We fly at a number of sites around the Puget Sound. In the winter we have monthly club meetings at the Kirkland Middle School. Check out this informational video about our flying sites:
60 Acres Park (North and South), Redmond WA
14900 NE 116th St Redmond,WA 98052
Location 60-Acres Park South, Redmond, Washington (~14900 NE 116th St). From Interstate 405 (I-405) take the 124th Street (not Avenue) NE exit at the Totem Lake Shopping Center near Kirkland, north of Bellevue. Proceed east on 124th to Willows Road NE (about 1 mile) and make a left at NE 116th St. NE 116th will take you between 60 Acres North (on the left) and South (On the right.) The parking area for 60 Acres South is the SECOND parking lot on the right after you cross the bridge. See Map (Also: Google Map shows some more details, and zoom)
Carnation Farm is SASS' summer home! Acres of flying area for Sailplanes only! SASS membership is required and property is protected by a locked gate. Complete your membership package to receive gate codes. AMA and SASS safety rules are strictly enforced.
There will be no RV parking by the Cattery, all RV Camping will be in the designated areas marked on the maps. Vehicles over 19ft are restricted from driving across the field and will need to park close to the road, See map.
Here is a map of the property. The room is in Lincoln Square South (LSS) at the lower right hand corner of the map. If you look closely, you see the little blue triangles with P inside that shows the parking lot entrance off 105th Ave NE, just N of NE 4th.
Park anywhere in LSS and take elevators up to the 2nd floor. Head south through the "Lincoln South Food Hall", go through the office elevator lobby and take a left. We'll be in the very South East corner of the 2nd floor in whats labeled "The Collaboration Center".
Parking is free as long as you leave after 8pm.
Kirkland Middle School
Starting Sept. 15, 2017-2018 winter meetings are held at 7pm on Thursdays
Seattle Area Soaring Society Calendar. Current as of Fri Feb 21 06:43:05 2020
Located near Richland in Eastern Washington, Eagle Butte is one of the premier slope sites in the state. Richland is reached from Seattle by driving east on Interstate 90 past Ellensburg, then exiting on I-82 to Yakima and on to Richland. It's about a 3.5 hour drive.
Slope site located on Whidbey Island, takes SW to NW winds.
1 N McBee Rd
Kiona is a premier slope site in Eastern Washington near the Tri-Cities Area. With scrub grass and tumble weed for landing areas and a commanding view of the Yakima River Valley, this site is not to be missed! Kiona takes a generally northerly wind... but if its blowing from the south, Kiona's sister slope Eagle Butte takes a southerly, and its only a few miles away!
The fields may be reached either through parking lot W6, or though a gate on Sports Field Drive. Note that there is NO PARKING On Sports Field drive.
To get to lot W6, enter at the main gate, at NE 74th St. Cross 62nd Av NE. The lot will be on the right, and the field is on the South side of the lot.
To get to Sports Field Drive, enter at the main gate, turn right on 62nd Av NE. Go south past the Magnuson Community Center, then left into the driveway. Go through the parking lot and turn right on Sports Field Drive. The gate is about a block South. There is no parking on Sports Field Drive, but limited parking is available in the lot behind the Community Center.