Put on your dancing shoes and let’s get dancing! Dancing is said to be one of the best activities for the heart, the mind and the soul. At Bend Senior Center, there’s a variety of regular weekly classes, specialized programs and events for you get tapping, boogieing and cha-cha-cha-ing.
Weekly Drop-In Classes: Use your Senior Center pass or drop-in fee. Open to ages 50 & up. No registration needed, just come on in and dance!
Beginning Line Dance
Designed for the beginner as well as those that know the basics and want to progress. Easy progression to a variety of music. Instructor: Peggy Barnett.
Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:00 am
Beginning Line Dance II
For those students that want a little more Line Dance practice. Build on the basics, easy to follow. Fun music!
Fridays, 10:00-11:00 am
Regularly Scheduled Dances:
Thursday Afternoon Dance
1:00 – 2:30 pm • Free Admission
Dance to the Memr’y Makers and The Alley Cats
Come join us on Thursdays 12:00 – 12:30 pm for Lunch Social. Council on Aging is providing the meal. Cost is a suggested donation.
The Notables Swing Band with Betty Berger
1st Sunday of the month, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
$5 per person
April 8* (Dance changed from Easter Sunday)
Registration Dance Classes: At the Bend Senior Center
Country Western Line Dance
Now expanded to six weeks! Get on the dance floor with all of your friends! Learn a new line dance combination each week. Try out some of the popular boot scootin’ dances like American Kids, Good Times and the Tush Push. No previous dance experience required. Instructor: Barry Jost.
Fee: $59 ID $71 OD / session Activity: 102113
M: 6:10 – 7:10 pm
Social & Club Dancing
Now expanded to six weeks! This class is for beginners and those wanting to refresh their skills. Whether your preference is Salsa club dancing, crazy Jitterbug or smokin’ hot Tango this class will show you all the smooth moves of partner dancing so you look and feel confident on the dance floor. Make new friends! Learn new steps! No partner needed and absolute beginners are always welcome. Instructor: Barry Jost.
Fee: $59 ID $71 OD / session
M: 7:15 – 8:15 pm
1/22-2/26 – Jitterbug
3/5-49 – Night Club
4/16-5/21 – Salsa