Downtown Bellevue Main Club

Header Image
nwac-banner3-1600x400.JPG

Bellevue Main Club - Adult Fall Programs

Bellevue Main Club fall programs have moved to the Northwest Arts Center. See below for a list of classes. Registration is open now!

The Northwest Arts Center is open for in-person programing. Visit our NWAC Activities and Programs for a list of programs. Bellevue Downtown Main Club facility (operated by the Boys & Girls Club of Bellevue) is not offering any in-person adult programming at this time.

Please SUBSCRIBE in the Alerts section to stay updated on Northwest Arts Center and the Bellevue Downtown Main Club openings, programs, and schedules.

Scholarships

Financial scholarships are available for qualifying Bellevue residents of all ages. Scholarships can be used to help pay for recreation programs. Click here for details.

Art Classes

Watercolor Painting

This class introduces classic watercolor techniques and builds slowly from the simple to the more complex. Topics include use of value, control of the medium, color mixing and composition. Demonstrations are part of the class but painting from still life and photographs is emphasized. Experienced students will focus on assignments to improve color handling, composition, and specific painting challenges. This class offered by the American Academy of Fine Arts. FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER, CONTACT: THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS: http://aafawa.com/art-classes-at-northwest-arts-center/, e-mail yanz@aafa.info

  • Fee: $210      
  • Ages: 16+
  • Dates/Time: Tuesdays, November 2 to December 14, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. (no class 11/23)

Cartoon Express for Grownups

De-stress from your workday with cartooning! Constructing from the imagination and exaggerating from life, while exploring moods and animating actions. Materials provided. Brad Niemeyer, Instructor.

  • Ages: 16+
  • Dates/Time: Tuesdays, November 2 to December 14, 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.
  • Register Here: 21010202

Body & Mind Classes

Mindful Movement - Tai Chi Exercise

Guided movement based on Chi Kung and soft style martial arts. Flowing movements encourage proper posture for effective stretching, combined with easy strengthening exercise. Feel an immediate sense of refreshed focus and relaxation. Tai Chi Short Form (Mindful Movement Advanced) class following the Wednesday class from 11:10 a.m. to 11:40 a.m.. Instructor permission required to register for the Advanced class. Please call/text the instructor Sabrina Mix at 206-498-5801 for more information or visit her website at www.mindfularts.us

  • Dates/Time: Wednesdays, November 3 to December 15, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Fees: $60/resident and $72/non-resident (6 weeks, no class 11/10)
  • Register Here: 21100621

Tai Chi Form - Mindful Movement Advanced

This class is by instructor permission only and follows the Mindful Movement Tai Chi Exercise class held on Wednesdays from 10-11a.m. The class focus is on smooth movement, balance, breath, and proper stances as you learn and do the Yang Family Style Short Form, Chi Kung forms, and meditation techniques. Please call/text the instructor Sabrina Mix at 206-498-5801 for more information or visit her website at www.mindfularts.us

  • Dates/Time: Wednesdays, November 3 to December 15, 11:40 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.
  • Fees: $30/resident and $35/non-resident (6 weeks, no class 11/10)
  • Register Here: 21100621

Yoga                                                                                   

Increase your strength and flexibility through this gentle Hatha Yoga class. During class you practice balancing poses, deep stretching, and gain a calm mind and body through breath work. This class uses props such as blocks and straps to work on proper alignment and to help make poses accessible to all levels of experience. Please bring water, a yoga mat and other props as needed. Wear comfortable clothing.  Instructor:  Julie

  • Dates/Time: Mondays, November 1 to December 13, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Fees: $90/resident and $108/non-resident (6 weeks, no class 11/22)
  • Register Here:  2110083
  • Dates/Time: Wednesdays, November 3 to December 15, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Fees: $90/resident and $108/non-resident (6 weeks, no class 11/24)
  • Register Here: 2110084

Yoga Level 1

This in-person class is for beginners who want a strong, safe foundation in alignment yoga. You will learn body awareness and develop flexibility, balance and strength, plus be given tips for creating your own personalized yoga practice! Students with injuries or health conditions will learn modifications to practice safely. The class joyfully integrates other aspects of a well-rounded practice, such as breathing, meditation and health and nutrition tips. Pre-registration required prior to class start date. Lynne Aebi, Instructor.

  • Fee: $78/resident and $94/non-resident (6 classes)
  • Fee:  $65/resident and $78/non-resident (5 classes)
  • Ages: 16+
  • Dates/Time: Tuesdays, November 2 to December 14, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (No class 11/23)
  • Register Here: 21099432

Yoga Level 1

This fun, gentle class adapts yoga postures so that they are done primarily seated in a chair.  It makes yoga accessible to people who cannot stand, have difficulty moving from the floor to standing or who want a practice they can do from a chair during their workday!  This class will benefit your spine, shoulders, and hips and builds strength as well as flexibility.  More mobile students will be given options to include some standing postures.  This class is appropriate for all levels and for beginners who want a strong, safe foundation in alignment Yoga. You will learn body awareness, develop flexibility, balance and strength plus be given tips for creating your own personalized yoga practice! Students with injuries or health conditions will learn modifications to practice safely. The class joyfully integrates other aspects of a well-rounded practice, such as breathing, meditation and health and nutrition tips. Pre-registration required prior to class start date. Lynne Aebi, Instructor.

  • Dates/Time: Thursdays, November 4 to December 16, 12 p.m.-1 p.m. (5 Classes, no class 11/11, 11/25)
  • Register Here: 21099442
Many additional virtual programs are now available through the Bellevue Parks & Community Services Department at: Bellevue At Home.

Call 425-452-4106 (Northwest Arts Center) before travelling to Bellevue Main Club to ensure the facility is open.

In the event of inclement weather, the Parks & Community Services Department will make every effort to communicate the status of facilities and programs, special events and rentals. Administration will decide whether to cancel a program or close a facility based upon the safety of participants and employees and the ability to appropriately staff programs and facilities.

As a general rule, if the Bellevue School District is closed due to a weather event, Parks & Community Services Department classes and programs will be cancelled for the entire day. If the Bellevue School District is on a delayed schedule, call the facility for an updated status report. Select facilities may be open for drop-in activities at a modified level. If you are unable to reach the facility, call the Parks & Community Services Department's general information number at 425-452-6885. Inclement weather can affect park use and trail conditions. Please use caution when visiting park sites during poor weather, as trails and other park facilities may become wet and slippery. Park trails may be closed.

Alerts
Receive email or text notification when this page is updated