Social Groups



Scarborough       NOW DANCING IN PERSON

7:30-9:30 pm    |     

Feb 14, 2022 ~ Scarborough’s SCD Family Day Dancing ~  “Family Favourite Food” (leftover dances):  

Programme & background.pdf

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

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


Social Dancing: 7:00 to 9:00   (no early evening specialist technique this season - but all levels are warmly welcome)

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    |    Cancelled until further notice  

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

Instructor/Contact:   Barbara Chapman 705.818-2608

Bloorlea    >>>> DANCING IN PERSON BEGINS April 8 ~  ZOOM continues until then

NOTE: -  Bloorlea is switching to Wednesday mornings as of April 8  (see below)


7:30-9:30 pm    |    Cancelled until further notice 

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

Contact:  Nancy Stokes 416.425-2195

Don Mills      Asking for expressions of interest in returning to in-person dancing

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   >>>> DANCING IN PERSON BEGINS March 15 ~  ZOOM continues until then

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    |       Cancelled until further notice 

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

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

Instructor: Jean Noble  416.449-8070

Tayside - Morning  

10:30 am - noon    |          Cancelled until further notice 

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    |           Cancelled until further notice 

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    Cancelled until further notice  

NOTE NEW LOCATION:  All Saints Church Hall, 235 Rubidge Street, Peterborough K9J 3N9 <map>

Monthly Friday Evening dances start at 7:30pm:  • Nov 15  • Dec 13  • Jan 24 (Burns Supper & dance)  • Feb 21  • Mar 20  • Apr 17 

For further details, visit the Peterborough SCD website


A.S.T.A.    |  

Social dancing 7:30 - 9:30 pm    Cancelled until further notice 

Kinsmen Hall, 327 Queen St. S., Streetsville  <map>    Parking and entrance at rear of building.

Instructor/Contact:  Barbara Taylor 905.271-1598

All dancers of all levels are welcome.


Social dancing 10am-noon   

Classes will run on Wednesday mornings from 10am to noon from April 6 to June 8, 2022,
at Franklin Horner Community Centre, 432 Horner Avenue, Etobicoke, <map>.  Room 122.  There is plenty of parking available.  

The block of 10 sessions costs $50.  Please bring a cheque made out to ‘Franklin Horner Community Centre’ on the first evening.   

To register, please contact the Franklin Horner Community Centre at 416-252-6822 or email Rosa Perkovic. 
If you have questions, please contact Arlene by email or phone.

Instructor & Contact:   Arlene Koteff  416.272-7217

   >>>> REMOTE CLASSES VIA ZOOM   Contact Erica de Gannes

8:00pm    |        

Glenview on-line SCD classes.   Wednesday evening at 8 pm, starting Wednesday October14th  

Dance at home with a partner in your social bubble or dance on your own with an imagined partner!

Classes open to everyone, Please email Erica De Gannes  at for the link to join the class.

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  

Highlands of Durham

2:00-4:00 pm  |     Cancelled until further notice 

Cost: $5 per class 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: 

Humbercrest  >>>> REMOTE CLASSES VIA ZOOM until further notice. Contact Deirdre.

8:00pm    | 

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  |        Cancelled until further notice

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



8:00-10:00 pm  |  Cancelled until further notice

Usually, we dance at Seeley Hall. Sometimes (but no such switch is planned Jan 9 - Apr 2) 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    |       Cancelled until further notice

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    Cancelled until further notice 

King Edward School, 25 Burton Avenue, 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  |    No info

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    |     Cancelled until further notice

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   Cancelled until further notice

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   |       Season dates:   Cancelled until further notice

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

Instructor: Maureen Richardson  905.939-2712      |    Contact:

Join us on Facebook: South-Simcoe-Scottish-Country-Dancing


7:45 -9:45 pm    |   > >>> Remote classes, via Zoom. Contact Deirdre.

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      

      >>>> IN PERSON DANCING  +  REMOTE CLASSES VIA ZOOM   Contact Moira Korus.   

Zoom:   Under 12s:  8:45 to 9:30am.  

Children under 12 and/or families are welcome.

In Person:  Dancers age 12+ dance 10:15 - 11:30am.  All 12+ and 20-somethings are welcome!

Proof of vaccine, completed covid attestation forms, and masks are required to attend classes. 

Contact Moira Korus for info or Zoom link

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) 

A Scottish social group. Dances the 3rd Saturday of each month in dance season. All dances are cancelled until further notice. In the event that circumstances improve, the committee is ready, subject to hall availability, to arrange a programme, be it a tea dance at Delta Church or a Saturday evening dance at McNab Presbyterian Church.


Occasional Sunday Afternoons

Shiftin’ Bobbins     IN PERSON DANCING

(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 features 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 (at Russell Hill) <map>

2022 Dates: • March 20 ~ April 10 ~ May 15  ~  live music by Laird Brown & Donny Wood.

To participate, Shiftin' Bobbins Vaccination Attestation.pdf   

The pre-paid membership cost for the 3 spring sessions is $25. Non-member fee is $15 at the door per session. May 15th will be a Ball practise.

May 28, 2022  :  Kilts & Posh Frocks Ball

In the tradition of Shiftin’ Bobbins’ twice-postponed St. Andrew’s Ball, we are hosting a season end “Kilts & Posh Frocks” formal evening dance on Saturday, March 28th.

Ball tickets: $30 for members; $40 for non-members (includes entry to the May 15 ball practice).

Kilts & Posh Frocks Info.pdf    May 28 Kilts & Posh Frocks Ball programme.pdf

>> If we are to proceed as planned, please express your interest with  <<

Grace Church-On-The-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road (at Russell Hill) <map>

As pandemic restrictions ease, Social Groups will slowly return to in-person dancing.
In the interim, please refer to the What’s On Near page for detailed up-to-date activity.Whats-On-Near.html