Dance Venues

A guide to each dance series and its location

Contra | English Country | Waltz

Dance websiteBoulder contra 1st and 3rd Fridays 8pm; family dance 1st Friday (October through May).
Avalon Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Road. From Arapahoe turn north on 62nd, then left (west) into car park. Entrance is to the front. Please note - clean soft soled shoes only. [Google map] [Street View / map]
$10 (CFOOTMAD members $8, students $7, children $2); family dance $15/$14 family; $5 individual.
Organised by CFOOTMAD - info 720-722-1170
Buena Vista community dance generally 2nd Friday September - May, 7-9.30 pm, $4 ($2 students). Congregational Church, 217 Crossman Avenue. Enquiries and to confirm details: Randy Barnes: (719) 395-6704. Descriptive on-line article
Colorado School of Mines (Golden) Contra Dance Club for CSM and other students. {unmaintained?}
Dance websiteColorado Springs contra 3rd (& 5th) Saturday 7:30pm - 10pm. Lesson at 7pm Venue: All About Dance, 2318 Vickers Drive. Organized by Pikes Peak Traditional Dance, Meetup or Facebook.
Dance websiteDenver contra 2nd and 4th Fridays 8pm (lesson 7.15), Venue for February 2017: Joyful Ballroom, 3695 W 72nd Ave, Westminster, west of Lowell Blvd and Hwy 287. Highlands Masonic Lodge, 3550 N Federal Blvd. [Google map] [Street View / map]. $10 (CFOOTMAD members $8). Organised by CFOOTMAD, info 720-722-1170 meetup.com/CFOOTMAD group
Dance websiteFort Collins 1st & 3rd Saturdays. 8pm. Free lesson at 7pm. January through Labor Day 2017, Masonic Temple, 225 W Oak St, cnr S Howes, large & historic dance floor on the basement level, [ MAP], while Club Tico is re-renovated. City Park Center building, "Club Tico", 1599 City Park Dr, north shore of Sheldon Lake, just north of Mulberry St. about two miles west of College Avenue. MAP] Admission $10 ($5 students). Organised by Friends of Traditional Dance (FOTD), enquiries: (970) 493-8277
Glenwood Springs contra: 1st Saturday 7pm beginner walkthrough, dance until 10 pm, $10, $8 students. Venue is the Masonic Lodge, 901 Colorado Ave, in Glenwood or Carbondale Community School, 1505 Satank Rd. in Carbondale is an alternate. October through May. Enquiries: MAP]
Dance websiteGrand Junction's Grand Valley Community Contra usually one Saturday select months, refer schedule. 7.00 lesson, 7.30pm dance. $8, ages 10-17 $4. Venue: Margery Building Ballroom, upstairs 523 1/2 Main Street. Dance details also on Facebook.
Enquiries: Connie, , 970-243-6736
Salida community dance, contras with circles, squares and waltzes
  • Poncha Springs Town Hall, 330 Burnett Ave between Shavano and La Plata Sts (while the the Salida Scout Hut in Riverside Park on E Sackett St between "E" and "D" Streets is being renovated)
  • MAP ]
  • 7:30pm - 10pm with a lesson at 7pm. Easier dances at the beginning especially for families, slightly harder dances after the break. Dessert potluck. $7.
  • Website with calendar of dates and times Arkansas Valley Music and Dance. Or Facebook. Co-sponsored by Salida Recreation.
Westminster old-time barn dance
  • 4th Saturdays, 7–10pm
  • Westminster Grange Hall, 3935 W. 73rd Avenue.
  • MAP]
  • $10 adults / $8 members / $5 students / $2 ages 6-15
  • Web page, enquiries: Patricia 303-827-5828
Zesty! contra, for experienced dancers with at most a quick walk through. No lessons.
  • 2nd Saturdays, 7–10pm
  • Scheitler Recreation Center, 5031 W. 46th Avenue Denver, by Berkeley Lake, near Lakeside Amusement Park. From the west use the 2nd entrance.
  • [Google map]
  • $12 / $10 members / $6 students Organised by CFOOTMAD - 720-722-1170
Boulder Waltz
  • Avalon Ballroom, 6185 Arapahoe Road. From Arapahoe turn north on 62nd, then left (west) into car park. Entrance is to the front. Please note - clean soft soled shoes only.
  • [Google map] [Street View / map]
  • Held on most 5th Fridays
  • Organised by CFOOTMAD - info 720-722-1170
Denver Waltz
Fort Collins Waltz
  • January through August 2017, Masonic Temple, 225 W Oak St, cnr S Howes, large & historic dance floor on the basement level, while Club Tico is re-renovated. City Park Center building, "Club Tico", 1599 City Park Dr, north shore of Sheldon Lake, just north of Mulberry St. about two miles west of College Avenue.
  • [ MAP]
  • Free lesson at 7pm, admission $10, $5 students
  • Held on some 4th Saturdays
  • Organised by Friends of Traditional Dance (FOTD), enquiries: 970-493-8277
English Country Dance
Colorado Springs Little London Assembly English Country Dance, Mondays 6.45pm, International Dance Club, upper ballroom, 2422 Busch Ave, $6. May and June 2017 on Wednesdays Meetup group with further information. [Google map]
Enquiries: (970) 219-4627.
Denver English Country Dance Website which lists the monthly dances for the season. Berkeley Community Church, 3701 W 50th Ave, Denver (near Regis). The Winter Solabration is the dance in December. [Google map] [Street View / map]
Enquiries 303 321-2262, Chris Kermiet. Primarily Playford through Regency (Jane Austen era). Experience Sense & Sensibility, live music, all dances taught and walked through, no partner nor previous experience needed.


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