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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
Monday,  July 3, 2017
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

Sponsor Us!
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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.


May Trips


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.

Fee: $5 Member / $10 Non-Member
Tuesday, May 30th, 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.


June Trips

Fee: $10 Member / $20 Non-Member
Thursday, June 1st, 9:00am-4:30pm
Join us for a fantastic (and hopefully winning!) adventure to Washington’s treasured Muckleshoot Casino, located 30 miles southeast of Seattle. Great games, including 70 table games, poker tables, EZ Keno Kiosks, plus 8 wonderful restaurants around the casino floor. Bring additional money for food and entertainment.


Fee: $10 Member / $20 Non-Member
Attend the Red Hat meeting the 1st Monday, June 5th!, 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: $40 Member / $80 Non-Member
Thursday, June 6th, 12:30pm-4:30pm
Enjoy lunch at the center, and then head to the Pacific Science Center for the 1:00pm IMAX film ‘Mysteries of China’ followed by exploring the Terracotta Warriors special exhibit. Join us for an immersive investigation of the science behind priceless artifacts, including real figures from the terracotta army and over 100 artifacts illustrating the technological advancements of the Qin Dynasty. Bring additional money for food and entertainment.


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.