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

Special Events

August 18, 2017 - State Fair Grill-out / Marion's Going Away Party - 7:30 - 10:00 pm

     Join us for a grill-out at our Friday night dance party.  This will be done potluck style but everying you bring must be on a stick!  Also come say goodbye to one of our long time dancers as she will be moving away.  We will miss you Marion!  The grill and the dance floor will be hot, hot, hot!  Cost is $8/person.  


October 27, 2017 - Halloween Friday Night Party - 7:30 - 10:00 pm

​     Join us for a Halloween Party and Treats.  $8/person.  Stay tuned for more details on a theme.


November 4, 2017 - Des Moines Dance Classic

​     Mark your Calendars!  Come and compete, get critiqued, or spectate.  This is Iowa's #1 ballroom competition.  Competition and critiques throughout the day and a great show at night.  Check back for more details.


May 5, 2018 - Day of Dance and Showcase

     Come join us for a day of workshops given by nationally know coaches and stay for the showcase in the evening.  Many oppertunities to dance and have fun in jack an jill competions.  A silent auction will be open to dance with the professional of your choice.  Stay tuned for more details.

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

The Des Moines Ballroom