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Victoria Ballroom Dance Society classesoffers a variety of dance classes and workshops, from  absolute beginner, to bronze, silver and gold level so whatever your age, whether you are new to ballroom, or returning to the dance floor, you will have fun dancing, learning and making new friends.




danceyourbrainWe can’t always choose the music life plays for us but we can choose how we dance to it! … Have fun with friends while you exercise your body and your hippocampus.

Dancing makes us smarter. do it frequently and it may give you 76% protection against dementia”

Read Dancing can make you smarter! 


Upcoming VBDS Dances

Ward Room  

VBDS 18 JUNE SOCIAL DANCE – GALA END OF SEASON EVENT in the stunningly beautiful Warn Room in Esquimalt. The room has a large wooden floor and also has an outside gathering area and a licenced bar for guests.

The theme is Black & White

Doors open at 7pm,

Workshop at 7:15 – 8pm with Wanda

Snack provided by the Ward Room kitchen

1586 Esquimalt Rd, Esquimalt

Our members love to talk about dancing as much as they like to dance, so, visit us at one of our dances or practices and we welcome your questions about dancing. Just ask anyone “Hello, I’m new to ballroom dancing ….”

VBDS is a society of people just like you, the only difference is we just dance a little more than you… for now.. come join the fun and change that!

Why not come to our next VBDS dance or visit us at one of our practices and see for yourself:


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Les Passmore Centre

 (also known as: Saanich Silver Threads), 286 Hampton Rd (see map and specific directions to hall below)

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VBDS holds many classes, workshops, and other events in the hall/gym located behind the Les Passmore Center (4):

To enter the hall

  1. walk down the front entrance ramp,
  2. turn to your left, walk past the atrium 
  3. turn right and walk straight to the end of the walkway and you will be at the Gym entrance