Programs

North Bellevue Community Center offers a comprehensive array of senior services and programs including health and wellness, cultural and performing arts, human services, drop-in activities, socialization, information and referrals, community dining and trips.

The Center works in conjunction with senior members of the community to maintain their independence, health, and sense of well-being by providing support, referrals, activities, and learning opportunities. Additionally, there are a multitude of services offered for youth and adults of all ages, offered on evenings and weekends. 

North Bellevue Community Center has reopened!  We will be open weekly Monday & Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

Speaker Series *NEW*

The North Bellevue Community Center has teamed up with the University of Washington Medicine and VA Puget Sound Health Care System to offer a special free online Speakers Series. 

On the second Tuesday of each month we will present remarkable talks featuring local professors and health care professionals who specialize in healthy aging and wellness. Each talk is about 45 minutes with a 15-minute Q&A session. We hope you’ll join us for one, two or all three of these talks to discover important information about healthy aging, brain health and wellness.  

All events are free but pre-registration is required. You can sign up for the whole series or individual events that interest you most. Each session is designed to be informative and interactive, with a chance to ask your questions live of our presenters. You have two options to participate:  

  • Online: Joining online you’ll need a computer with internet to participate, and instructions for connecting will be emailed after you register.  
  • In person: We will have a computer connected to a television screen at NBCC. To sign up for in person contact the NBCC by phone 425-452-7681 or email nbcc@bellevuewa.gov

Register Online for Michael Schrift, DO Lecture November 9, 1 - 2 p.m. 

 

SilverSneakers Classic - SilverSneakers Classic allows students to move through exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of motion and activities for daily living. SilverSneakers Classic  is an exercise class which combines cardio and strength to improve cardio-respiratory fitness for the students. Students also focus on improving reaction training and coordination.  

  • Fee: 
    • Drop-in: $6/resident and $7/non-resident
    • Monthly: Depending on the number of classes in a month 
  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 
  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m. 
  • Register here

SilverSneakers Yoga *NEW* - Move through seated and standing yoga poses designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Finish with restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation to promote reduced stress and mental clarity. 

  • Fee: 
    • Drop-in: $6/resident and $7/non-resident
    • Monthly: Depending on the number of classes in a month 
  • Tuesday and Thursday
  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m. 
  • Register here

Conqueror Hapkido Beginner -This class is a family friendly program that aims to instill or enhance discipline, patience, perseverance and self-confidence through fitness, self-defense, martial arts and meditation exercises. 

  • Fee: 
    • September $77/resident and $91/non-resident
    • October $88/resident and $104/non-resident
  • Monday and Wednesday
  • 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
  • Register here

Conqueror Hapkido Intermediate/Advanced -This class is a family friendly program that aims to instill or enhance discipline, patience, perseverance and self-confidence through fitness, self-defense, martial arts and meditation exercises. 

  • Fee: 
    • September $77/resident and $91/non-resident
    • October $88/resident and $104/non-resident
  • Monday and Wednesday
  • 6:35 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Register here

Line Dancing - Line dancing is practiced and learned in country-western dance bars, social clubs, dance clubs, ballrooms and at North Bellevue Community Center!  

  • Fee: $4/resident and $5/non-resident 

  • Monday and Friday 

  • 1 p.m.- 2:45 p.m.  

Billiards  

  • Fee: Free!  

  • Monday - Friday 

  • 9 a.m.-6 p.m.  

Fitness Center  

  • Fee: $5/resident and $6/non-resident 

  • Monday - Friday  

  • 9:15 a.m.-5:45 p.m.  

Ping Pong (September only) 

  • Fee: $4/resident and $5/non-resident 

  • Monday - Wednesday, and Friday 

    • 9 a.m.-11 a.m. 

    • 3 p.m.-5 p.m. 

Pickleball  

  • Fee: $4/resident and $5/non-resident  

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday  

  • 3 p.m.-5 p.m. 

Board Games - Board games and group games teach critical thinking, strategic skills, offer social opportunities for participants, keep minds sharp and are just plain fun! Join us at the North Bellevue Community Center every Wednesday for a fun afternoon playing a variety of games, from board, oversized, to group games. This program is open to all ages and game experience. Bring your family, friends and neighbors or come to meet fellow board game enthusiasts. . Pre-registration is required. 

  • Fee: Free! 

  • Every Wednesday starting in November 2021

  • 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Coffee & Coloring - Join us every Friday at the North Bellevue Community Center for a relaxing morning of coloring pictures, drinking coffee and socializing. We will provide coloring pages from books that are designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils, crayons and markers will be provided. Coffee, water, and tea will also be provided. Feel free to bring your own favorite coloring and supplies as well. Don't like to color? That's okay! Have a cup of coffee, chat a little and enjoy a stress free time. Pre-registration is required. 

  • Fee: Free! 

  • Every Friday starting in November 2021

  • 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Friday Movies - Come enjoy a free movie and popcorn each week at NBCC. A monthly movie list can be found online or at NBCC. Pre-registration is required. 

  • Fee: Free! 

  • Every Friday starting in August 2021 

  • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Speaker Series *NEW* 

Flyer 

The North Bellevue Community Center has teamed up with the University of Washington Medicine and VA Puget Sound Health Care System to offer a special free online Speakers Series.  

On the second Tuesday of each month we will present remarkable talks featuring local professors and health care professionals who specialize in healthy aging and wellness. Each talk is about 45 minutes with a 15-minute Q&A session. We hope you’ll join us for one, two or all three of these talks to discover important information about healthy aging, brain health and wellness.   

All events are free but pre-registration is required. You can sign up for the whole series or individual events that interest you most. Each session is designed to be informative and interactive, with a chance to ask your questions live of our presenters. You have two options to participate:   

  • Online: Joining online you’ll need a computer with internet to participate, and instructions for connecting will be emailed after you register. 

  • In person: We will have a computer connected to a television screen at NBCC. To sign up for in person viewing, please contact the NBCC by phone 425-452-7681 or email nbcc@bellevuewa.gov.  

Register Online for Patrick J. Raue, PhD Lecture September 14, 1 - 2 p.m.  

Register Online for Murray Raskind, MD Lecture October 12, 1 - 2 p.m.  

Register Online for Michael Schrift, DO Lecture November 9, 1 - 2 p.m.  

ESL with Chinese Information Service Center  

Chinese Information Service Center (CISC) helps immigrants throughout King County achieve success in their new community by providing information, referral, advocacy, social and support services. Join North Bellevue Community Center and CISC on Zoom for a virtual English as a Second Language class! Pre-registration is required.  Register Online 

Tai Chi Class with Chinese Information Service Center  

Join the North Bellevue Community Center in a virtual Tai Chi class with the Chinese Information Service Center. This is a FREE class. Pre-registration is required.  Register Online 

Singing Class with Chinese Information Service Center  

Join the North Bellevue Community Center in a virtual singing class with the Chinese Information Service Center. This is a FREE class. Pre-registration is required.  Register Online 

iPhone and iPad for Seniors - Review basics of iOS for iPhones and iPads. How do I share photos via text or email? Which app do I use to compose a letter? Can I use the Maps app to get to my appointment? How do I use my iPhone or iPad as a magnifier? How do I sync my Windows calendar with my Apple device? Which tips and tricks will save me time and make it easier to use my iPhone or iPad? Where can I get free help? Join us for this workshop where you can ask questions and learn from other attendees with similar challenges. Please update your iPhone and iPad and have your passwords available. Register Online  

Android for Seniors - Review the basics of Android for phones and/or tablets. How do I transfer photos? Do I need security on my phone and/or tablet? How do I make text larger? How do I used Maps rather a separate GPS? Which apps should I consider to use/ Which tips and tricks will save me time and make it easier for me to use my phone and/or tablet? Where can I get help? Join us for this workshop where you can ask questions and learn from other attendees with similar challenges. Please update your Android phone and/or tablet and have your passwords available. Register Online 

Stay Connected Resource Guide - University of Washington has provided the North Bellevue Community Center with a resource sheet for wellness. 

Resource Guide 

UW Social Isolation Project Flyer 

SHIBA - Medicare Open Enrollment is coming. Paying too much for your current plan? Talk to a SHIBA advisor about ways to cut costs without sacrificing your needs. SHIBA advisors are available to talk to folks by phone or video chat. Call 206-727-6221, leave a message and a SHIBA advisor will call you back within 3 business days. SHIBA presentations and registration information 

English for Work - This free online course is designed to help immigrants and refugees who speak some English to improve their language skills while they prepare for work. Students develop their speaking, listening, reading, writing and technology skills; receive one-on-one advising; and participate in remote mock interviews conducted by local employers. Every quarter, many students find jobs. In addition, Hopelink volunteers often help to connect students with employers. See more information here.  

Eastside Legal Assistance Program - ELAP has put together a hub of resources for those affected by COVID-19.   

United Way of King County - COVID-19 resources  

ARC of King County - resources  

Eastside for All - resources 

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North Bellevue Community Center
4063 148th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 98007
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Business Hours
Monday - Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed Saturday - Sunday