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7:30-9:30 pm    |       Closed for summer

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

Instructor: Nigel Keenan 416.762-3060    |    Contact:   Lourdes Genosa 416.762-3060

St. Clement’s   |    Closed for summer

Technique: 6:45 to 7:15pm - Social Dancing: 7:15 to 9:15-ish    |   Last class of the season is June 10

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


Allardyce Scottish Country Dancers — Orillia (not-affiliated with RSCDS Toronto)

Social dancing:  7:00-9:00 pm    |       

The Senior Citizen's TIE Club Centre, 56 West Street North, Orillia, Ontario  <map>

Instructor/Contact:   Barbara Chapman 705.818-2608


7:30-9:30 pm  (come at 7 pm for extra instruction)  |       Closed for summer   

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

There is plenty of parking. We dance in Room 122.
For more information see this website:

Instructor & Contact:   Arlene Koteff  416.272-7217


7:30-9:30 pm    |    Closed for summer

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    |    Closed for summer

7:30-9:30 pm    | 

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

Instructor: Sandra Scott 416.447-0157    |    Contact:  Anne Anderson  416.449-1898

Erin Mills, Tuesdays     |    Closed for summer

7:30 - 9:30 pm    |     

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    |            Closed for summer

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   

Tayside - Morning

10:30 am - noon    |          Closed for summer

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

Contact:  Gillian Clinton       Instructor: Blair Gerrie 416.651-8933     Beginners are welcome.

Tayside - Evening

7:30-9:30 pm    |           Closed for summer

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

Instructor/Contact: Blair Gerrie 416.651-8933     Beginners are welcome.

Peterborough (non affiliated)

Classes: 6:45 pm - 9:30    2nd Tuesday of September to 2nd Tuesday of May
The Mount Community Centre, 1545 Monaghan Road, Peterborough <map>

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


A.S.T.A.    |    Closed for summer

7:15 for extra step and formation practice.    Social dancing 7:30-9:30 pm   

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

Instructor/Contact:  Barbara Taylor 905.271-1598

All levels are welcome.

7:30-9:15 pm    |          Closed for summer

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

Instructor: Moira Korus  647.378-5753      |    Contact:  Valerie Fisher  416.497-4186  

Humbercrest    |    Closed for summer

7:15-9:15 pm    |   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    |          Closed for summer

Thornhill Lutheran Church, 149 Bay Thorn Drive, Thornhill L3T 3V2 <map>

Instructor:  Maureen Richardson     |    Contact: Pat Asada 905.771-7992

St Andrew's of Brampton

7:30-9:30 pm  |         Closed for summer

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

Spring Dance:  St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 44 Church Street E., Brampton <map>.  Dancing begins at 7:30pm.

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


7:00-9:00 pm  |     

Cost: $5 per night or $100 if paid in advance on September 13.
Those paying in advance get a FREE vest or shirt with the HDSCD logo on it.

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  |  Summer Dancing: 6 weeks, June 27 - Aug 1st in Seeley Hall

Usually, we dance at Seeley Hall, sometimes we get switched to Cartwright Hall:

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

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

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

Celtic Connection Dancers — Richmond Hill (not-affiliated with RSCDS Toronto)

Social dancing, afternoons:  1:00pm - 3:30    |       

Cost $5  We stop for afternoon tea and dancers take turns bringing treats. Wear shoes to suit a vinyl floor.

Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, 10066 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill L4C 1T8  <map> 
(Look for the square turret; NOT the pointy spire church) Driveway beside church leads to a carpark at rear.

Instructor:  Jessie Houseley  905.881-1312   |   Contact:   Ross Floyd 905.889-8396

King Edward Scottish Country Dancers — Barrie (not-affiliated with RSCDS Toronto)

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

Unity Christian High School, 25 Burton Avenue (just east of Essa Rd.), Barrie  L4N 2R3  <map>

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

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    |        

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 - Fridays:  7:30 pm - 9:30 

Closed for summer

Mississauga Seniors’ 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   |       2019:  Closed for summer

Special Events 2019:  February 16th Valentine Workshop    •   May 3rd  Bluebell Spring Dance (first Friday in May)

Knox Presbyterian Church, 160 King St. South, Alliston <map>

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


7:45 -9:45 pm    |   Closed for summer

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

      Closed for summer     

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

Periodic Saturday Evenings

The White Cockade: Social & Dance Club - Hamilton (not-affiliated with RSCDS Toronto)

      Closed for summer      

A Scottish social group. Dances the 3rd Saturday of each month in dance season.


Occasional Sunday Afternoons

Shiftin’ Bobbins ((not-affiliated with RSCDS Toronto -- for Intermediate and Advanced dancers)  $35 Season Membership covers all Sunday sessions. If you are not a member, your first visit is free, but thereafter $10 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. Tickets for the Nov 23 St Andrew’s dance are $30.

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>

2019-20 dates: March 31 - Moira Korus (Toronto) •   April 14 - Lou Emslie (Guelph)
• Sept 29 with Alicia Manson (Oakville)
• Oct 27 - Claire Collier (Buffalo)   • Nov 10 - Donald Holmes (Toronto)
Nov 23 - 6th Annual St Andrew’s Celebration Dance (music by Scotch Mist) 
•  Dec 8 - Maureen Richardson (Aurora)   

2020:    • Mar 27 - Moira Korus (Toronto)   •  Apr 26 - Lou Emslie (Guelph)