Want to meet friends and maintain your health and independence? Join a FREE Sound Steps weekly walking group for adults age 50+, offered throughout the city. We have groups for all levels of walkers. For more information or to try out a walking group, contact the Sound Steps coordinator at (206) 684-4664 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Let the coordinator know before you start with a group, so the walk leader will know to look for you.
Weekly Walking Groups
North Walk Locations
Ballard Sound Steps Free
3 miles, flat, paved Burke Gilman Trail. Moderate pace.
Mondays 9:30 – 10:30 am Fred Meyer east entrance
915 NW 45th St
Carkeek Park Hike Free
3 miles, some hills, natural surface forest trails with views
of Puget Sound. Moderate pace.
Wednesdays 10 – 11:30 am Eddie McAbee entrance
NW 100th Pl & 6th Ave NW
Senior Zoo Walkers $20/13 wks
Woodland Park Zoo, Group Health, and Seattle Parks and Recreation invite you to join Senior Zoo Walkers, promoting fitness and friendship in a beautiful setting. Fitness warm-up at 9:15 am. Register online for Senior Zoo Walkers or download the mailing form: 2016 SZW Brochure
Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:15 – 11 am Woodland Park Zoo
South Gate 50th & Fremont
Green Lake Loopers Free
Walk the 3 mile loop at a gentle or moderate pace. Hosted by the Wallingford Community Senior Center. Meet in from of Green Lake Church, 6350 E Green Lake Way N (cross street is Meridian Ave N). RSVP to WCSC: 206-461-7825
Fridays 1:30 pm
North Greenwood Sound Steps Free
3 miles, some hills, natural surface forest trails.
Moderate pace. Please contact email@example.com for current program information.
Lake City Sound Steps Free
Wednesday is “Senior Day” at Lake City Community Center. Come for lunch at noon ($3) and stay for the group walk! Call (206) 268-6738 for more information. This program is sponsored by Sound Steps and Sound Generations. Walks are designed for beginners.
Wednesdays 1:15 pm Lake City CC
Kenmore Walkers Free
5 total miles along the flat and paved Burke-Gilman trail. Not affiliated with Sound Steps.
Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00 am Log Boom Park
Magnuson Park Free
Explore the beautiful and diverse Magnuson Park on foot. Varied terrain and flexible pace and distance; all ages welcome! Beginning 9/11/16
Sundays 10:00 am Meet outside Sand Point Tennis Center
South/West Walk Locations
Lincoln Park Sound Steps Free
3 miles, some hills, natural and paved surface trails along
Puget Sound. Moderate pace. Meet at the south end of the
north parking lot.
Mondays 10 – 11:15 am Lincoln Park
Alki Beach Walks Free
Meet at the Alki Bathhouse. Led by Southwest Recreation Specialist, Mary Dalzell.
Fridays 8:30-9:30 am
Rainier Beach Indoor Walk Free
Walk laps inside the gym at your own pace, with music.
Tue 10 – 11 am Rainier Beach CC
Wed 10 – 11 am Rainier Beach CC
Nordic Walks-group is on hold as of May 2016
Central Walk Locations
Discovery Park Sound Steps Free
2.8 miles, some hills, natural surface trails with Puget
Sound views. Moderate pace. Meet at the visitor center.
Fridays 10 – noon
Pike Place Market Sound Steps Free
3 miles, flat, paved, with waterfront views. At your
own pace. Meet at the Pike Market pig.
Thursdays 10 – 11 am
Yesler Terrace Sound Steps Free
Join Yesler Terrace residents on Mondays and Thursdays
for a walk around the neighborhood. Click for flyer.
Mondays, Thursdays 2 – 3pm Yesler Community Center
Yesler Walk ‘N Talkers Free
Walk to various Yesler, First Hill, and Pioneer Square cafes for a cup and conversation! Walks will gradually increase in distance, beginning at under a mile. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and prior to attending.
Mondays noon – 1:30 pm Yesler Community Center
Iora Primary Care Walks for Health Free
All walkers and rollers welcome! Join health coaches and neighbors on flat, paved walking routes around the CD and to the soft rubber track outside Garfield HS.
Fridays 11 am – noon Meet at Iora Primary Care 306 23rd Ave S, Suite 200
Capitol Hill Sound Steps Free
Join Sound Steps and the Cal Anderson Park Alliance
for this bi-weekly evening group. Flat loops within the park;
flexible distance. Meet at the Shelter House near the restrooms.
On hold until summer. Check back soon for dates. 6-7pm
Special Walking Groups
Faster and farther than our typical Sound Steps groups, Sound Striders offers 5 – 6 mile weekly fitness walks from a different neighborhood each month.
Walk with nordic poles to increase health benefits!
Early Stage Memory Loss Walks
Join others living with ESML and their care partners!
Thank you to the volunteer walk leaders and community partners who make these walks possible!