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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 30

Independence Day       
Monday, July 4

Labor Day        
Monday, September 5

Veteran’s Day  
Friday, November 11

Thanksgiving Day        
Thursday, November 24

Day after Thanksgiving
Friday, November 25

Christmas Eve 
Friday, December 23

Christmas Day
Monday, December 26

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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.

You don't have to be a senior to be a part of the excitement at the Ballard NW Senior Center.


Thank you for supporting Center programs and services in 2016:

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Rainbow Bingo (February Event):
Hilliard's Beer
Jim Coleman

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 Night in Paris Dinner:

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2016 $pring For $eniors Auction:

Holland America Line
Genesis Healthcare, Inc.
Sagebrook Senior Living in Ballard
ERA Living
Henry Grenley
Nancy & Leo Parks
Claire Phelps
Norse Home
Ballard LandMark Inn
Brown Bear Carwash
Carter Subaru
Seattle Divorce Services
Swedish Medical Center - Ballard Campus
Ballard Ornamental Ironworks
Bowie Electric Service
Camco Electric Inc.
Stimson Marina
Ken & Janice Wherry
Tim & Sharon McKenzie
Rutha Thomas, Century 21
Visiting Angels
Foss Home & Village
Garden Seasoning, Inc.
Ballard Emblem Club No. 216
Ballard Hardware & Supply, Inc.
Ballard Oil Company
KMS Financial Services, Inc.
Law Office of Dan L. Larson
Stoneway Hardware
The Lawless Partnership, LLP

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2015 Santa Breakfast:
Champion Party Supply

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2015 Seahawks Friday with Steve Raible:
Sagebrook Senior Living at Ballard

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2015 Taproot Theatre Event:
Sagebrook Senior Living at Ballard

Thank you for Sponsoring the 2015 $pring For $eniors Auction:

Holland America
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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.


Fee:  $10 Member / $20 Non-Member
Thursday, June 2nd - 8:45am-4:30pm
Enjoy the ride to Snoqualmie Casino.  Center friends and even friends that have yet to come to the center are welcome  Try not to gamble too much money away, as you'll need some more for July, August, September, and beyond...  Additional money needed this trip for lunch and miscellaneous purchases.

Fee:  $3 Member / $6 Non-Member
Monday, June 6th - 8:30am-2:30pm

Join Margaret Larson as she shares the newest trends with you on King 5 New Day Northwest.  Taping begins at 9:30am.  Lunch at Thai Siam, so bring additional money for lunch.

Fee:  $3 Member / $6 Non-Member
Monday, June 20th - 10:30am-2:30pm
Part of Men's Breakfast Club.
Tour will begin at 11:00am, then lunch will follow.  This is a men only trip!  We'll schedule one for the gals later on.  Bring additional money for lunch at the brewery.

Fee:  $3 Member /$6 Non-Member
Tuesday, June 21st - 4:30pm7:30pm
Yes, they have salmon and more fish and even steak.  You can sit on the deck over-looking Lake Union.  Bring additional money for dinner at Ivar's Salmon House.

Fee:  $30 Member / $40 Non-Member
Thursday, June 23rd - 9:00am-4:30pm
Animals are out and about as you tour in a Tram!  Bring your camera, so you can capture images of these wonderful animals.  Bring additional money for lunch at Cruiser Cafe.

Fee:  $5 Member / $10 Non-Member
Tuesday, June 28th, Destination TBD
Join the Photography Workshop as they see the sights of Seattle through the lens of their cameras.  Trips are scheduled for the last Tuesday of each month.  Join in with the Photography Workshop on Tuesdays at 1:30pm where you'll not only learn about how to take better photographs, but also leader Boon will share his photography knowledge along with providing innovative ways to capture the best shot to add to your portfolio.  You can also be part of our evening event that happens the last Thursday in September.  Art, Wine & Chocolate is a venue where artists can show their professional work and, yes, sell artwork.  This annual Fundraiser benefits programs and services at the Center.

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

Trip Reservation Payment Policies

Trip Sign-up and Payment Policy

1. Sign up at the 2nd Floor Reception Desk in person or by phone at 206-297-0403. When you sign up for a trip you must pay a $5.00 nonrefundable trip fee within 3-days. If the trip is $5 or less than $5, then you just pay that amount as your deposit and final payment.

2. Final payment is due one week prior to the trip. Final payment is the cost of the trip less the $5 deposit (e.g. trip cost $12, less the $5 trip fee then final payment is $7).

3. If final payment is not made, you forfeit your place on the trip and the $5 trip fee.

4. If you cancel your reservation two days or less 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 we fill your space, we will refund all but the $5.

5. Deposits, payments and refunds are not exchangeable or interchangeable. Thank you for your cooperation. Enjoy your trip!