Seattle Parks and Recreation winter programs

Register for winter programs today!

Register for winter programs today!

A new year is for new beginnings. Registration for our winter programs and classes is underway, and we have more than 50 new offerings this season. Find a class that’s right for you and start 2016 off right.

Draw and Paint Art Studio: The Draw and Paint Studio class located in the Alki Bathhouse will teach students various techniques for both drawing and painting. Students will acquire the skills to capture light, atmosphere and mood by working with water-based paints from their own drawings and photographs. The classes are intended for people 18 and older. The first session of classes runs Jan. 12-Feb. 16 on Tuesday evenings with a second session running March 1-April 5. Registration for each session is $120.

Innovation Club: Adventures in Coding 101: Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a programmer? Join Rainier Community Center for scratch programming and get your feet wet in the world of coding with projects like interactive stories or even games! The classes are intended for grades 1-3. The first session of classes runs Jan. 6-Feb. 17 on Wednesday evenings with a second session running Feb. 24-March 30. Registration runs from $90-105.

Yoga Flow: This yoga class operates with a therapeutic and rejuvenating approach to help you move gracefully using your breath to flow with movement. It will focus on yoga techniques including body awareness, posture, balance, alignment, flexibility, strength, energy and relaxation. All levels are welcome. The class is recommended for age 15 and older. The first session of classes runs Jan. 9-Feb. 13 on Saturday mornings with a second session running Feb. 20-March 26. Registration for each session is $72. Classes take place at Bitter Lake Community Center.

Pre-K Enrichment Program: This recreational program offers a variety of fun activities such as art, Zumba®, drama, cooking, tumbling, sports, music, dance, and more for children ages 3-5. Enrichment activities are developed to create learning experiences and social experiences through play, projects and activities. For details or for more information please contact the community center. The program runs monthly, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Costs vary by the number of days a child participates each week; four to five days $250/month, three days $192, two days $128, one day $64. The program is offered at Laurelhurst Community Center.

Adult Ballet: Beginning to intermediate adult students will work to develop flexibility, strength and stamina within the structure of a ballet class. Participants will begin at the barre to warm-up and focus on specific skills and placement before moving to the center, where they will apply the barre work to more expansive and exciting movements. The first session of classes runs Jan. 11-Feb. 15 on Monday evenings with a second session running Feb. 22-April 21. Registration for each session is $59. Classes take place at Garfield Community Center.

To find specific times for each of the classes and to register, go here. To find more new and free programs at all of our community centers, go here.