“The friendly center” where all are warmly welcomed.
The Ballard Northwest Senior Center extends a very warm welcome to you. We are located in the Ballard area of Northwest Seattle about 1 block from the Hiram Chittenden “Ballard” locks at 5429 32nd NW Seattle, WA. 98107. The Ballard Northwest Senior Center is “the friendly center” where all are warmly welcomed.
Ballard Northwest Senior Center’s Mission is to promote the emotional, social and physical well-being of older adults. The center is a place “Where Friends Meet Friends”.
You want to have fun? Here are a couple of ideas. Come join our delightful Wednesday night dinners, movies or bingo. Join us for parties, outings or your favorite interest club. We have many whether it is current events or antiques. Want to play cards? Sure, we have them all and lively games they are. The Red Hat group is great fun as our line dance and laughter yoga groups. Our new Wii will provide hours of fun.
You want to stay or get more fit? Join our various exercise opportunities from enhanced fitness, to yoga, to balance workshops. Check that blood pressure with our nurse or see the Bastyr naturopaths on Friday. The dental hygiene program keeps those pearly whites in good shape. Eat a delicious nutritious lunch every day with friends new and old.
You need some additional help? Be part of one of our self help groups or let our social worker give you some good life pointers. Our Senior Rights Assistance, legal and financial counselors can provide good advice for many of life’s challenges. Need a job or need work done our job bank may be able to help. Lower your insurance rates with the AARP driver course here at the Ballard Senior Center.
The Ballard Senior Center is affiliated with Senior Services, the most comprehensive nonprofit serving older adults in the state. We are a 501c3 agency. The center has served those 50 and above and their families in the Ballard, Magnolia and surrounding areas for 36 years.
Ballard Senior Center’s Rummage Sale
The rummage sale is three times a year, and it draws hundreds of people from Ballard and surrounding areas. “We’re known for having really nice things,” Carlye Teel said with a smile. “It’s a huge effort, and these ladies are fabulous."
Bea Castona: Rummage Sale Volunteer
Bea Castona has been named National Volunteer of 2011 by Obama, the US President! One volunteer can help hundreds. Thank you Bea for everything you do here.