• Beginner Charleston
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 @ 06:00 PM
    Location: Room 201 St. John's College
  • Beginner Jive
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 @ 07:30 PM
    Location: Room 201 St. John's College
  • Beginner 8-Count Lindy Hop
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 @ 07:30 PM
    Location: Room 201 St. John's College
  • Hepcat Studio Rent Party
    Friday, October 27, 2017 @ 08:00 PM
    Location: 300-72 Princess Street
  • Saturday Night Swingout
    Saturday, October 28, 2017 @ 08:00 PM
    Location: 460 Main St - Ted Motyka's Dance Studio
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The University of Manitoba Swing Dance Club (UMSwing) is an entirely student-run organization that operates under the umbrella of the University of Manitoba Student's Union (UMSU). UMSwing is non-profit and works towards being able to provide affordable dance lesson to students and non-students. Although the majority of members are students, UMSwing is open to everyone and boasts members of all ages and skill levels. Founded in 2000, UMSwing is celebrating 15 years of introducing people of all ages and experiences levels to swing dancing. UMSwing welcomes anyone of any ages, even those who think they have two left feet or cannot dance, and they welcome the opportunity to prove you wrong!

Lessons and Events

UMSwing offers a large variety of lessons and social events year-round. If this is your first time learning to dance, we offer beginner lessons in Jive and Lindy Hop. For more intermediate dancers, we offer Intermediate Lindy Hop, Charleston, Balboa. Other styles that we teach include Swing Rueda, West Coast Swing, Blues, and Aerials. Whether you want to fly high with some Aerials, get a great workout from Charleston, or learn some sociable Lindy Hop, UMSwing has something for you to get you interested, having fun, and meeting new people in no time!

UMSwing Election

Are you interested in participating in the UMSwing Executive Committee? UMSwing is currently holding an election for a new President.

To apply, pick up an application form at lessons, available until November 1st. Voting will take place During classes November 4th-15th, with the results being announced at the end of class on November 15th.

The positions available to run for are:
* President
* Secretary/Treasurer (current Secretary/Treasurer Alex Harland is running for the President role, and, if elected, the Secretary/Treasurer role will become available. Alex will retain her current position of Secretary/Treasurer in the event that somebody else is elected to President.)

Brian Turchyn is the Returning Officer for this election. Questions or concerns can be directed to webmaster@umswing.ca.