Mercer Island

Spring / Summer 2017

Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Guide

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SPECIALIZED RECREATION SPECIALIZED RECREATION We are pleased to offer Specialized Recreation Programs for people with special needs. We encourage people with special needs to participate in all of our recreation programs and activities, but feel it is important to give the option of inclusive and specialized programming. Slice 'N Dice NEW! Come enjoy a slice of pizza and games to play! We'll be taking over the Community Center Game Room to roll some dice, shoot pool and play games with friends, old and new! Registration is not required to participate. Age: 12 & up Day: 1st Wed of the Month Date: Apr 5, May 3, Jun 7 Time: 5pm - 7pm Fee: $5 Drop-In Fee Location: Mercer Island Community & Event Center Monday Workouts Join us on Mondays for a workout! The Instructor, Morgan McCarthy, will have activities to get your fitness needs met! Parents or caregivers welcome to join at no cost. Course #: 17021 Day: Mon Date: Apr 3 - May 22 Time: 5pm - 6pm Fee: $124 Resident $148 Non-Resident Instructor: Morgan McCarthy Location: Mercer Island Community & Event Center Spring Fling Dance NEW! We'll be heading out to the Si View Community Center for music, dancing and treats, with our friends from Si View and Issaquah Parks and Recreation! Van departs from the Mercer Island Community Center at 5:45pm. Course #: 17140 Age: 12 & up Day/Date: Sat, May 6 Time: 5:45pm – 9:15pm (Dance runs from 6:30pm – 8:30pm) Fee: $15 Location: Si View Community Center, North Bend Mercer Island Special Olympics Special Olympics is for anyone with a developmental disABILITY. To register or to find out how to be a volunteer with Special Olympics, go to their website at For information on Special Olympics in general contact Lucinda Soha at 425-641-8100. 24 Spring/Summer 2017 Sponsorship Opportunities Join the community in supporting annual family events on Mercer Island. Our sponsorship program is an excellent way to participate in community events and support your Parks & Recreation Department, while promoting your business or organization. We have a variety of sponsor levels and vendor booth opportunities. Please go to to download the sponsorship packet or call Diane Mortenson at 206-275- 7861 for more information. Special Needs Programs Bellevue Highland Center, 425-452-7686 14224 NE Bel-Red Road, Bellevue, WA Mercer Island residents receive the same registration, benefits and fees as Bellevue residents. National Kids to Parks Day Join us in celebrating our nation's parks by participating in the 7th annual Kids to Parks Day on Saturday, May 20, 2017. This national movement engages children and families with parks, nature, and healthy outdoor play. How could YOU get involved? Visit one of Mercer Island's many parks and for more information and park events go to

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