Irish Country Set Dancing in Columbus

Irish country set dancing is not Irish step dancing and it is not square dancing or contra dancing, but has elements of all.  It is danced most commonly in a square of four couples (8 people).  Come alone or come with a partner.

Where: Riverside United Methodist Church, 2701 Zollinger Rd, Upper Arlington, OH

                                            43221 (SW corner of Zollinger Road and Kioka Avenue)

When: 3:30 to 5:30 pm on second Sundays (dates listed on RFDC Calendar)

Cost: $5 donation at the door

Clothing: Comfortable.  Leather/smooth soled shoes are recommended.

Schedule: 3:30 - Introduce dance moves and terminology to beginners.

                           Experienced dancers are welcome to help orient new dancers.

                 3:45 - Set dance instruction: a review of the dance taught the previous time,

                           followed by a new dance or one that we haven’t danced for a while.

Contact:  Sharron Coplin

               1340 Norwell Drive

               Columbus, OH 43220


The church parking lot entrance is on Kioka Ave, south of Zollinger Rd and the church buildings.

This google map link may help.

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