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Tukwila Parks & Recreation
12424 42nd Avenue South
Tukwila, WA 98168

Phone: 206 768-2822
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Winter 2024 Recreation Guide

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Winter is here!
Start your next adventure with Tukwila Parks and Recreation! There’s something for everyone!


Winter Youth Basketball League
Saturdays, Jan. 27-Feb. 24
Ages 4-11 • Games and Practices at the Tukwila Community Center Offered by i9 Sports, young players are introduced to the sport of basketball while more experienced players learn to improve their skills – and above all sportsmanship values.
Registration Open NOW at
• Age 4-5: Early registration – $99 ($109 after Dec. 1)
• Age 6-11: Early registration – $109 ($119 after Dec. 1)

Elementary After School Intramurals
Open to all 4th and 5th Grade students who attend a Tukwila Elementary School. Practices will be held at player’s schools two times per week and contests will be held at the Tukwila Community Center once a week.
Coed Basketball: January/February
Coed Volleyball & Coed Flag Football: March/April
Coed Track: May
Register through Tukwila School District Athletics

Puzzle Pallooza
Sunday, January 28
5 p.m. – 8 p.m. • Fee: $20 per team
Tukwila Community Center
Put together a team of 2-4 people and let’s Celebrate National Puzzle Day together. Who can put a 500-piece puzzle together the fastest? Prizes for the
winning team, snacks and door prizes for all!
Please RSVP

Valentine’s Family Bingo
Sunday, February 11
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Ages 5+ • Fee: $5 per person
Tukwila Community Center
Bring your friends and family for a fun evening of B-I-N-G-O! Prizes and snacks will be provided!
Please RSVP

St. Patrick’s Day Family Treasure Hunt (FREE)
Sunday, March 17
All day • All ages • Tukwila Parks
Sign up to receive a treasure map and hunt for leprechauns and hidden gold in our parks. This self-guided
activity only requires a sense of adventure. Maps and hints will be available closer to the event. Green prizes will be awarded to those who find the treasures. Good luck!


YOUTH–Grades: K-5

Registration is required at
All programs are at the Tukwila Community Center.

Winter Break Camp Sign up early!
Week 1: Dec. 18-22, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. • Fee: $50
Week 2: Dec. 26-29, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. • Fee: $40
Enjoy your school break with us as we play games, create some awesome craft projects, and have a ton of laughs. All students need to bring a sack lunch each day; we will provide an afternoon snack. Space is limited.

No School Day Camp Sign up early!
Jan. 29, Feb. 20, Feb. 21, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Fee: $20/day (register for each day separately)
We have something for everyone with games, crafts, free play, and tons of fun. Students need to bring a sack lunch; we will provide an afternoon snack. Registration begins on December 1 and space is limited, so act fast!

Spring Break Camp Sign up early!
April 8-12 (Mon.-Fri.), 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. • Fee: $50
Campers will enjoy a whole week’s work of fun with crafts, games, and so much more! Children need to bring a sack lunch each day and we’ll supply everything else for an unforgettable week. Registration begins on December 1. Space is limited, so secure your spot!


TEENS–Grades: 6-12

Drop in at the Tukwila Community Center. Follow our Teen Instagram @TukwilaTeens and stay informed!

Teen Late Night
Most Fridays, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. (Check online for specific program dates) • FREE (Optional: $2 at entry for snack/drink bracelet)
Teen Late Night is THE place to be! Late Night provides a safe environment for teens with a ton of activities including basketball, volleyball, video games, pool, air hockey, dodgeball, and so much more. Come hang out with friends and have some fun!

Teen Room (FREE)
Every Day After School until 6 p.m.
Join us every day after school in the Teen Room and enjoy movies, basketball, video games, table games, or just hang out with friends. The Teen Room follows the Tukwila School District calendar and is open to all every day after school!

Teen Open Gym (FREE)
Mondays, 6:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
Monday evenings in the gym are set aside specifically for teens. Get active and play volleyball and/or basketball. All skill levels are welcome.



Registration is required at
All programs are at the Tukwila Community Center.

• Beginner and Intermediate Pickleball Clinics
Clinics and Tournaments will continue this winter. Email for details.
• Friday Morning Ladder League (New)
8 weeks, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. • Levels: 2.5 – 3.0 & 3.0 – 3.5.
Coming this January – no partner needed. Registration will open December 1 • Fee: $80
• Tournaments
Look for information on upcoming tournaments –
I Love Pickleball, St. Paddles Day, and March Madness!

Adult Nutrition/Cooking Class
Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m
Fee: $100 per person • Ages 16+ years
Food as Medicine Everyday (FAME™) 10-week Series: Join weekly workshops that demonstrate simple techniques for selecting and preparing healthy whole foods. Light dinner included.

Family Martial Arts
Tuesdays, 6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. • Ages: 7 years to Adult
Fee: $25 per person or $50 per family
Families: join the fitness fun! Blending the best techniques and training methods of five traditional martial arts systems, KAJUKENBO was created by combining the first few letters of each style: KA (Karate), JU (Judo and Jujitsu), KEN (Kenpo), and BO (Chinese boxing).

Kickboxing for Adults and Teens
Ages: 16 years and older • Fee: $50 per person
Tuesdays, 8 p.m. – 9 p.m., Jan. 16th –Feb. 13th
Want to get in shape while learning how to defend yourself at the same time? Just want some exercise to improve your health? Then this class is for you. Come join us for some fun while making new friends. This class also provides opportunity for those interested in participating in outside amateur MMA events.

Private Golf Instruction from a Pro
Fee: $55 for a single lesson, $99 for 3, and $150 for 5
Ages: 10+
Sign up for one-on-one lessons with Foster Golf Links pro Deron Pointer. With over 10 years of teaching experience, Deron will teach you new techniques to improve short game, putting, chips, pitches, and sand— all in a fun and stress-free environment. Contact Foster Golf Links at (206) 242-4221 to set up your lesson.



Young Adult Socials
Second Friday of the Month, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Fee: $5 per session • Ages: 18+ years
Drop in. No registration required.
Jan. 12, Feb. 9 (Burien), Mar 8, Apr 12 (Burien) • Come join local young adults from Burien and Tukwila for an evening of fun, food, games, and friends. Must provide own transportation.



Registration is required at
All programs are FREE at the Tukwila Community Center.

Toddler Time Playgroup
Tuesdays, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. • Ages: 1.5 – 3 years
Activities support motor skills and mental development.

Baby & Me
Thursdays, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. • Ages 0 – 1.5 years
New parents can meet other families and learn about age-appropriate activities.
Ms. Cindy’s Play & Learn
Fridays, 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. • Ages: 0 – 5 years
Meet other families and join engaging activities, including story time and snack, songs, interactive games, art activities and free play.



Discover the full offerings for Seniors in the Senior Scoop newsletter. Register at the Community Center or online at
All programs are at the Tukwila Community Center unless otherwise noted.


Ukrainian Egg Design Workshop (FREE)
Friday, March 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Pysanka or Ukrainian Easter Eggs are decorated with traditional folk designs using a wax-resist method. The word Pysanka come from the verb pysaty, “to write” as the designs are not painted on but drawn with a kitska tool and beeswax.


Becoming Doctor Ruth production at Issaquah Village Theater
Thursday, January 25, 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. • Fee $40
She’s America’s favorite sex therapist! Becoming Dr. Ruth promises an unforgettable, hilarious, and uplifting day of theater that will touch your soul and heart.

Dawn’s Candy and Cakes: Chocolate 101
Wednesday, February 7, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. • Fee: $35
Discover how to simplify detail work and make filled candies. This class includes a short demonstration. We are here to answer questions and help while you experiment and create your own chocolate treasures. You will also receive a mold and a box for your treats.

Lunch and a Performance with Debbie Dimitre
See history come alive in one-woman shows at the Tukwila Community Center. Local actor Debbie Dimitre brings history alive with portrayals of two of the 20th century’s most influential women – suffragette Alice Paul and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt – in two lunchtime performances.
Fee: $20 (includes lunch)
Thursday, March 21, 11 a.m.; Eleanor Roosevelt
Thursday, May 9, 11 a.m.; Suffrage First – Alice Paul


Aging & Alzheimer’s Workshops (FREE)
Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
Thursday, January 9, 10 a.m.
Review caregiver tips and strategies to respond to some common behaviors exhibited by individuals living with dementia, such as agitation, confusion and more.
Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Thursday, February 13, 10 a.m.
Learn basic information on the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, stages, risk factors, research and FDA-approved treatments.
Effective Communication
Thursday, March 12, 10 a.m.
45-minute and 30-minute options available. Explore ways that Alzheimer’s and other dementias affect an individual’s ability to communicate across different stages and get tips to better communicate with people living with the disease.
Dementia Conversations
Thursday, April 9, 10 a.m.
45-minute and 30-minute options available. If you know someone who is experiencing changes in memory, thinking and behavior, this education program provides tips and strategies for difficult — but important — conversations about changes that may be related to dementia.



Make a New Year’s Resolution!
Get your Fitness Membership today!

The Tukwila Community Center’s Fitness Center includes circuit equipment, free weights, treadmills, stair stepper, recumbent and upright bikes, and ellipticals.

Monday – Thursday, 6:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. • Fitness Room – $5
Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. • Group Fitness Class – $7
Saturday, 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

ADULT MEMBERSHIPS (Ages: 18-54 years)
• $40 Monthly Membership: Group Classes and Fitness Center
• $35 Monthly Membership: Fitness Center only
• $40 – 10 Visit Punch Card: Fitness Center and Group Classes
• $420 Annual Membership: Group Classes and Fitness Center ($60 Savings)
• FREE Fitness Center memberships are available for Veterans.
• Military Discounts are available for any Active Service Members

• $30 Monthly Membership: Group Classes and Fitness Center
• $25 Monthly Membership: Fitness Center only
• $30 – 10 Visit Punch Card: Fitness Center and Group Classes
• $300 Annual Membership: Group Classes and Fitness Center ($60 Savings)
• FREE fitness center memberships are available for Veterans.
• Military Discounts are available for any Active Service Members

TEEN MEMBERSHIPS (Ages: 13-17 years)
• $25 Monthly Membership: Fitness Center only
• $30 – 10 Visit Punch Card: Fitness Center and Group Classes
• $240 Annual Membership: Fitness Center only ($60 Savings)

Activate and manage memberships by contacting the Tukwila Community Center at 206.768.2822, or by email at


Volunteer with the Green Tukwila Partnership

Green Tukwila is offering volunteer stewardship at a park near you! Join the crew and learn about ecosystems, wildlife, urban forests, tools, and the Green-Duwamish watershed. These urban
forests need our help, make an impact today and sign up. All tools and training are provided onsite; join a monthly work PARTY!

Learn more or sign up:
Follow us on Facebook @GreenTukwila