GRAFTON LAKES, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Grafton Lakes State Park has announced a unique summer event by hosting a ‘Dance in the Park’ on Saturday, July 9 from 3 to 8 p.m., at the Rabbit Run Pavilion. To get Capital Region residents moving and dancing, clogging and freestyle swing lessons will be offered.

Hill Country Cloggers will be leading a demo with a short instruction with no specific shoes required. The second and third lessons of the evening will be taught by Alpha Dual Adventures and will cover freestyle swing.

Dance in the Park is open to dancers at all levels of experience with or without a partner. Open dancing is free and will follow the lessons and demos.


  • Clogging- presentation and lesson, Hill Country Cloggers from 3 to 4 p.m.
  • Beginner Swing Dance lesson, Alpha Dual Adventures from 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Intermediate Swing Dance lesson, Alpha Dual Adventures from 5 to 6 p.m.
  • Swing Dance performance, Alpha Dual Adventures at 6 p.m.
  • Open dancing DJ music from 6:15 until 8 p.m.

Pre-registration for lessons is encouraged. Lessons are $6 for singles or $10 for couples. Sign up for two lessons and get the third for free. Mixed tape music will follow the swing dance performance and light refreshments.