• Beginner 8-Count Lindy Hop
    Wednesday, November 22, 2017 @ 07:30 PM
    Location: Room 201 St. John's College
  • Hepcat Studio Rent Party
    Friday, November 24, 2017 @ 08:00 PM
    Location: 300-72 Princess Street
  • Saturday Night Swingout
    Saturday, November 25, 2017 @ 08:00 PM
    Location: 460 Main St - Ted Motyka's Dance Studio
  • Saturday Night Swingout
    Saturday, December 02, 2017 @ 08:00 PM
    Location: 460 Main St - Ted Motyka's Dance Studio
  • Brad Shigeta Dance Night
    Saturday, December 09, 2017 @ 12:00 AM
    Location: TBD
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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!

October 2017 Election Results

UMSwing is pleased to announce the results from our October 2017 election:

President: Alex Harland
Secretary/Treasurer: Melissa Ricard

Please join me in congratulating our new executive members on their elected positions!