Local Dances

Portland has so many unique opportunities to dance West Coast Swing every week and we love all to go to all of them! This list is all about what dances happen on a weekly, monthly, and bi-monthly basis. Please always check the website of the dance before attending, to make sure there are no changes.

Weekly Dances!

What: West Coast Swing Dance Social & Practica
When: Every Monday
Time: 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Where: Dance With Joy Studios: 7981 Southeast 17th Avenue Portland, OR 97202
Cost: $12 Lesson and dance, $5 dance only (save by pre-registering) Website: www.dancewithjoystudios.com


What: West Coast Swing Wednesdays
When: Every Wednesday
7:30PM – 8:30PM – Beginner & Intermediate lessons.
– 8:30PM – 11:30PM – Open dancing
Where: Norse Hall: 111 Northeast 11th Avenue Portland, OR 97232
– Beginner lesson / dance : $6 student, $8 general, $4 juniors.
– Intermediate lesson / dance: $11 students, $13 general, $9 juniors
Website: https://www.facebook.com/wcswednesdays/
Contact people: Trina Siebert, Chris Jones, and Jason Isbell



What: Rose City Sundays
When: Every Sunday
7:30PM – 8:30PM: A free beginner lesson and an intermediate lesson!
– 8:00PM – close: Dancing!
Where: Rose City Studio1420 NW 17th Ave Suite 88 Portland OR 97209
Cost: $12
– Intermediate lesson / dance: $12
– Dance only: $7
– Beginner lesson only: Free:
Website: http://www.rosecityswingevents.com/rosecitysundays/

What: Ballroom Dance Company’s Ballroom and WCS Social
When: Every Sunday
7:00PM – 10:30PM
Where: Ballroom Dance Company 8900 Southwest Commercial Street Tigard, OR 97223
Cost: $5
Website: https://www.theballroomdancecompany.com/


Monthly Dances!


First Saturdays
What: First Saturday WC Swing with Chris Jones
When: Every 1st Saturday
– 7:30PM to 8:30PM – Lesson
– 8:30PM to 12AM – Dancing
Cost: $8, $5 for students w/student ID
Contact person: Chris Jones
Website: www.dancewithjoystudios.com


Second Saturdays
What: Second Saturday with the Portland Swing Dance Club 
When: Every 2nd Saturday
– 7:30PM to 8:30PM – Lessons
– 8:30PM to 11:00PM – Dancing
Where: SE 132nd Ave & SE Sunnyside Rd, Clackamas, OR 97015
Cost: $7 for PSDC members, $12 for guests, $3 for juniors
Website: http://www.portlandswing.org/lessons


Third Fridays
What: 3rd Friday Westie Practica
When: Every 3rd Friday
Time: 9:30PM to 12:00AM
Where: Updown Dance Studio: 14355 SW Pacific Hwy, Tigard, Oregon 97224
Cost: $5. Just $3 for Students!
Website: http://uptownballroom.net/


Fourth Saturday!
What: Portland Swing Dance Club 4th Saturdays
When: Every 4th Saturday
– 7:30PM to 8:30PM – Lessons
– 8:30PM to 11:00PM – Dancing
Where: Norse Hall 111 NE 11th Ave
Cost: $7 for members, $12 for non-members, $3 for juniors 13-17