Welcome to Lindy What? Lindy Hop Nijmegen!

We are a swing dance club based in the beautiful city of Nijmegen (NL). We are passionate about the social dance culture of the swing era of jazz, in particular the Lindy Hop.

We organize dance classes, workshops, and social dances with live music. We are getting ready to celebrate our fifth anniversary with a weekend of workshops and classes! Click here for all information on WHAT’S HOP?! Registration is now open!

Next social dances:

  • Sunday tea dance on Sunday December 16th 16:00-19:00 at Brebl with live music courtesy of Cherry and the Cakes! Entry fee is 5 euros per person.
  • Sunday tea dance on Sunday January 20th at Brebl, with a mini lecture on jazz music; more info to follow

Next try-out classes for beginners:

  • Sunday Tea Dance on Sunday December 16th 15:00-16:00 at Brebl
  • Sunday Tea dance on Sunday January 20th, 15:00 – 16:00 at Brebl

Want to join Lindy Hop courses?

  • Current students can jump here for all the information. Look out for registrations for our next block, which will open on January 19th.

Next workshops:

  • What’s Hop?! We celebrate our 5th anniversary with a weekend of classes and parties, Saturday 16th with the Kalishnikovs and Sunday 17th February with Celebrity Hot Tub Party. Look here for more information. Registration is now open! You can help us to promote this event by clicking on “going” on our Facebook event.

Join our facebook group for upcoming events, announcements and to get in touch.

Lindy what? The Lindy Hop is an energetic and dynamic jazz dance which evolved in 1920s and 30s Harlem, New York. It is a fusion of various jazz dances which came before it, most notably tap, breakaway and Charleston. Once you get the Lindy bug, there’s no going back!

Lindy Hop is danced in couples (a pair consisting of a lead and a follow), although the couple need not consist of a man and a woman: both men and women may take the role of either lead or follow. It is a social dance, meaning that we do not have a fixed “dance partner” like one often finds in other dances. Sounds like fun? Anybody can do it!