SWCC Directory

South Whidbey Community Center is a mix of Nonprofit Organizations and Community Supportive Artists and Entrepreneurs

 

Readiness to Learn Foundation

Nonprofit works in partnership with schools, communities and families. Our goal is to help each child reach their potential regardless of their circumstances. The Readiness To Learn Foundation is your one stop shop when you need information, encouragement or support. We can help!

Rooms 117 & 136

https://www.facebook.com/Readinesstolearn/
360.221.6808 x4321

Rooms 117 & 136

Families and Students in Transition

A partnership program between South Whidbey School District and Readiness to Learn Foundation that provides supports and resources to help students with housing stability and academic success.

Mary Michell, 360.221.6808 x4320, mmichell@sw.wednet.edu
Karen Lennon, Student Support 360.221.6808 x4322 klennon@sw.wednet.edu

Rooms 117 & 136

The Backyard

An alternative fitness playground making indoor play and quality fitness available for all people.

Sarah & Zach Ruggenberg, 425.299.4178, info@thebackyardwhidbey.org

The Cooler

Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better.

Lauri Johnson, 360.221.6808 x3138, lauri.bbbsislandcounty@gmail.com

Room 138 / Office Admin

Colin Blades Art Studio

Contemporary Artist, Painter and Sculptor. New series of mixed media art utilizes found and sourced materials to create a body of work influenced by the local surroundings.

Room 109 Main Building

Create Space Langley

A multi-arts community project whose purpose is to ignite the creativity in children, youth, and adults on South Whidbey to support a vibrant, creative, thriving community for all.

Spencer Building, Room 404

Island County Historical Society

Langley Archive & Research Center (LARC)

Equipped with online subscriptions such as Ancestry.com the LARC offers space and assistance with conducting genealogical and historical research. Also serves as the ICHS conservation lab. Located in the wooden building, on the southeast side of the South Whidbey Community Center Campus.

ed-ichs@whidbey.net, 360.678.3310

South Side Portable Building

Island Dance & Gymnastics

Island Dance offers all types of dance training to Whidbey Island residents, from toddlers to senior citizens, from classical to contemporary, from beginning to advanced.

islanddance@whidbey.com / (360) 341-1282.3310

Two-Story Brick Building

Langley Farmer’s Market

Located in the northend parking, the Langley Farmer’s Market takes place on Fridays from 1 until 5 p.m., May 4 to September 28  Stop on by for produce and local handicrafts. Support our local community producers.

Benjamin Courteau, 2o18 Market Manager
Secondstreetmarket@whidbey.com

North end parking lot

Living Design Foundation

Project based learning opportunities that teach skills applicable for employment and everyday life tasks including woodworking, culinary, and gardening.

Joe Whisenand, 970.381.4091 joe@edgewoodcos.com

Spencer Building, Rooms 406 & 407

Opportunity Council

A nonprofit Community Action Agency with programs that address immediate and crisis-oriented needs (food, emergency shelter, eviction-prevention, energy assistance) to longer-term programs that promote self-sufficiency in our community (early childhood education, home weatherization).

Jen Marzocca, jen_marzocca@oppco.org

Room 116

Skagit Valley College

A two-year community college serving Skagit, Island, and San Juan counties. Skagit Valley College provides opportunities for students in pursuit of their educational and employment goals, while contributing to the economic and cultural enrichment of our communities.

Kathy Niles, 360.341.2324, Admissions@skagit.edu

Classrooms 112 & 114, Offices 113 & 147

South Island CrossFit

We take pride in offering fitness for the whole Family. Our gym has a fun community atmosphere that is passionate about health and wellness. Ranges from the beginner to the competitive athlete. Our members are an eclectic mix of semi-professional athletes, health care professionals, students, outdoor enthusiasts and even toddlers!

southislandcf@gmail.com

The Cooler

South Whidbey Children’s Center

Provides before and after school care Kindergarten to 5th grade. Open 6:30 am to 5:30 pm. Also half day and holiday care. Fun, safe place where kid enjoy being kids. Art, cooking projects, local field trips, outside play and games. Accepts DSHS Working Connections, and limited tuition assistance if needed.

360-221-4499, https://swcc@whidbey.com

Room 107

South Whidbey Schools Foundation

Provides funding for projects outside the scope of the school district budget which foster educational excellence and innovative process for the benefit of students in the South Whidbey School District. Contact the Board President, Shelly Ackerman, at SWSF@whidbey.com

Room 115

James Tennison, Artist

Oils, Watercolors and Commisioned Portraits

James Tennison, (817)937-7627, james@jamestennison.com

Spencer Building, Room 401 and 401a

Tiger Martial Arts

Teaches character education through mat chats, monthly themes, activities and random acts of kindness that are required for rank promotions. Our students study a traditional Okinawan style of karate called Uechi Ryu.

Wendi Barker,  360.632.9629,  tigerspirit@whidbey.com

Room 125

Laura Viola-Preciado

Artist, Painter, Printmaker. Working with various media to create abstract compositions.

lauravpreciado@gmail.com, 360.852.3955

Room 106

Whidbey Children’s Theatre

Whidbey Children’s Theatre is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of youth by creating opportunities to discover, experience, and participate in the performing arts. We set the stage so kids can make magic!
Ann M. Johnson, 360.221.8707, ann@wctmagic.org

Auditorium

Whidbey Island Dance Theatre

A pre-professional dance company creating magic in motion on Whidbey Island: most notably over 25 years of The Nutracker!

Charlene Brown, info@widtonline.org , 360-341-2221

Two-Story Brick Building

Whidbey Homeless Coalition

A 501(c)3 working to make homelessness brief and rare in our community. Programs include emergency and temporary shelters, transitional housing, mentoring for housing stability and community outreach and education. Serving adults and families with children on behalf of a caring and compassionate community.

Office Phone, 360.900.3077, whidbeyhcinfo@gmail.com

Room 119

Whidbey Veteran’s Resource Center

Provides a safe portal through which the returning combat veteran can build resiliency, increase access to and use internal and external resources, and reintegrate into family and community life.

360.331.8081, whidbeyvrc@gmail.com

Rooms 403 & 405

Wild Crow Pie Company

Organic, gourmet pie company. Hand crafted with locally grown organiz ingredients. Call in a custom order pie or pick one up at South wWhidbey’s local stores.

Heidi Hammer, 360.969.3817, wildcrow@whidbey.com

Kitchen