Oakland, California


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. Our membership consists of gay, straight, couples and singles. Everyone Welcome, come visit!

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


September Level Mainstream Class

is graduating

Wednesday, April 23, 7 - 9 p.m.

Please join us and bring a snack to share if you can

Oakland Dance Center - Hall 2
200 Grand Ave, Oakland


Basic/Mainstream/Plus/New Calls Taught List here


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



Caller: TBD

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


Oakland Dance Center - Hall 2
200 Grand Ave, Oakland

Free Parking No Partner Required $5-10 donation



Looking to see where more square dance festivals are? There is a site called Festival Trek that has links to many different events across the country including square dancing. Check it out at: http://www.festivaltrek.com/festival/


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


Our club is celebrating our Ninth Anniversary in the Fall of 2013. 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.