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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 are only $63 for 5 weeks - $53 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
Apr 1 Closed: Calgary Salsa Congress
Apr 8* Merengue & Jive David Joseph & Kelly Lannan
Apr 15 Salsa & Niteclub Slow David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Apr 22 Bachata & Foxtrot David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Apr 29 Cha Cha & International Rumba David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
May 6 Samba & Waltz David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
May 13 Merengue & Niteclub Slow David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
May 20* Argentine Tango David Joseph & Olga Joseph
May 27 Salsa & Jive David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Jun 3 Bachata & East Coast Swing David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Jun 10 Samba & Tango David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Jun 17 Rumba & Two Step David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty

Salsa Parties

Dancer's we are listening to you!
Alberta Dancesport will discontinue our Salsa Room Friday's and beginning in June will run a once-a-month Salsa party on Saturday!

*no advanced class this week


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 30-April 2, 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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