Oakland, California

Welcome

Thank you for visiting the Oaktown 8's website to learn about modern square dancing. Our club serves the community of Oakland, Berkeley, San Leandro, Hayward, Fremont, Richmond, Orinda, and the SF East Bay Area. We were founded as a gay square dance club under the umbrella of the International Association of Gay Square Dancers, but we welcome all - gay, straight, couples and singles. You can dance "boy" or "girl" or both.

Please check out our website or go right to the CLASSES and CALENDAR/SCHEDULE sections to see details of our upcoming events.

Oaktown 8s is more than just a dance club, we have social events as well and are open to hosting more. For an example of square dancing, see the two links below.

Announcements & Events

Members, It is time to renew your membership to Oaktown 8s.
Your membership and support is greatly appreciated.
If you need a 2015/2016 Membership Form, you can download it here.

 

NEW DANCERS SUMMER FUN

Join Us the First Wednesday of *June, *July & *August for a Fun, Easy night of square dancing!

No experience required, the caller teaches that night

No partner required ever, but bring your friends along

 

August 23, 2015, 2:30 - 5:30

St. Paschal Baylon Church
3700 Dorisa Avenue, Oakland

Mainstream, Plus & Advanced Levels

Caller: Eric Hennerlau

IAGSDC Winter 2015 Newsletter HERE

GDP (Mainstream/Plus) Call List here:

Join Oaktown 8’s Square Dance Club for a TGIF evening of square dancing

Friday, TBD

7:30pm-9:30pm

Caller: TBD

Level: Floor Level (Mainstream, Plus, A1/A2)

Location:

Oakland Dance Center
200 Grand Ave, Oakland

Free Parking No Partner Required $7-10 donation

Abstract Math Concepts Spring to Life at UC Square Dancing Club


For an example of modern square dancing, here are two videos to watch:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wN23eD0DnZM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsXZQMtwmns

Our club is celebrating our 10th Anniversary in the Fall of 2014. Our membership is comprised with people whose experience ranges from new dancers through Advanced and various Challenge levels. We dance to floor level (a mixture of Mainstream and Plus, depending on the status of the current or most recent class), with Advanced tips, depending on the floor level. See "About Us" for more history and to join our friends of O8 email list.