American Square Dance Lessons

Wednesday evenings at Center 50+, March 15 - July 26, 2023

  • Date: 03/15/2023 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM  
  • Location: Center 50+
    2615 Portland Rd NE
    Salem, Oregon 97301
  • Introduction: All are welcome, including beginners and those who have danced before but want to brush up on their square dance skills.

This is a standard square dance program consisting of 20 lessons. It will be important not to miss too many classes. If you do miss a class, the instructor will be available 30 minutes prior to class to help you catch up. When you have completed the course, you should be able to dance at any square dance event or club.

Benefits of square dancing: cardiovascular fitness, strengthens weight bearing bones, helps keeps your brain in shape, encourages social friendships and promotes the release of stress reducing endorphins. Course registration will be open for first 3 weeks, after which it will be closed to newcomers. Lessons will likely be taught on a yearly basis. The instructor, Charlotte Jeskey, has taught square both dance lessons and called for various square dance clubs in the past 30 years. She is currently the club caller for Lebanon Square Circlers, where she has called for 10 years.  

Class fee: $50.  Registration for this course is now open, online or in the Connection Center at Center 50+.