Upcoming Events

Check out our event calendar to see what the club is up to and to find our intro and/or demo dances.

Note to our current students: If you missed a class, you can see what was taught by consulting the calendar below and clicking on the class entry for the day you missed. You’ll find instructional videos and links to Taminations pages. Check out this Taminations tutorial to learn how to use this very useful tool.


Upcoming Club Events

ODS Picnic FB Event 2024

Yearly Picnic

The yearly Ottawa Date Squares picnic will take place on Saturday, August 10 from 11am to 3pm at Vincent Massey Park, picnic area S2.

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Note: Some calendar events have links to the event flyer in the event description. Clicking on “More Details” for the event will make it clickable so you don’t have to copy/paste.

Other Clubs

If you’d like to get more practice or just to dance more often, several other clubs in the area will also be teaching beginners. Check out the Eastern Ontario Square and Round Dance Association’s website for details and their events calendar for more dance opportunities.


LGBTQ Fly-ins

Fly-In is a term used in the gay square dance world to describe a weekend-long square dance event organized by an LGBTQ club where people “fly-in” to the city for the weekend to dance.


Check out the IAGSDC’s events listings to see what fly-ins are happening near and far.

LGBTQ Conventions

Ottawa, July 5-8, 2023

Durham, NC, July 4-7, 2024

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