• Beginner Jive
    Tuesday, January 24, 2017 @ 06:00 PM
    Location: Room 201 St. John's College
  • Charleston
    Tuesday, January 24, 2017 @ 07:30 PM
    Location: Room 201 St. John's College
  • Lindy-Hop
    Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 06:00 PM
    Location: Room 201 St. John's College
  • Beginner Blues
    Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 07:30 PM
    Location: Room 201 St. John's College
  • Beginner Jive
    Tuesday, January 31, 2017 @ 06:00 PM
    Location: Room 201 St. John's College
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Welcome

The University of Manitoba Swing Dance Club (UMSwing) is an entirely student-run organization that operates under the umbrella of the University of Manitoba Student's Union (UMSU). UMSwing is non-profit and works towards being able to provide affordable dance lesson to students and non-students. Although the majority of members are students, UMSwing is open to everyone and boasts members of all ages and skill levels. Founded in 2000, UMSwing is celebrating 15 years of introducing people of all ages and experiences levels to swing dancing. UMSwing welcomes anyone of any ages, even those who think they have two left feet or cannot dance, and they welcome the opportunity to prove you wrong!

Lessons and Events

UMSwing offers a large variety of lessons and social events year-round. If this is your first time learning to dance, we offer beginner lessons in Jive and Lindy Hop. For more intermediate dancers, we offer Intermediate Lindy Hop, Charleston, Balboa. Other styles that we teach include Swing Rueda, West Coast Swing, Blues, and Aerials. Whether you want to fly high with some Aerials, get a great workout from Charleston, or learn some sociable Lindy Hop, UMSwing has something for you to get you interested, having fun, and meeting new people in no time!

Classes

On Tuesdays there is Jive at 6pm and Charleston at 7:30 pm. On Thursdays there is Lindy Hop at 6pm and blues dancing at 7:30. CLass location is room 201 st. Johns college. Student cost for courses is 40$ a course non students 45$ a course. Tuesday lesson dates are January 24, 31, February 7, 14 ,21, 28, March 7, 16. Thursday lesson dates are January 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23 March, 2, and 9.