Seattle Sports and Recreation

Seattle Sports and RecreationIf you love sports and outdoor recreation, then Seattle is the city for you! The fittest city in America, Seattle offers plenty of recreational activities and opportunities to get out and active. Whether you are looking for a thrill or want a more relaxed day, you can find plenty of exciting and leisurely fun in the city. Be sure to also show your support and cheer on one of the many professional sports teams.

 

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Pro Sports

Seattle Seahawks
Be sure to wear dark blue or neon green when you go watch the Seattle Seahawks play in their home stadium, CenturyLink Field. Part of the NFL since 1976, the Seahawks began as an expansion team and have grown steadily over the years, appearing in several recent playoffs and taking home division and conference championships. Hard-hitting sports action can be found at one of these games.

Address: 800 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134 - MAP
Phone: (206) 381-7888
Web: www.seahawks.com

Seattle Storm
See the Seattle Storm tear up the basketball court at KeyArena. This WNBA team was founded in 2000 and has worked hard to provide a fan-friendly, family environment where people of all ages can watch them show off their sports skills. Cheer with Doppler, the mascot, as these women brew up a Storm in Seattle.

Address: 3421 Thorndyke Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119 - MAP
Phone: (206) 217-9622
Web: www.wnba.com

Seattle Mariners
Head out to the ballgame at Safeco Field, where you can see the Seattle Mariners put on an excellent sports show. The "M"s are part of the Major League Baseball´s American League and set the American League record for most wins in a single season after winning 116 games in 2001.

Address: 1250 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134 - MAP
Phone: (206) 346-4001
Web: www.seattle.mariners.mlb.com

Seattle Sounders FC
Watch a soccer game played by one of the best teams in the United States. The Seattle Sounders FC set a record as the first MLS team to win three U. S. Open Cups in a row, and have been gathering a strong fan base since they were founded in 1994. Wear your Rave Green and make some noise at the stadium for The Sounders!

Address: 800 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134 - MAP
Phone: (206) 381-7940
Web: www.soundersfc.com

Seattle Thunderbirds
Hear the fans rumble as the Seattle Thunderbirds take to the ice. This sports franchise has undergone several changes over the decades, but has been a Seattle staple since 1977. Come out to KeyArena to see this junior ice hockey team tear up the rink.

Address: 400 1st N., Seattle, WA 98101 - MAP
Phone: (206) 728-1947
Web: www.seattlethunderbirds.com

University of Washington Huskies
Proudly wear your purple as you show your support for the University of Washington Huskies. This university athletic department encompasses 9 men´s sports and 10 women´s; watch the Pacific-12 Conference, Division I teams compete against their college rivals in sports such as basketball, baseball, crew, soccer, football, volleyball, gymnastics and more.

Address: 4518 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105 - MAP
Phone: (206) 543-2320
Web: www.gohuskies.com

Seattle Redhawks
If you visit Seattle University, be sure to show your support for the Seattle Redhawks. These intercollegiate varsity athletic teams consist of eight men´s sports and nine women´s. Part of the NCAA Division I, the Redhawks compete against other universities in baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, swimming and more.

Address: 900 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122 - MAP
Phone: (206) 296-6000
Web: www.goseattleu.com

 

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Hiking, Biking & Trails

Twin Falls Trail
Take a family-friendly three-mile hike, although you may also attempt to bike the recreation trail, to one of the most awe-inspiring sights in Washington State, Twin Falls. Twin Falls Trail will take you to the impressive 150-foot cascading waterfall, although you should also explore the beautiful forest as you make your way there.

Address: Olallie State Park, North Bend, WA 98045 - MAP
Web: www.wta.org

Wallace Falls
Be blown away by the beauty of Wallace Falls. Located in the enormous Wallace Falls State Park, with nine waterfalls (one that is 265-feet!), local wildlife, coniferous forests and lakeside shorelines, is one of the most amazing places to view nature. See these sights and more along the dozens of recreation trails filling 4,735-acre camping park.

Address: Wallace Falls State Park, Seattle, WA 98102 - MAP
Phone: (360) 902-8844
Web: www.wta.org

Burke Gilman Trail
Don´t feel like leaving the city for a hike or bike? Check out the Burke Gilman Trail. Once an abandoned railroad line, this paved recreation path provides plenty of hiking, biking, jogging and running opportunities for those in the city. It currently extends about 90 miles in Seattle and further throughout King County in Washington.

Address: 60th Place NE and Bothell Way to 8 NW in Ballard, Seattle, WA 98155 - MAP
Phone: (206) 684-7583
Web: www.ci.seattle.wa.us

 

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Watersports

Wild Waves Theme Park
Get wet and wild at the Wild Waves Theme Park, the perfect place to splash around and have some wacky water fun! Choose from thrill rides, family rides and water rides, or let the kids have some fun on their own on the kiddie rides. There are plenty of things to keep everyone busy and having a blast.

Address: 36201 Enchanted Pkwy, Federal Way, WA 98003 - MAP
Phone: (253) 661-8000
Web: www.wildwaves.com

UW Waterfront Activities Center
Visit the university district near the University of Washington for a wonderful day of watery fun. The UW Waterfront Activities Center offers canoe and rowboat rentals to the general public, as well as special discounts for students, alumni, faculty and staff. Spend a day on the water enjoying recreation almost any day of the week from January until November.

Address: Montlake Blvd E and NE Pacific Pl., Seattle, WA 98105 - MAP
Phone: (206) 543-9433
Web: www.depts.washington.edu

 

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Plenty Of Thrills

Parafly Paragliding LLC
Soar through the air like a bird with Parafly Paragliding LLC. Achieve flight for hours and reach up to 18,000 feet. Either take a few days of instruction and explore Seattle from the sky on your own, or opt for a tandem flight with a Master Rated paraglider pilot for a completely safe alternative. You'll get an extreme sports rush from this adventure.

Address: 11250 Issaquah Hobart Rd., Issaquah, WA 98027 - MAP
Phone: (425) 605-0433
Web: www.paraflyparagliding.com

Stone Gardens Seattle
Put yourself to the test at the Stone Gardens Seattle rock climbing gym. Choose different climbing options for the 16,000 feet of recreational climbing surface. Head indoors for the 65-foot lead roof and the option to boulder (climb without a rope) should you wish to challenge yourself. Beginners are also welcome, and may enjoy the classes and the simple 40-foot outdoor wall.

Address: 2839 NW Market St., Seattle, WA 98107 - MAP
Phone: (206) 781-9828
Web: www.stonegardens.com

 

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Leisure

West Seattle Bowl
Lace up your bowling shoes and head for West Seattle Bowl for a family friendly time. This bowling alley offers several bowling options for beginning or advanced bowlers, and hosts a variety of special events, such as Breakfast & Bowl, Glowzone, and rental options for parties.

Address: 4505 39th Ave., Seattle, WA 98116 - MAP
Phone: (206) 932-3731
Web: www.westseattlebowl.com

Seattle Waterfront Arcade
Relax and have some fun playing favorite classic arcade games as well as the newest video games at the Seattle Waterfront Arcade. Children will also love the opportunity to win tickets and prizes as they test their skills on some of the most popular arcade games.

Address: 1301 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101 - MAP
Phone: (206) 903-1081

Roxbury Lanes & Roxy´s Casino
Head to Roxbury Lanes & Roxy´s Casino for a more adult leisurely time. Enjoy daily bowling specials alongside drink specials from the full service bar. Tired of throwing the ball down the bowling lane? Rest your hands as you try them at the poker and blackjack tables.

Address: 2823 SW Roxbury St., Seattle, WA 98126 - MAP
Phone: (206) 935-7400
Web: www.roxburylanes.com