Put on your Dancing Shoes


Free Intros on September 7 & 14!

Looking for some social contact to make new friends and shed some COVID weight at the same time? Want to be able to dance at the International Association of Gay Square Dance Clubs annual convention that is coming to Ottawa in July of 2023? Look no further because the Ottawa Date Squares are holding two FREE intro nights on Wednesday September 7th and September 14th.

Two left feet? No problem. We can help you sort that out and have you cutting a rug in no time!

All ages, all genders, gay or straight, trans or cis. The Ottawa Date Squares is where you can be yourself.


Location: Jack Purcell Community Centre (upstairs)

Date: Wednesday, September 7th and 14th

Time: 6:30pm – 8:45pm

Cost: Free ($10 per night when you start classes on September 21)

Dress is casual. Wear comfortable shoes; running shoes are fine. You don’t need a partner (we have several on loan) and you don’t need any dance experience because our caller, Wendy, will teach you everything you need to know.

COVID Protections: The Ottawa Date Squares is choosing to err on the side of caution when it comes to our dancers’ safety and as such, proof of full vaccination will be required to attend classes and you will need to wear a mask at all times, even while dancing.

Want to know more about the Ottawa Date Squares and about Gay Square Dancing? There’s lots of great stuff bout it in our Info section.

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