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8:00-10:00 pm    |     Resumes: TBA

Cummer Avenue United Church (formerly Newtonbrook United Church), 53 Cummer Ave, North York <map>

Instructor:  Gordon Hayburn 647.200-3673      |    Contact: Kathleen Kynoch  905.731-3236


7:30-9:30 pm    |     Resumes: TBA

Westview Presbyterian Church,  233 Westview Blvd, East York, ON M4B 3J7 <map>

Instructor: Donalda McDonald 416.757-6739    |    Contact:   Karen Bulkowski 416.291-4745 or Sheila Parnell 416.298-8708

St. Clement’s

Come early for technique and formations training 6:30-7:00pm;  
Social dancing   7:00pm - 9:15-ish 

Resumes September 11, then weekly to Dec 11 -- EXCEPT:  no class Oct 6 (Thanksgiving)

2018: Jan 8 - June 11  (EXCEPT: May 21, Victoria Day)

The Great Hall of Bishop Strachan School, 298 Lonsdale Road, Forest Hill <map>

  Enter main doors and sign in with BSS Security, please.
    Park on circular drive or on nearby streets. Note: A Beginner-friendly and scent-free group.

Instructor / Contact: Teresa Lockhart 416.759-9845



7:30-9:30 pm  (come at 7 pm for extra instruction)  |     Resumes: Sept 12, then weekly to Dec 12.   2018:  Jan 9 - May 15

Franklin Horner Community Centre, 432 Horner Avenue, Etobicoke, <map> 

There is plenty of parking, the renovations are complete, and we dance in the auditorium (large gym).
For more information see this website:

Instructor & Contact:   Arlene Koteff  416.272-7217


7:30-9:30 pm    |    Resumes: TBA

Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Avenue (one block north of St. Clair, west off Yonge) <map>

Instructor:  Vicky Zeltins  416.393-5502    |    Contact:  Nancy Stokes 416.425-2195

Don Mills

7:30-9:30 pm    |   Resumes: September 12, then weekly to Dec 19    2018:  Jan 9 - May 22

Banbury Community Centre,  120 Banbury Road, (S. off York Mills W. of Leslie) <map>

Instructor: Sandra Scott 416.447-0157    |    Contact:  May Ralston  416.391-5107

Erin Mills, Tuesdays

7:30 - 9:30 pm    |     Resumes September 12, then weekly to December 12.     2018:  Jan 9 - May 15 

Cooksville United Church, 2500 Mimosa Row (Go west on Floradale, off Hurontario, S of Dundas) <map>

Instructor:  Keith Bark  905.822-1707     |   Contact:  Deirdre MacCuish Bark 905.822-1707

This is a beginner friendly class. All levels of  skill  and  experience are welcome.  We teach steps and formations early in the evening.


7:00-9:00 pm    |       Resumes September 12

Toronto French School, 296 - 318 Lawrence Ave East [at Bayview] <map>

Enter annex of western-most building [lower level entrance on right] and go downstairs to the gym.

Instructor: Jean Noble  416.449-8070   

Peterborough (non affiliated)

Classes: 7:00 pm - 9:15    Resumes: 2nd Tuesday of Sept to 2nd Tuesday of May at All Saints Anglican Church Parish Hall, 235 Rubidge Street, Peterborough

Monthly dances: 7:30pm, Feb 17, March 17, and April 21 at St. John’s Anglican Church Hall, 99 Brock Street, Peterborough K9H 2P2 <map>

For further details, visit the Peterborough SCD website

Tayside - Morning

10:30 am - noon    |    Resumes: TBA

Westview Presbyterian Church, 233 Westview Blvd. (nr O'Connor & Bermondsey)  <map>

Instructor: Donalda McDonald 416.757-6739    |  Contact: Elizabeth Harris 416.698-2652

Beginners are welcome.

Tayside - Evening

7:30-9:30 pm    |     Resumes: TBA

Westview Presbyterian Church, 233 Westview Blvd. (nr O'Connor & Bermondsey)  <map>

Instructor: Blair Gerrie 416.651-8933     Beginners are welcome.



7:15 for extra step and formation practice.    Social dancing 8:00-10:00 pm    |    Resumes: TBA

Kinsmen Hall, 327 Queen St. S., Streetsville  <map>

Instructor/Contact:  Barbara Taylor 905.271-1598

All levels are welcome.


7:30-9:15 pm    |    Resumes September 12

Glenview Presbyterian Church, 1 Glenview Avenue  <map>
(West of Yonge; 3 blocks S of Lawrence; off Duplex or Glengrove)

Instructors: Moira Korus  416.924-9616     |    Donalda McDonald  416.757-6739      |    Contact:  Valerie Fisher  416.497-4186  


7:15-9:15 pm    |   Resumes: TBA

Humbercrest United Church, 16 Baby Point Rd.  (Jane & Annette)  <map>

Instructor: Deirdre MacCuish Bark  905.822-1707    |   Contact: Barbara Kalmuk  416.766-3879

Beginner friendly; all levels welcome.


7:30-9:30 pm    |    Resumes: TBA

Christ the King - Dietrich Bonhoeffer Lutheran Church, 149 Bay Thorn Drive, Thornhill L3T 3V2 <map>

Instructors: Carole Skinner  and Maureen Richardson     |    Contact: Pat Asada 905.771-7992 or Mairwen Thornley  905.640-4594

St Andrew's of Brampton

7:30-9:30 pm  |  Resumes: TBA

Normal venue: Chris Gibson Recreation Centre,  125 McLaughlin Rd N, Brampton <map>

Instructor: Paul Maloney 905.821-4387    |      Contact:  Ann Campbell 905.459-5213


Barrie (non affiliated)

Beginners: 7:00 pm    |    Social dancing:  7:00-9:00 pm    |   Resumes: TBA

Unity Christian High School, 25 Burton Avenue, Barrie  L4N 2R3  <map>

Instructor:  Bill Scott  705.737-2493    |   Contact:  Susan Scott 705.737-2493

Highlands of Durham

7:30-9:30 pm  | Resumes: TBA

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 419, 484 Bay Street, Port Perry M9L 1M7  <map>

Instructor:  Wendy Loberg  905.550-7688     |     Contact:  Alan Graham 905.982-1534


8:00-10:00 pm  |  Resumes:  Sept 14 - Nov 30 excepting Oct 12 & 19 (Trinity Book Sale)   (and see note below)

2018 Winter/Spring session:  Jan 4 - Mar 29 

Seeley Hall is not available Oct 12 & 19 so, instead, we shall dance Fridays Oct 13 & 20 at Cartwright Hall.

Seeley Hall, Trinity College, University of Toronto, 6 Hoskin Avenue < map >  
Cartwright Hall, in St Hilda’s College, 44 Devonshire Place <map>

(all venues are close to Museum and St George subway stations)

Instructor:  David Booz  416.806-2669     |    Contact:  Ken Adamson 416.763-0073

Wasaga Beach (non affiliated)

Thursday Mornings 10:00-12:00  |  We dance all year

Prime Time Club, 1724 Mosley Street, Wasaga Beach. (same complex as the Y and Recplex).  <map> 

We bring lunch for after class.  Contact:  Mari Thompson 705.429-2602


Aurora  (morning class)

10:30 am - 12:15 pm    |     2017 Winter/Spring season:  TBA

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church Hall, 32 Mosley St., Aurora    <map>

Instructor:  Maureen Richardson   905.939-2712     |     Contact:   Agnes Vallejo  905.841-2747

Erin Mills - Friday

Resumes September 15, then weekly until Dec 15 -- EXCEPT:  no class Oct 6 (Thanksgiving) and Nov 10 (Toronto Workshop)

7:30 pm - 9:45

Mississauga Senior's Centre,  Olga Tyne Auditorium,  1389 Cawthra Rd. <map>
(East side, at Arbor Crt., 2 lights south of QEW)

Instructor/Contact:  Jean Hamilton  905.566-9599

South Simcoe

7:30-9:30 pm   |   Resumes: TBA

Knox Presbyterian Church, King St. South, Alliston <map>

Instructor: Maureen Richardson  905.939-2712      |    Contact:  Susan & Ed Elliotson  519.941-2134


7:45 -9:45 pm    |   Resumes September 12

Fallingbrook Presbyterian Church, Kingston Rd. at Wood Glen, Scarborough <map>
(Halfway between Victoria Park & Warden)

Instructor: Deirdre MacCuish Bark  905.822-1707 (& Guest Instructors)     |    Contact:  John Clark 416.266-3609

Saturday Mornings ~ Youth Classes

Rosedale Youth

Resumes September 16         

Junior Class (4-7 yrs & family)      9:00-9:45 am
     Intermediate Class (8-12 yrs)     9:45-10:45 am   
        Senior Class (12-20 yrs)             10:30-11:45 am

Rosedale Presbyterian Church, 129 Mount Pleasant Rd at South Drive <map>.  

New students, boys or girls, are always welcome. Come and enjoy social dancing, festivals, parties, special events and gala days.

Contact Instructor: Moira Korus  416.924-9616 

Occasional Sunday Afternoons

Shiftin’ Bobbins (non-affiliated -- for Intermediate and Advanced dancers)  $20 Season Membership (6 classes) or $6 at the door

“Shiftin’Bobbins” meets one Sunday afternoon a month in central Toronto. Each session a different guest MC will feature dances not often seen elsewhere for those already comfortable with the more complex RSCDS formations and able to participate with minimal instruction.

Instructor: Guest Instructors    |  See What’s On page    |    Contact:  Jon Allen-Friend

2:00-4:00 pm  at Grace Church-On-The-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road  (Forest Hill Village) <map>

Resumes September 10 with Alicia Manson (Oakville)   •    Oct 15 - Claire Collier (Buffalo)   

Nov 18 - 4th Annual St Andrew’s Celebration Dance (music by Scotch Mist). Non-members $25. All  tickets must be reserved in advance either via the Shiftin’ Bobbins website "contact us" tab: or by email to
Cut off date is Nov 10, 2017.    

2018:   Jan 21 - Maureen Richardson (Aurora)    |      2018:   March 11 - Lou Emslie (Guelph)  

Season Closer: Apr 8 - Emcee Christine Basnett (Kitchener) and live music by Fred Moyes.