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. 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

 

GDP (Mainstream/Plus) Call List here:

LEARN TO DANCE - NEW DANCER PROGRAM IN SEPTEMBER!

New GDP Square Dance Class Starts September 17

Be ready to attend square dances in only 15 classes

See Classes Page For Details

 

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

Friday, November 14

7:30pm-9:30pm

Caller: Rich Reel

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

FESTIVAL TREK

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:

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.