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Ballard

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When school’s out, Clubs are in. With over 100 programs, we’ve got something for you!

Ballard


1767 NW 64th St
Seattle, WA 98107
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(206) 436-1870

Hours

Open: M-F 7:00am-6:30pm

Grades Served

Pre-K-12
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Our Programs

When school’s out, Clubs are in. With over 100 programs, we’ve got something for you!

School Year

At the Boys & Girls Club, youth have the opportunity to explore a variety of nationally recognized programs in a fun and supportive environment.

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Summer

At our Clubs, we offer high-quality, affordable summer programming for all youth. Kids can attend specialized summer day camps and dive into topics including the arts, sports, science, exploration, leadership, and more.

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Athletics

Year-round youth sports programs that are positive, fun, and help kids and teens develop a healthy, active lifestyle.

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Club Leadership


Rose Czerniak

Administrative Assistant
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Michelle Irwin

Education Director
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Caitlin Relyea

Area Director
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Stefanie Swain-Bowden

Program Director
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Hannah Tait

Senior Teen Director
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Liz Tinkle

Athletic Director
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Club Advisory Board

Amanda Bennett
Jason Bloom
Tiffany Hanzo
Jolyn Mason
Mike Peacore
Rachel Hart Rios
Randi Suetens
Katherine Voyles

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Meet Piper: 2019 Ballard Youth of the Year

From shy new girl to a service leader at the Ballard Boys & Girls Club, Piper’s experience at the Club has led to newfound confidence and friendships. We look forward to hearing from Piper and celebrating her at the Youth of the Year Award Ceremony on February 5, 2019!
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YouthForce Spotlight: Miracle

2018 Summer Doorways Intern, Miracle, will represent Kaiser Permanente and share information about jobs in healthcare at this year’s Youth Resource Fair.     This summer, 30 interns were accepted into the Doorways Internship Program and placed into 14 partner sites around Seattle. Miracle was the only one of her peers to be placed as an intern at Kaiser Permanente’s Renton
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Vanessa’s Story

Dr. Vanessa Hara recalls her Club experience and the strong mentorship that gave her confidence to pursue her dreams.
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Meet LJ: 2020 Southwest Youth of the Year

Meet LJ, the 2020 Youth of the Year candidate from the Southwest Boys & Girls Club!
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Meet Maxine: 2021 Bainbridge Island Youth of the Year

Meet Maxine, the 2021 Youth of the Year candidate from the Bainbridge Island Boys & Girls Club!
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Meet Elisa: 2020 Rotary Youth of the Year

Meet Elisa, the 2020 Youth of the Year candidate from the Rotary Boys & Girls Club!
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Adam: 2019 Quincy Robertson Service & Leadership Award Winner

Congratulations to Adam for winning the Quincy Robertson Service & Leadership Award! Get the full Youth of the Year event recap here! The Quincy Robertson Service & Leadership Award recognizes an individual Youth of the Year finalist who has clearly demonstrated excellence in serving their Club and community as a youth. This award is named after Quincy Robertson, who spent
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Meet Sunnryse: 2021 Smilow Rainier Vista Youth of the Year

Meet Sunnryse, the 2021 Youth of the Year candidate from the Smilow Rainier Vista Boys & Girls Club!
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Chris Clark

“There’s absolutely no doubt that I’ll remain a supporter for the rest of my life.”
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Who Is Lamar?

The Club quickly became my safety net. It was a place that allowed me to focus and find myself, without all of the distractions of home and school.
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Meet AiYana: 2021 Federal Way Youth of the Year

Meet AiYana, the 2021 Youth of the Year candidate from the Federal Way Ron Sandwith Teen Center!
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Dear Sam

Although you’ll face some challenges, know that you are ready for them. Know that you have help along the way.
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Meet Liya: 2020 Wallingford Youth of the Year

Meet Liya, the 2020 Youth of the Year candidate from the Wallingford Boys & Girls Club!
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YouthForce Intern of the Month

Elijah is an Emerging Leader Among the Group We want to recognize Elijah for his outstanding performance in the TeamWork Internship!     Elijah started in our TeamWork Sounders Program in February of 2018, and in June he landed a spot as a CenturyLink Field Tour Guide with the Seahawks, a pilot internship program this year. Five YouthForce interns train for the position
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Recap: Youth Resource Fair 2018

On Saturday, October 13th, representatives from more than 35 local organizations came out to bring opportunities to more than 100 Seattle-area youth. Check out some of our favorite moments from the day.     “I’m interested in medicine and social justice, and I met so many people in that area today. I’m definitely going to join one of them.” –
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Mike O’Brien: A father, business owner, and former professional athlete

“The Boys & Girls Club is a safe harbor where kids don’t have to think about what’s going on in their lives.”
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Meet Jazzieriah: 2019 Renton/Skyway Youth of the Year

By leaping at every opportunity at the Club, Jazzy has discovered her passions for robotics and connecting with others. We look forward to hearing from Jazzy and celebrating her at the Youth of the Year Award Ceremony on February 5, 2019!
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Meet Maya: 2019 Rotary Youth of the Year

Maya is an enthusiastic learner who loves nothing more than sharing her eager curiosity with kiddos at the Club! We look forward to hearing from Maya and celebrating her at the Youth of the Year Award Ceremony on February 5, 2019!
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Meet Miracle: Our 2020 Youth of the Year

Meet Miracle, the 2020 Youth of the Year candidate from the Smilow Rainier Vista Boys & Girls Club!
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Cassy’s Story

When there was no one else to reach out to, I knew I could turn to the staff at the Boys & Girls Club.
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Remote Learning at the Club

Meet the Rivetts With schools closed due to COVID-19, one thing is clear: families need us now, more than ever. Between the virus, the racial justice reckoning, and the challenges of remote learning, youth and families are feeling the strain. Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is a bright spot for many families, and Clubs are open to serve
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Workplace Giving 2022

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Kids Auction 2018 Recap

Thank you Kids Auction 2018 supporters!   Together, we raised… $1,099,530 On Saturday, October 6th, more than 800 community members...
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