The Black Diamond Community Center has been designated as the Red Cross Mass Disaster Center for the South King County area in the case of a major emergency in the region - earthquake, flooding, blizzard, major power outages, extreme heat or cold, etc. When or if the need comes, public service announcements will be made by either the Red Cross, City of Black Diamond, Black Diamond Police, King County Fire District 44 or the Black Diamond Community Center to let the population know that there is an emergency and that the Center is open. If you are wondering about the Center being open, you are welcome to call the Center at 360-886-1011.
The Black Diamond Community Center is located at 31605 Third Avenue, along State Route 169 in Black Diamond. Black Diamond is located between Maple Valley and Enumclaw along SR 169, and east of Kent. The BDCC is the green building next to an old shopping center, on the west side of SR 169.
From Auburn, take SR 18 east to the Maple Valley exit. Follow the signs to SR 169 and turn right to go south. Travel along SR 169 through Maple Valley and past Four Corners. Continue 2.7 miles into Black Diamond, and the Center will be on the right.
From Kent, take SR 516 east towards the mountains, through Covington and to Four Corners in Maple Valley. Turn south (right) at the intersection onto SR 169 and head 2.7 miles into Black Diamond, and the Center will be on the right.
From Maple Valley, take the Maple Valley Hwy (SR 169) south, pass through the Four Corners stop light, head 2.7 miles into Black Diamond, and the Center will be on the right.
The BDCC is located 2.7 miles south of Four Corners in Maple Valley, and from the other direction, about four miles north of the SR 169 bridge over the Green River, north of Enumclaw.
From Enumclaw, take Porter Street (SR 169) north out of town, cross the Green River, continue about four miles north into Black Diamond, and the Center will be on the left, half mile past Black Diamond Elementary ball fields, and just before Columbia Bank.