First Coast Shag Club is a shag dance organization located in Jacksonville, Florida. We are dedicated to promoting and preserving the heritage of beach music and shag dancing; to educating and teaching others the art of shag dancing; to providing our members and guests with dance opportunities; to informing our members of beach music and shag dancing activities.
There are currently over 200 active members in the First Coast Shag Club. The club membership year is March 1st through February 28th/29th. Annual dues are $30 if paid by March 15th. New membership fee and late renewal fee is $35. There are no charter members. FCSC contributes to The American Cancer Society with a benefit in January of each year. For further membership information, please contact the Membership Committee Chairperson or any other club officer.
Members are entitled to attend quarterly membership meetings and to receive free or reduced rates for various classes, workshops, and parties. Throughout the year members may dance in exhibitions and participate with various club activities.
"Traveling south into the Sunshine State down Interstate 95, you’ll find The First Coast Shag Club situated in one of the oldest coastal towns, Jacksonville, FL. The First Coast Shag Club is fortunate to have several dance locations in their Jacksonville home. You’ll find a variety of dance styles, mostly shag, keeping the beat to the shag/beach music played by the rotating FCSC DJ s. The dance floor won’t be empty all night with The First Coast Shag Club, so be prepared to dance, because you will be asked!"