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Drop In Tickets

Want to try a different style of class?  Within the framework of the Appropriate Skill Policy and Pre-Requisites you can purchase drop in tickets for classes at the door of those classes for $15 per class.

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Halloween Dance

OCTOBER DANCE HALLOWEEN THEME – 7pm to Midnight Costumes are welcomed and encourages with prizes for the best costumes. Challenge your friends and or your class members for the prize. When: Saturday 28 October 2017 Where: Marlborough Park Community Centre (6021 Madigan Drive N.E.). Lesson: Cha Cha 7pm-8pm Dancing: Social, Latin, Country (8pm-midnight) Cost: $10.00 […]

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Eric Caty Fun(d) Event

Please Join the Dance Community in this Fund Raising Event DANCESPORT ALBERTA is hosting the Eric Caty Fun(d) Fest on 4 November 2017 atMarlborough Park Community Centre We Invite you to Attend this important event and join us for a day of dance competitions and social dancing in support of Eric Caty’s fight against cancer. […]

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Sunday Morning Practices – Starting 17 Sept 2017

On Sunday mornings, UCBDC Instructors and TAs hold practice sessions at Thorncliff-Greenview Community Centre (5600 Centre Street N.) for students in levels 1 & 2 Social and levels 1 & 2 Country.  The practice sessions provide an opportunity to practice dance steps from the current week and review lessons from previous weeks.  Social practice is […]

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Important Note About Skill Levels

To ensure students are at more or less the same level of skill and ability, the Appropriate Skills Policy (see Website for details) is being implemented.  The Club will do everything possible to maximize the learning environment in all classes.  Members at every level will be accommodated and everyone will have the opportunity to learn […]

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Drop-In Tickets

If you do not wish to register for the full 5-weeks but wish to attend a single 1-hour class, Drop-in Tickets are available for $15 paid by cash or cheque at the door.  See below regarding the Appropriate Skills Policy which will be applied to drop-ins.

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September Dance: Welcome Back

Social Dances are monthly and only cost $10.00 in advance, or $15.00 at the door. The dance includes an hour-long lesson (7pm-8 pm), followed by 4 hours (8 pm to midnight) of social, country, and Latin dancing in addition to mixer dances, door prizes and a break for the Club’s famous free snacks and desserts […]

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Instructors for the 2017-2018 Year

The club instructors for the following classes have been selected.  They are: Cochrane Social 1 and Country 1: Michael Wiebe Parkdale Monday Social 1: Stephen Van Parkdale Monday Club Latin: Boun Tea Parkdale Monday Country 1: Nicci Horrick Parkdale Tuesday Country 1: Gayle McFadyen Parkdale Tuesday Westcoast: Don Grout Parkdale Tuesday Social 1: Carol Snyder-Blacker […]

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2017-2018 Class Schedule, Workshops and Dances

Ladies and Gentlemen (Note: Online registration buttons are at the bottom of this announcement) We are happy to share with you the UCBDC dance class schedule for next year 2017-2018. You can see the new schedule by following this link or by downloading this PDF You can also download the registration form.  Please fill it […]

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Auditions for those Starting A New Upper Level

This year, the UCBDC will be holding auditions for all those who desire to take Social levels 2,3,4, International Gold or Country 2  for the first time. You will NOT need to audition for a level that you were registered in for 2016-17. Those who are long-time members of the club may remember that auditions […]

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