Square Dance Classes within Rainier Council Area*

*(Tacoma and all of Pierce County, plus parts of South King County, WA)

"Beginning Square Dance" Lessons!!

  • You do NOT have to join a square dance club to take lessons.
  • Lesson are inexpensive (in fact, the first lesson is always FREE)
  • Several convenient locations and different days of the week to choose from whenever lessons start up.
  • There are typically TWO times during the year when lessons start up. (in Sept./Oct. and again in Jan./Feb.)

Check below the TV commercial thumbnail for a information about clubs offering lessons.

Click HERE to view our very own 30-second TV commercial promoting square dancing.


Swingnuts (mostly adult couples, singles, but teens and families are welcome)

Location: 1705 Willow St., Sumner, WA (Sumner VFW Hall)

Caller/Instructor: Don Wood

Beginners Classes offered twice per year starting on the 1st Thursday of the month in October and February

Phone Contact: "Lane" at (253) 200-4566

Next Open House: Thursday, SEPTEMBER 27 , 2018 from 7:00-9:00pm

    • FREE
    • This is a "No-Experience-Necessary" event (and includes an "Introduction" to Square Dancing).
    • Open to ALL (couples, singles, families)

Next Beginners Class Starts: Thursday, OCTOBER 4, 2018, 7:00-9:00 pm

    • First lesson is FREE
    • Casual attire


Bonney Lads 'n' Lassies

Location: East Tacoma, WA ( Collins Grange)

Caller/Instructor: Greg Weber

Sundays, 4:30-7:00 pm(normally has a class each year starting in January )

No Classes underway at present


Young Bunch (A youth-focused club, but open to all ages)

Location: East Tacoma, WA ( Collins Grange)

Caller/Instructor: Mark Sebree

SUNDAYS, 6:30-8:00pm (class typically starts in September)

Phone Contact: "Mark" at (253) 831-6753

Next class start: SEPTEMBER 11, 2018


South Sound Squares(mostly adult couples and singles, but teens and families are welcome)

Location: East Tacoma, WA ( Collins Grange)

Caller/Instructor: Jess Thomas

Wednesdays, 7-9pm (class typically starts in October )

Next class start---TBA


Spinners (mostly adult couples and singles, but teens & ampamp families are welcome)

Location: Buckley, WA ( Buckley Community Hall)

Caller/Instructor: Greg Weber

Tuesdays, 7-9pm(class typically starts in September )

Phone Contact: (360) 802-8994 or (360) 829-0251

Next class start---TBA

....and for "Graduates" (those who have completed a Beginners Class

and have mastered Mainstream with additional "floor time" experience)

there are additional "learning opportunities":

Roamin' Tacomans (For "PLUS" lessons)

Location: 1705 Willow St., Sumner WA (Sumner VFW Hall)

Caller/Instructor: Tom Tomlinson

Sundays (typically starting in October)

Next class start---TBA

OTHER (YouTube) posts promoting square dancing.

1. Click HERE for a 45 second "Promo" video we like.

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