Our Club

The season runs from September to May.  New dancers are welcome to start lessons in September.  If there are enough, a class for beginners will also be offered in January

Otonabee Squares is a modern style square dance club which dances and teaches the basic and mainstream levels.  We are located in Peterborough Ontario.  The club dances from September – May on Mondays from 6:30pm – 9:30pm at Emmanuel United Church East (Formerly George Street United), located at the corner of George and McDonnel streets.  (Use the entrance doors facing McDonnel Street) Our caller is Wayne Whatman.

Modern style square dancing is a wonderful way to exercise the mind and body, reduce stress and make new friends.  if you can walk you can square dance!  You move to a sequence of steps called out by the Caller.  No partner is required and no special clothing is required – casual, comfortable is best.   The club has people of all ages.  Families are welcome, grandparents bring your grand children! (over 10 years).  The cost is only $5.00 per person per week or $10.00 per family.

Experts say dancing burns calories, boosts energy, improves circulation and tones muscle, so COME DANCE WITH US!

If you would like more information please contact us at otonabeesquares@gmail.com or phone Fred Olson at 705-743-4582.

If you are looking for a club which dances plus or advanced levels, Lift Lock Squares in Peterborough is a club which dance plus and advanced levels and meet every Wednesday from 6:30-9:30pm.  Mark Street United Church, 90 Hunter Street East, Peterborough.  For more information contact Wayne and Anne Hare at 705-743-3077.  Caller is Joe Uebelacker.