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Community centers, parks facilities to close temporarily; events suspended

To contain the spread of COVID-19, on March 16 Governor Jay Inslee banned gatherings of 50 people or more. At the same time, King County Executive Dow Constantine has banned gatherings of fewer than 50 people unless hygiene and social distancing criteria are met.  Parks facilities are closed, and programs have been cancelled. More information  

Mindful Movement-Tai chi exercise – Free online class 
Mindful Movement – Tai Chi Exercise is a popular adult class offered by Bellevue Parks at the Downtown Bellevue Main Club. At this time while our classes are suspended, you can watch and follow along with this free instructional video made by the instructor, Sabrina Mix.  Sabrina has over 20 years of experience in martial arts.  Visit her Mindful Arts & Fitness web site for additional videos and information. 

We hope you will join us again at the Downtown Bellevue Main Club when adult classes open back up. To stay informed, sign up to receive e-mail alerts.


Join Bellevue Parks & Community Services at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue - Downtown Main Club location, 209 100th Ave. NE, conveniently located across the street from the west side of Downtown Park.

Bellevue Main Club Program Flyer - February-June 2020 

Art Classes - Watercolor Painting and Drawing - Join anytime!  

Register online or call Northwest Arts Center to register - 425-452-4106.

Watercolor Class From Start to Finish 
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. Students must acquire their own supplies for this class.   Ongoing class - join anytime!  

For more information and to register, contact the American Academy of Fine Arts at www.aafawa.com , e-mail yanz@aafa.info

Tuesday classes:

Thursday classes:

  • Dates:  Feb 27 to April 9 (7 weeks) 
  • Dates:  April 23 to June 11 (8 weeks)

Drawing Class Learn Everything from Basics 
Basic drawing students will work with pencil and charcoal, learning to use line, value, gesture, and  perspective. More advanced students will learn to integrate other media into their work, including pen, ink, and watercolor, and will begin to focus on more complex and advanced techniques. All topics are adapted to levels suited to the student body. This is a great place to start for beginners and an invaluable back-to-basics course for the more experienced student.  Ongoing class - join anytime! 

For more information and to register contact the American Academy of Fine Arts at www.aafawa.com , e-mail yanz@aafa.info

Thursday classes:

  • Dates:  Feb 27 to April 2 (7 weeks)  
  • Dates:  April 23 to June 11 (8 weeks)

These classes are perfect for anyone looking for an easy, fun, and effective full-body workout.  Move to a medley of dance styles, including merengue, cha-cha, cumbia, belly dance, tango, salsa, and old-school rock 'n' roll.  Show up and dance; leave refreshed and renewed.  Seated options are always available. 

Tuesday classes: 

  • Dates:  Jan 7 to Feb 11 (6 weeks)
    • Fees:   $60/resident and $72/non-resident
    • Time:  12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    • Register here for course 2006661
  • Dates:  Feb 25 to April 7 (7 weeks)
    • Fees:   $70/resident and $84/non-resident
    • Time:  12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    • Register here for course 2006662
  • Dates:  April 21 to June 9 (8 weeks)
    • Fees:   $80/resident and $96/non-resident
    • Time:  12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    • Register here for course 2006663 

Beginner Pilates is a safe, sensible exercise system of mind-body exercise using a floor mat to build strength without excess bulk, capable of creating a sleek toned body with slender thighs and a flat abdomen.  No matter what your age or condition, Pilates will work for you.  It teaches body awareness, good posture, and easy, graceful movement.  Pilates also improves flexibility, agility, and economy of motion to alleviate lower back pain.   

Tuesday evening classes:

  • Dates:  Jan 7 to Feb 11 (6 weeks)
    • Fees:   $60/resident and $72/non-resident
    • Time:  7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Register here for course 2006901
  • Dates:  Feb 25 to April 7 (7 weeks)
    • Fees:   $70/resident and $84/non-resident
    • Time:  7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Register here for course 2006902
  • Dates:  April 21 to June 9 (8 weeks)
    • Fees:   $80/resident and $96/non-resident
    • Time:  7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Register here for course 2006903

Thursday classes: 

  • Dates:  Jan 9 to Feb 13 (6 weeks)
    • Fees:   $60/resident and $72/non-resident
    • Time:  12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    • Register here for course 2006904
  • Dates:  Feb 27 to April 9 (7 weeks)
    • Fees:   $70/resident and $84/non-resident
    • Time:  12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    • Register here for course 2006905
  • Dates:  April 23 to June 11 (8 weeks)
    • Fees:   $80/resident and $96/non-resident
    • Time:  12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    • Register here for course 2006906 

These classes offer 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 follows the Wednesday class from 11:10 a.m. to 11:40 a.m.  Instructor permission is required to register for the Advanced class. 

Tuesday evening classes:

  • Dates:  Jan 7 to Feb 11 (6 weeks)
    • Fees:    $54/resident and $66/non-resident
    • Time:   7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
    • Register here for course 2007381

  • Dates:  Feb 25 to March 31 (6 weeks)
    • Fees:    $54/resident and $66/non-resident
    • Time:   7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
    • Register here for course 2007382

  • Dates:  April 21 to June 9 (8 weeks)
    • Fees:    $72/resident and $88/non-resident
    • Time:   7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
    • Register here for course 2007383

Wednesday classes:

  • Dates:  Jan 8 to Feb 12 (6 weeks)
    • Fees:    $54/resident and $66/non-resident
    • Time:   10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2007384

  • Dates:  Feb 26 to April 1 (6 weeks)
    • Fees:    $54/resident and $66/non-resident
    • Time:   10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2007385

  • Dates:  April 22 to June 10 (8 weeks)
    • Fees:    $72/resident and $88/non-resident
    • Time:   10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2007386

Mindful Movement ~ Tai Chi Form 
The class focuses on smooth movement, balance, breathing, 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. This class is by instructor permission only and follows the Mindful Movement Tai Chi Exercise class held on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

Wednesday classes:

  • Dates:  Feb 26 to April 1 (6 weeks)
    • Fees:    $30/resident and $36/non-resident
    • Time:   11:10 a.m. to 11:40 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2007502

  • Dates:  April 22 to June 10 (8 weeks)
    • Fees:    $40/resident and $48/non-resident
    • Time:   11:10 a.m. to 11:40 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2007503

Increase your strength and flexibility through this gentle Hatha Yoga class. During this class you will 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 wear comfortable clothing and bring water.

Tuesday classes:

  • Dates:  Jan 7 to Feb 11 (6 weeks)
    • Fees:   $90/resident and $108/non-resident
    • Time:  9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2008071

  • Dates:  Feb 25 to April 7 (6 weeks, no class 3/24)
    • Fees:   $90/resident and $108/non-resident
    • Time:  9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2008072

  • Dates:  April 21 to June 9 (8 weeks)
    • Fees:   $120/resident and $144/non-resident
    • Time:  9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2008073

Thursday classes:

  • Dates:  Jan 9 to Feb 13 (6 weeks)
    • Fees:   $90/resident and $108/non-resident
    • Time:  9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2008074

  • Dates:  Feb 27 to April 9 (6 weeks, no class 3/26)
    • Fees:    $90/resident and $108/non-resident
    • Time:   9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2008075

  • Dates:  April 23 to June 11 (8 weeks)
    • Fees:    $120/resident and $144/non-resident
    • Time:   9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2008076

Work on toning, balance, stretching and strengthening with the use of light weights and tubing to work upper and lower body. Techniques focus on agility, balance and coordination to create a workout that is fun, safe, effective and uplifting. These are great programs for all ages and abilities. Please note that these classes are now held at Northwest Arts Center - 9825 NE 24th Street (one mile north of Bellevue Main Club). 

Tuesday classes:

  • Dates:  Jan 7 to Feb 11 (6 weeks)
    • Fees:   $48/resident and $57/non-resident
    • Time:  9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2008771

  • Dates:  Feb 25 to April 7 (7 weeks)
    • Fees:   $56/resident and $67/non-resident
    • Time:  9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2008772

  • Dates:  April 21 to June 9 (8 weeks)
    • Fees:   $64/resident and $76/non-resident
    • Time:  9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2008773

Thursday classes:

  • Dates:  Jan 9 to Feb 13 (6 weeks)
    • Fees:   $48/resident and $57/non-resident
    • Time:  9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2008774

  • Dates:  Feb 27 to April 9 (7 weeks)
    • Fees:   $56/resident and $67/non-resident
    • Time:  9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2008775

  • Dates:  April 23 to June 11 (8 weeks)
    • Fees:   $64/resident and $76/non-resident
    • Time:  9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    • Register here for course 2008776 

Stroller Strides® is a functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for moms with kids in tow. Each 60-minute workout includes strength training, cardio, and core restoration; all while entertaining little ones with songs, activities and fun! All fitness levels are welcome. Payment options include a monthly unlimited pass, flexible punch card, or pay-by-the-class option. Your first class is always FREE.   

  • More information and to register, visit web site or call 206-683-1495
  • Ongoing class, join anytime
  • Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
  • 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

Join us for Drop-In Basketball at the Downtown Main Club: 

  • One full-size court, 20 people maximum, players rotate to play. 
  • Winners stay on and rotate out after two winning games. 
  • Games go to 11 points, or win by 2, or first to 15.  
  • No excessive physical play or foul language.  Players call their own fouls.  
  • Free throws determine teams:  first five are Team 1, second five are Team 2, etc. 
  • Ages:  18 and older
  • Check-in 15 minutes prior to start time.  
  • Maximum of 20 players.

 

This program is on hold for now.  

Volleyball is a popular team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules. Court and net are provided by Bellevue Main Club. Players provide their own balls. No pre-registration required. This is a drop-in activity. Fee payable at the door.

 

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.

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