Lifelong Learning & Growth

At The Center you can expand your interests, launch a new hobby and learn something new every day. Our members, participants and volunteers have a wealth of knowledge and talents, and we provide opportunities to both share and learn. You can practice a foreign language, learn to paint, find fellow hobbyists, write a memoir, try line dancing and much, much more.

Typical music and dance classes include:

  • Hand Drumming Workshop
  • Line Dancing
  • Ukulele Sing-A-Long
An older woman, embodying the spirit of lifelong learning, is seated at a table with painting supplies. Wearing a red shirt and apron, she smiles while working on a painting at The Center for Active Living West Seattle.

Typical art classes include:

  • Arts & Crafts Group
  • Exploring Art Class
  • Fabric Art Design
  • Quilters Group

Typical language, reading and writing classes include:

  • Book Club for Adventurous Readers
  • Casual Spanish Conversation Class
  • Conversational German
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Class
  • Ham Radio Group
  • History Hour lectures
  • Journaling for Mindfulness
  • Writing Group

Occasional cooking classes include:

  • Winter soups
  • Jam making
  • Chocolate-making
  • Spring salads

Jack Jannack
Program Supervisor
206-932-4044 / ext. 125

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