German Clubs in the Tri-State-Area

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Here is a list of German clubs and societies in the Tri-State-Area. If you want to be listed, get in touch with us via the "Contact" form of

Name and Contact Information

Activities and Members

Allemania Lodge #740
382 Lucille Ave.
Elmont, NY 11003
Phone: 718 3957812
E-Mail: info[at]

International fraternity
100 members

Almrausch Schuhplattlers
Van Buren Ave & 14th Street
Altoona, PA 16602
E-Mail: verizon%27%net,smoplus2

Schuhplattler dance group

Bavarian Club Almenrausch
Rainer Grimme, President
4149 Turtle Cove
Liverpool, NY 13090
Telephone: 315-652-9114

Social club and folk dance group
78 members


BremerVoerder Männerchor und Damenchor
Rosemarie Wollf, Josef Fesl, Presidents
Plattdeutsche Park Restaurant
1132 Hempstead
Franklin Square, NY 11010
E-Mail: verizon%27%net,bqs999

Music group
50 members

Brooklyn Schützencorps
Plattdeutsche Park
1132 Hempstead Turnpike
Franklin Square, NY 11010

German-American shooting club

Cannstatter Volksfest Verein NJ/NY
Guenther Klein
2 Autumntide Drive
Lakewood, NJ 8701
Phone: 732-279-0733

Social group
140 members

Carlstadt Active Turners and Mixed Chorus
500 Broad St.
Carlstadt, NJ 07072
Phone: 201-438-9644

Music and sport group
200 members

Familie - Leben - New York
Phone: 917 442 1418
Email: info[at]

On-line and off-line community for German families in NYC

DanubeSwabian Association and Danubia Soccer Club
Rose Matico, President
1277 Southampton Road
Philadelphia, PA 19116
Phone: 215-969-9356
E-Mail: comcast%27%net,rematico

Soccer and dance group
200 members

Deutscher Club of Clark, Inc.
787 Featherbed Lane
Clark, NJ 07066
Phone: 732-574-8600

Social and recreational club

Die Bergvagabunden Schuhplattler
Clubhouse of the Kingston Maenner and Damenchor
31 Greenkill Avenue
Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: 255-1635
E-Mail: gbrackle[at]

Schuhplattler dance group

Evergreen Country Club, Inc.
P.O. Box 332 / 415 Hartz Road
Fleetwood, PA 19522
Phone: 610-944-7501
E-Mail: evergreenclub%27%org,info

Soccer and social club

Gemuetlichen Enzianer New York
Joseph Neubauer, President
PO Box 71
Malverne, NY 11565
E-Mail: gemenzianer%27%com,info

Schuhplattler dance group

German-American  Club of Albany, Inc.
Heinz Ruppert, President
32 Cherry Street
Albany, NY 12205
Phone: 518-482-5845
E-Mail: gmail%27%com,germanamericanclubofalbany

Social club
150 members

German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA
Bern E. Deichmann, President
719 6th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
Telephone: 202-467-5000
E-Mail: gahmusa%27%org,info

National umbrella organization representing Americans of German-speaking ancestry in the Nation’s capital.
18.000 members nationwide

German-American Society of Central New York
Henry Pfaff, President
Syracuse Turners
619 North Salina Street
Syracuse, NY 13208
Telephone: 315-437-8746
E-Mail: twcny%27%rr%27%com,mpfaff

Social group

German-American Society of WestchesterCounty
Rosemarie Bartzick, President
17 David's Lane
Ossining, NY 10562
Telephone: 914-941-2152
E-Mail: aol%27%com,rbartzick

Social group

Germania of Poughkeepsie, Inc.
Carol Ann Fischer, President
37 Old Degarmo Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603-2062
E-Mail: germaniapok%27%com,cfischer

A family-oriented German-American club since 1850: Germania Singers, Germania Almrausch Schuhplattler Verein, Germania Blue and White Soccer Club, Spross Unit – Steuben Society of America
400+ members

German Language Learning Club
110 E 88th St (between Park Ave & Lexington Ave)
New York, NY 10128
Telephone: 212-249-0125

The not-for-profit club offers seven levels of adult learning and five children’s classes from toddlers to teens, as well as social and cultural events

Gebirgs-Trachtenverein Edelweiss
Dieter Wolter
Reading Liederkranz
139 Spook Lane
P.O. Box 15019

Reading, PA 19606
Telephone: 610-373-3982

Schuhplattler dance group
126 members

GTEV Schlierachtaler Stamm
Jerry Hugel, President
C/O Plattduetsche Park
1132 Hempstead Turnpike
Franklin Square, NY 11010
E-Mail: gmail%27%com,bavariandancers

Dance club

Kölscher Funke rut-wieß von 1823, Die Rote Funken New York 1961 Karneval Society
Plattduetsche Park
1132 Hempstead Turnpike
Franklin Square, NY 11010
Phone: 516-354-3131
E-Mail: kfny1961%27%org,Info
Website :

Tri-state area’s only Karneval (German Mardi Gras) Verein

LackawannaCounty German-American Society
1926 E Elm Street
Scranton, PA 18505
Telephone: 570-676-3491

Social group

Lake Wallenpaupack German-American Club, Inc.
368 Roemerville Road
Greentown, PA 18426-4401
Phone: 570-676-3491

Social group
170 members

Liederkranz Damen Verein
Liederkranz of
New York City
6 East 87th Street
New York, NY 10128
Phone: 212-534-0880
E-Mail: liederkranzny%27%org,info

Music group

NYPD Steuben Association Inc.
Jason Schleyer, President
P.O. Box 678, Peck Slip Station
New York, NY 10272-0601
Phone: 631-269-9489
E-Mail: nypdsteuben%27%org,president

Social group

Plainfield Gesang- und Turnverein Inc.
Victor Braun, President
220 Somerset St. No.
Plainfield, NJ 07060
Phone: 908-755-8878

Music and sports group
100 members

Plattduetsche Volksfest Vereen of New York and
New Jersey
Teri Nemece, President
3167 Kennedy Boulevard
North Bergen, NJ 07047-2303
E-Mail: yahoo%27%com,alcet2

Social group

Schuhplattler-Gebirgstrachtenverein Edelweiss Buffalo
Randall Bracewell
Rose Garden Restaurant
Wehrle Drive
Williamsville, NY 14221
E-Mail: aol%27%com,rdbsavage

Folk dance group

Teutonia Männerchor
Ralph Wagner, President
857 Phineas Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone: 412-231-9141
E-Mail: aol%27%com,mannerchor1

Choral singing group

The HartfordSängerbund
Robert Neumann, President
719 North Mountain Road
Newington, CT 06111
Phone: 860-953-8967
E-Mail: cox%27%net,hsb-1stvp_rcn

Singing society and social group
350 members

The Norwalk Quartette Club Inc.
162 New Canaan Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
Phone: 203-847-9920

Social and music group
130 members

United German Hungarian Club
4666 Bristol Road
Oakford, PA 19053
Phone: 215-357-9851

Folkdance, soccer and social group
300 members

Vereinigung Erzgebirge Inc.
Jay Bitterlich
130 Davisville Road
Warminster, PA 18974
Phone: 215-675-5380
E-Mail: veclub%27%org,info

Social group

The Windjammers German Band
Thomas Groeber
250 Perry Street
Elkin Park, PA 19027
Phone: 215-379-0360
E-Mail: hotmail%27%com,thomasgroeber

Music group, also teaching accordion and zither
10 members

As of November 21, 2013

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