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Welcome to Alberta Dancesport!…Calgary’s best place to dance!

Welcome to the world of dance! Whether you are inspired to take your first class, or are an advanced dancer looking to improve your skills, Alberta Dancesport is the place for you!

At Alberta Dancesport we have a drop in beginner dance class and party every Friday! Join us at our Friday Workshop and Party every week!

Free Mini Salsa Lesson

Take a mini salsa lesson and experience our Friday night social dance party through the video below.

Our instructors are all Professional Instructors! - They are among the best in Canada. Almost all of them have represented Canada at a World Championship Dance event, and have been featured on television and film! You can try the first class of any session for FREE! All social classes require no partner and no pre-registration. We have classes from Beginner Level to Competitive Level. Beginner courses start at $50 for 4 weeks - $40 for students!

New courses start soon! View our schedule of exciting new courses and register online today to hold your spot!

Friday Night Workshops and Dance Parties

Please join us every Friday night at Vecova for weekend dancing in our huge air conditioned dance studio!

Every Friday night, Alberta Dancesport holds a dance party from 9:15 pm to midnight. The dance party is preceded with a workshop that begins promptly at 8:15 pm and is held at Vecova: 3304 – 33rd Street NW. (Across the street from the north side of the University of Calgary.)

Friday Evening Classes // Professional Instructor: David Joseph/Kelly Lannan/Eric Caty/Olga Joseph/and special guest instructors

8:15pm Beginner Drop-in Workshop - LEARN TWO DANCES IN ONE HOUR!

Click here to view our workshop schedule

(Beginners are encouraged and welcome! A great way to get started!)

Learn to dance in one hour! No previous experience or partner required.
Just show up and have a great time!
Cost $8/person (Drop In lesson includes dancing until midnight)

ADVANCED DROP IN! Join Alberta Dancesport for 2 drop in classes! Our advanced drop in workshop series runs in our second room for advanced dancers. We ALWAYS have a beginner drop in, please check our schedule for weeks where there is only 1 beginner drop in class

9:15pm Dancing until Midnight!

Open to the public, everyone welcome! Cost $8/person

No need to pre-register. Just show up and have a great time!! No partner required!


8:15 Beginner Drop In Workshop
9:15-Midnight Dance Party
$8 no experience or partner is required!

Every Friday night at the Vecova - 3304 - 33rd Street NW.

Check out our workshop and dance party details!

Date Workshop Professional Instructors
Sep 2 Closed
Sep 9 Closed
Sep 16 Salsa & Foxtrot David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Sep 23 Cha Cha & East Coast Swing David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Sep 30 Merengue & Two Step David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Oct 7* Argentine Tango David & Olya Joseph
Oct 14 Closed for the Rocky Mountain
Oct 21 Bachata & Niteclub Slow David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Oct 28 Hustle & Jive David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Nov 4 Samba & Waltz David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Nov 11 Closed
Nov 18 Cha Cha & Double Shuffle Eric Caty & Kelly Lannan Advanced with David Joseph
Nov 25 Merengue & Foxtrot David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Dec 2 Salsa & Two Step David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Dec 9* Argentine Tango David & Olya Joseph
Dec 16 Bachata & East Coast Swing David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Dec 23* Rumba & Tango David Joseph & Kelly Lannan


Salsa Parties at Moxies

Saturday, October 22
Saturday, November 19
Saturday, December 17

10pm-2am, Moxies - 888 - 7 Ave SW, $10 cover at door
Join us for a night of Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, and more! Great music, food and drink specials.

Join our Dance Ambassador Program!

We are excited to invite new volunteers to our program. If you are an intermediate/advanced dancer who would like to get involved, please contact us!

Give the Gift of Dance!

Gift Cards are available at Alberta Dancesport and make a great gift! Purchase a gift card at Alberta Dancesport, buy a specific course online, or purchase a 10 friday night drop in pass, or a few single passes to add to your holiday cards!

Rocky Mountain Dancesport Grand Prix
October 14-16, 2016

Join us for Western Canada's Largest Ballroom dance event at the Hyatt Regency.

Calgary International Salsa Congress
10th Anniversary Celebration: March 24-26, 2017

Save the date for the 10th annual Calgary Salsa Congress! Sign-up to the email newsletter at to be notified of updates.

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