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Everyone belongs at the YMCA

Members have use of all 3 YMCA facilities: Bellingham, Ferndale & Lynden.

When you join you join the Y, you're coming together with men, women and children from your community who are committed to your development, healthy living and social responsibility.

At the Y, we strive to help you acheive a balance of spirit, mind, and body and connect with others. Discover your unique place and path to personal success with the support of caring staff and other members with shared interests and goals.

Come to any of our Program Centers (Bellingham, Ferndale or Lynden) to sign up for membership. Scholarships are available for those in need. Fill out the scholarship application and return it to any of our Program Centers.

Program Members are available online for those who just wish to enroll in a specific program.


Monthly memberships can be set up with a convenient monthly draft plan (EFT) or credit card payment. Membership is continuous, but you are able to cancel your membership at any time.

Membership cancellations require two (2) weeks notice before your next draft date to prevent payment from drafting.

If paying by cash/check/credit card for a non-drafted monthly membership, a $2 administrative fee will be applied each month.

Annual memberships require a 12-month enrollment

*YMCA membership is non-refundable & non-transferable.


Daily Memberships

Available for use of the Y facilities any day during facility hours. Daily membership fees may be applied to annual or monthly membership if receipt is presented within three business days of purchase.

Membership Holds

Members may place a hold on their membership for $10 per month for up to 5 months in a calendar year. Hold requests must be made 15 days prior to the hold taking effect. A medical leave is available at no cost to those who provide documentation from a licensed physician. Membership holds must be for all members within a membership unit.

Household Memberships

A household is defined as two adults living in a household with their dependents, if any. The number of adults is limited to two, unless other adults in the household qualify as dependents and are claimed on either of the primary adults' tax return. Dependents include full-time college students, elderly parents or disabled adult children. Verification of household status may require tax returns for dependents and can include driver's license, rental agreement or a bill with shared address for non-dependents. 

Questions?  Contact our Welcome Desk

Bellingham at 360-733-8630

Ferndale at 360-380-4911

Lynden at 360-354-5000