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

The Des Moines Ballroom

Social Dance Parties

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


Fridays 7:30 - 9:30 pm - Friday Night Practice Party - $5/person


Special Events


September 15 & 22, 2018 - Anatomy of Turns Workshop - 1:00 - 2:00 pm

     Come join this 2 part workshop and learn the different turns in ballroom, work on your technique, and learn to make them work for you.  $30/person.


October 6, 2018 - Oversways and Picture Lines Workshop - 1:00 - 2:00 pm

     Come and learn the basics, body mechanics, and artistry needed to achieve beautiful picture lines.  Impress your friends with these gorgeous poses and lines.  $15/person.  POSTPONED until we settle into our new facility.  Stay tuned for updates.


November 3, 2018 - Des Moines Dance Classic - 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

     Come and join us for a day full of ballroom dancing competition and an evening of showcases, exhibitions, and general dancing.  Located at Hilton Garden Inn in West Des Moines.  Check out www.desmoinesdanceclassic.com for tickets and other information.. 


May 4, 2019 - Day Of Dance - 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

     Come join us at the 2nd annual Day of Dance held at Grandview University.  A day filled with workshops, showcases, jack and jill competitions, and dancing.  More details to come.