Below you'll find information for Boston, Massachusetts, and New England. On a separate page, you'll be able to find information for the individual non-New England states. There is information available for Canada and various US national organizations.
If you believe your organization should be listed here or if you have corrections for any listings here, please write to email@example.com". If you hold dances on a regular basis, you should (also) probably be listed on the pages for dancing in Boston, in New England, or on the individual state pages. Don't forget to read the list of Frequently Asked Questions before sending your information in.
Boston-area Groups and Organizations
organization of individuals and dance promoters who focus on building and supporting West Coast Swing in New England.
The Dance Teachers' Club of Boston
Non-profit professional organization with teacher seminars and continued training for club members. Member of the National Dance Council of America. For more information, write to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Robin Magee at 978-640-6925 or Peggy Kearsley at 617-924-0444.
09/28/2012: The website and email address are bad. Haven't checked the phone numbers yet.
Boston's Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual Swing and Ballroom Dance Group. 617-364-7207.
Total Swing On-Line
Massachusetts chapter of the US Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association.
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA. email@example.com
1/11/12: Website hasn't been updated in 10 years.
Boston College Swingkids
Boston College, Newton, MA.
Boston Swing Kats
Lindy Hoppers at Boston University.
1/11/12: Website hasn't been updated in a couple of years.
Northeastern University Ballroom Dance Club
Must be on Facebook to view their Facebook page
Cambridge, MA. 617-258-6554
MIT Ballroom Dance Team
The Cape and Island Chapter of the US Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association (now USA Dance). For more information, contact Julie Kraft.
Berkshire Country chapter of USA Dance
Social ballroom dancing in Pittsfield once a month.
South Shore Dancers
Social ballroom dancing club that holds dances south of Boston. Monthly dances and weekly practices. For more information, contact South Shore Dancers at P.O. Box 276, Norwell, MA 02061 or call Tom Osterland at 781-659-4703.
National & New England Swing Dance Server
West Hartford/Wethersfield area. Live band and recorded music dances every month
southeastern Connecticut. Live band dances on the third Saturday of the month with workshops and records each month.
New Haven, Connecticut. The CSDS also offers regular dances and workshops in the southwestern part of the state.
New England DanceNet
Providence, Rhode Islandt. A non-profit group of dancers who support and promote swing dancing in Rhode Island.\
Rhode Island Chapter of the US Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association.
USA Dance, Greater Hartford Chapter
Amateur Ballroom Dancer Association serving Greater Hartford, Connecticut.
New London chapter of USA Dance New London (close to the Rhode Island border).
New England Colleges
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Connecticut DanceSport Team
For more information, contact email@example.com
Tracks swing dance competitors to manage the levels of competitions that dancers enter. For more information, contact Annie Hirsch.
National Hand Dance Association
1412 4th Street SW, Washington, DC 20024. Phone: 202-479-1080, Fax: 202-479-1081.
offers a national competition circuit for all styles of swing for novice and intermediate swing level dancers.
The American Bop Association
The American Bop Associations is a non-profit corporation formed to promote and preserve the dance styles and music of those dances known as Bop, Swing, Shag, and Jitterbug. For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Fastdance Association
Group of affiliated members dedicated to the promotion and preservation of dance styles known as Bop, Shag, East and West Coast Swing, DC Hand Dance, Push, Whip, Lindy and Jitterbug. For more information, write to Bill Maddox.