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The groups and organizations below have been screened by us and found to offer worthwhile opportunities for professional and social networking, community service, learning and corporate sponsorship.  

Executive Women's Golf Association

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Professional women (both working and retired) meet at EWGA Seattle to play golf and enjoy each other's company. Beginners, as well as the game's veterans, are welcome and encouraged to participate.

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Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust

Networking events primarily on Eastside

This influential group represents the interests of businesses, land owners and special interest groups committed to preserving the I-90 Cascade corridor for sustainable development and recreation.

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North Cascades Institute

Networking events in North Cascades National Park and throughout Puget Sound region

NCI organizes unique events year-round to help people of all ages experience, enjoy and learn about the special mountains, rivers, forests, people and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest.

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Northwest Avalanche Center

Networking events primarily in Seattle

NWAC members receive advance notice of happenings such as avalanche awareness and avoidance lectures and the annual Snowbash fundraiser.

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Outdoors for All Foundation

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington

OFA (formerly Ski for All) works to improve the lives of children and adults with disabilities through year-round outdoor recreational activities like skiing, camping, biking and more.

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Puget Sound Soaring Association

Networking events primarily in Enumclaw

PSSA is a group of soaring enthusiasts who share a number of gliders and a love of flying. Introductory flights are available to the public on weekends between March and October. New members welcome!

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Seattle Parks & Recreation

Networking events primarily in Seattle

The City of Seattle's Department of Parks & Recreation organizes a surprising number of learning and recreational opportunities for adults and families. Options run the gamut from swimming to soccer.

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YMCA of Greater Seattle

Networking events in locations throughout King County

One of the city's most respected nonprofits, YMCA offers hundreds of networking opportunities ranging from volunteer jobs and committee memberships to annual fundraising events.

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Alpental BARK (BackCountry Avalanche Rescue K9s)

Networking events primarily in the Puget Sound region

Alpental BARK is made up of Alpental Professional Ski Patrol members and members of the WSDOT who have certified with their dogs as avalanche rescue K9 teams.

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Alpental Volunteer Ski Patrol

Networking events in Seattle and Eastside

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American Alpine Club - Cascade Section

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington State

With over 900 members, the Cascade section of the American Alpine Club is one of the biggest and most active AAC chapters nationally.

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American Singles Golf Association - Seattle Chapter

Networking events on Eastside and throughout Puget Sound Region

ASGA is a national association. The local Seattle chapter has about 100 members and provides golf and social networking opportunities for singles in their 40's, 50's and 60's.

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Bainbridge Island Saddle Club

Networking events on Bainbridge Island

BISC is a membership organization for horse owners and horse lovers on Bainbridge Island and surrounding area. Organized events and rides provide excellent relationship-building opportunities.

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Bellevue Badminton Club

Networking events in Bellevue

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Big W Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

The Big W Club seeks to enhance the student-athlete experience by providing an avenue of continued involvement for former letter winners. Special career networking is available for members.

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Boeing Employees Ski Club, SKIBACS

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Cascade Backcountry Ski Patrol

Networking events in Seattle and the Cascades

This membership-based community group is leading the way to keep local back country skiers and travelers safe in the mountains.

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Cascade Bicycle Club

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound region

Founded in 1970, the Cascade Bicycle Club serves more than half a million cyclists in the Puget Sound community. The Club produces major local cycling events including Chilly Hilly, the STP (Seattle to Portland), and Bike to Work Month. Join a free daily

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Cascade Climbers

Networking events primarily online

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Cascade Orienteering Club

Networking events throughout Puget Sound Region

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CityLeague Recreational Team Ski Racing

Networking events primarily in Seattle and nearby ski areas

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Club Northwest (Running Club)

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Coastal Conservation Association Washington

Networking events in Seattle and chapters throughout Washington

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COGS - Cyclists of Greater Seattle

Networking events in Seattle and throughout the Puget Sound region

This group of local cycling enthusiasts welcomes new members interested in making new friends and discovering new rides.

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Conibear Rowing Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Detlef Schrempf Foundation

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Eastside Rugby Club

Networking events in Seattle and Eastside

Known as the Eastside Axemen and based out of Redmond, this rugby team is open to men of all ages and experience levels, but the meek will want to think twice before signing up for this club.

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Emerald City Dive Club

Networking events in Seattle

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Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance (formerly Backcountry Bicycle Trails Club)

Networking events primarily in Seattle

EVMBA builds mountain bike trails and introduces people to the sport through advocacy and education. Frequent events provide both new and seasoned mountain bikers opportunities to meet and learn.

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Evergreen Premier League

Networking events in and around Seattle

EPLWA is an elite soccer program for adult men (college and post-college). The league's mission is to create opportunities for players, owners, coaches and supporters.

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Evergreen State Volkssport Association

Networking events in Seattle and chapters throughout Washington State

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George Pocock Rowing Foundation

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Granite Curling Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Greater Seattle Hockey League

Networking events primarily in Seattle

GSHL, Seattle's largest adult recreational hockey league, welcomes players of all skill levels. The league offers classes, clinics and tournaments, and organizes games every night at local ice skating rinks from Kent to Everett.

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Greater Seattle Soccer League

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Hope on the Slopes - SKi & Ride for a Cure

Networking events in Seattle and local ski resorts

This annual event benefiting the American Cancer Society unites local skiers and volunteers every year.

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Inland Northwest Wildlife Council

Networking events primarily in Spokane

INWWC is one of the state's largest volunteer organizations for conservation oriented hunters.

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Issaquah Alps Trails Club

Networking events primarily in Issaquah / Eastside

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Jet City Sports

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Jet City Sports provides competitive and recreational adult volleyball leagues year-round. The group also organizes a charity beach volleyball tournament every summer. This is a good place for adults who enjoy volleyball to meet others of like mind.

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King County Search and Rescue Association

Networking events in Seattle and throughout King County

KCSARA acts as an umbrella volunteer organization offering ways to get involved in any of its 8 member units, including ski patrol, mountain rescue, search dogs, horse trackers and more.

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Kongsberger Ski Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Lake Union Crew

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Lake Washington Rowing Club (LWRC)

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center

Networking events primarily in Woodinville

LBTRC helps children and adults with disabilities to improve their bodies, minds and spirits through therapy involving horsed. Over 300 volunteers donate their time to this cause.

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Marker Buoys Dive Club

Networking events in Seattle

Marker Buoy Dive Club provides many opportunities to meet other divers from throughout the Greater Seattle area who like to share diving experiences and information.

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Marymoor Velodrome Association

Networking events primarily in Redmond

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Meetup Groups and Events

Networking events in Seattle and across Washington State

There are over 1,000 Meetup groups around Seattle, each based on a specific common interest. Meetup events (called Meetups) may attract anywhere from a few to several hundred people.

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Moss Bay Rowing Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Mount Baker Hiking Club

Networking events primarily in Bellingham

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National Wildlife Federation - Pacific Regional Center

Networking events in Seattle and throughout the Pacific NW

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Northwest Cricket League

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington State

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Northwest Dance Network

Networking events primarily in Seattle

NDN creates and supports community through dance and by creating opportunities for singles and couples of all ages and abilities to experience the rich and diverse world of partner dancing including Swing, Latin and Waltz.

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Northwest Fly Anglers

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Formed in 1972, the Northwest Fly Anglers maintains a membership of around 150 people dedicated to education, service and conservation while pursuing the art of flyfishing. Monthly meetings and regular outing are organized with leading experts, members an

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Northwest Ladies Golf Association (NLGA)

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound region

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Northwest Multihull Association

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Northwest Outdoor Writers Association (NOWA)

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington

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Northwest Paragliding Club

Networking events primarily in Issaquah

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Northwest Senior Games

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Northwest Ski Club Council

Networking events in Seattle and cities throughout Washington

NWSCC unites and promotes independent ski clubs throughout the Pacific Northwest.

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Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association

Networking events in Seattle and throughout the Puget Sound region

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Northwest Ultimate Association & League

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound region

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Obliteride

Networking events in Seattle

Obliteride is a first-class annual community celebration of bikers raising money for Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. Get involved by biking, volunteering or sponsoring.

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Overlake Flyfishing Club

Networking events in Redmond

OFFC is a group of local fly anglers on the Eastside who meet regularly to swap stories and organize events such as classes or weekend outings.

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Pacific Northwest Outrigger Racing Canoe Association

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Pacific Northwest Ski Areas Association

Networking events in Seattle and ski resorts across Washington

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Pacific Northwest Swimming

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington

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Parkour Visions

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Passages Northwest (A YMCA leadership program for youth)

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Puget Sound Anglers Association

Networking events primarily in Seattle

PSAA works to preserve, protect and enhance sport fisheries in Washington State. Members meet regularly at one of sixteen local chapters in the Puget Sound region where they share fish stories, organize group fishing trips, work parties, membership auctio

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Puget Sound Basketball Leagues

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound

This is the largest recreational basketball league in the area with over 250 teams. Great way to make new friends and get some fun exercise all year round.

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Puget Sound Croquet Club

Networking events primarily in Kirkland / Eastside

The Puget Sound Croquet Club has 3 regulation, manicured lawns and a clubhouse on 3 acres. Members enjoy tournament play, golf croquet and teaching new players. This is not the croquet you played as a kid - those interested can learn more at a free Sunday

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Puget Sound Kiteboarding Association

Networking events primarily in Seattle

If you like the idea of your body flying through the air together with your kite, then this is a good starting point to meet others locally who share your need for adrenaline.

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Puget Sound Senior Games

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound region

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Rat City Roller Girls

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Rat City Roller Girls are leading the come back of roller derby in the Puget Sound region. Supporters can meet each other by volunteering to be an announcer or coach. Roller derby fans who can help with fundraising, sponsorships and promotions will also b

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Recreational Boating Association of Washington

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington

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Redmond Cycling Club

Networking events primarily in Redmond

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Renton Fish & Game Club

Networking events in Renton

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Sahalie Ski Club

Networking events in Seattle and at Snoqualmie pass

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Sail Sand Point

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Sandbox Sports Seattle

Networking events in Seattle

Sandbox Sports runs an indoor sand volleyball league. Individuals are welcome to drop-in or groups can form their own teams to participate.

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Seafair

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle Area Soaring Society

Networking events primarily in Seattle

SASS is a group of local remote control glider enthusiasts.

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Seattle Asian Sports Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle Bicycle Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle Cricket Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle Gaels

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle Glider Council

Networking events in Seattle and Ephrata

The Seattle Glider Council consists of members from around the Pacific Northwest that are interested in promoting and participating in the sport of soaring.

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Seattle International Randonneurs

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle Mountain Rescue

Networking events in and around Seattle

Seattle Mountain Rescue is an all volunteer of mountaineering experts who are on call to help people in distress in our local mountains.

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Seattle Petanque Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle Rifle & Pistol Association Range

Networking events in Snohomish

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Seattle Rugby Football Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle Sailing Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle SAKE Dragon Boat Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Club SAKE promotes the physical and mental benefits of dragon boating through training, advocacy and competitive racing teams. Membership is open to paddling enthusiasts of all skill levels. Members participate in team practices and special events.

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Seattle Scottish Highland Games Association

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle Sea Kayak Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle Singles Yacht Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

This is a group of singles ranging in age from 30 to 70 with the average member somewhere in their 50's. No need to own a boat or spend a fortune to have fun on the water at SSYC's events.

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Seattle Skeet & Trap Club

Networking events in Ravensdale

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Seattle Sports Commission

Networking events primarily in Seattle

SSC works at the high-end of the Seattle Sports scene with a goal of attracting more people to our city for sporting events. Membership offers great business and political networking opportunities.

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Seattle Volleyball Leagues from SeattleVolleyball.net

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle Women's Field Hockey Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Seattle Women's Hockey Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Ski Patrol Rescue Team (SPART)

Networking events in Seattle and throughout King County

SPART, a unit of King County Search & Rescue Association is composed of local Ski Patrol and Red Cross instructors committed to mountain safety and education.

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Ski Washington

Networking events in Seattle and ski resorts throughout Washington

Ski Washington is a trade organization for the local ski industry. Its website includes a comprehensive calendar of upcoming events at ski areas throughout Washington State.

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S'no Joke Ski & Activities Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

For over 20 years, this Seattle-based, all volunteer group has promoted the sport of snow skiing and numerous other recreational sports and social activities for hundreds of members. Membership is open to all single adults and couples who enjoy an active

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Sno-King Amateur Hockey Association

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound region

Sno-King is one of the largest amateur hockey leagues in the nation with ice rinks across the region. Teams for players all ages, including adults, provide great opportunities for new relationships.

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Snoqualmie Falls Forest Theater and Family Park

Networking events Primarily in Fall City

SFFT produces outdoor musicals during the summer in a stunning outdoor scene on their own forested property across from Snoqualmie Falls. Members and volunteers form this group's backbone.

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Snoqualmie Nordic Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle and Eastside

Snoqualmie Nordic Club is a club of cross country skiers of all ages with a common interest in developing and assisting nordic skiing in the Snoqualmie Pass area.

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Snoqualmie Valley Trails Club

Networking events primarily in Issaquah

SVTC is a hiking club. Members participate in regular hikes, snowshoe and cross country ski trips primarily in the mountains around Seattle.

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Society of Vintage Racing Enthusiasts (SOVREN)

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington State

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Sound Rowers

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Special Olympics of Washington

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound Region

Special Olympics Washington provides year-round sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

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Squeaky Wheels

Networking events primarily in Bainbridge Island

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Surfrider Foundation - Seattle Chapter

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound Region

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Tacoma Women's Sailing Association (TWSA)

Networking events primarily in Tacoma

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Team Seattle

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington

Team Seattle works to facilitate, provide and promote opportunities for members of the LGBT community in all sports at all levels of ability, and to foster their health and well-being.

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The Mountaineers

Networking events in Seattle and local clubs throughout Puget Sound region

The Mountaineers is the largest membership group in the Puget Sound region for people interested in preserving, exploring and enjoying the outdoors and wilderness areas. Members can participate in a vast array of social, educational and outdoor activities

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The Seattle Majestics

Networking events in Seattle and throughout the Puget Sound region

Washington's only independent, full tackle football league for women. Need we say more?

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The Service Board

Networking events primarily in Seattle

The Service Board introduces teens to public service and outdoor adventure as a way to overcome personal and cultural challenges. Get involved with this dynamic group by donating or volunteering.

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TruAthlete

Networking events in Seattle

Register a team friends/family co-workers and battle other teams playing flag football, volleyball, and soccer. Cash prizes, beer garden, live music. Great fun and networking potential.

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Trufant Family Foundation

Networking events in Seattle and Tacoma

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Underdog Sports League

Networking events primarily in Seattle

USL runs adult basketball, flag football, bowling, volleyball and softball leagues. Whether you join as an individual, a group of friends or a company team, USL is a great and fun way to connect.

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Vashon Island Rowing Club (Crew)

Networking events on Vashon Island

VIRC offers programs for Juniors and Masters rowers from its boathouse at Jensen Point in Quartermaster Harbor. Its main fundraiser is the Passport to Pain bike ride -- all of Vashon's worst hills.

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Volunteers for Outdoor Washington

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington State

VOW volunteers learn how to become stewards of the land through formal training that ranges from afternoon work crews to more in-depth programs provided in conjunction with local land managers.

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Walax (Washington Lacrosse Network)

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound region

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Washington Alpine Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

Washington Alpine Club is in its second century. Members enjoy being part of a tight group who spend time in the outdoors together and share in the club's ski cabin at Snoqualmie Pass.

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Washington Biathlon Association

Networking events throughout Puget Sound Region and Washington State

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Washington Bicycle Association

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington State

WSBA is the governing body of bicycle racing in the state of Washington. The group works to improve and promote bicycle racing and publishes a comprehensive bik racing calendar online.

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Washington Bikes

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Washington Climbers Coalition

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound region

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Washington Council of Trout Unlimited (WCTU)

Networking events in Seattle and local chapters throughout Washington

WCTU is a membership-based advocacy group for people who love trout. Frequent events provide excellent relationship-building and learning opportunities.

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Washington Falconers' Association

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington state

WFA provides a support network for practitioners of this ancient sport and works for the preservation of birds of prey.

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Washington Fly Fishing Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

WFFC is a group of local fly anglers who meet monthly at the Seattle Tennis Club to share stories and camaraderie. Other activities include outings, classes and conservation initiatives.

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Washington Junior Golf Association

Networking events in Seattle and around the Puget Sound region

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Washington Kitefliers Association

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound

WKA is a family friendly association of kite enthusiasts offering regular opportunities to get together and to make new friends.

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Washington Ladies Riding Club Association (WLRCA)

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington

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Washington Motorcycle Road Racing Association (WMRRA)

Networking events throughout Puget Sound region

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Washington Outdoor Women

Networking events in Seattle and on the Eastside

WOW is an organization for women outdoor enthusiasts, including hunters and anglers. Frequent organized events provide excellent relationship-building opportunities.

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Washington Pilots Association

Networking events throughout Washington

WPA supports general aviation in Washington State by encouraging the upkeep of aviation facilities and the preservation of flying rights. Pilots and other interested individuals and corporations are invited to join and attend monthly chapter meetings, soc

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Washington Scuba Diving Alliance

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington State

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Washington Service Corps

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington State

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Washington Ski Touring Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Washington State (Soccer) Referee Committee

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound region

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Washington State Golf Association

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington

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Washington State Women's Soccer Association

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound region

WSWSA is all about playing and promoting soccer. Active since 1974, this is the largest women's adult competitive and recreational soccer association in the United States.

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Washington Trails Association

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington

WTA works to represent hikers in Washington State. Members receive the group's magazine and invitations to participate in trail work. The group also organizes TrailsFest and special donor events.

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Washington Water Trails Association

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington

WWTA is a non-profit collaboration of people who love to travel and enjoy the world by small boats. Regular events provide excellent networking opportunities for people interested in small boater's rights and in helping to preserve access to Washington's

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West Seattle Sportsmenís Club

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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Western Washington Chapter of The Ninety-Nines

Networking events in Seattle and in chapters throughout Washington State

The 99's are a global network of women pilots (licensed and students) who gather to support each other in the enjoyment and advancement of general aviation.

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WIHSKI Ski Club

Networking events in Seattle

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Wild Fish Conservancy Northwest

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Washington

WFCNW advocates and funds research in order to support responsible, sustainable policies for wild fish.

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Wild Steelhead Coalition

Networking events in Seattle and throughout Puget Sound region

WSC is a membership driven advocacy group dedicated to increasing the return of wild steelhead to the waters and rivers of the Pacific Northwest.

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Wilderness Awareness School

Networking events primarily in Duvall / Eastside and Seattle

Wilderness Awareness School connects people and families with the natural world, builds community and fosters personal growth through its classes and programs.

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Wildlife Committee of Washington (Kenmore Shooting Range)

Networking events in Kenmore

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Windworks Sailing Center

Networking events primarily in Seattle

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