Trip the Light Fantastic is a same sex dance school. They have fun dance classes, parties and events for the LGBTQ community.  Same-sex partner dance classes are Sunday and Monday and Fridays are Special Dance Parties for the Queer Community and friends. 

Types of dance: 

  • West Coast Swing
  • Salsa
  • East Coast Swing
  • Night Club Two Step
  • Country Western Waltz
  • Country Western Two Step
  • Cha-Cha
  • Ballroom
  • Latin

Contact: 510.430.8820

[email protected]

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Where: Lake Merritt Dance Centre200 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610 .

Rooms: Auditorium and MPR for Classes, Hall 1 for parties

Ages: Very broad range of ages from teens to 80's, the average probably being in the 30's, 40's and 50's.

Accessibility: Lake Merritt is a wheelchair and scooter accessible venue, with elevator, ramps and accessible bathrooms. No sign language facilities.