|Mercer Island |
Community & Events Center
Whether rain or shine, for just an hour or the entire day… come visit your Mercer Island Community & Event Center, featuring stunning views of Lake Washington and the Cascade Mountains with convenient parking and access. Designed by the Miller-Hull Partnership to encourage widespread public access and enjoyment, the 42,755 square foot two-story Center is open seven days a week. The following are features that the Center has to offer:
- Programs and meeting rooms
- Indoor art gallery
- Health room
- Fitness room
- Dance room
- Lounges and library
- Game room with pool table, board games, gaming system, and cable TV
- Free Wi-Fi internet access
- Locker rooms
- Outdoor patios, and much more!
Enjoy quiet moments in front of the double-sided fireplace in The Landing, reading a book from our library or catching up on the latest news from our local newspaper and national magazine collections. E-mail a friend or surf the internet from one of our two free public access computers.
Rendezvous with friends under our covered outdoor patio – the East Channel Terrace, and relax in comfortable furniture enjoying the fresh outdoor air. Indulge in a warm cup of Starbuck’s coffee, tea or hot cocoa from our self-dispensing drink kiosk.
Watch over the daily activities in the gymnasium from above- comfortably viewing the action from the Friendship Lounge. Challenge your friend in a free game of pool or foosball or play cards in front of the fireplace in the Game Room. Catch the latest news on our cable TV. Stay connected with our free WI-FI internet access throughout the entire facility.
Pass by the stunning art embellished staircase railing consisting of bronze panels depicting a relief of plants and fauna by Eastern Washington sculptor, Wayne Chabre, from Walla Walla.
Have fun with your kids in the children’s play area under the staircase - enough Lego’s and wood blocks for everyone.
Purchase a fitness pass and start working off those extra pounds while watching your favorite TV program or listening to our quality stereo sound system. Drop in and shoot some basketball on one of our two full-court basketball courts and shower off in our fully-equipped locker rooms. Call (206) 275-7892 for open gym and regularly scheduled drop-in program times.
Check out the many recreation and enrichment programs for individuals of all ages happening at the Community & Event Center every day by clicking here. Whether you take a French class; paint, draw, craft, or color in our mixed media art class; learn to belly dance in our dance room; or receive foot therapy in our health room- there’s something for everyone!
Need a place for your next business meeting or special event? Experience our internet-ready meeting rooms with projection and sound equipment capabilities- just bring your laptop computer! We can easily satisfy your needs. Rely on our staff to help you plan that special wedding, reception or other special event. Our catering prep kitchen provides all of the necessary features to help insure a successful event.