Welcome to CSDS!

Charlottesville Swing Dance Society is a West Coast swing dance club serving Charlottesville and the surrounding area.  Look here for info on the next dance or checkout the newsletter below.

Read the CSDS May Newsletter!

CSDS June Dance with Kristin Wenger

June 15th at the Municipal Arts Center

CSDS kicks off the summer with a return to the MAC and the return of Kristin Wenger who will be our lesson instructor and deejay for the evening!

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Kristin is a long-time local instructor who offers private lessons and teaches weekly group classes during the school year, through our community partner, the County of Albemarle Parks & Rec Dept. Kristin also hosts her monthly West Coast Swing Practica, at The Dance Spot, on the 2nd Sunday, from 6:30-8:30 pm.


7:00 – 8:00 pm:  Lesson (included in admission)

8:00 – 11:00 pm: Dance


  • $10 CSDS Members
  • $13 Non Members
  • $5 Students (full time w/ID), First-Time Attendees 
  • $5 CSDS Members during their birthday month
  • Children Under 16 are Free (no childcare services)


Please wear either dance shoes or light-colored soles; whatever you wear must be non-marking!


In the event of an inclement weather forecast, check this event page as we will decide by 1 pm that day if we are having or cancelling the event.

Group Classes thru our Community Partner, the County of Albemarle Parks & Rec Dept.

Local instructor Kristin Wenger, who has the longest running group classes, starts her next session of Tuesday night classes on April 23rd, at the Murray High School gym (where CSDS’ Swing Swap is held). Nightclub 2-Step Level 2 is 6:00-7:30 pm, and Learn A Routine (should know basic West Coast Swing) is 7:30-9:00 pm. You can sign up online (Kristin cannot take payment in class).

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