Come join us for an evening of fun, friendship and dancing country style!

CLUB BOLO DANSE COUNTRY MONTREAL, located in the heart of the gay Village of Montreal, offers country dance instruction for all skill levels.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, August 11
Place Émilie Gamelin
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 13
Community Day
on Ste. Catherine's street

Sunday, August 14
Pride's Parade
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

First 3 classes are free.

 

Contact US

Club Bolo
2093, Visitation St.
Montreal, QC H2L 3C9
Tel : 514-849-4777
info@clubbolo.com

Schedule

Thu Aug 11 @ 6:00PM - 07:00PM
Animation - Cours - Parc Emilie-Gamelin
Fri Aug 12 @ 7:30PM - 09:00PM
Pratique défilé - Parade Practice
Fri Aug 12 @ 9:00PM - 11:59PM
Danse Libre - Open Dancing
Fri Aug 26 @12:00AM
FERMÉ - Closed
Fri Sep 02 @12:00AM
FERMÉ - Closed
Fri Sep 09 @12:00AM
La Rentré - Start of Classes

   
 

Bolo Newsletter

 
 
 

 

** This Weekend at Club Bolo**

 

Thursday

We are proud and happy to partner with Montreal Pride which this year celebrates its 10th anniversary.
We will teach 2 beginner dances at Parc Émilie-Gamelin between 6 and 7 PM.
Join us for the fun of dancing and attracting new people!
Here is the program:
1- Demo Dance "Dizzy" performed by Bolo dancers
2- Teaching dance "Charleston Cowboy"
3- Teaching dance "Honey I'm good"

 

Friday

7 PM: Meeting for the
IAGLCWDC / Outgames / 2017 Show (see below under 'Other News')

 

7:30 PM: Dance parade review

9:30 PM - 0:00 PM: Open dance. Take this opportunity to ask for dances you would like to have on Community Day!

 

Your Volunteers:

Teachers: Chantal M
Reception: Ginette T
Bar: Paul N
DJ: Chantal M
Management: Olivier

To refresh your memory, check out the syllabus to to view the step sheets and the YouTube videos.

 

Saturday: Community Day

From 11 AM till 5 PM, Club Bolo will dance on St. Catherine St., corner St-Christophe (right in front Place Dupuis). Come join us and / or encourage us, it is the best opportunity of the year to get noticed and recruit new members!

 

Sunday: Pride Parade

We will not go unnoticed this year: we'll be marching along with the Festival of St-Tite! Yeehaw !!!!

The parade will start at 1 PM on the corner of saint-Mathieu Street and travel east on René-Lévesque Boulevard, culminating on Sanguinet Street and the Village.

Message to members:

We are looking for people who have their rainbow hanky and won't be taking part in the parade. If this is your case, would you be kind enough to lend it for the event? Please contact Chantal D (evenements@clubbolo.com). Thank you!

For participants who don't have a white hat, we can provide one to you for $ 3 + tx.

 

 

** Upcoming Events **

 

 

Volunteers' Barbecue: Sunday, August 28

 

Club Bolo Fall reopening: Friday, September 9

 

Ottawa Hoedown: October 21-23 weekend

For details, see the registration form.

 

 

** Other News **

 

Club Bolo present the Outgames / IAGLCWDC Miami in 2017!

2017 will be magnificent with two events in one: the World Outgames and the IAGLCWDC convention. All of you, members and friends of Club Bolo, are invited!

The 24th annual convention of the International Association of Gay and Lesbian Country and Western Dance Clubs (IAGLCWDC) will be unlike any other. The convention and hoedown will be held in combination with the World Outgames Miami 2017. The Outgames is taking care of registration, arrangements for the hotel and venues for dancing while IAGLCWDC will take care of dance workshops, socials, evening parties, dance competition and all the great stuff that makes up a convention. The cost of registration is a little more than past years but it also includes so much more. When you register for the convention you will actually be registering for the Outgames and registration will include: all of the IAGLCWDC dances, social events and workshops; the Outgames Opening and Closing Ceremonies; shuttle of the Outgames Village where there will be entertainment, exhibitors, food vendors, etc.; free entrance to the Dancesport events (they are at the same hotel as the convention); discounts to other sporting events and merchandise, a souvenir book and bag, and an Outgames T-Shirt. The IAGLCWDC convention and the Dancesport Outgames event will be hosted at the Doubletree Hotel by the Hilton Miami Airport & Convention Centre.

The time is now to register! Until August 30, 2016 the cost to register is only $150.00 US. Past this date, the cost will begin to increase until it finally reaches the full rate of $250.00 US. It is also recommended that you reserve a hotel room now as these can go quickly.

For more information, or to register, go to the IAGLCWDC convention page at https://outhoedown.com/2017/miami/. You will need to follow the instructions this page in order to ensure you are registered for the convention.

The dates of the convention are May 25 to 29, 2017 and the Outgames are May 26 to June 4, 2017.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Alan Gaudet, President, Club Bolo at president@clubbolo.com or at the club on Friday night or during the community day. As well, a member from the World Outgames will be present Friday night at Club Bolo and the following day at the community day.

Meeting on Friday, August 12 at 7 PM for the 
IAGLCWDC / Outgames / 2017 Show


Further to the above article, we will meet to talk with people interested in participating in Miami in 2017, either as a rgular participant, or as a competitor or as a member of the demo group who will present a show led by Guy and Chantal.
We will also address the budget required (air, hotel and registration, not to mention the costume for those who will be involved in the demo group). For now, the total cost of a stay of 5 days and 4 nights is around $ 1500. This amount may get lower: Club Bolo is working with Équipe Montreal to negotiate group rates on flights to Miami and find sponsors. Fundraisers could also be a means. Finally, thanks to the Tyler Goolsby 
scholarship, people with limited financial means can apply for a free registration.

The meeting will be held on Friday August 12 at 7 PM. If you are interested but can not be present, please send an email to secretaire@clubbolo.com before August 12.

If you plan on attending the convention, regardless of your intention to be in the performing group or not, you should register now as the $150 US fee expires August 30, 2016.

 

 

** Partners **

 

  • Club Bolo members in good standing are eligible for a free Équipe Montréal card that provides great discounts! Check on the main page of Équipe Montréal website to view participating businesses.
  • Activities at the Association Sportive et Communautaire du Centre-Sud:asccs.qc.ca[French]
    Club Bolo members have a 50% discount on all activities, including pool and training centre.
  • Our Toronto friends website: torontowranglers.com
  • Village Western in Laval offers a 15% discount to Club Bolo members
    www.villagewestern.com
    info@villagewestern.com
    5199 des Laurentides, Laval.
    Bruno 450-628-1999
  • Sellerie Lemay in Montreal offers a 15% discount to CLub Bolo members
    www.sellerielemay.com
    6951 Notre-Dame E St., Montreal.
    514 254-0172
  • Find shirts, accessories and country outfits at Modestone, our official Club Bolo show supplier
    10% discount for Club Bolo members
    www.modestone.com
    Lachine 514 364-9239

 

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