Membership & Season Pass


Dancers can help the Ottawa dance community grow and thrive by purchasing a membership.

Why become a member?
  • Show your support and keep the vibrancy of contra dancing in Ottawa $2 off every regular contra dance and special afternoon dances
  • Ottawa contra dance name button that you can wear at our dances or when you travel to dance weekends.
  • Two free passes to give to friends who are first time dance attendees.

Membership covers the dance season from September to August. Cost includes HST.

  • Regular level for $35 ($25 after Jan 1st, 2020)
  • Sustaining level for $55 (if you really like what Ottawa Contra is doing and wish to give us a little extra financial support.)
How to become a member
  • Download the membership form OR fill one out at a dance.
  • Pay by cash or cheque at the dance or mail your membership form and cheque.
  • Cheques should be made payable to ‘Old Sod Folk Music Society’ with the name of the member joining clearly marked on the cheque.
  • If you are mailing your cheque, send it to Catherine Burns, 23 Warren Ave, Ottawa ON, K1Y 0R9.

Season Pass

Buy a pass for the WHOLE dance season! It’s a bargain!

Why buy a Season Pass?
  • Convenience – No cash on hand needed – Season pass holders gain entry to all Saturday evening and afternoon dances
  • A savings of over $100 for the 2019/2020 season! You can even afford to miss a few dances and still come out ahead!
  • Show your support for your dance community – a season pass includes a membership
What’s included?
  • All Saturday evening dances
  • All Saturday afternoon dances/workshops
  • Family dances
  • A membership
What’s not included?
  • Hey Fever! Dance weekend

Regular: $230 (includes a $35 membership and HST).
Sustaining: $250 (includes a $55 sustaining membership and HST).

How do I get a Season Pass?

There are three options:

  1. Buy online (see below). Online passes cost $5 more to cover credit card fees.
  2. Buy one at a dance (cash or cheque)
  3. Print the Membership/Season Pass Form and mail it to the address on the form, with your cheque.

Passes will be held for you to pick up and sign at a dance, no matter which option you choose.

Note that season passes are NOT transferable.