Thinking about learning this swing dancing thing?
Wanna know more about something called "Lindy"?
Want to learn to dance but Ballroom dancing doesn't quite cut it?
Looking to bring your Jitterbug up a notch?
Look no further...
Here we've listed all known schools teaching swing dancing in Perth.
For an explanation of the different swing dances, check out our swing dance history page. If you'd like to see what it's all about first, our What's On section lists events in Perth where you are likely to find some swing dancing action!
Weekly Swing Dancing Classes:
Perth Swing Dance Academy
Perth Swing Dance Academy focuses on the social dancing aspects of the 20s, 30s, 40s swing jazz music. We primarily teach Lindy Hop, with a few steps from other Swing era dances thrown in for good measure. Classes are rotational, so no partner is required. Come and learn from Perth's most experienced and fun group of social dancers. Private Lessons available.
Tues nights - Victoria Park
Wed nights - Innaloo
Thurs nights - Fremantle
Ph: 0402 556 956
Shagabout, offers fun and social classes and workshops specialising in Collegiate Shag, an exciting and fun swing dance that was hugely popular in the 1920s to 1930s, as well as other swing dances from to mix it up a bit. We hold classes, monthly workshops, we are home of the Australian Shag Camp, hosting amazing teachers from around the globe. We are a growing and passionate community of Shagers. Come join us!
Class times vary from month to month, but we run beginner and improver level classes.
See the website or our Facebook page for class times.
Ph: 0432 737 333
Simply Swing is a social swing dance school located South of Perth. They are a group of people who love dancing and jazz music, and want to share it with the rest of the world! Simply Swing welcomes everybody to join in and have fun - there are no requirements for partner, experience or age. Dancing is a great way to get this little bit of exercise together with the joy of socialising and meeting new people.
Tues nights : Beeliar
Wed nights : Rockingham
Ph: Markus on (08) 9592 7046 or 0417 099 003
Swing It! offers classes that cater for a variety of levels with the focus being on the authentic 1920s
and 30s Lindy Hop style. Their emphasis is on delivering an exciting and enthusiastic approach to the dance
that defined a generation and is still going strong all around the world today! Swing It! offers weekly classes and private lessons.
Mon nights - Fremantle, Subiaco
Tues nights - North Perth
Wed nights - Subiaco
Thurs nights - East Vic Park,
Ph: Shane on 0407 086 863
Fun classes designed to get you swingin' in no time! Meet new friends and enjoy the zany nature of Swing! Swing Zing brings you Perth's broadest variety of swing dances, including Lindy Hop, Balboa, Blues and Shag, taught by amazing local, interstate and international teachers.
Mon nights - South Perth
Tues nights - Applecross
Thurs nights - Mt Hawthorn
Ph: 0435 290 540
Note: Listing is presented alphabetically by class type and is a guide only.
The Perth Swing Dance Society occasionally organises special events with workshop classes
featuring international instructors. Check the What's On section for upcoming events.