Site Locations

RecTech @ Yesler

Address: 917 E Yesler Way, 98122

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This site serves the Yesler Terrace community and is centrally located in the Yesler Community Center, on the southeast corner where Broadway meets Yesler Way.

Accessible by Metro Transit routes 9, 27, 60 & Seattle Streetcar.

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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Regular Hours 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm CLOSED CLOSED
By Appointment only N/A 10:00 am – Noon N/A 10:00 am – Noon N/A N/A N/A

Current News & Programs

Yesler RecTech offers open public access and classes for youth, adults, and seniors.  Classes and workshops for adults include ESL & Citizenship classes, job search and cover letter help, help with applying for utility subsidization and housing, basic computer skills, and low-cost one-on-one computer training by appointment.

We offer a teen digital media internship that is paid through the Seattle Youth Employment Program, which gives teens the opportunity to earn while they learn.  Homework Help is available after school as well as varying workshops & classes plus a FREE tax preparation program.

Contact Site Lead
by email: Asfaha Lemlem | phone: 206-386-1245

RecTech @ Rainier Beach

Address: 8825 Rainier Ave S, 98118 || Driving: Map It

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This site serves the Rainier Beach community in South Seattle at the recently built state of the art Rainier Beach Community Centerlocated on the northwest corner of Rainier Ave S and Henderson st.

Accessible by Metro Transit routes 7, 9, 38, 105, 106 and Sound Transit Link light trail (5 blocks west of the center).

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Regular Hours 11:00 am – 6:30 pm 11:00 am – 6:30 pm 11:00 am – 6:30 pm 11:00 am – 6:30 pm 11:00 am – 6:30 pm CLOSED CLOSED

Contact Site Lead

by email: Young Pham | phone: 206-386-1925

Current News & Programs

February 2017 Calendar view .pdf
 

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Free Renewable Energy STEM Workshops for Seattle students

Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) and the Associated Recreation Council are proud to announce free Renewable Energy STEM Workshops in partnership with Verizon Foundation. During the 2017 winter quarter, Rainier Community Center and Rainier Beach Community Center RecTech labs will each host two 12-week workshops for middle school students.

Workshop participants will use science and technology to explore, experiment and discover alternative energy sources including wind, solar and hydro power. Each workshop will meet once a week for an hour and a half, and at the end of the workshop students will take home their own hydro-powered toy car.

The workshops are free and open to all middle school students interested in exploring the world of alternative energy through STEM-based learning. The workshop options are:

Rainier Beach RecTech Lab, 6th-8th grade
Wednesdays, January 18-April 5, 3-4:30 p.m.
Or
Fridays, January 20-April 7, 3-4:30 p.m.

Each workshop has space for 10 participants. Registration begins January 3 and space is limited. To enroll, call or stop by the community center. Rainier Beach Community Center can be reached at 206-386-1925, and the address is 8825 Rainier Ave. S. Rainier Community Center can be reached at 206-386-1919, and the address is 4600 38th Ave. S.

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Coding Art  || Art. Design. Coding.

Mondays | 2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Create your own digital works of art! Use the computer to design your own animations, create a paint editor tool, and learn how technology is used in the art world!
Students will learn how to use Scratch to explore their creativity.

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Game Design || Code. Play. Game

Tuesdays | 3:30 p.m – 4:30 pm
Create your own video games! Design and program your own games using code and computer science. Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun games.
Bring your friends. No previous computer experience necessary. Have your friends join too – The CS First Game Design club is social and fun!

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Details: Youth will generate blog posts around school, current, and community events.
You will also design digital media using canva.com for promotion of programs and events(Program flyers, Video/Picture MEMES)
Days: Monday & Wednesday
Time: 4 p.m.- 5 p.m
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Rainier Beach RecTech offers open public access and classes for youth, adults, and seniors. Classes and workshops for adults include job search and cover letter help, help with applying for utility subsidization and housing, smart phones and basic computer skills, Photoshop and Basic Web classes, and low-cost one-on-one computer training by appointment.

We offer a teen digital media internship that is paid through the Seattle Youth Employment Program, which gives teens the opportunity to earn while they learn.  Homework Help is available after school as well as varying workshops & classes plus a FREE tax preparation program.

RecTech @ South Park

Address: 8319 8th Ave S, 98108

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This site serves southwest Seattle’s quaint South Park community and is located at the South Park Community Center

Accessible by Metro Transit routes 60 and 132.

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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Regular Hours 12:00 pm – 6:30 pm 12:00 pm – 6:30 pm 12:00 pm – 6:30 pm 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm CLOSED CLOSED

Current News & Programs

South Park RecTech offers open lab time and classes for youth, adults, and seniors.  Classes and workshops for adults include resume and cover letter help, job search, help with applying for housing and subsidies, media production classes that include video and photo editing, and one-on-one computer tutoring by appointment.
We offer a teen digital media internship that is paid through Power of Place, which gives teens the opportunity to earn while they learn.  Homework Help is available after school and various workshops and classes are offered throughout the year.

Contact Site Lead
by email: Marcel Jones | phone: 206-684-7451

RecTech @ Rainier

Address: 4600 38th Ave S, Seattle 98118

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This site serves the historic Columbia City neighborhood of South Seattle and is located at the Rainier Community Center.

Accessible by Metro Transit routes 7, 9, 50 and Sound Transit Link light rail (5 blocks west of the center).

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Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Regular Hours 12:30 pm – 7:00 pm 12:30 pm – 7:00 pm 12:30 pm – 7:00 pm 12:30 pm – 7:00 pm By Appointment – Call to schedule CLOSED CLOSED

Current News & Programs

Rainier RecTech offers open public access and classes for youth, adults, and seniors.  Classes and workshops for adults include job search and cover letter help, help with applying for utility subsidization and housing, smart phones and basic computer skills, Media and Music production classes, writing of all kinds, and low-cost one-on-one computer training by appointment.

We offer a teen digital media internship that is paid through the Seattle Youth Employment Program, which gives teens the opportunity to earn while they learn.  Homework Help is available after school as well as varying workshops & classes plus a FREE tax preparation program.

Contact Site Lead
by email: Sara LeWinter | phone: 206-386-1919

RecTech @ Delridge

Address: 4501 Delridge Way SW  98106

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This site serves the Youngstown/North Delridge community of  West Seattle just over the West Seattle bridge, and is located at the Delridge Community Center.

Accessible by Metro Transit routes 50, 120 and 125.

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Winter Hours 2017 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Regular Hours 12:30 – 8:00 pm 1:00 – 8:00 pm 12:00 – 8:00 pm 12:00-7:00 pm CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Late Night Teen Program  7:00-12:00pm

About RecTech at Delridge Community Center

Delridge RecTech offers open lab time and classes for youth, adults, and seniors.  Classes and workshops for adults include job search and cover letter help, help with applying for utility and housing subsidies, Photoshop and Photography classes, writing of all kinds, and one-on-one computer tutoring by appointment. Check the SW Community Centers Winter 2017 Guide to learn how to register fro classes.

We offer a year-round teen digital media internship that is paid through the Seattle Youth Employment Program. The  RecTech Youth Media Institute offers teens the opportunity to earn while they learn digital media skills.  Homework Help is available after school, and one day workshops and classes are offered throughout the year.

Contact Site Lead
by email: Leslie Howle | phone: 206-684-7423

Winter quarter classes/workshops at Delridge RecTech:   Adults

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

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Schedule: 1/11-2/01
Days: Wednesdays
Time: 6:30-7:45pm

Microsoft Word Basics

Description:

Schedule: 2/21-3/14
Days: Tuesdays
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Flash Cinema

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Schedule: 3/11
Saturday
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.