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Si View Adult Special Interest Classes

Si View Adult Classes - Special Interest

Adult program offerings at Si View include drop-in group fitness classes, indoor and outdoor sports leagues, wellness classes and martial arts program, special interest workshops and more. These programs are a great opportunity to meet local neighbors, build new friendships and community involvement while engaging in healthy activities.

Early registration is encouraged as sometimes programs are cancelled because people wait to the last minute to register. Our registration process is based on trimesters: winter season January-April with registration opening mid-December, spring season May-August with registration opening mid-April, and fall season September-December with registration opening mid-August.

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Beginning Ballroom Dancing

Anyone can learn to partner dance and have fun on the dance floor. This beginning ballroom dance course is for either those new to partner dancing or who are very rusty and want to again start at the very beginning. The low-key, slowpaced, class will cover one ballroom dance a month. The first 4 weeks will cover the basics of Waltz, the second 4 weeks East Coast Swing, and beyond that the instructor will chose from ChaChaCha, Rumba, Foxtrot, Tango, or other dances. No Partner is required and leather soled shoes are recommended.

Intermediate Ballroom Dancing

This class is for those who have had some partner dancing experience and are at the intermediate beginning or advanced beginning level. This fun and slightly faster-paced course will cover beginning waltz and foxtrot during the first 5 weeks. The second 5 weeks will cover cha cha and rumba. The final 2 weeks will simulate dance experiences students might have attending outside ballroom dances. No Partner is required and leather soled shoes are recommended.

Claydies Nights
Return Spring 2017

Join us for two evenings of fun and creativity as you experience hand building and glazing pottery as well as paint-your-own ceramics. Instructor Sandra “Sam” Sinanan will provide guidance and ideas -- no experience is necessary. You will create your project(s) in the first class, and glaze them in the second class. Final projects will be kiln-fired and returned to Si View Community Center for pick up within 2-3 weeks after the last class. Class fee includes all non-toxic materials and kiln firing. Creating with clay can be messy – remember to dress accordingly!

Watercolor Workshop
(Basic & Advanced Techniques)

This one-day seminar will introduce the student to the basic elements of watercolor and rarely taught advanced techniques that separate the mundane from the spectacular. Handouts will be provided, including a reading list for further study. The seminar will be broken into two sections. The first session will present an introduction to watercolor painting and basic technique. The second session will provide the student with tools to take his paintings from” Nice Watercolor.” to “WOW!”

Adult/Senior Tap
Drop In

You are never too old to make some noise! Let yourself go in this beginning tap class! Learn basic steps and rhythms, traveling time steps and shuffles! Please wear comfortable clothing and bring your tap shoes the first day!

Introduction to Beekeeping
with treatment-free practices

Honeybees are fun to keep in the backyard for their honey, pollination, and personal enjoyment. Western Washington and rural King County offer prime honeybee habitat. This class will explore beekeeping basics treatment-free, and holistic beekeeping methods, including top-bar hive, small-cell Langstroth, and foundationless Langstroth hive methodologies. This two-day class is a family-oriented, open to all age levels and is intended to provide new beekeepers everything necessary to plan for and maintain an apiary in the spring. Fee per family includes enrollment in the Washington Master Beekeeper’s program and ability to certify at the Apprentice level. For more information please email .

Oh, no! You cancelled it! Sometimes programs are cancelled because people wait too long to register. Please register EARLY to avoid disappointment!