7:30PM BEGINNER SERIES  Review the last 2 weeks material and learn some new basic patterns with Katie, Casey and Kiona. We love beginners. Anyone who can walk and count can learn West Coast Swing.

BEYOND BASICS Kay Newhouse! Another well planned lesson and good times are waiting for you! Get there early for this! Workshops are always included with the party cover.

FREE PRACTICE OR LESSON SPACE Everyone is welcome to arrive early to practice, rehearse or for private WCS lessons preceding the Friday night dances from 6:30-8:15pm - email

DC'S LARGEST WEEKLY WCS PARTY We have a blast every single Friday night dancing 9pm - 1am (or later). This party has been going strong for nearly 2 decades. Over 200 dancers regularly attend. They bring great enthusiasm and true variety. Join the party! at:
Hollywood Ballroom 2126 Industrial Parkway Silver Spring, MD 20904
Minutes from the  ICC, I-95, I-495. 20 minutes south of Columbia. Free, ample and well-lit parking..

KNOW THE CODE! We have a Code of Conduct to help everyone understand some ways we can all help to keep our social dance community fun and safe for everyone to enjoy


Wednesdays in Gaithersburg (NEW 4 week session starts February 7th - $80)
Limit: 8 per class - reserve your spot NOW!
CLASS 1: 7:00-8:30 PM WCS Basics and CLASS 2: 8:30-10:00 same
Location: Dance with Debbie Studio - Gaithersburg, MD
Email for details

January 26th - DC's WCS WHITE PARTY!

This is DC's biggest local WCS party of the year. Hollywood Ballroom is the only venue big enough for all the fun. Everyone wears white for this annual tradition. Powerful Black Lights and your creative outfits help make a magical environment. RSVP on facebook!


March 1st - 4th. The world's largest West Coast Swing Party comes to Baltimore's Marriott Waterfront in East Harbor. Featuring most of the current and former champions on staff. NASDE Professional Classic & Showcase competitions. Fun competitons for amateurs of all skill levels, over 50 hours of expert instruction. 4 nights of non-stop, dance til dawn parties. If you love West Coast Swing,
MADjam is a phenominen you must experience! www.atlanticdancejam.com

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!  Discounts End January 31st!

Coming to Hollywood Ballroom! Friday, Saturday & Sunday group workshops with the champions. Friday & Saturday night social dancing..... RSVP on facebook. This is going to be big!

AROUND TOWN.... West Coast Swing is bigger than ever in the greater DC area. There are many west coast swing venues for classes and dancing. This list is not intended to be a complete summary. There is a very active facebook group for DC West Coast Swing dancers where you can connect with other dancers and learn about more events. The regular dance nights below offer casual, inexpensive, drop in group lessons preceding social dances that are open to the public.

Sunday, (twice monthly) West Coast Swing & more at Herdon Senior Center, Herndon, VA more
Monday, West Coast Swing lessons & dancing with Debbie Tuttle at Rendezvous in Rockville, MD - more
Tuesday, West Coast Swing lessons & dancing with Ken Roesel at Bethesda Women's Club - more

Tuesday, West Coast Swing & other couples dancing @ Colvin Run in Great Falls, VA.- more
Wednesday, West Coast Swing & Country lessons & dancing with Dean & Dawn Garrish at Cherry Hill Park
Wednesday & Thursday Baltimore's Ministry of Swing offers WCS classes and practice sessions
Thursdays, West Coast Swing at  Revolutions Darts & billiards. Centreville, VA more
Thursday West Coast Swing Lessons & dancing at Nick's Nightclub in Alexandria, VA more
DC's Largest Weekly WCS party @ Hollywood Ballroom in Silver Spring, MD - more

1st Saturdays Ministry of Swing in Baltimore
2nd Saturdays WCS & other couples dancing @ Colvin Run in Great Falls, VA.- more
2nd Saturdays Markus & Trendlyn Stuck On Swing @ Avant Garde in Rockville - more
4th Saturdays Hustle & WCS @ Colvin Run in Great Falls, VA.- more

An ideal space for many dance styles is available by appointment 9am - 11pm everyday. Private location, off street parking, 1200' of floating hardwood, high ceiling, natural light. Located near Rockville & Olney, MD. Call 301.330.7708 or email for details and availability.