We proudly welcome and encourage ALL girls (grades 3-5) to participate in Girls on the Run. If you are in need of financial assistance, please complete the sliding scale registration form (click here) based on the sliding scale below to participate in the program. If you need further financial assistance, please contact Sharon at 360-255-0517 or sstone@whatcomymca.org.

YMCA Members:

1x/week = $100

2x/week = $125


Program Members

1x/week = $105

2x/week = $130

Sliding Scale Fee Structure

(regardless of # of days/week):


  • Family annual income is greater than $60,000 = Pay 100%
  • Family annual income is $30,000-$60,000 = Pay 60%
  • Family annual income is less than $30,000-$60,000 = Pay 25%

Click here to complete form.

Please note - if your child is not a current YMCA Member or Program Member, you will need to first purchase a Program Membership to be able to register.

If you have any questions contact Jen Gallant at jgallant@whatcomymca.org or Sharon Stone at sstone@whatcomymca.org.

Season begins the week of April 8, 2019.

Sites are listed below.


Girls on the Run will begin the week of April 8th and end the week of June 3rd. Save the date for the Girls on the Run Spring 5k on June 1st at Lake Padden Park!

Girls on the Run is for every girl! You can take advantage of our sliding scale fee option when registering.

Bellingham Schools

Bellingham Schools Day Time
Alderwood Elementary (register at school) Thu 12:45-2:30pm
Birchwood Elementary Mon/Wed 2:30-4:00pm
Carl Cozier Elementary Mon 2:30-4:00pm
Columbia Elementary Thu 12:45-2:30pm
Cordata Elementary (register at school) Thu 12:45-2:30pm
Geneva Elementary Thu 12:45-2:30pm
Happy Valley Elementary Thu 12:45-2:30pm
Lowell Elementary Thu 12:45-2:30pm
Northern Heights Elementary Mon/Wed 2:30-4:00pm
Parkview Elementary Tues 2:30-4:15pm
Roosevelt Elementary Mon/Wed 2:30-4:00pm
Silver Beach Elementary Thu 12:45-2:30pm
Sunnyland Elementary Thurs 12:45-2:30pm
Wade King Elementary Mon/Wed 2:30-4:00pm

Lynden & Meridian Schools

Lynden  Schools Day Time
Fisher Elementary Tue/Thu 3:15-4:30



Meridian Schools Day Time
Irene Reither Tue/Thu 3:30-4:45