Dances in The Villages

In addition to the Dieter Dance events promoted on this site, Dieter Dance is pleased to bring you information of other Dance opportunities throughout The Villages!  We will continue to update this page as  new information is obtained!  Also, check the EVENT CALENDAR on for specific DieterDance dates/information!   Thanks!!

NOTE: Please call the contacts and/or verify details at:


Jim’s & Linda’s West Coast Swing Dances

West Coast swing dances, the first, second and fourth Monday’s, 6:00 pm at the Burnside Rec Center, just off the left side of Morse Blvd, south of Rt. 466 A.  Linda Angiulli plays a good mixture of West & East Coast Swing. She also plays Night Club-2, Cha-Cha, Waltz and Texas 2-Step. A lesson is taught from 6:00 to 6:30 followed by the dance.



“Ballroom Dance Season” is September through May, plus our no charge Summer Ballroom Dance Club, June, July & August. One dance each month, on the second Friday.

Tickets: Available at The Villages Box Office , 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Dress:  Dressy or at least Dressy Casual with a collared shirt, (no shorts, Capri pants, “T” shirts or tank tops)

Dates and DJs: Various DJ’s will offer a mix of traditional and social Ballroom selections, plus Swing, Polka, Hustle, Night Club 2 & Texas 2 Step, but no line dancing PLEASE. Song requests are always welcomed.

For Details contact: or 352-350-2788



 Music by: The Newtons, DJs. Ballroom Summer Dance Club is free to residents with Village ID or those with Villages Guest Pass. Dress code is Dressy Casual Attire; no shorts, jeans, sneakers, t-shirts, tank-tops. Song requests are always welcomed by email or even at the Dance. Contact Marty: 352-350-2788 or


Villages Ballroom Dance Club Dance Schedule

The Villages Ballroom Dance Club holds to “Strictly Ballroom” dances (no Country or Line dances) each month:

Beginning Dancers  are hosted by David and Ina Erickson and dance to Recorded Music at Mulberry Grove Recreation Center the fourth Friday of each month at 7-9 PM.

Advanced Dancers  are hosted by Jim and Carolyn Hutchens and will dance 7-9 PM at the following Recreation Centers:

Membership to The Villages Ballroom Dance Club is $2.50 which provides membership and an admittance sticker for the back of Villages ID cards (as long as the I.D. is current). Visitors with current Villages Guest Passes are welcome for a charge of $2.50.


Latin Music Dancing, Laurel Manor
This is a free dance to all Villages residents and guests every THIRD SATURDAY of the month.  Location: LAUREL MANOR Recreation Center. Time: 6:30-9:15 p.m. People come to dance or to enjoy listening to the music. It is BYOB. Dress casual.  Noel Carvajal (352) 751-7545


Wanna Dance Ballroom
Practice dance, Mon., 7pm, SeaBreeze (Rowena & David Seibert 446-3183)
Practice dance, 3rd  Mon., 7pm, Rohan

Come and practice the ballroom, latin, country, and nightclub steps you have learned.  A free dance for all Villages residents and guests every Monday, except the third Monday of the month, at Seabreeze Recreation Center from 7 to 8:45 pm.  The third Monday the dance is held at Rohan Recreation Center.  For more information contact David and Rowena Seibert at 446-3183.


Carolina Shag Dancing
Bradenton Rec Center:  Thursdays – 6 to 8:50 pm – Bring snacks & beverage of choice – $3/person

Bradenton – Carl/Peggy Mullin



Thursday, 6pm, dance: ‘Carolina Shag Dance’, Bradenton R.C. (Carl & Peggy Mullin 753-1075

Friday (4th), 7pm, dance-beginning: ‘Villages Ballroom Dance’ ($2.50 per person membership), Mulberry Grove R.C. (David & Ina Eriksen 259-4885)

Friday (4th), 7pm, dance-experienced: ‘Villages Ballroom Dance’ ($2.50 per person membership), Laurel Manor R.C. (Jim and Carolyn Hutchens, 750-4920)

Friday (2nd), 7pm, dance: ‘Villages Ballroom Dance’, La Hacienda R.C. (Marty Newton 350-2788)

Saturday (1st), 6:30pm, dance: ‘Cocktail Dancers’, Colony Cottage R.C. (Dieter Wuennenberg, 603-4133)

Saturday (3rd), 6:30pm, dance: ‘Village Social Dance’, Colony Cottage R.C. (Dieter Wuennenberg, 603-4133)


NOTE: If you are aware of other dance lessons, practice sessions, and/or dances which should be included in this listing, please email details to Dieter at: