RSCDS New York

The New York Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society invites you to join the worldwide community of dancers who thrill to fast-moving jigs and reels and stately strathspeys. Learn or polish your dancing skills in the friendly atmosphere of our classes. Share the joys of Scottish dancing and pageantry at our parties and Highland Balls. All welcome! No experience necessary! Come with or without a partner.


2015-2016 Dance List. The 2015-2016 dance list has now been posted. Download the cribs in Word or PDF, or view cribs and videos on the Strathspey server.

Time to Join/Renew Your Membership! Membership information for the 2015-2016 season is now posted on the Membership page.

JC Ball Registration Open. Registration is now open for the 43rd Annual Jeannie Carmichael Ball and Brunch Weekend on November 7th and 8th. Live music by Hanneke Cassel. Details on the event page.

Upcoming Events

Summer Dancing. This summer, the New York Branch is dancing jointly with Scotia Dancers on Mondays in Scotia's air-conditioned hall. Sessions meet weekly July 13-August 17 ($8/person/session) and culminate with a live music party on August 24 ($10/person). We begin at 7pm at Metro Baptist Church, 410 W. 40th St. (near 9th Ave.), New York, NY. Beginners with some experience are welcome!

Jeannie Carmichael Ball and Brunch Weekend. November 7-8. West Point, NY. Details on the event page.

The New York Scottish Country Dancing Meetup Group
Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, New York Branch