Big Band Dances

Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre 

102 Greenview Avenue in Britannia Park


Swing the Night Away - 2016 Big Band Dances!

 Enjoy the sounds of Ottawa’s best Big Bands at Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre (Lakeside Gardens), Britannia Park.

Enjoy the sounds of Ottawa’s best big bands at the Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre, in Britannia Park. 

No dance experience necessary; singles and couples welcome! Dress is casual, but if you are celebrating a special event, black tie is optional! We have lots of room for dancing plus we are wheel chair accessible.

Doors open at 6:30 pm with the band playing from 7 to 11 pm.

Reasonably priced alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages by the Newport Restaurant, cash only please.

Keep up your energy for dancing with a light buffet of sandwiches, fruit platters, dessert squares, tea and coffee halfway through the evening.

Our 2016 Dances

December 1 - Deck the Halls featuring, The Starlighters (Barcode 1061943)


$19.50 per person in advance

$23.50 per person at the door

Want to learn or brush up on your ballroom dancing skills or purchase tickets online? Recreation Guide.

How to Find Us

Located at 102 Greenview Avenue in Britannia Park (entrance at Pinecrest and Carling). Pinecrest Road changes into Greenview Avenue at Carling Avenue.

Driving Instructions

Exiting Hwy 417; take the Pinecrest North exit; head north on Pinecrest Road; cross Carling Avenue into Britannia Park (Pinecrest changes to Greenview); continue down the hill one kilometre to the end of the road. Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre is on your right.

OC Transpo Bus Routes

#16 Britannia

 See Maps & Directions page

Free parking on site and on nearby streets.

 Sponsored by

Riverpark Place & Stillwater Creek Retirement Residences, Biagio's Italian Kitchen, Baja Burger Shack, Newport Restaurant, The Musicians' Association of Ottawa-Gatineau, The Lakeside Players, Ottawa Valley Tours, and Fifty Five Plus Magazine.