Mercer Island Youth Soccer Club PO Box 113, Mercer Island, WA98040 Mercer Island Youth Soccer Club is an organization that caters to athletes under the age of 19 by offering a safe and…More fun environment in which to grow while learning the skills of soccer. MIYSC is a branch of Eastside Youth Soccer Association and consists of four programs that cater to different age groups.
Mercer Island Girls' Lacrosse Club PO Box 444, Mercer Island, WA98040 MI Girls' Lacrosse Club runs girls' lacrosse teams on the island. It offers elementary, middle and high school…More programs divided into Division 1, 2 and JV teams. Because lacrosse is not a sanctioned FIAA school sport, MI Girls' Lacrosse is operated at the club level. The club's board is made up entirely of parent volunteers. As team and equipment fees can be quite hefty, the club offers scholarships for families who can prove a need for financial assistance.
Mary Wayte Swimming Pool is Mercer Island's public swimming pool, owned by the local school district. It is…More named after gold-medal Olympian and former Islander Mary Wayte, who often trained and competed here before her successes in the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics (where she also won silver and bronze medals).</p>
<p>The pool is 40 yards long and divided by a removable bulkhead, making the pool suitable for local high-schools and clubs to use for competitive short course events.</p>
<p>There are a number of community swimming event opportinities as well, including movie night in the pool the last Friday of every month.</p>
Bik Tek 4140 93rd Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA98040 Bik Tek produces custom-made bike frames and sells directly to the consumer.
Ellis Pond 4590 90th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA98040 Ellis Pond is located in a residential area, mid-island. This park is 2.8 acres, with a duck pond, foot paths and…More elevated wooden piers for the wetlands.
North Mercerdale Hillside Park 7415 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA98040 This pocket park of just under four acres is a little gem, offering trails and open space. Situated up on the hill, off…More 74th Avenue Southeast, it is a perfect place for quiet and brisk walks.
Mercer Island Judo Dojo 209 100th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA98004 Judo, an Olympic Sport since 1964, means gentle way in Japanese. Judo teaches participants to fall, throw and pin.…More Instructor Harold Yamada is a fourth degree black belt and has been involved in Judo since he was five years old. Yamada is a USA certified Judo coach and an International Judo Referee who has been teaching Judo for over 30 years.
Clise Park SE 40th St & Island Crest Way, Mercer Island, WA98040 Located at the corner of Island Crest and 40th Street, not far from the hustle and bustle of the downtown, is a small…More but elegant park featuring quiet and open space.
CrossFit Mercer Island 3801 E Mercer Way, Mercer Island, WA98040 CrossFit Mercer Island is a fitness center operating out of the Stroum Jewish Community Center that offers group…More classes and customized personal training sessions. All facility coaches are CrossFit certified and adept at working with clients to meet their individual needs. Prospective members are offered a complimentary CrossFit session.
Fitness Together 3011 78th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA98040 Fitness Together is a nationwide franchise, offering individualized fitness programs by certified personal…More trainers. Its signature service is a one-on-one program dedicated to your situation, your program and your goals. Fitness Training does not have the distractions of a gym.
Olympic Physical Therapy is a Washington-based company with eight other locations that are owned and operated by…More physical therapists. This office is conveniently located in the Island Corporate Center at the base of First Hill, and Olympic provides a hotline with extended hours.</p>
Pioneer Park 6800 Island Crest Way, Mercer Island, WA98040 Pioneer Park contains the largest forest on the island, covering 113 acres of lush, wooded land, ravines, streams and…More trails, ideal for hiking, horseback riding, and biking. Some trails are accessible by wheelchairs and strollers. Trails in the northeast quadrant of the park also connect to the Engstrom Open Space area, an 8-acre area of wilderness.
SE 53rd Open Space 9100 SE 53rd Pl, Mercer Island, WA98040 SE 53rd Open Space is a greenbelt of maples and cedars surrounding a 1/3 mile length of 53rd Place, connecting Island…More Crest Way and East Mercer Way. The trails running along the ravine are a quiet respite on the east side of the Island. The unimproved parkland is managed by the Department of Parks and Recreation under the Open Space Vegetation Plan.
Mercer Island Saddle Club 8635 SE 68th St, Mercer Island, WA98040 The Mercer Island Saddle Club is a cooperative non-profit club supported by the volunteer work of its members. Located…More on the south end of Mercer Island, the Saddle Club houses a 20-horse barn, a large outdoor arena, a covered arena, a hot water wash rack and two turnout paddocks. Members can board their horse, lease a horse and take riding lessons with independent trainers. The southeast quadrant of Pioneer Park, directly east of the MISC, provides 40 acres of equestrian trails for riders.
The Mercerwood Shore Club, a private member-owned and family-oriented swim, tennis and beach club, sits on 500 feet…More of Lake Washington waterfront on the east side of Mercer Island.</p>
<p>The club grounds include a two-level clubhouse, a 25-meter swimming pool, four outdoor tennis courts, a fitness center, a sandy beach with roped off swim area, a play structure, barbeques and picnic tables, a boat launch, boat moorage and beach showers.</p>
<p>The MWSC junior summer programs compete in the Midlakes swim, dive and water polo leagues, and the Junior Eastside Tennis (JET) league. A variety of fitness classes are offered year round, as well as a Masters swim program. The club holds various social events throughout the year. "Music on the Beach" is a popular summer event with a potluck picnic and a live local band. The main clubhouse is available for private rentals.</p>
Olympic Cascade Aquatics PO Box 1072, Mercer Island, WA98040 Olympic Cascade Aquatics is a swimming team and program. The organization is a coach-owned USA Swimming program and…More uses various pools and facilities in the area to train and practice, including the Mary Wayte pool, the Mercerwood Shore Club and the Mercer Island Country Club. The OCA offers team programs as well as training and practice groups for swimmers in all age groups and skill levels, including individual training, beginner instruction, technique work, stroke training and more. Tryouts are done by appointment.
Mercerart 7513 SE 27th St, Mercer Island, WA98040 Mercerart is a Mercer Island treasure for dancers. Camille Chrysler offers group and individual instruction in ballet,…More tap, hip-hop, jazz and more. Classes range from beginner to advanced in age-appropriate groups starting around 3 years old and five-and-one-half years old and up. A number of former students have continued on to become professional dancers.
Definitive Dance 8451 SE 68th St, Mercer Island, WA98040 Having just moved into a brand new, 4,000-square-foot facility in the South Mercer Shopping Center, Definitive Dance is…More thriving. With two new studios featuring Stagestep flooring, Definitive Dance is superbly equipped to teach tap, ballet, jazz, lyrical and theatre dance to students of all ages. As the dancer progresses, the student may earn a place in the award-winning Definitive Dance Company.
Mountains Plus is an online sports gear retailer. It offers supplies and gear for kayakers, snowboarders, skiers,…More campers, backpackers and other sports enthusiasts. The store also sells bicycles, cycle parts and supplies, and offers bicycle repair services.</p>
<p>The company staffs a small, knowledgeable group of outdoor enthusiasts who are ready to answer any questions regarding size, fit, use and more. </p>
Northwest Paddle Surfers 5700 92nd Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA98040 Northwest Paddle Surfers is a mobile stand-up paddle surfing company founded by Jeff Underwood and Danberhart. The…More company provides lessons and equipment rentals at Kirkland's Marina and Juanita Beach Parks. It is also the creator of Round the Rock.
The Mercer Island Beach Club is located on 625 feet of waterfront at the south end of Mercer Island. Once the site of…More the Seattle Central Lions Club summer camp, this family oriented member-owned club has been active since 1953. The grounds include two swimming pools (an eight lane competition pool and an activity pool with a lazy river), six outdoor tennis courts, a fitness center, outdoor pickle-ball, basketball and volleyball courts, a sandy beach, a lake roped off swimming area with dock and waterslide, a play structure, boat moorage, a firepit and a barbeque area with many picnic tables.</p>
<p>Summer adult tennis programs include Ladies Night, Mens Night, Saturday morning Wimbledon workout and Cardio tennis. The year round fitness center offers a variety of classes - Boot Camp, Abs, Buns, & Guns, Tone Body Basic, Teen Training, Yoga and Personal Training. Group and private swim lessons are available through the aquatics program. MIBC junior teams compete in the popular summer Midlakes swim, dive and water polo leagues. Junior tennis players participate in the summer Junior Eastside Tennis (JET) league. The pool is covered during the fall, winter and spring months, making swimming accessible year round. Social programs are held throughout the year - Family 4th of July Celebration, Songs & S'mores and Dive In Movie Night are popular summer events. A large clubhouse with expansive views of Mt Rainier and Lake Washington is available for club functions and private rentals.</p>
With the opening of the new PEAK (Providing and Empowering Activities for Kids) facility in August 2010, the Mercer…More Island Boys & Girls Club reinforced its status as one of the community's leading youth organizations.</p>
<p>Services and facilities include:</p>
<li>a multi-sport fieldhouse</li>
<li>sports leagues and clinics</li>
<li>computer learning labs</li>
<li>infant and child care centers</li>
<li>music studio and performance theatre</li>
<li>outdoor play structure</li>
<p>PEAK is also home to two preschools: the school district's preschool program, four days a week; and the Cooperative Preschool, run by <a href="http://patch.com/L-j171">Bellevue College</a> (contact the college for more information).</p>
<p>The club has long been known for running many of the island's youth sports teams, including Little League baseball and softball. In addition, numerous opportunities are available for camping excursions and experience learning. Youth service programs, such as the Keystone and Torch Club, encourage older children to give back through service to the community.</p>
Club Emerald offers almost every manner of strength and cardio machine, as well as free weights and mats for…More stretching/yoga. There are locker rooms with showers and a massage service. For members, there are group classes at every level for strength training, cycling (spin) and step. For amibitious clients, there is a triathlon club, now in its 12th year, where you and similarly motivated members can train together. Individual training is also offered.</p>
<p>Owners Bryan Welch and Ginny Pietila and the friendly staff are all nationally certified and licensed.</p>
Beloved for its holiday production of excerpts from "The Nutcracker," the Island Youth Ballet/The Children's Dance…More Conservatory has supported local repertory dance performance and talent for nearly 30 years. School Founder Susan Valencia teaches a variety of ages and skill levels in the little red Lakeview School house on the Island's South End.</p>
<p>The dance conservatory features a large studio with mirrors, two chandeliers and wall-mounted ballet bars. The school also owns a variety of costumes and sets used for its annual holiday show.</p>