Social Groups

 

Mondays


Scarborough      

7:30-9:30 pm    |      CONFIRM BEFORE ATTENDING

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 

Cancelled until further notice

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

Tuesdays


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    >>>> REMOTE CLASSES VIA ZOOM

7:30-9:30 pm  (come at 7 pm for extra instruction)  |    Virtual classes in association with Erin Mills Tuesdays

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:  www.franklinhorner.org

Instructor & Contact:   Arlene Koteff  416.272-7217


Calvin  

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>

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


Don Mills      CONFIRM BEFORE ATTENDING

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   >>>> REMOTE CLASSES VIA ZOOM

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.


Hillcrest      

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

Wednesdays


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.


Glenview
   >>>> 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 erica.degannes@gmail.com 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. 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

Thursdays


Trinity  

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

Fridays


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:  SCDAlliston@gmail.com

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


Woodglen             

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.

Info: hamiltonwhitecockade@gmail.com

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.

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>

Dates: • Dec 5, 2021, with Moira Korus and live music by Laird Brown & Donny Wood.
To participate, Shiftin' Bobbins Vaccination Attestation.pdf   



 
Jan 29, 2022 —  Social Dancing in person, with Moira Korus
RSCDS Toronto invites Members to an evening of 
in-person social dancing. 
The program will be dances chosen by Moira to lift your 
post-holiday, dark-days-of-winter spirits.
Eastminster United Church <map>, in the gymnasium, 7:30-9:30
Cost is $10 at the door (exact cash or cheque). 
Pre-registration is required: https://form.jotform.com/213475351775966

Jan 17 & 20, 2022 —  In-Person Classes for Beginners & Improvers
Cautiously, in January, RSCDS Toronto will resume ‘Branch’ Classes for Level 1 and Level 2, at two locations.
Level 1 (Beginners) will be at St Leonard’s Monday evenings and Eastminster Thursday evenings. Level 2 (Improvers) will be at Eastminster only, on Thursday evenings. 
For complete details, visit the Lessons page.
Pre-registration is required:  https://form.jotform.com/213006407359956


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Current covid restrictions require 
cancellation of all in-person dance events until further notice

NOTE: Current covid restrictions require social meetings be limited to 5 persons. And, what is more social than Scottish country dance?!


Tuesday Evenings :  Expressions of Interest regarding in-person dance*

Don Mills 7:30-9:30pm

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

* Confirm withAnne Anderson  416.449-1898


Tuesday Evenings :  Zoom

Erin Mills / Bloorlea Starts January 18  ~ 8pm

Keith Bark and Arlene Koteff teach week about.
All are welcome.  Contact:   Keith or Arlene


Alma’s Social Classes  ~  Starts Jan 25 ~  7:30 - 8:30pm

Alma Smith teaches social dancing for dancers with some SCD experience.  Contact  Alma


Wednesday Evenings :  Zoom

Humbercrest 8pm

Deirdre MacCuish Bark teaches.
All are welcome.  Contact:   Deirdre 


Glenview  ~    8:00pm

Moira Korus teaches social dancing for dancers with some SCD experience.  Contact  Erica


 

Thursday Evenings :  Zoom / In Person*

Basic Technique 7:30-9:30 pm

* The planned switch to in-person dancing will likely not happen  Confirm with:   Keith

Keith Bark teaches basic technique. 



Friday Mornings :  Zoom

Alma’s Beginner Classes ~  Starts Jan 28 10-11am

Classes include step practice and teaching of
basic figures and dances.  New dancers welcome. 

Contact  Alma


Friday Evenings :  Zoom

Woodglen 8pm

Deirdre MacCuish Bark teaches.
All are welcome. To join:  Deirdre 


Saturday Mornings :  Zoom & In Person*

Rosedale Kids Classes Oct to May

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. 

* Confirm with: Moira Korus for info or Zoom link 


Saturday Afternoons :  Zoom

Scottish Step Classes Starts Feb 5  ~  2 - 3pm

Full dances will be taught over a number of weeks. We’ll start with The Scottish Lilt. Classes include teaching of Highland Steps, in Ladies Step style.

All are welcome. Contact:   Alma