Outdoor Recreation

Adventure Awaits! A Wellness Center adventure will expand your outdoor adventure knowledge while creating a community of others who value the effect of green space on your personal wellness.  Bike trips, open water paddles,  rock climbing, guided hikes and overnight excursions — these adventures are created to be repeated for years to come. 
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  • Guided Mindfulness Hike

    Guided Mindfulness Hike

    Thursday, Jul. 28, 3 - 6 PM - Middle Fork Trailhead Guided hike through a mature forest with old growth remains.  The hike will include a 30-minute outdoor yoga session guided by BC Yogi Rachel Lowe, this guided practice will be held along the Snoqualmie river with the sounds of nature as the perfect soundtrack. ...more about Guided Mindfulness Hike

  • Introduction to Sea Kayaking

    Introduction to Sea Kayaking

    Thursday, Aug. 11, 3 - 6 PM- Northwest Outdoor Center on Lake Union Learn the basics of tandem kayaking: equipment, paddle strokes, and safety before donning a life jacket and heading out onto Lake Union for a 1.5-hour paddle with great views of the city skyline.  No experience is required; water comfort is recommended.  Sign ...more about Introduction to Sea Kayaking

  • Group Bike Ride – Palouse to Cascade Trail

    Group Bike Ride - Palouse to Cascade Trail

    Wednesday, Aug. 17, 3 - 7 PM, Palouse to Cascade trailhead Join the BC Wellness Center for a group ride along the Palouse to Cascade trail, a Wilderness Ride that will feel like moving meditation. All you need is the ability to ride a bike and a sense of adventure! (Bike and Helmet can be ...more about Group Bike Ride – Palouse to Cascade Trail

  • Fall Outdoors Office Hours

    Fall Outdoors Office Hours

    Monday/Wednesday 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM, In person, G200E Here to be your outdoor resource.  Join Peter Prescott in person or via Zoom for questions and trip planning help. Maps, Forecast, Locations, Trip Reports, Gear Questions and MORE… In-Person: G200E Via Zoom: Join Zoom Meeting (Meeting ID: 889 2189 2343)

  • Guided Group Sunset Hike to Rattlesnake Ledge

    Guided Group Sunset Hike to Rattlesnake Ledge

    Friday,  Dec. 2, 2 - 6 PM, Rattlesnake Ledge Meet at the Rattlesnake Ledge trailhead for a group hike. Great experience for first time hikers/night hikers, anyone is welcome to join! Basic information and topographical maps will be provided. Come prepared with comfortable walking/hiking shoes, a day pack with water, food, clothing and a light source ...more about Guided Group Sunset Hike to Rattlesnake Ledge

  • Introduction to Indoor Rock Climbing

    Introduction to Indoor Rock Climbing

    Wednesday, Nov. 9, 4 - 6 PM, Redmond Vertical World Join the Wellness Center for an afternoon of indoor rock climbing. No experience or gear is required.  Learn how to boulder and have a chance to Top Rope climb as well. The view from the top of a 30 ft. wall can help put life into perspective. ...more about Introduction to Indoor Rock Climbing

  • Introduction to Mountain Biking, Olallie Trail

    Introduction to Mountain Biking, Olallie Trail

    Wednesday, Oct 19, 3 -5:30 PM, Olallie Trail, Olallie State Park Bike Rental/Helmets Available (10 bikes available, max. 15 riders) Join the BC Wellness Center and others for a group ride along the Olallie Trail. Learn about the skills and equipment needed to make trail riding your new outdoor passion. Participants will meet at the ...more about Introduction to Mountain Biking, Olallie Trail

  • San Juan Bike Tour

    San Juan Bike Tour

    Friday & Saturday, Oct. 14-15, 2022 San Juan Island Tour San Juan Island by pedal power. Meet in Anacortes where you'll be fitted for a bike and helmet, load your overnight gear into the support vehicle, and board the ferry for a one-hour crossing to San Juan Island. Once in Friday Harbor, enjoy a leisurely ...more about San Juan Bike Tour

  • Join our Community of Adventure Friends!

    Join our Community of Adventure Friends!

    We're building our community of Adventure Friends. Join us through Instagram to share your recent adventures with the hashtag #BellevueCollege. We announce a weekly winner and more importantly we can see where you have been and the adventures you are taking. We're so excited to get back to offering adventures! Bookmark this website for what ...more about Join our Community of Adventure Friends!

  • Get Out There … Is your favorite trail/park open?

    Get Out There ... Is your favorite trail/park open?

    We hope you're getting outdoors for exercise and mental health! A walk in the woods is a great way to clear your head and center yourself.  Here are few resources to plan your next trip! https://parks.state.wa.us/1181/Parks-opening WTA- Hiking during COVID Pandemic and Trail Closures https://www.wta.org/go-outside/social-distancing-hiking-in-the-time-of-coronavirus

  • Guided Group Geocache Hike – Rattlesnake Ledge

    Guided Group Geocache Hike - Rattlesnake Ledge

    Thursday, Mar. 17, 3 - 6:30 PM- Rattlesnake Ledge Meet at the rattlesnake ledge trailhead for a group hike. Great experience for first time hikers, anyone is welcome to join! Basic hiking information and topographical maps and geocaching along the way.  Come prepared with comfortable walking/hiking shoes, a day pack with water, food, clothing and ...more about Guided Group Geocache Hike – Rattlesnake Ledge

  • Wilderness Plogging Event

    Wilderness Plogging Event

    Friday, Mar. 11, 1:30 - 5 PM, SE Middle Fork Road- Middle fork trailhead Join the BC Wellness Center and Office of Sustainability for a 5k group plog on the SE Middle Fork Trail. Plogging has become an international movement that combines jogging and picking up litter. It uses the Swedish terms “plocka upp”, which means ...more about Wilderness Plogging Event

  • Introduction to Mountain Biking

    Introduction to Mountain Biking

    Wednesday, March 2, 2 - 4:30 PM, Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park Join the BC Wellness Center and others for a group ride at Duthie Hill Mountain Bike Park. Learn about the skills and equipment needed to make trail riding your new outdoor passion. Participants will sign up online and meet at the trailhead for ...more about Introduction to Mountain Biking

  • Introduction to Indoor Rock Climbing

    Introduction to Indoor Rock Climbing

    Wednesday, Feb. 16, 4 - 6 PM, Redmond Vertical World Join the BC Wellness Center for an afternoon of indoor rock climbing.  No experience or gear is required.  Learn how to boulder and have a chance to try Top Rope climbing.  The view from the top of a 30 ft wall can help put life ...more about Introduction to Indoor Rock Climbing

  • Guided Snowshoe Hike

    Guided Snowshoe Hike

    Thursday, Feb. 10, 3 - 6 PM, Source Lake Basin Join the BC Wellness Center for a guided Snowshoe hike. Basic snowshoe information, snowshoes and route selection with great views will be provided.  Participants will meet in the Snoqualmie pass region for a great afternoon workout and mental reboot.  Be prepared for winter driving and ...more about Guided Snowshoe Hike

  • Canoe Adventure

    Canoe Adventure

    Wednesday, June 8, 4:15-7:30 PM Join the BC Wellness Center for an introduction to Canoeing on Lake Washington. No prior experience required, all instruction and equipment will be provided. We will provide education on basic paddling techniques and head out on a guided tour of Marsh and Foster Islands.   Great learning experience to be repeated on ...more about Canoe Adventure

  • Art Hike

    Art Hike

    Tuesday, June 7, 2:45 - 8 PM  Poo-Poo Point/Chirico Trail  A group guided hike up to Poo-Poo Point along the Chirico trail. At the summit we will provide art supplies and canvas to create a master piece to document your experience with great views as inspiration.  No hiking or art experience required, come to learn ...more about Art Hike

  • Wilderness Trail Bike Ride

    Wilderness Trail Bike Ride

    Monday, June 6, 3:30 - 8 PM, CCC trail SE Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River  Join us for a bike ride in the middle fork valley. Explore a unique outdoor experience in a wilderness setting that you may not know of. Great first mountain bike experience on a well-traveled trail! Suitable for all levels, basic bike ...more about Wilderness Trail Bike Ride

  • Wilderness Yoga Hike

    Wilderness Yoga Hike

    Wednesday, June 1, 3 - 6 PM, SE Middle Fork Road - Middle fork of the Snoqualmie River trailhead Combine a walk through old growth forest with a Wilderness Yoga Session.  The sound of the middle fork of the Snoqualmie River makes a great soundtrack for a truly mindful practice. Great way to create community ...more about Wilderness Yoga Hike

  • Guided Group Hike — Twin Falls

    Thursday June 16, 3:00-6:00 PM- Twin Falls Meet at the Twin Falls trailhead for a group hike. Great experience for first time hikers, anyone is welcome to join! Basic hiking information and topographical maps and geocaching along the way.  Come prepared with comfortable walking/hiking shoes, a day pack with water, food, clothing and a light ...more about Guided Group Hike — Twin Falls

Last Updated September 12, 2022