Welcome New Dancers
Next Social-A Tuesday Night Summer Dance
Scottish Country Dancing?
Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa
AGM 2012 Minutes
Classes are now over for the 2012-2013 season.
Classes will resume in September.
For summer dancing please see. Summer Dancing
No Partner needed!
No need to wear a kilt, or be a Scot.
No dancing experience needed. It's suggested you wear soft-soled shoes and comfortable clothes.
You can try the class for 3 weeks before you need to pay the fee. Reduced rates are available.
Sounds like fun? Why not come and find out what Scottish Country Dancing is like?
For bus access please use the Travel Planner from OCTranspo. Travel Planner
Details to be announced.
Scottish Country Dancing is the social dancing of Scotland. Though energetic and precise, it is not to be confused with competetive highland or solo dancing. We emphasize fun, friendship, and lively music. We dance in sets of six or eight people to lighthearted jigs, driving reels, and strong, graceful strathspeys. And since dancing etiquette requires that you change partners after each dance, you soon get to know everyone in the group.
Special Rate: Membership in Ardbrae is normally purchased on an annual basis: $85 for regular memberships, and $45 for students. However for the period January to May, the fee is only $52.50 with a further reduction for full-time students. This fee includes classes, refreshments and our newsletter. (For the student rate, students are asked to present their valid, full-time student card.)
A copy of the membership form is available here: Membership Form (PDF document)
The Ardbrae Dancers of Ottawa is a non-profit, volunteer organization that promotes Scottish Country Dance and Music in the Ottawa region. Founded in 1964, we are an affiliate of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, and we currently have 60 members. Membership is open to anyone interested in Scottish Country Dancing for fun and recreation. At our annual general meeting, members elect representatives to manage the organization, but all members, council representatives, and teachers volunteer their time and energy throughout the year to spread the social spirit of Scottish Country Dancing.
A copy of the AGM 2012 minutes is available in PDF here. AGM 2012 Minutes