Iowa State Federation
Of Square and Round Dance Clubs


WEB SITE: www.iowasquaredance.org

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Square Dancing?
A: Square Dancing is Entertainment & Exercise set to music The caller is there to entertain you – to make dancers forget about your day to day worries. And it works! No matter how tired you are from a long day’s work, once you start dancing, you become energized again and forget all your troubles. You’ll find yourself dancing to many different types of music, including country, rock, popular jazz, gospel and polka.


Q: How can you get started?
How can you get more information?

A: There are square dance clubs in most parts of Iowa that are members of the Iowa State Square and Round Dance Federation.  Check out the Iowa Square Dance web site – www.iowasquaredance.org – for information about clubs, callers and contacts.  Visit a club and talk to the dancers.  You will find them very friendly and eager to “show and tell” why they enjoy square dancing.  Visitors are always welcome at all clubs.

Click here for contacts in your area.

Additional Resources

Heart Healthy Lifestyles

Remember: Lack of exercise is a risk factor for heart disease. Here’s a chance to clap your hands, tap your feet, and exercise with enthusiasm. Whether you sing along, give a great big cowboy yell, or just smile at your neighbors there is exercise for the mind and body, with a big dose of fun and friendliness.

Square Dancing is Entertainment & Exercise Set to Music

The caller is there to entertain you – to make dancers forget about your day to day worries. And it works! No matter how tired you are from a long day’s work, once you start dancing, you become energized again and forget all your troubles. You’ll find yourself dancing to many different types of music, including country, rock, popular jazz, gospel and polka.

For a Successful Square Dance Program, Remember to:

  • Find a square dance club near you.
  • Get the proper attire
  • Let the music move you to a healthier, happier life!
  • Relax, smile and have fun!

Click On the Following Link
to Watch Students in Square Dance Lesson Videos:

Click Here for Videos of Students in Square Dancing