The Continental Dance Club | About



The Continental Dance Club is located four lights west of HWY 427 OR 4 lights east of Dixie Road, north off Dundas Street at 3141 Wharton Way in Mississauga.

We are a family- owned and operated business since 1992. Owners Ernst & Ursula Torner met dancing over 50 years ago in Hamburg. Today they at 83 & 82 (!!) continue to operate Ernst Torner Chartered Accountants firm in the front entrance to the Continental Dance Club! Siblings Bianca and Brian Torner are at their side & ALL want you to feel “at home”! Ernst Torner Chartered Accountants  in its 50th year of operation is largely responsible for the preservation of an exceptional venue and amazing dance floor!

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Brian Torner is a world champion trainer & choreographer, a 15-time world championship adjudicator plus a champion ballroom dancer with an impressive history. Lifetime Achievement Award was bestowed Brian by CanAm DanceSport Gala organisers and in 1998 he danced in the Royal Albert Hall as a Duel of the Giants contender with Brigitt Mayer & Ralf Lepehne vs. Corky & Shirley Ballas and in 2000 Ohio Star Ball was a Legend of Dance.

Brian is a former Canadian, US Open, Ohio Star Ball & North American professional runnerup. He is also a 3-time World & 4-time Blackpool finalist in Showdance, Exhibition & Latin categories. Some recall the hit TV show on Womens’ Television Network (WTN-TV) “Dancing at the Palais”. Brian was host & colour commentator  for 6 seasons uninterrupted from 2000-2003. The TV show’s namesake is, of course, Toronto’s historic building on the lakefront: The Palais Royale. In 2014 the Torner family was awarded the Ontario Amateur DanceSport Association Award of Distinction for exceptional lifetime services to promote amateur DanceSport in Ontario.

Let`s Dance  …                                                                                                                      

Enjoy air-conditioned comfort & extensive free parking e v e r y  d a y.

The Continental Dance Club provides guests a sprung championship-sized maple dance floor, deluxe venue with seating capacity of 150+.  RENT OUR VENUE for your party/event/anniversary. We want to see  YOU  happy on the dance floor! Here are some PUBLIC GROUPS/CLASSES suitable for ALL ages, singles, couples, children, seniors, men & women. From September to June annually, become a member of the Academy of Serbian Folk Dancing as dancer, musician or other. WEEKLY join Gordon Fong Fridays one hour social dance lesson followed by dance practice. Patrons may join one or both. Watch for value incentives. Staring August 20th OPEN TO THE PUBLIC DANCES resume as part of the dance culture at 3141 Wharton Way: August 20 KIDZ&ADULTZ CAN DANCE and September 10 DJ Pat Gullo spins for our growing audience.

See YOU onthe dance floor!

SUPPORT next UNESCO International Dance Day OPEN HOUSE @ The Continental Dance Club APRIL 29th 2017.

NEED dance Lessons/venue rental/how to become instructor/team partner?  Please contact: Brian Torner [email protected] or call toll free 1 866 516 4440  OR  local 905 624 6595.


Filmed during 2013 UNESCO International Dance Day April 29th Open House.
Demo/Documentary Reel 2013, by Richard Fox

PROMO Introducing special guest CAMILLE MUNRO (Miss World Canada 2013)