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Jackson Claim Jumpers

About Us

One of California’s oldest and liveliest dance clubs, the Jackson Claim Jumpers were founded in 1950 and have been enjoying themselves since.  It is a club designed for singles, couples and families.  Both youth and adults are welcome!


Square dancing at our club is a great way to have some enjoyable, healthy exercise and meet new peopleIf you have never tried square dancing, just come and visit us to check it out. You’ll meet the friendly club members and see how much fun we have, and how easy it is to learn square dancing.


Here is what people say who have learned to square dance in Jackson: “The dancing is so much fun and everybody is so nice. We really enjoy it, and we get exercise!” “Square dancing is the highlight of our week. Such good fun, music and good people – we will always keep going.”


Workshop Schedule

The Claim Jumpers host Thursday Night Beginning/Mainstream Workshops:

6:30—9 pm

Monday Night Plus Workshops:

6:30—9 pm



Where:  229 New York Ranch Rd., Jackson

Amador Senior Center Hall.

Directions from the intersection of Hwy 49 & 88 in Jackson: Go east on Hwy 88, then immediately turn left onto Broadway. In one block, turn right on Water Street.  After approx. 3 blocks, Water St turns in to Court St. Continue on to the 4-way stop at New York Ranch Rd. (The County Administration will be ahead on your right.) Turn left onto New York Ranch Rd. About 500’ ahead, the driveway to the Senior Center will be on your left.


For More Information: 209-304-5780