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Bellingham, Ferndale and Lynden

Building strong muscles and bones is a positive step toward maximizing your healthy living potential. In addition to the benefits of strength training, Y Members can enjoy positive, healthy relationships with other members, volunteers and staff.

YMCA Members ages 15 & older have full use of the weight room. Members ages 12-14 interested in using the weight room are welcome with a parent or can take Teen Strength Training. Upon successful completion, teens may use the weight room without direct supervision.

Group Orinetations

Bellingham, Ferndale and Lynden

These orientations will introduce participants to cardiovascular equipment and restance machines

Wellness Center Consultations


Our Wellness Center staff are here to support you on your wellness journey at the Y.

If you would like more information on what is offered at the Y and what programs/services might be helpful for you, please make your appointment at the Business Desk.

Teen Strength Training

Bellingham, Ferndale and Lynden

Two one-on-one personal training sessions just for teens. Sessions include basic anatomy, equipment instruction and basic program design. Successful completion of these sessions allows participants use of the Wellness Center without adult supervision.

Basic Strength Training

Bellingham, Ferndale and Lynden

Included in membership. YMCA members can meet with a Wellness Center instructor to get familiar with the Wellness Center and learn a basic strength-training program. By appointment.

Personal Training

Bellingham, Ferndale and Lynden

Meet individually with one of our nationally certified personal trainers who will develop a safe, effective workout for you, ideal for someone just beginning to exercise or for a regular fitness participant looking for variety. Each session is one hour.

Partner Personal Training is also available. Sign up for personal training with a friend or spouse. Partners are a great way to establish a consistent, ongoing commitment toward healthy living.