Whatcom: Recreation/Leisure

Special Olympics
Toll Free: (800) 752-7559
Provides training & competition opportunities for developementally disabled youth in 19 Olympic style sports, including auatics, athletics, bowling, gymnastics, soccer, etc.

Arne Hanna Aquatic Center
1114 Potter Street
Bellingham, WA 98226
Phone: (360) 647-7665
Provides a variety of swimming classes, water aerobics, lap swim and swim options. Facility is handicap-accessible and includes a Jacuzzi and locker room.

Rainbow Center
213 E Champion Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (360) 752-2577
Web: www.serv.net/~rainbowc
Provides a safe place where people with mental illness can gain confidence and skills through peer, advocate, staff and community support. Lunch served at noon.
Hours: Monday - Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:45PM, except Tuesdays.

Bellingham Parks and Recreation
3424 Meridian Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (360) 676-6985
Web: www.cob.org
Provides recreational classes and programs for seniors and the general public.

Whatcom County Parks and Recreation
3373 Mt Bkaer Hwy
Bellingham, WA 98226
Web: www.co.whatcom.wa.us/parks/home.htm
Provides recreational classes and programs to seniors and other residents of Whatcom County.

YMCA
1256 N. State Street - Main Office
Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone: (360) 733-8630
Phone: (360) 354-5000 (Lynden)
Phone: (360) 380-4911 (Ferndale)
Provides a variety of fitness programs for all levels of ability. Includes pool, weight room, raquetball court, locker room and shower. Fees vary. Financial assistance available.