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PROVINCIAL SQUARE & ROUND DANCE CLUBS
CAPE BRETON
HIGHLAND
Highland Squares
Mapleleaf Whirlaways

FUNDY
Cumberland Twirlers
NB-NS Border Rounders

SOUTH SHORE
South Shore Squares
CENTRAL
Contra Time Dancers
Coordinators Plus
Fun Time Rounds
Halifax Contra Dancers
Harmony Squares
Lake City Swingers
Motivators
Parkland at the Lakes Seniors
Sail Sets
Stardusters
VALLEY
Apple Valley Dancers
Fundy Squares
Young Country Dancers

MOBILE
Bluenose RV Squares

Former clubs: Metro and Outside of Metro


CLUBS IN CAPE BRETON REGION

No registered clubs presently active in this region.


CLUBS IN CENTRAL REGION

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CONTRA TIME DANCERS
Contras and related dances - some Saturdays (see Calendar of Events) 8:00-10:30 pm. Beginners always welcome.
Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2096 Windsor Street (corner Allan) St., Halifax
Prompter: Dottie Welch & guests. Live music by Joe Pratt and Skip Holmes.
Contact: Dottie & Gary Welch, 415 Conrad Road, Lawrencetown, Halifax County, NS, B2Z 1S3
(902) 435-4544     dwelch@eastlink.ca   our website     (top of page)

COORDINATORS PLUS
Plus - Mondays 8:00-10:00 pm
North Woodside Community Centre, 230 Pleasant St., Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 3R8
Caller: Dottie Welch   Dottie's website
Contact: Dottie & Gary Welch, 415 Conrad Road, Lawrencetown, NS, B2Z 1S3
(902) 435-4544     dwelch@eastlink.ca
(The Club's Story)     (top of page)

FUN TIME ROUNDS
Phase II-III Rounds: Tuesday afternoon 2-4 pm at St. Luke's Anglican Church Hall, 9 Veterans Avenue, Dartmouth, NS, B2W 3E2
Phase III-V Rounds: Sunday evening when possible, 7-10 pm at 481 Ponderosa Drive, Lake Echo, NS, B3E 1E3.
Leaders: Lionel & Janet Crowe
Contact: Janet & Lionel Crowe, 481 Ponderosa Drive, Lake Echo, NS, B3E 1E3
(902) 829-2643     ljcrowe1@ns.sympatico.ca
(The Club's Story)     (top of page)

HALIFAX CONTRA DANCES
Contras, monthly on a Saturday, 8:00-11:30 pm, Sept. to May - see Calendar of Events.
Live music, beginners always welcome. Come at 7:30 for introduction.
All Nations Christian Reformed Church Hall, 2535 Robie Street, Halifax
Leaders: Shannon Lynch, Tyler Hall, Esther Fraser, Katherine Kitching.
Contact: Katherine Kitching, 5685 Bloomfield St., Halifax, NS, B3K 1T1
(902) 455-1723 halifaxcontradance@gmail.com
Halifax Contra Dancers website (top of page)

HARMONY SQUARES
Plus, Sundays 2:00-4:00 pm
North Woodside Community Centre, 230 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 3R8
Caller: Kerry Fletcher
Contact: Kerry Fletcher, 522 Arklow Drive, Dartmouth NS, B2W 4S4
(902) 499-5826    kdf@ns.sympatico.ca
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LAKE CITY SWINGERS
Basic, Mainstream, Mixers & Contras - Thursdays 7:30-9:30 pm (class & club)
We welcome singles as well as couples!
North Woodside Community Centre, 230 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth, NS, B2Y 3R8
Caller/Cuer/Prompter: Dottie Welch
Contact: Dottie & Gary Welch, 415 Conrad Road, Lawrencetown, Halifax County, NS, B2Z 1S3
(902) 435-4544     dwelch@eastlink.ca   our website
(The Club's Story)     (top of page)

MOTIVATORS
Challenge
Usually second and fourth Wednesday afternoons, 1:00-3:00 pm at the Welch's home (see below)
Caller: Dottie Welch
Contact: Dottie & Gary Welch, 415 Conrad Road, Lawrencetown, Halifax County, NS, B2Z 1S3
(902) 435-4544    dwelch@eastlink.ca   our website
(The Club's Story)     (top of page)

PARKLAND AT THE LAKES SENIORS
Community Squares, Contras, and Lines - usually the first and third Wednesdays 2:00-3:15 pm
Harris Hall, Parkland at the Lakes, 82 Baker Drive, Dartmouth
Couples and singles welcome.
Caller: Dottie Welch
Contact: Dottie & Gary Welch, 415 Conrad Road, Lawrencetown, Halifax County, NS, B2Z 1S3
(902) 435-4544     dwelch@eastlink.ca   our website
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SAIL SETS
Mix of Advanced Class, A-1 and A-2 tips - Tuesdays 8:00-10:00 pm
Grosvenor Wentworth Park School, 4 Downing Street, Rockingham B3M 2G4
Caller: Dottie Welch
Contact: Dottie & Gary Welch, 415 Conrad Road, Lawrencetown, Halifax County, NS, B2Z 1S3
(902) 435-4544     dwelch@eastlink.ca   our website
(The Club's Story)     (top of page)

STARDUSTERS
Mainstream - Thursdays 8:00-10:00 pm, with class from 7:00 to 8:30.
South Woodside Community Centre, 5 Everett Street, Dartmouth, NS, B2W 1G3
Caller/Cuer: Kerry Fletcher   kdf@ns.sympatico.ca
Contact: Jim & Pat Briggs, Apt 120, 100 Royale Blvd., Dartmouth, NS, B2W 0K1
(902) 434-4595      jimbriggs@eastlink.ca
(The Club's Story)     (top of page)

CLUBS IN FUNDY REGION


CUMBERLAND TWIRLERS
Basic & Mainstream: Tuesdays 7:00-9:30 pm, class 7:00-8:00 pm
Nappan Experimental Farm Pavilion, 4016 NS-302, Nappan, NS, B0L 1C0
Caller: Faye & Jerry Germon
Contact: Gerry & Marion McLellan, P.O Box 370, Oxford, NS, B0M 1P0
(902) 447-2857     mclellan.gm@ns.sympatico.ca
(The Club's Story)     (top of page)

N.B. - N.S. BORDER ROUNDERS
Phase I-IV Rounds - Thursdays: 6:30-9:30 pm, except Friday 6:30-9:30 pm during January
Nappan Experimental Farm Pavilion, 4016 NS-302, Nappan, NS, B0L 1C0
Cuer & contacts: Beth & John Dickinson, 800 Southampton Road, RR 6, Amherst, NS, B4H 3Y4
(902) 667-3080     jdickinson1@eastlink.ca
(The Club's Story)     (top of page)

CLUBS IN HIGHLAND REGION

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HIGHLAND SQUARES
Class & Mainstream - Thursdays 7:00-9:00 pm
NS Community College Stellarton Campus, 39 Acadia Avenue, Stellarton, NS, B0K 2S0
Caller: Ralph & Barb MacDonald
Contact: Robert Partington, 2310 Highfield Street, Westville, NS, B0K 2A0
(902) 396-5988    rpartington@ns.sympatico.ca
(The Club's Story)     (top of page)

MAPLELEAF WHIRLAWAYS
Basic & Mainstream - Mondays 7:30-9:30 pm
St. James United Church Hall, 197 Main Street, Antigonish, NS, B2G 2B9
Caller: Ralph MacDonald
Contact: Ralph & Barb MacDonald, Box 16, Goshen, NS, B0H 1M0
(902) 783-2731     ralph.macdonald@xplornet.com
(The Club's Story)     (top of page)


CLUBS IN SOUTH SHORE REGION


SOUTH SHORE SQUARES
Combined Basic and Mainstream Programs: Friday 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Holy Trinity Anglican Church Hall, 78 Alexandra Ave., Bridgewater
Caller: Laurie Illsley
Contact: Paul & Cathy Langille
(902) 685-2366 or (902) 225-6002 (cell)    southshoresquares@eastlink.ca
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CLUBS IN VALLEY REGION

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APPLE VALLEY DANCERS
Plus and rounds - Tuesdays 8:00-10:00 pm
Melvern Square Community Centre, 165 Bridge Street off Stronach Mountain Road, Melvern Square, Annapolis County, NS
Callers: Laurie Illsley, Barry Walker
Contact: Laurie & Wilma Illsley, 472 Mt. Hanley Road, RR#3, Lawrencetown, NS, B0S 1M0
(902) 584-3500     lwillsley@eastlink.ca
(The Club's Story)     (top of page)

FUNDY SQUARES
Basic & Mainstream - Wednesdays 8:00-10:00 pm (Class 7:00-8:00 pm)
Wilmot Community Hall, 13972 Hwy 1, Wilmot, NS
Caller: Tom Collins
Contact: Al Worthen, 149 Dodge Road, RR 1, Wilmot, NS, B0P 1W0
(902) 765-4788
E-mail contact: Marcel Schryer,marcel.lydia@ns.sympatico.ca (The Club's Story)     (top of page)

YOUNG COUNTRY DANCERS
Class to Plus squares, & Phase II & III rounds - Apple Blossom Weekend, or appointment
Melvern Square Community Centre, 165 Bridge Street, Melvern Square, Annapolis County, NS
Caller/Cuer: Barry Walker
Contact: Barry & Claire Walker, Box 178, Aylesford, NS, B0P 1C0
(902) 847-3539, Claire cell: (902) 847-5566      youngcountrydancers@gmail.com
Club Story not available.     (top of page)

CLUBS HAVING NO FIXED REGION

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BLUENOSE RV SQUARES (NSDCA Chapter C-182)
Mainstream - monthly on weekends from late May to early October
Most events at Elm River Campground, Glenholm, NS, but check the Calendar of Events or the Summer Dance Schedule
Friday 8:00-10:00 pm, Saturday 7:30-9:30 pm (traditional attire)
Caller: Ralph MacDonald
Contact: Robert & Sandra Partington, 2310 Highfield Street, Westville, NS, B0K 2A0
(902) 396-5988     rpartington@ns.sympatico.ca
Camp Coordinator: Bill & Sylvia Power, 2699 St. Margaret's Bay Road, Timberlea, NS, B3T 1H2
(902) 876-1794     william.power01@bellaliant.net
(The Chapter's Home Page)     (top of page)