Seattle Aikikai is located at 159 Western Ave W #280 in NW Work Lofts. Note that there are two NW Work Lofts buildings. We are located in the northernmost building. The entrance is on Western Ave. There will be a sign by the entrance during class times with instructions on how to get admitted to the building. This location is near bus routes 33, 24, D, 13, 8, 1, and 2.
There is a small amount of free street parking near the dojo. There is a large amount of inexpensive paid street parking. We will post more detailed instructions and specific recommendations as we settle in. In the meantime, here are some basic tips and some resources to help you. Please keep the following in mind when driving to the dojo:
- Some parking is only available 9 – 15 or after 18.
- Some parking is 2 hour max, some is 4 hour max.
- Events at the Seattle Center increase demand for parking in this area.
We also hold outdoor classes at Ship Canal Park on Nickerson St in Queen Anne, behind 198 Nickerson Ave N. This location is near bus routes 13, 26, 28, 29, 31, and 32. Street parking is available on Nickerson.