Circulators Square Dance Club
San Diego, CA

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The Circulators invite you to dance with us Friday evenings at the Recital Hall in Balboa Park from 8:00 - 9:30 PM. We dance at the plus level, with rounds between tips. Steve Woodard is our caller. Radka Bartholomew is our cuer. Couples, singles, and children (with adult supervision) are welcome. The entrance donation is $5.00 per person, unless it is a special dance. Children 13 and under are free.

Our party night is normally every 4th Friday. Take a look at our calendar and dress up to match the occasion. We feature out- of-town callers at our 5th Friday and other special dances. Steve will be MC'ing these special evenings.

For the hearing impaired and those wearing hearing aids, Circulators is proud to have a sound enhancement system. With your own pocket FM radio receiver and earphones or ear buds, you can tune into the Circulators' frequency and receive the caller's voice directly. Distracting noises, reverberation or distance from the sound source will not interfere with your ability to hear the caller or cuer.



Our next class for new dancers will start in September, 2016

Classes are on Friday evenings from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Recital Hall in Balboa Park.


Calendar of Events

More information about these activities.


Special Dances

The Circulators host special dances on many 5th Fridays or have nationally-known callers for a party night. We hope you will come and join us. We are sure you will thoroughly enjoy yourselves. Here is what we currently have planned.

Date Caller Cuer Location Time Flyer
Jan. 29, 2016
Johnny Preston Mary Townsend-Manning Recital Hall 6:30-7:30pm Class
7:30-8:00pm Pre-Rounds
8:00-9:30pm Club Dancing
March 11 2016
Dan Preedy Richard Cartwright Recital Hall 6:30-7:30pm Class
7:30-9:30pm Club Dancing


Dance Hall

Circulators dances are held at the Recital Hall in Balboa Park, San Diego.

Map to Recital Hall

Directions from Highway 163:

Highway 163 to the I-5 South/Park Blvd/I-5 North exit towards 4th Avenue.
Follow the signs for Park Blvd. (veer left, then right)
Turn left (north) on Park Boulevard (signal light).
Turn left (west) on Presidents Way (signal light).
The Recital Hall is located across the parking lot from the Sport Museum.

Directions from Interstate 5 North or South bound:

I-5 to Pershing Drive exit & follow the signs towards the San Diego Zoo.
Turn left (west) on Florida Drive (signal light).
Turn left (west) on Zoo Place (signal light).
Turn left (south) on Park Boulevard (signal light).
Turn right (west) on Presidents Way (signal light).
The Recital Hall is located across the parking lot from the Sport Museum.


Caller and Cuers

Steve Steve Woodard has been calling for the club since 1981. He began square dance calling while serving in the Army in Germany. We consider him one of the best callers in the southern California area. He enjoys calling a challenging dance and we like him keeping us on our toes. In the San Diego county area, he also calls for the Flying A's (A2 & C1). He calls at many dances and festivals throughout California, Nevada and Arizona. Please contact Steve if you'd like to contract him for a dance. He can be reached at e-mail.

Radka Bartholomew is a cuer for the Circulators and has been cuing since 1990. If you would like to contact Radka for a dance, please call (858) 598-5399. Radka


Club Officers

Presidents Dennis Taylor & Patti Blakeslee
(619) 291-1403
Vice Presidents Ed & Jackie Renger (858) 277-7499
Secretary Darlene Niezgoda (619) 488-1426
Treasurer Carol Windham (858) 279-7693
Senior Representatives Audrey Miller (858) 586-6207
  Betty Padgett (619) 437-8162



Camera Pictures


Links To Other Web Sites

Bullet San Diego Square Dance Association

Bullet Finest City Squares (San Diego)

Bullet Palomar Association (North San Diego County)

Bullet Back Country Association (East San Diego County)

Bullet Western Square Dancing Page (LOTS of general dancing information)

Bullet 56th California State Square Dance Convention (April 8th - 10th, 2016) - Fresno

Bullet 65rd National Square Dance Convention in Des Moines, Iowa (June 22 - 25, 2016)

Bullet Call Definitions: Basic/Mainstream/Plus, Animations: Taminations


Local Dances

Every 3rd Saturday SDSDA 3rd Saturday Roundup in the Balboa Park Club at Balboa Park
November 4 - 6th 2016 SDSDA Fiesta de la Cuadrilla in Balboa Park


Circulators Square Dance Club of San Diego
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