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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!

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

Rocky Mountain Dancesport Grand Prix Fundraising Event
September 12, 2015

Dinner: $95 | Show & Dance: $20 advance, $25 at the door

727 - 11 AVE SW
 6:30 Doors open for Dinner guests
8:30 Doors open for Show and Dance


Friday Night Workshops and Dance Parties

Please join us every Friday night at Vecova (formerly called VRRI) or 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 our VRRI location: 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

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
Aug 21* Jive & Foxtrot David Joseph & Kelly Lannan
Aug 28* Cha Cha & International Rumba Guest Instructor: Alexandra McPherson
Sept 4 No Dance
Sept 11 No Dance
Sept 18 Salsa & Waltz David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Sept 25 Bachata & Jive David Joseph & Olga Joseph Advanced with Eric Caty
Oct 2 Cha Cha & East Coast Swing David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Oct 9* Argentine Tango David Joseph & Olga Joseph
Oct 16 Two Step & Rumba David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Oct 23 Closed: Rocky Mountain Dancesport Grand Prix
Oct 30 Hustle & Jive David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Nov 6 Salsa & Tango David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Nov 13 Bachata & Double Shuffle David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Nov 20 Merengue & Foxtrot David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty
Nov 27 Samba & Waltz David Joseph & Kelly Lannan Advanced with Eric Caty


New Course Schedule Now Online

Visit our courses page to see our new classes!


Alberta Dancesport's Eric and Kelly with Mayor Nenshi at Expo Latino 2013!

Congratulations to all of the performers and the event coordinators on a great year!


Rocky Mountain Dancesport Grand Prix - October 23-25, 2015

Save the date for the hottest Ballroom dance competition in western Canada! See website for details

Calgary International Salsa Congress
March 31-April 3, 2016

Save the date for the 9th annual Calgary Salsa Congress! Sign-up to the email newsletter at to be notified of updates.

Eric and Kelly on So You Think You Can Dance CANADA

Congratulations to Eric and Kelly for their work as choreographers on So You Think You Can Dance CANADA. To view their choreography check out the Salsa Rica YouTube channel.

Sign up for Eric and Kelly's classes at Alberta Dancesport!

Kelly and Eric want to thank all of their students and the Alberta Dancesport family for your support of our careers. We feel very proud to represent CANADA at the World Championships and on SYTYCD. We are also proud to be instructors at Alberta Dancesport. Thank you for understanding when we were absent from classes, and for cheering us on!

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!

Kelly, Eric, Vince, and David

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