Join us in the beautiful Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park to dance the night away to the dulcet tones of Keenan McKenzie and the Riffers! An introductory swing dance lesson from 8-9 pm is included with admission, followed by dancing from 9 pm-midnight. Bring your proof of vaccination. We will have a special Newcomer Mix and Match contest during the band breaks (no partner required)! Contest details can be found on the registration page.

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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