Irish Dancing in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn 11209

irish step dancing in bay ridge



1) Buckley School of Irish Dance at St. Patricks Church – 511 Fourth Avenue (97th Street and 4th Avenue) Brooklyn





– For boys and girls ages 5 and up – $50 a month for one child (discount for two or more)  


– Need: black, soft Irish dancing shoes  (Fayes Irish Dance Shoes) (you can use the ballet shoes from Payless to start – see video above). The older children all have the shoes as you can see from this video.

Classes take place in the St. Patrick’s Monsignor Park Center (located behind St. Patrick’s Rectory).  Parking is available on 97th Street.

Beginner classes: Tuesday 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM.
Progressively Advanced classes: Tuesday 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM


(Also Buckley’s has Classes at St. Pats)

E-mail:  or fill our contact form



2) O’Malley Irish Dance Academy – 4 years old and up – boys and girls (Facebook page says 3 1/2 yrs old)

Lady Gaga shared a video on her twitter page of the O’Malley dancers dancing to her music. 


Meets on Tuesdays in Marine Park at the Knights of Columbus  3051 Nostrand Avenue Brooklyn

Class times: 

4 PM Beginners & Beginners II
5 PM Advanced Beginner I & II
6 PM Novice
7 PM Novice II /Prizewinner


Registration is in the middle of September at 3051 Nostrand Avenue Brooklyn (More info here)

The dance teacher, Maureen O’Malley Byrnes made the local paper recently. The teams looks amazing at the Great Irish Fair and parades in the Rockaways.

Phone: 718-375-6433   E-mail:    See a lot of awards on their Facebook page.




(Also adult Irish Step Dancing Classes are at 8:00 pm for adults).

Need Irish dance shoes – Fayes Irish Dance Shoes

Tip: Once Upon A Child is a store in SI and NJ. that sells “gently used” items…dance shoes for around $5




See other dance classes in Bay Ridge