at Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA

Northwest Family Winter Adventure Guide

Thank You Members!

We appreciate all Y members and the many ways you come together to pursue healthy living goals, support youth development and make the Y a better place.


At A Glance

Now Registering

Preschool Swim Lessons

Sign up at the Welcome Center
or call 206-322-6969. Registration starts December 12.

Starters Swim Team

Sign up at the Welcome Center
or call 206-322-6969. Registration starts December 12.

Youth Swim Lessons

Sign up at the Welcome Center
or call 206-322-6969. Registration starts December 12.

Youth Basketball

December 5 - February 20


Member Bulletins


Same Classes New Names View the new names for your favorite classes!


Holiday Hours Christmas Eve - closing at 5 pm; Christmas Day - closed
New Year’s Eve - closing at 5 pm; New Year’s Day - closed


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Y Dates

Now through December 23

Black Nativity

The Intiman Theatre will be home to Langston Hughes' Black Nativity. Purchase your tickets early as it is always a sellout.

December 1 - 24

Snowflake Lane

Enjoy falling snow without having to shovel any of it. Watch a light show, dancers, drummers and singers, too. Free.

December 1 - 31

Wildlights at Woodland Park Zoo

With more than 500,000 lights in animal shapes, carolers and real reindeer, this fun for all!

Practices in December, games in January and February

Youth Basketball - last chance to register

Let's hoop it up! For girls and boys, Kindergarten to 4th grade will learn skills, ball-handling, and teamwork. - Register

December 1 - 23

Christmas Ships Parade

Whether you are riding aboard a ship or listening from the shore, you can be a part of this Seattle tradition.

Registration starts December 12

Youth Swim Lessons

We are upgrading our swim lessons so that growth, techniques and communications are improved. We will see you when lessons start in 2017.

December 31

New Year's Eve: The Classic Soul of Motown

Get your dancing shoes ready for a night of classic music performed by the Seattle Symphony.


Y Video

Witny Etienne - YMCA World Service

Witny shares his Y story and tells us about the impact of a YMCA education scholarship.

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Y Poll

What do you love most about December?

School Dates

Mon, December 19 - Mon, January 2

Winter Break

Seattle Public Schools

Suggestion Box

What's on your mind?

What you are thinking and feeling is very important to us as we strive to create the best member experience possible.


Your Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA Staff

Contact one of us - we're just a click away.

Executive Director - Shalimar Gonzales

Membership - Patrick Carr

Aquatics and Swim Lessons - Steve Baumgartner

Health and Well-being - Shalimar Gonzales

Family and Community Programs - Danny Cage, Jr.

Community Learning Centers - Yvette Tolson

Y Powerful Schools - Nicole Hill

Youth Sports - Erroll Knight


Meredith Mathews YMCA
1700 23rd Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: (206) 322-6969


Monday - Friday, 5:45 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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