The Des Moines Ballroom

Social Dance Parties

Thursdays 8:00 - 10:30 pm  - Thursday Night Swing Social - $3/person


Fridays 8:00 - 10:00 pm - Friday Night Practice Party - $4/person

"There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them." - Vicki Baum

Special Events

February 24, 2018 - Annual Charity B(r)all

     It is that time of year again!  Pull out your fancy clothes and join us for a night of dancing, games, and best of all donation to charities.  This year the charities we will be supporting are The Epilepsy Foundation and the DMARC Food Pantry.  $10 gets you in and registered for the games.  There will also be a raffle to throw a pie in the face of one of our notorious dancers, $5/ticket.  100% of your $10 goes to the charities and where else do you get to play games like......Flag Football Tango, Musical Chairs Waltz, Dice Game Foxtrot, Proper Rumba, Ring Toss Cha Cha, and Freeze Frame Swing!


May 5, 2018 - Day of Dance and Showcase

     Come join us at Grand View University for a day of workshops given by nationally known coaches and stay for the showcases in the evening.  Many oppertunities to dance and have fun in jack and jill competitions.  A silent auction will be open to dance with the professional of your choice.  Stay tuned for more details.