Square Dancers (A Square D) was formed. We
started that year with seven clubs. Our first board of
directors consisted of seven officers. Soon
after, we grew to have over 300 clubs in our
became incorporated as a non-profit organization.
City of Santa Monica requested square dancing as
part of their Diamond Jubilee celebration. A Square
D helped coordinate and was one of the principle
promoters of the Square Dance Exhibition. Over 5000
dancers and 35,000 spectators responded. As a result
of the publicity, many clubs were formed throughout
the area. Association leaders felt they could
promote square dancing better by working together. A
Square D was one of the organizers of what is
now the California Square Dance
(We are not
affiliated with California Square Dance Council or any
other council or association)
provide non-profit status to all our member clubs.
offer Liability insurance to the clubs in our
membership to protect both the club and the clubs
provide organizational assistance to our clubs, when
promote square and round dancing on a local, state
and national level.
five major events each year;
Valley District Student Stomp
The Sweetheart Ball
Orange District Leprechaun Ball
South Bay/Westside District Spring Fling
The Anniversary/ Presidential Ball
Currently have 30 clubs in our membership.
(To see a list of
our clubs, and their contact information, see the page
titled "Affiliate Clubs")
Flyers is an A Square D sponsored trip to National
Square Dance Convention every year. We go for
three or four days before the Convention and have
pre-arranged tours & sight seeing of the area.
It is open to
anybody that wants to go. View/Print the 2019 Flyer Here.
We have some
people that have been going every year for years &
years and others that have been going some of the time
for years. Our Historians, Joe & Frances Demeules
have only missed one trip since it's inception in 1963!