The Bellevue Club is "the" private fitness, wellness, aquatic (both indoor and outdoor pools), tennis (indoor and…More outdoor courts), recreation and social club of Bellevue. Hotel Bellevue is also a part of the facility and is rated as one of the top 500 luxury hotels in the world. The club has an upscale restaurant and bar (the Polaris), a casual dining restaurant (Splash), as well as a snack and espresso bar, conference and meeting rooms, a spacious library and welcoming atrium for casual meetings.
The Bellevue Club also provide lessons from etiquette to skiing for all ages, and social events that will engage the entire family. Hotel, resort and reciprocating club discounts are provided to members.
The Bellevue library is located on the corner of Northeast 11th Street and 11oth Avenue Northeast in downtown and is…More the largest library in the King County Library System. The Bellevue Library holds 325,000 volumes on site, including print and electronic items, and patrons have access to more than 3 million items throughout the county-wide King County Library System.
Library programs have included literacy classes, computer classes, fun teen literacy challenges and children's story times in different languages.
Several local groups have made the library a regular local meeting place. The Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) meets entrepreneurs and small business owners at the library for workshops and counseling. The Eastside Genealogical Society also holds its materials in the library and holds workshops and meetings for people interested in researching their family histories.
The library also has seven private study rooms for groups of up to three people and meeting rooms for groups between four and 190 people. The study rooms are frequently busy. The library website has detailed information on how to reserve a room.
The Bellevue Friends of the Library runs the Corner Bookshop in the library lobby, which raises money for library programs and services.
Pacific Regent 919 109th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA98004 Pacific Regent is a Watermark Retirement Community. It features luxury apartments from one bedrooms to penthouse suites…More with views. All residents have access to Watermark University, with brain and body fitness classes, including yoga, cooking and art classes. Personalized services, including health care, can be brought right to your door. Pacific Regent has an enviable location, across from the Bellevue Library.
Stevenson Elementary School is a kindergarten through fifth grade school located in the Crossroads neighborhood. It…More has several programs, including a full-day kindergarten, a childcare and preschool and Head Start, an income-based federally funded preschool program.
Stevenson students also can join band and orchestra and have weekly classes for art, physical education, music and library. Community members also have opportunities to volunteer at the school through the VIBES (Volunteers in Bellevue's Education System) program.
More than 60 percent of Stevenson students speak a language other than English at home. About seven years ago, the school underwent a remodel that included the addition of four classrooms and a gym.
The Newport Way Library reopened in April 2011 after months of renovation. The library is a part of the King County…More Libarary system. As part of the system, patrons have access to more than 3 million items throughout the county-wide King County Library System.
The library, originally built in the 1970s, has been expanded to 8,700 square feet.
The expanded library includes a new bright windowed reading porch, a cushioned window seat and new furniture in the children's area, and an enlarged public meeting area with a cyber bar for laptop users. The front door was moved and the entry covered, and the library now has a new cedar shake roof.
In additional to the cosmetic upgrades, the library now has a well-insulated roof and walls, double-paned windows, and energy efficient light fixtures. More than 6,000 new books, magazines, movies, and CDs have been added, along with a self-check-in kiosk to ease material handling.
The $2.5 million update was made possible through a $172 million library capital bond approved by voters.