Reserve Space at Madrona Park Beach for Your Next Event

madronaMadrona Park Beach is the perfect place to hold company and family events. There is room for playing, water for swimming and picnic areas for eating. If you are looking for a place to have a birthday party or family reunion, reserving tables are an excellent idea. There is a shelter available for $90/day with capacity of up to 80 and 7 reservable tables for $20/day. The park features restrooms, parking and 5 grills. Park hours are 8:00am – 10:00pm.

Enjoy the Summer heat at the beach! Madrona Park Beach hours are  11:00am – 7:00pm weekdays and noon – 7:00pm weekends. The beach features a play area for kids, a diving board, swimming raft and on duty lifeguards.

Madrona Summer Camps Are Back!

Madrona ShelterhouseMadrona Shelter House, Madrona Playfield, and Madrona Woods Camps are back this summer! To sign up call Garfield Community Center: 684-4788 or go to the summer camps website for forms and more information.

MADRONA SUMMER CAMPS Include:

CIRCUS CAMP – Ages 8-12 – In this fun, four-day camp, kids will learn circus arts including acrobatics, tumbling, slack lining, juggling, clowning, and more.
On the last day of camp the participants will perform a circus for friends and family.
Check website for additional requirements.

MADRONA WOODS JR. NATURE EXPLORERS CAMP – Ages 6-7Ages 8-9 – Explore the Madrona Woods with a naturalist. Bring a sack lunch. Includes Nature Camp shirt.

SPANISH SUMMER CAMP FOR PRESCHOOLERS – Ages 3-6 – Around the world in one week! Children will learn Spanish by singing songs, playing games, and making crafts from around the world! It is going to be fun!

MADRONA SUMMER LEGO CAMP – Ages 5-8 – Let your imagination build! You will have an excitingly creative time during this week long camp. Use Legos to construct one of
a kind buildings, objects, vehicles, and more! Space is limited so hurry and sign up today.

ULTIMATE FRISBEE CAMP – Ages 7-11 – What sport combines the best of basketball,
football, and soccer with a Frisbee? Yes, you guessed it, Ultimate Frisbee! Ultimate Frisbee is a fantastic sport, and easy to learn. This instructional camp will teach you the basic rules of the game, how to throw and catch the Frisbee, and have you running and playing in the sun! So come join in the fun! Bring a sack lunch, sunscreen, and a water bottle. All participants get a shirt.

YOGA CAMP – Ages 7-12 – Yoga Camp mixes games, story-telling, and fun with the
physical postures of yoga in a nurturing and non-competitive environment. No yoga experience is necessary. Campers need to bring their own lunch and water bottle and wear comfortable, upside-down friendly attire.

SUMMER GREEN TEEN CAMP – Ages 12-13/14 -Join EarthCorps in a weeklong camp that focuses on urban forest restoration projects in your neighborhood.
Campers will gain a deeper understanding of why forests are important in urban areas, complete a hands-on experience that helps to revitalize a local greenspace, learn about “Green Careers” in Seattle and receive 30 service learning hours upon completion of the camp. We will also have fun and participant in team building activities. Gloves, tools, and other equipment will be provided be EarthCorps.

Summer Camps in Madrona

Madrona Shelterhouse

Madrona Shelterhouse (above)

Garfield Community Center is hosting a bunch of camps this summer in Madrona.  I do not see the information on the Garfield Community Center Website (link above) at this time but below is a sneak peak at the Seattle Summer Specialty Camps to be offered in Madrona for Summer 2012.  Most of them will be hosted at the Madrona Shelterhouse at the Madrona Playground but some will take place at the Madrona Woods.  Registration will start April 3rd!

Circus Camp
Ages 8 – 12
In this fun, four day camp kids will learn circus arts including acrobatics, tumbling, slack lining juggling, clowning and more. On the last day of camp the participants will perform a circus for friends and family. An additional $5 annual insurance fee will be required prior to registration for all Gymnastics, Tumbling and Cheer Leading classes at Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities. This non-refundable fee covers a child’s participation in all gymnastics, tumbling, or cheer leading classes for one year from the date purchased. SORRY… This fee is not available for online purchase at this time. Please contact your local recreation center to purchase this insurance.
Camp Director: Thomas Heasley
Location: Madrona Shelterhouse
#84498    8/20 – 8/23   Mon – Thu 10 am – 12 pm
Activity Fee $95
Creative Movement Camp
Ages 4 – 6
This summer boys and girls explore dance & movement around a new theme each day through music, games, and creating their own dances. Parents and Friends are welcome to attend our performance at the end of the session. Please wear close fitting clothes with bare feet or ballet slippers.
Camp Director: Mimi (Mary Margaret Moore)
Location: Madrona Shelterhouse
#84499    6/25 – 6/28   Mon –  Thu 9:30 – 11:30 am
Activity Fee $85
GreenStage/Madrona Youth Theatre Camp
Ages 8 – 15
Join GreenStage and Garfield Community Center and enjoy this special opportunity for enrichment and fun this summer. Campers will perform ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ on Saturday 8/12 at 10 am Costumes will be provided. Bring a sack lunch and drink. (5 days plus 10:30 am performance on 8/12).
Camp Director: GreenStage Staff
Location: Madrona Shelterhouse
#84501    8/6 – 8/11   Mon –  Fri 9 am – 3 pm, Sat 9:30 – 11:30 am
Activity Fee $255
Madrona Woods Jr. Nature Explorers Camp
Ages 6 – 7
Explore the Madrona Woods with a naturalist. Bring a sack lunch. Includes Nature Camp shirt.
Location: Location: Meet at entry to Madrona Woods – 38th and Marion
#84503    7/9 – 7/11   Mon –  Wed 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Activity Fee $85
Madrona Woods Nature Explorers Camp
Ages 8 – 9
#84504    7/9 7/11   Mon – Wed 1 – 4 pm
Activity Fee $85
Spanish Summer Camp for Preschoolers
Ages 3 – 6
Around the world in one week! Children will learn Spanish by singing songs, playing games and making crafts from around the world! It is going to be fun! Space is limited. Registration begins April 3.
Camp Director: Manuela Slye
Location: Madrona Shelterhouse
#84506    8/13 – 8/17   Mon –  Fri 10 am – 1 pm
Activity Fee $145
Tween Camp
Ages 8 – 12
Led by trained high school teens, this three day fun filled camp highlights arts and crafts, cooking, sports, nature, special events and more! The camp is supervised by high school seniors under the supervision the Garfield Recreation Leader. Bring a sack lunch/drink.
Camp Directors: Nikitta Vinson and High School Students
Location: Madrona Shelterhouse
#84508    7/23 – 7/25   Mon – Wed 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Activity Fee $55
Yoga Camp
Ages 7 – 12
Yoga Camp mixes games, story-telling and fun with the physical postures of yoga in a nurturing and non-competitive environment. No yoga experience necessary. Campers need to bring their own lunch and water bottle and wear comfortable, upside-down friendly attire!
Camp Director: Ashley Robles
Location: Madrona Shelterhouse
#84509    7/16 – 7/19   Mon –  Thu 10:30 am – 1 pm
Activity Fee $85
Summer Green Teen Camp
Ages: 12-13/14-16
Join EarthCorps in a weeklong camp that focuses on urban forest restoration projects in your neighborhood. Campers will gain a deeper understanding of why forests are important in urban areas, complete hands-on experience that helps to revitalize a local greenspace, learn about “Green Careers” in Seattle and receive 30 service learning hours upon completion of the camp. All this plus fun, team building and safety.  Gloves, tools and other equipment will be provided be EarthCorps. To register or for more information contact Garfield Community Center at (206)684-4788.
Camp Director: EarthCorps Staff
Location: Meet at entry to Madrona Woods – 38th and Marion
#TBD                      7/16 – 7/20 M – F            9 am – 3 pm
Activity Fee FREE

Summer Fun at Madrona Playground – Sign Up Now

Madrona ParkThanks to the tireless efforts of a local volunteer in the Madrona neighborhood, the Garfield Community Center has brought several fun events to the Madrona Playground for our community to sign up and enjoy.  Following is the schedule of events at Madrona Playground which includes soccer at Madrona Playfield, several camps at the Madrona Shelterhouse, and even adult tennis lessons at the Madrona Tennis Courts.

Girls Soccer for 4-6 year olds on Wednesday evenings from 5:45-6:30.  Session #73037 July 6th through July 27th.  Session #73473 August 3rd through August 24th.  Cost for 4 weeks = $39.

Co-ed Soccer for 3-5 year olds on Monday evenings from 5:45-6:30.  Session #73036 July 11th through August 1st.  Session #73472 August 8th through August 29th.  Cost for 4 weeks = $39.

Kids Yoga starts at Madrona Shelterhouse starts Thursday July 7th (Session #73467) and/or August 4th (Session #73468) and will be from 4:00-4:45.  It is for 3-6 year olds.  Cost for 4 weeks = $32.

Lego Camp at the Shelterhouse August 8th to August 12th.  9:30-12:30.  5-8 year olds. Cost = $90.  Session #TBA (Note: I have been told Lego Camp is August 1st – 4th which does not agree with the information I found online.  If you are interested you should confirm the dates when signing up for the camp.)

Sing-A-Story at Madrona Shelterhouse.  Fridays starting July 29th from 9:30-10:15.  Five week session costs $50, with discount for siblings.  Ages 1 to 5.  Session # 73470

For Adults there will be a beginner tennis class on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7:30 at the Madrona Tennis Courts.  Starts July 6th.  Cost $36.  Session #73212

Click link to read more about these Madrona activities on the Seattle Parks Central East Activities PDF (see pages 8-12, 22).  Or you can simply click the link to register online or call Garfield Community Center at 684-4788 to register.

Again, thanks again for the local volunteer who put this together.  If you are interested in helping to make sure events like these continue to take place in Madrona please reply on our contact page and we will point you in the right direction.