Let’s Dance in Greater Kalamazoo!

This entry was posted in Exploring Greater Kalamazoo, on August 23rd, 2013 .
Kayla Kiley

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By: Kayla Kiley
Digital & Communications Manager, Discover Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo, Mich. — Like to dance? Want to learn?

Get your groove on in greater Kalamazoo!

Here’s a listing of some group ballroom, Latin, country line dancing and square dancing options in the greater Kalamazoo area.

Kalamazoo MI Chapter of USA Dance
• When: Once/month on SATURDAYS; 7-8pm beginning/intermediate dance lesson; 8-10pm open dance
• Where: The Point Community Center, 2959 N. 10th St., Kalamazoo
• Cost: $10
• Website: http://www.kalamazoodance.org

Southwest Michigan Ballroom Dance
• When: Once/month on SUNDAYS; Lesson at 3pm; open dance follows until 6pm
• Where: Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, 314 S. Park St., Kalamazoo
• Cost: $11
• Website: http://swmbd.org

Let’s Dance
When: Weekly 7pm MONDAYS; 7pm quick warm-up line dance; then one-hour lesson; then open dancing 8-9:30pm-ish
• Where: Dancing at Westminster Recreation Hall 1515 Helen Ave., Portage, MI (behind Bravo! Restaurant & Café)
• Cost: $6
• Website: No website, but you can get on the email list by writing Phil Martin at PFMartin9881@aol.com

DanceSport’s Dance Party
• When: Weekly SATURDAYS; 8-10:30pm
• Where: DanceSport, 1522 Gull Road #A, Kalamazoo
• Cost: $10
• Website: http://kzdancesport.com/calendar/

Blue Dolphin/Papa Pete’s Salsa Night (Salsa/Bachata/Merengue)
• When: 10pm-2am SATURDAYS at Blue Dolphin; THURSDAYS at Papa Pete’s (next door); quick lesson at 9:30/10pm
• Where: Blue Dolphin/Papa Pete’s, 502 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo
• Cost: Free before 10pm; $5 after 10pm
• Website: http://bit.ly/172uB1V

Square Dance Kalamazoo
• When: Once/month 8pm MONDAYS; lesson 7:30-8pm; dance 8-10pm
• Where: Bell’s Eccentric Café, 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo
• Cost: $5
• Website: http://www.squaredancekalamazoo.com

Line Dancing Lessons
• When: Weekly TUESDAYS 7-9pm
• Where: Wild West Saloon (Lamplighter Inn), 5301 Comstock Ave., Kalamazoo
• Cost: $5
• Website: No website, but you can email effortless dance@yahoo.com or call 269-207-7421

Line Dancing Lessons
(Live Music Friday & Saturday 9pm-1am)
• Where: Cowboy Up, 22046 Michigan 60, Mendon, MI
• Cost:
WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY open to all ages & $3 cover or FREE with a meal ticket from our Smokehouse
– FRIDAY/SATURDAY $3 cover from 7PM to 9PM for 21 & Up
– FRIDAY/SATURDAY $5 cover from 9PM to 1AM for 21 & Up
– FRIDAY/SATURDAY $10 cover from 7PM for guests 18-20
• Website: http://www.thecowboyup.com/

If Discover Kalamazoo missed other group dance classes or any information is outdated, please let us know by commenting or e-mailing kkiley@discoverkalamazoo.com. Please also list any special events on our events calendar.

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