Florida Association of
Single Square and Round Dancers
(FASSRD)


The Florida Singles Organization has folded
If you have any questions concerning Singles Dancing in Florida
Please contact
Judy Anderson

What is FASSRD?

Membership

What is Singles Association Dance?

SSDUSA

Where to Dance

Links

What is FASSRD?

Florida Association of Single Square and Round Dancers (FASSRD) is a not-for-profit organization established to promote and stimulate fellowship and interest in square and round dancing among unmarried adults of all ages throughout Florida.

This organization is the “voice” of the single/solo square and round dancers in Florida providing representation on state convention committees, the Florida Federation, and ensuring that appropriate singles/solos sections are designated at all of the large festivals around the state.

Membership

Membership is for any single or solo square dancers who is 18 years or older and has graduated from a square or round dance class.  The annual membership fee is $6.

Benefits of Membership:

  Meet other singles/solos

  Quarterly newsletter containing information on singles dance activities in Florida and around the country.

  Florida Annual Singles Association Dance (Party-Rama) in October (Sebring, FL) 

  National  Singles Dance-A-Rama, Labor Day Weekend (2013 in St. Louis, MO)

  United Square Dancers of America (USDA) Square Dance Insurance

  Square dance news via email

FASSRD Board

President
Judy Anderson
321-268-4450

Vice President
Don Seay
904-645-6774

Secretary
Ailene Picheco
321-
652-0680

Treasurer
Laney Stewart
904-849-3550

The FASSRD president is a delegate-at-large of the Florida Federation of Square and Round Dancers.

For membership info, contact
Laney Stewart
86506 Cartesian Pointe Drive
Yulee, FL 32097
904-849-3550
dancinggranny@comcast.net

What is the Singles Association Dance?

An annual weekend (Party-Rama) hosted by FASSRD; held in October at the historic Kenilworth Lodge in Sebring, FL, a FUN weekend of workshops, dancing & partying.  Attendance is open to everyone: Singles, Solos & Couples (Married or not).

What is SSDUSA?

Single Square Dancers USA (SSDUSA) is the national organization of single square dance clubs and single dancers which was established to promote and stimulate interest square dancing among unmarried adults of all ages.

SSDUSA and the annual dance convention, Dance-A-Rama, which has been held in a different U.S. city every Labor Day weekend since its inception, was the brainchild of Joe B. Ellis of Oklahoma City, OK.

SSDUSA Publishes a quarterly newsletter, the Intercom to keep single square dancers aware of single square dance activities around the country.  They also publish a Yellowrock Directory which lists single oriented square and round dance clubs with information on location, dance times, and telephone and internet contact names and numbers.

For SSDUSA membership info, contact:  Ailene Picheco, 345 Hula Circle, Merritt Island, FL 32952, 321-652-0680 or go to www.ssdusa.org.

Where to Dance

Unfortunately, there is currently only one singles club in the State of Florida – Seabreeze Singles in Jacksonville.  The Seabreeze Singles dance at Arlington Presbyterian Church, 1300 Sprinkle Drive.  Contact Shirley White, President  904-708-3273.

However, there are contacts around the state you can contact for information on singles friendly clubs.

Northeast Florida (Jacksonville / Seabreeze Singles)

Don Seay
904-645-6774
Laney Stewart
904-869-3550

Central Florida (Orlando / Space Coast)

Judy Anderson
321-268-4450

Ailene Picheco
321-
652-0680

Southeast Florida (Vero Beach / Ft. Lauderdale)

Ailene Picheco
321-
652-0680

West Coast (Ft. Myers / Tampa / Pensacola)
Penny Green

863-224-3393

Links
Florida Federation of Square Dancers
National Single Square Dancers USA
Georgia Singles

DANCERgram
Weekly newsletter with pertinent Square Dance information and lists West Coast clubs