Dancing in Santa Barbara


UCSB’s Introduction to Ballroom (ES-1, 16A&B) course w/ Ota, for Beginners & Intermediate dancers.
Mondays & Wednesdays, 12-2PM

Other University Dance Clubs:
The Lindy Circle

Downtown Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Dance Center
Hosts parties on the first & 3rd Saturdays of the month:

The 1st & 3rd Saturday Socials include ballroom, latin, swing and nightclub. The 3rd Saturday Socials are hosted by Derrick Curtis & Trudie Olsen-Curtis. 1st Saturday Social hosts vary among SBDC instructors.
Only $6.00 for students! 7pm lesson, social dancing from 8pm to 10pm. General admission $7.

Carrillo Rec Center
First Sunday of each month: Tea Dance
Carrillo Ballroom, 2-5 pm, free. Ballroom, Latin, and Swing. Recorded music. Sponsored by City of Santa Barbara Parks & Rec.
Wednesdays, weekly Swing dance (8:30-9:30pm, free, sponsored by Sylvia Sykes).
1st & 3rd Friday Swing Dances with live music (Lesson at 7:30pm, Dancing 8:30-midnight, $15/$12 for students).

LA Area

Lindy Groove
Swing dancing, every Thursday night in Pasadena.

Do Something Blue
Blues dancing, last two Fridays of every month in Pasadena.

Blues Liberation Front
Blues dancing, second Friday of every month in Sherman Oaks.

More dancing in the Los Angeles area…