Folk Dance

Durham Elementary Athletic Association (DEAA) folk dance has more than 3,000 student athletes. Coaching begins early in the year with preparation for the folk dance jamboree in May at the Iroquois Park Arena.

Folk dance jamboree

This is the major folk dance event of the year with 3 nights of dancing for over 2,000 spectators. Each night of the jamboree has about 1,000 dance participants.

Committee members

Committee members include:

  • Melanie Ferguson (Adelaide McLaughlin)
  • Alison Spratt (West Lynde)
  • Patty Balachoreck (Brooklin Village)
  • Courtney Burnett, Executive Liaison (Chris Hadfield)
  • Gina Waduck (Durham District School Board)