Wednesday, September 14, 2022

September Activities—Carnival, Cleanup and Classes

Almost halfway through the month but here's a rundown on family-friendly activities happening for the rest of the month.

One-time events, listed chronologically.

Recurring/Weekly/Multiple events. Listed alphabetically.


Seattle Parks and Rec
See their fall brochure for a variety of classes (art, dance, music, etc) and one time events. happening at Delridge, High Point and Hiawatha community centers.

Signups open: 
  • August 16th: Fall Activities (Term 2)
  • October 18th : Fall Activities (Term 3)


  • CraftLab Seattle

    Mobile location—comes to your house, a park or TBD location of your choice.

    Upcycling crafting activities and offers classes, birthday parties and other events for kids or adults.

  • Curious Kidstuff 

    4740 California Ave SW

    Variety of classes on Mondays and Fridays. $12/child, each day. Ages 18 months+

  • West Seattle Art Nest
    2903 SW Cambridge Street
    Toddler Time—Fridays 10:30-11:30am / September 16-October 28
    Cost: $140.00


  • See my post about dance options in West Seattle. Do note, I haven't had a chance to check for any recent updates yet.


All options are now indoors. 

  • Southwest Pool 
    2801 SW Thistle Street (inside the Southwest Teen Life Center)
    • Next session of swim lessons (Term 2) are full but signups for next session (Term 3) open October 13.
    • For schedule, fees and more info click here.
  • YMCA—West Seattle (Membership-based but offers lessons to non-members too.)
    • Swim lessons and open swims. 
  • West Seattle Health Club (Membership-based but some lessons available to non-members.)
  • Evergreen Aquatic Center
    606 SW 116th Street (White Center) 
    • Lap/public swims, water exercise classes and lessons.
    • Dive-in movie nights on Saturdays
      • Saturday, September 10: Holes
      • Registration required
    • Swim lessons registration dates:
      • September: August 26. (Some spots still available)
      • October: Pre-Registration: September 21,  Open Registration: September 23
      • November: Pre-Registration: October 19, Open Registration: October 21
      • December: Pre-Registration: November 16, Open Registration: November 18