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Ballard NW
Senior Center

A community partner site 
of Sound Generations

Contact Us

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

Memorial Day
Monday, May 29, 2017
Independence Day
Tuesday, July 4, 2017

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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:

Ballard Taco Time 
Laurel Ink
Rain City Video

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:

Annie's Nannies 
Ballard Emblem Club No. 216   
Ballard Hardware
Ballard Industrial
Ballard Market
Ballard Oil Company
Ballard Ornamental Ironworks
Banner Bank
Bowie Electric Service
Brookdale Senior Living
Brown Bear Carwash
Carter Subaru
CD Stimson Companies
Century 21
Dock Street Brokers 
ERA Living 
Foss Home & Village 
Genesis HealthCare
Holland America Line
Homestreet Bank
Howard & Cindy's
      Adult Family Home
Keller Williams Realty
      Greater Seatlle
KMS Financial Services, Inc.
Lantern Brewing
Malone Law Group
Mountain Pacific Bank
Norse Home
Old Ballard Liquor Co.
Sagebrook Senior Living
      in Ballard
Seattle Divorce Services
Sunset Hill Veterinary
      & Rehabilitation Center
Swedish Medical Center
      Ballard Campus
Total Wine & More
Trident Seafoods 

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:
Adams Elementary School
Champion Party Supply
Genesis Healthcare, Inc.
Glo Holcomb
Stephen Sill

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Irish Tenors Holiday Concert:
AM 880 KIXI Radio
Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts
Genesis Healthcare, Inc.
Marguerite Casey Foundation
Norse Home -
    Retirement & Assisted Living
Stoneway Hardware
Trident Seafoods

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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.


April Trips


Fee: $15 Member / $30 Non-Member
Wednesday, TBA, 9:00am-4:30pm
Enjoy beautiful flowers and the colors of spring with friends and partners at the annual Tulip Festival. Bring additional money for lunch and shopping. This trip is part of the A.B.L.E group. Please call us at (206) 297-0403 or inquire at the 2nd Floor Reception Desk for the date.


May Trips

Fee: $10 Member / $20 Non-Member
Attend the Red Hat meeting the 1st Monday, May 1st!, of each month for trip information.  The Red Hat Scarlett Belles is a group of women who greet middle age with humor, amusement, and energy.   All are welcome!


Fee: $3 Member / $6 Non-Member
Monday, May 1st, 5:30pm-8:00pm
The Intro to Musical Theater is wonderful program offered by Seattle Rep here at the center on Wednesdays from 1:00pm-2:00pm. Theater Outings to Seattle Repertory Theatre are part of this program. Attend Intro to Musical Theater for trip info.

Fee: $10 Member / $20 Non-Member
Thursday, May 4th, 8:45am-4:30pm
Head north and enjoy your day at the popular Tulalip Casino. There of 100’s of slots, table games and a variety of restaurants. We’ll make this a fun day with new and old friends. Bring additional money for food and entertainment.

Fee: $20 Member / $40 Non-Member
Tuesday, May 9th, 10:00am-3:00pm
Come and get a great up close tour of Paul Allen’s collection of rare 1930’s and 1940’s combat planes from Germany, Japan, Russia, United Kingdom and the United States. After the tour enjoy a delicious lunch at Ivar’s at the Mukilteo waterfront and watch the ferries come and go, next door. Please bring money for lunch.

Fee: $3 Member / $6 Non-Member
Tuesday, May 16th, 4:00pm
Have a wonderful evening at the fun and iconic Wedgewood Broiler. They offer a huge and varied menu, with a full array of high quality family fare at a reasonable price. This has been a neighborhood institution for years, and is a great place for our special group. Please bring money for food and drink. We will depart at 4:30pm.

Fee: $20 Member / $40 Non-Member
Tuesday, May 23rd, 10:00am-4:00pm
A trip to Ikea is a wonderful adventure. There is something for everyone and anyone. Join the group for a drive to Renton and explore IKEA’s new store, followed by lunch in the new store restaurant featuring delicious Swedish meatballs and apple cake. Yummy! Shop a bit more, then tour the Renton History Museum situated in an old fire house. Learn about early Renton History as a coal and timber town. We will leave the center at 10am, arrive at 10:45am, have lunch at 12:30pm, leave Ikea at 1:30pm, enjoy the Renton City Tour from 2:15 to 3:15pm, and be home by 4:30pm.


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.