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There are an abundance of things to do in Bellevue, from shopping at Bellevue Square or the Bravern downtown to paddling a kayak down the Mercer Slough.

Visit Bellevue is a great resource for shopping, dining and cultural attractions throughout the city. The city offers a multitude of recreational opportunities at more than a hundred parks and trails as well as community centers with specialized offerings such a climbing walls, skate parks and ranger hikes.

Upcoming events are available to view in the city calendar.

You can learn about and sign up for parks programs — from day camps and swim lessons to arts classes and youth soccer — through the Connections brochure. You can also learn about volunteer opportunities with the city.

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Bellevue Aquatic Center

The Aquatic Center features two indoor pools: the Warm Springs Therapy Pool and the Blue Lagoon lap pool.

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Bellevue Botanical Garden

The garden features cultivated display gardens, natural wetlands, and a woodland trail.

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Bellevue Youth Theatre

The Bellevue Youth Theatre is dedicated to providing theater arts opportunities for all young people.

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There are activities every week in Bellevue; the big ones that draw hundreds are highlighted here.

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Community Centers

From arts classes to zip lines to swing dancing, a variety of activities are available at our five community centers.

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Connections Program Brochure - Register Online

With Connections, find and sign up for camps, lessons and classes.

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Golf Courses

Bellevue offers golfers two options, the Bellevue Golf Course and the Crossroads Par 3 Golf Course.

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Kelsey Creek Farm

Barns, farm animals and activities, along with annual fairs, offer a glimpse of Bellevue's rural past.

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Parks and Trails

Bellevue has over 2,500 acres of parks and open space, and features 80+ miles of trails.

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Robinswood Tennis Center

The Robinswood Tennis Center is a regional facility, with group and individual lessons and classes for seniors.

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SE 40th Street Boat Launch

The Boat Launch is open. Interested in an annual permit?  Contact Julie Byers at jbyers@bellevuewa.gov and see the application below. 

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Skate Parks

Bellevue is a destination for skateboarders, with a fabulous indoor park and three outdoor ones.

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