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Your Community Haven

Come visit us at the Family First Community Center, a place where cherished memories are made and community connections are forged. Our center is a haven for all ages, offering a diverse range of activities, programs, and events that foster connection, learning, and fun. From our state-of-the-art facilities, to our dedicated staff, we are committed to creating a warm and welcoming environment where everyone belongs.

We officially opened our doors to the community on June 26, 2023! As a new community member, we are eager to learn more about you, our new neighbors, and how we can best serve the Benson Hill and Cascade community. Please feel free to give any feedback , including what programs you would like to see in the space!

Driving Directions

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 8:00pm **Targeted Scheduling**

Saturday 10:00am – 6:00pm **All-ages welcome**

Come visit us at:
16200 116th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058

Or call us at: 425-517-0810

Our Targeted Scheduling Approach

The Family First Community Center is honored to serve all-ages through a targeted scheduling approach. During our targeted hours, the FFCC welcomes the designated age groups below to drop-in and use the facility and enjoy focused programming for that age group.

Targeted Hours

Please note the following

During the Intergenerational hours of operation, 3rd grade students and below MUST always be accompanied by an adult and should NOT be left unattended while visiting the Family First Community Center – unless being dropped off at a specific program.

  • In the case of being dropped off at a specific program, please walk your child in and make sure they are with their program director before leaving. We ask that you pick them up promptly once their program ends or join them in the building.

4th and 5th grade students are welcome in the building with a family member (that is in the 6th grade or older) or an adult.

  • The family member or adult must remain in the building. 4th and 5th grade students may NOT be dropped off.

ALL guests joining us at FFCC will have to register and complete a liability waiver upon their first visit. Every time guests visit, they must check-in at the front desk using our registration software system. This will allow us to gather data and understand who is using the facility, how they are using the facility, our services, and what times the building is utilized the most.

Upcoming closures and schedule changes

We follow the Renton School District calendar year and will have reduced hours of 10:00am-6:00pm Monday through Friday during the school breaks:

  • Winter (12/26-01/05)
  • Mid-winter (02/19-02/23)
  • Spring (04/08-04/12),
  • Summer breaks (beginning 06/24)

The Family First Community Center will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

  • Veterans Day (11/11-11/12)
  • Thanksgiving (11/23-11/25)
  • Christmas Day (12/25)
  • New Years Day (01/01)
  • Martin Luther King Day (01/15)
  • Presidents Day (02/19)
  • Memorial Day (05/27)
  • Juneteenth (06/19)

In addition, the Family First Community Center will also be closed to invest in our team through professional development, training, and team building. We appreciate your understanding and support as we invest in the people who invest in you.

01/08 – 01/13 – CLOSURE WEEK
04/01 – 04/06 – CLOSURE WEEK
06/17 – 06/22 – CLOSURE WEEK

HEALTHPOINT CLINIC WILL REMAIN OPEN DURING THAT TIME.
Mon – Tues 10:00am – 7:00pm
Wed – Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm

The Facility

Discover our 21,000 sq ft. state-of-the-art Family First Community Center in Renton, WA. It features community rooms, card games, billiards, video games, basketball, and volleyball, a dance studio, a fitness center, a test kitchen for healthy cooking, and a STEM lab for educational programs. Unleash your potential today!

Photo credit: Chris J. Roberts Photography 

Transportation Options

Community Meeting Room

Like many spaces in this facility, the Community Meeting Room will serve as a multifunctional area. Some key amenities to note about this space is the demonstration kitchen, state-of-the-art audio and visual system, and the sliding wall that allows the kitchen to be closed off from the rest of the room. Some events or programs this space could be used for are cooking classes, general meetings, and future rentals.

Photo credit: Chris J. Roberts Photography 

Demonstration Kitchen

This Demo Kitchen is connected to the community meeting room. This space includes two ovens, a dishwasher, a fridge, and a gas stove that requires special appliances. Potential programs and activities that could be activated in this space are culinary classes, communal food gatherings where we could share food from our diverse cultures and plenty more! The demo kitchen could be closed off from the community meeting room if needed.

Activities Lounge

The Activities Lounge will be open to people of all ages during the designated group times. This space is meant to be multifunctional, with a balance of fun and academics. Some features that will be a part of this space are a couch, TVs, computers, video games, arts & craft materials, books, ping pong/pool/air hockey table.

Photo credit: Chris J. Roberts Photography 

Dance Studio

The Dance Studio has beautiful finishes such as long mirrors, JBL speakers, and ballet barres. These features will create a welcoming environment for potential programming that can include Yoga, Zumba, Ballet, Martial Arts, and other dance/exercise classes.

Fitness Room

This Fitness Room will have the essential pieces of equipment you need to get a good workout in such as a mixture of cardio, free weights, and dumbbells. People 18 years and older will be able to use the free weights without supervision during designated times, but supervision from an adult is required for teenagers 16-17 years old. Middle school students will not be able to use the free weights, only the machines. A separate liability waiver will be required for youth in order to use this space.

Photo credit: Chris J. Roberts Photography 

Gymnasium

The Gymnasium is at the end of the runway, clearly the biggest space in the whole facility. Everything about the gym is intentional, like most of the community center. From the JBL sound system, to the sloped fencing located on-top of the equipment storages (so balls that make there way up could easily come back down), or the lines on the court in Family First logo colors. These impressive details will allow this place to be multi-functional for sports and other larger gathering events such as basketball, volleyball, conferences, and even movie nights.

Photo credit: Chris J. Roberts Photography 

Healthpoint Center

HealthPoint is a nonprofit community health center dedicated to high-quality care. They’re your one-stop resource for medical, dental, pharmacy, and behavioral health. Their mission is to, “strengthen communities and improve people’s health by delivering quality health care services, breaking down barriers, and providing access to all.” Healthpoint is an appointment only clinic that will not deny care to anyone for the services they provide. Their CSR’s will help people with available resources, like applying for insurance and other things they qualify for.

Photo credit: Chris J. Roberts Photography 

Makerspace

The Makerspace belongs to the Renton School District. During the school year/hours, students from Cascade Elementary will be using this space to get hands on exposure in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM). This room can be converted into two spaces because of the sliding wall. In addition, it will include 3-D printers, Promethean boards, among other items.

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