Custom College Connection 4010 78th Way SE, Mercer Island, WA98040 Run by a long-time Mercer Island resident whose two children graduated from Mercer Island High School, Custom College…More Connection is a unique college consulting service for local students seeking support for everything to do with college. If your student is a high school freshman, Custom College Connection can work to help her "keep her eye on the prize." Older students benefit from resume development, finding the best fit for them in a college or university, and support with the application process and personal essays.
American Alliance of Jews & Christians (AAJC) PO Box 58, Mercer Island, WA98040 Founded by local Rabbi Daniel Lapin, American Alliance of Jews & Christians is a non-profit educational organization…More that fosters dialogue and connections between Christians and Jews. The organization supports "traditional Judeo-Christian values" and distributes promotional CDs and e-mails.
Lincoln Landing 2200 76th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA98040 Named after a ferry boat that once docked here, this small street-end park with access to Lake Washington -- a.k.a.…More McGilvra's Landing -- offers fine views of the Bellevue skyline and Meydenbauer Bay. Tidal steps buffer the water and offer easy entry for kayaks and canoes. Two small picnic tables occupy what was once part of a network of local docks that connected Mercer Island neighborhoods before the invention of the automobile.
Clarke Beach is located near the South End of the Island. It is known as the "locals beach." A short trail connects a…More large parking lot to a grassy meadow that offers picnic benches and grills, and then descends to the beach below. There are several sheltered areas for picnicing and grassy areas to sunbathe, as well as two fishing piers.</p>
<p>A large area of the beach is protected by a wake barrier, providing swimmers with a natural wading pool that is popular with children.</p>