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Ballard NW
Senior Center

A community partner site 
of Sound Generations

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5429 32nd NW
Seattle, WA 98107
Phone: (206) 297-0403
Fax:     (206) 297-0558

Monday   8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday   8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday  8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

On select Saturdays only
TBD, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Presidents Day

Monday, February 20

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Not Just For Seniors! 

Membership and our events and classes are open to ALL ages.

Take a class, join a group, or attend an event with a parent, grandparent, or friend. Come by yourself and meet new friends! Find an event for you.


Thank you for supporting Center programs and services in 2016:

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Food Programs:
Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Night in Paris Dinner:

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2017 $pring For $eniors Auction:

Brookdale Senior Living
Genesis HealthCare
Swedish Medical Center - Ballard Campus
Sagebrook Senior Living in Ballard
Carter Subaru
Mountain Pacific Bank
KMS Financial Services, Inc.
Bowie Electric Service
Annie's Nannies
Ballard Oil Company
Malone Law Group
Ballard Ornamental Ironworks
CD Stimson Companies
Ballard Emblem Club No. 216
Foss Home & Village
Dock Street Brokers
Sunset Hill Veterinary & Rehabilitation Center

Thank you for Sponsoring our 2016 Birthday Celebrations:
Sagebrook Senior Living at Ballard

Thank you for Sponsoring our 2016 Volunteer Appreciation Reception:
Genesis Healthcare, Inc.

Thank you for Sponsoring our 2016 Halloween Luncheon & Party:
Foss Home & Village

Thank you for Sponsoring our 2016 Art, Wine, & Chocolate:
Genesis Healthcare, Inc.

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Rainbow Bingo Events:
Hilliard's Beer
Jim Coleman
Pacific Maritime Brewing Co.

Thank you for Sponsoring our 2016 Santa Breakfast:
Genesis Healthcare, Inc.
Adams Elementary School
Champion Party Supply
Glo Holcomb
Stephen Sill

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Irish Tenors Holiday Concert:

Marguerite Casey Foundation

AM 880 KIXI Radio
Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts
Trident Seafoods
Norse Home Retirement & Assisted Living Community
Genesis Healthcare, Inc.
Stoneway Hardware

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Museum of Flight TripGROUP TRIPS

The Center offers a wide variety of diverse and interesting trips to nearby points of interest. The trip sign-up and payment policy is listed after the trip offerings. For all center trips carpooling is not allowed. This policy deals with safety, insurance, training, and more. Thank you and please enjoy our numerous trips. 

Walking Guide
High (H), Medium (M), Low (L)

If you have ideas for new destinations please connect with Kristina via email at  KristinaW@soundgenerations.org, call her at 206-297-0403, or drop by her office located on the second floor of the Center.


February Trips


Fee: $10 Member / $20 Non-Member
Attend a First Monday Red Hat Meeting for Trip Date & Times!

The Red Hat Scarlet Belles is a group of women who greet middle age with humor, amusement, and energy.  They enjoy having fun and making friends while wearing red hats and purple outfits.  Join this group for a fantastic time.  Attend the Red Hat Meeting the 1st Monday of each month for the dates and times of the Red Hat Trips & Dine Outs.  Additional Red Hat trips will take place in March.

Fee: $5 Member / $10 Non-Member
Tuesday, February 28th

Destination TBD
Capture Seattle scenes with your camera. Trips are scheduled for the last Tuesday of each month. Join the Photography Group each Tuesday at 1:30pm for trip information.

The Introduction to Musical Theatre class is wonderful program offered by Seattle Rep here at the center on Wednesdays from 1:00pm-2:00pm. Theatre Outings to Seattle Repertory Theatre are part of this program. Attend Introduction to Musical Theatre classes for trip info.


March Trips

Fee: $10 Member / $20 Non-Member
Thursday, March 2nd, 8:45am-4:30pm

Head to the 'end of the rainbow' at beautiful Clearwater Casino this March, and try your luck on table and video games. Enjoy delicious food at Clearwater’s restaurants and have fun with friends. Bring additional money for food and entertainment.

Fee: $12 Member / $24 Non-Member
Sunday, March 5th, 10:00am-2:30pm

See a fascinating museum dedicated to communications. Founded in 1985 the museum features one of the nation's finest collections of working telephone equipment from days gone by. See and hear famous early communication items, early desk and wall telephone sets, switchboards, tools, teletypes, telegraphs, and much more. After the tour, we are off to the nearby Hanger Café for an impressive lunch. Bring additional money for food and drink.

Fee: $20 Member / $40 Non-Member
Thursday, March 9th, 11:30am-3:30pm

Wings over Washington is currently the most state-of-the-art theater in the world and uses 5K cameras, innovative art laser projection, plus drones for image capture. Enjoy this wonderful 20 minute experience after lunching at the downtown Pier 99 Crab Pot. Bring additional money for food and drink.

Fee: $5 Member / $10 Non-Member
Thursday, March 21st, 4:00pm

Discover your Pacific Northwest Favorites at Arnies! Enjoy colorful sunsets and stunning views of Puget Sound, Whidbey, Hat, and Camano Islands while you celebrate the season. Bring additional money for food and drink.


Trip Sign-up and Payment Policy

  • When you sign up for a trip you must pay a $5 non-refundable trip fee.  If the trip is $5 or less than $5, then you just pay that.

  • Final payment is due one week prior to the trip.  Final payment is the cost of the trip less the $5 deposit.  If final payment is not made, you forfeit your seat and deposit.

  • If you cancel your reservation less than one week before the trip is to depart, you forfeit your entire payment unless we can fill your space or you are canceling for certified illness.

  • If the trip is cancelled, deposits and payments will be refunded.
  • Deposits, payments, and refunds are not exchangeable or interchangeable.  Refunds are prepared after the trip date.