Recreational Activities

Swimming Information

SWIMMING

Whatcom County

Arne Hanna Bellingham Aquatic Center

Located at: 1114 Potter Street, Bellingham, 360-647-7665. For more information, please visit: www.cob.org/services/recreation/aquatic/index.aspx

Bellingham Athletic Club

Located at: 4191 Meridian Street, Bellingham, 360-676-1800. For more information, please visit: www.bellinghamathleticclub.com/

Bloedel Donovan Park

Lake swimming, lifeguard in summer. Located at: South State Street and Bayview Drive, Bellingham, WA. A popular spot to get down to the saltwater. A boardwalk and small pier provide some crabbing and fishing access. Volleyball, Frisbees and kite flying are the order of the day in good weather. For more information, please visit: http://www.cob.org/services/recreation/parks-trails/boulevard-park.aspx

Birch Bay Beaches

Noted for its shallow and therefore warmer saltwater. For more information, please visit: http://www.birchbaychamber.com/

Cornwall Park

Water fountains for young children in summer. Located at: 2800 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA. Sixty-five mostly forested acres with fitness trail, picnic shelter, wading pool, playgrounds, restrooms, tennis courts, horseshoe pits and rose garden with 100 varieties. For more information, please visit: http://whatcom.kulshan.com/Washington/Whatcom+County/Bellingham/Fountain-Meridian/Outdoors/Cornwall+Park.htm

Fairhaven Park

Water fountains for young children in summer. Located at: 107 Chuckanut Drive, Bellingham, WA. Padden Creek ripples through this wooded park, which also features playground equipment, tennis courts, a basketball court, picnic shelters, restrooms, wading pool, large playfields and rose garden. For more information, please visit: http://whatcom.kulshan.com/Washington/Whatcom+County/Bellingham/Chuckanut+Drive/Outdoors/Fairhaven+Park.htm

Lake Padden Park

Lake swimming, lifeguard in summer. Located at: Samish Way, Bellingham, WA. An 1,008 acres wrapped around a lovely trout-stocked lake encircled by a 2.6 mile trail. Supervised swimming, with restrooms and showers. Picnic shelters, playground equipment, small boat launch, (no motors), rental of kayaks, wind surfboards and paddleboats in season. Also tennis courts, baseball diamond and municipal golf course. For more information, please visit: www.cob.org/services/recreation/parks-trails/lake-padden-park.aspx

Lynden YMCA

Located at: 100 Drayton Street, Lynden, 360-354-5000. For more information, please visit: http://www.swimmersguide.com/query/Detail.cfm?PoolID=74

Samish Lake County Park

Lake swimming, lifeguard in summer. Located at: North Lake Samish, Bellingham, WA. Swimming and picnicking on the shores of Lake Samish, with a large picnic shelter. Paddle boats for rent in season. For more information, please visit: www.co.whatcom.wa.us/parks/samish/samish.jsp

Western Washington University Pool

Located at: 1880 Bill McDonald Pkwy, Bellingham, 360-733-8630. For more information, please visit: www.wwu.edu

Whatcom Family YMCA

Located at: 1256 N. State St., Bellingham, (360) 733-8630. Swimming, weight room, racquetball, basketball, classes, and organized sports. Hours: Mon-Sat, 6am-9:45pm. For more information, please visit: www.whatcomymca.org/

Skagit County

Clear Lake Park

Located at: 12925 S Front Street, Clear Lake 98235, 360-856-2313. Fidalgo Pool & Fitness Center, 1603 – 22nd Street, Anacortes 98221, 360-293-0673. For more information, please visit: http://www.goingoutside.com/lake/111/1113033_Clear_Lake_Washington.html

Soothing Waters

Watsu, water exercise classes, Aqua Babies (4 months-3 years), Beginning Swimming Lessons (all ages) and Yoga. Located at: 5207 Filbert Lane, Bow, WA. For more information, please call 360-766-8403 or visit: http://www.soothingwaters.net

YMCA of Skagit County

Located at: 215 E Fulton Street, Mount Vernon 98273, 360-336-9622. For more information, please visit: www.skagitymca.org/

Island County

Camp Casey Pool

Located at: 1276 Engle Road Coupeville 98239, 360-678-5050. For more information, please visit: www.campcasey.org/campers/about.htm

John Vanderzicht Pool

Located at: 85 SE Jerome Street, Oak Harbor 98277, 360-675-7665. For more information, please visit: www.pioneernet.net/pool/index.html

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