Special Events

September 30, 2017 - Fun With Foxtrot - 2:00 - 5:00 pm

     Join us for an extra chance to practice all of your moves on a Saturday afternoon.  Donovan Chesnut will be providing a workshop prior to the dance.  Workshop from 2-3:30 and dance from 3:30 - 5.  $15 will get you 3 full hours of fun and instruction.


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 out www.desmoinesdanceclassic.com for information and to buy tickets.


December 15, 2017 - Holiday Party - 7:30 - 10:00 pm

     Join us for out annual holiday party.  Lots of fun food and dancing.,  Stay tuned for more details.


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

     We will again be having our annual dance to support 2 great charities.   Great games will be played to win money for the charity of your choice as well as a raffle to win the honor of throwing a pie in the face of one of our infamous dancers.  Stay tuned for more details


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.

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

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