Our weekly dance event takes place every Sunday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. on the dance floor of Rancho Bernardo Swim and Tennis Club, located at 16955 Bernardo Oaks Drive. Doors open at 5:45 p.m., dancing starts at 6, and we usually break for refreshments around 7:30. We hope to see you this coming Sunday!
Our Beginners' Session starts promptly at 6 p.m. If it's your first time, or you need extra practice, please arrive right at 6 p.m. or just before, because we always start with the easiest dances. At this time all the figures and patterns are taught, and all the dances are walked through several times before we dance them with the music. You will learn several dance figures along the way, including heys, turn singles, casting, pousettes, and more; experienced dancers are always available to help. Please wear comfortable, low-heeled shoes.
Special discount for beginners: when you pay for your first dance with us, you will receive a coupon for attending your second dance free of charge!
Please note: We have some members who are sensitive to heavy fragrances. In consideration of our members, please refrain from using strong-smelling perfumes, colognes, and aftershaves when preparing for the dance.
Our Sunday night dances take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at Rancho Bernardo Swim and Tennis Club; see the complete admission schedule just above for information on discounted admission prices. Be sure to mark your calendars for the special events noted below. Where necessary, further information regarding these events is provided in the Special Events section below.
Sun, Jan. 8 Chris Page $6
Sun, Jan. 15 Terri Akin Live music with Steve, Tom, and Jim $10
Sun, Jan. 22 Sharon Green $6
Sun, Jan. 29 Judee Pronovost Live music with Steve, Tom, and Jim $10
Sun, Feb. 5 Ellen Riley $6
Sun, Feb. 12 Chris Page $6
Tue, Feb. 14 Valentine's Day Dance 2017 • Details below Below
Sun, Feb. 19 Judee Pronovost Live music with Steve, Jim, and Kay $10
Sun, Feb. 26 Sharon Green $6
Sun, Mar. 5 Ellen Riley $6
Sun, Mar. 12 Judee Pronovost $6
Sun, Mar. 19 Terri Akin and Ellie Konitshek $6
Sun, Mar. 26 Sharon Green $6
Sat, Apr 1 Ellie & Ellen Live music • 4:30-7:30 Christ Luth., PB $10
Sun, Apr. 2 Terri Akin $6
Sat, Apr 8 Ellie & Ellen Live music • 3-6pm Christ Lutheran, PB $10
Sun, Apr. 9 Judee Pronovost $6
Sun, Apr. 16 Sharon Green $6
Sat, Apr 22 Ellie & Ellen Live music • 3-6pm Christ Lutheran, PB $10
Sun, Apr. 23 Ellen Riley $6
Sun, Apr. 30 Chris Page $6
Valentine's Day Dance 2017: This event features a special caller, Gene Murrow. Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Christ Lutheran Church, 4761 Cass St. in Pacific Beach; dance from 7-9 p.m.; $10 at the door.
Our Sunday night dances take place at Rancho Bernardo Swim and Tennis Club (sign pictured), located at 16955 Bernardo Oaks Drive, Rancho Bernardo 92128, on the north side of Rancho Bernardo Road between Bernardo Oaks Drive and Pomerado Road.
From the north or south: Take Exit 24 from the I-15 south- or northbound to Rancho Bernardo Road. Head east on Rancho Bernardo Road for about one mile to Pomerado Road. Turn left on Pomerado Road and head north; make a U-turn at the first opportunity, and enter the parking lot at the driveway just south of the Rancho Bernardo Community Church. A printable map is available here. See the section immediately below for new parking information.
The Management of Rancho Bernardo Swim and Tennis Club have asked that we start parking in the overflow lot on Rancho Bernardo Road and Pomerado Road. The linked photo shows where to park and the location of the new gate. Push the button on the intercom box on the gate and say you are a dancer to be buzzed in.
Please note: People who are handicapped or carrying in heavy equipment for the dance may continue to park in the lot located just off Bernardo Oaks Drive. See this aerial photo for a view of the Club's parking facilities.
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