• Solo Swing
    Sunday, November 23, 2014 @ 06:00 PM
    Location: Room 202 St John's College
  • Balboa 1
    Tuesday, November 25, 2014 @ 06:00 PM
    Location: Multi-Purpose Room (Room 214)
  • Lindy Hop 2
    Tuesday, November 25, 2014 @ 07:30 PM
    Location: Multi-Purpose Room (Room 214)
  • Balboa 1
    Tuesday, December 02, 2014 @ 06:00 PM
    Location: Hanley Hall
  • Lindy Hop 2
    Tuesday, December 02, 2014 @ 07:30 PM
    Location: Hanley Hall
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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 14 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!

Fall Lessons

Welcome back!

This term, we have lots of exciting new course content and teachers to peak your interest!

On Tuesdays (October 7-November 4)
6:00-7:30 Charleston 1 (Taught by Josh and Marina)
7:30-9:00 Lindy Hop 1 (Taught by Wes and Bailey)

On Tuesdays (November 18 - December 16)
6:00-7:30 Balboa 1 (Taught by Adam and Michelle)
7:30-9:00 Lindy Hop 2 (Taught by Wes and Bailey)

And, on Sundays (October 26 - November 23)
6:00-7:30 Solo Swing (Taught by Nathan)

Courses (5 weeks of lessons) are $35 for students and $40 for non-students.

With such grand prices and enticing instructors, I dare you to come up with an excuse for not trying swing this term!