Thank you for staying with us as we continue to expand programs and services in a safe manner. 

  • Masks are required at all times in Healthy Washington Phase 3 (except when in the water). 

  • Reservations are required for YMCA members and non-members

    • If you are not a YMCA member, day passes are available for purchase ($12/day for an adult and $7/day for 19 & younger). We ask that all non-members 16 & older please provide photo ID. 


Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday        6:00am-7:00pm

Saturday                    7:00am-2:00pm

Sunday                      Closed


CLICK HERE to review the WA State Phase 3 guidelines for fitness facilities.



  • Masks are required at all times in Healthy Washington Phase 3.

  • Accept that we currently have limited member offerings and facility amenities. 

  • Reservations are required in our 3rd Floor Wellness Center, 4th Floor LifeFitness Room, Racquetball/Squash Courts, Pickleball/Basketball Court, Pools and In-Person Group Fitness Classes. To register and reserve your spot, please CLICK HERE.

  • Clean your equipment before and after use

  • Follow physical distancing guidelines

  • Be aware of our new building flow (there is an UP and a DOWN staircase to encourage social distancing) or you may take the elevator alone or with household members.

  • Bring your own towel, water bottle, mask and mat. 

  • Members and non-members may reserve workout times. If someone is not a Whatcom Family YMCA Member, they must purchase a day pass. 



Equipment will be spaced out to provide social distancing. For Washington State fitness facility guidelines, 1/5/2021, CLICK HERE. Our LifeFitness line is now on the 4th floor to provide for social distancing.  Please keep in mind that reservations are separate for the different areas.

  • 3rd Floor Wellness Center (Weight Room/Gymnasium)

    • Matrix & Cardio = 15 people

    • Matrix in Gymnasium = 12 people

    • Free Weight & Cardio = 9 people

  • 4th Floor LifeFitness Room = 11 people

  • Limited equipment access

  • Cleaning and sanitizing will occur frequently

  • All 2nd Floor Locker Rooms and steam and saunas will remain CLOSED.  



Suspended Amenities    

  • Child Watch

  • Volleyball & Group Basketball games (household units may play basketball with people who reside in the same household)

  • Parties & Rentals

  • Steam Rooms & Saunas    


Suspended Programs

  • Dance

  • Gymnastics

  • Martial Arts

  • Sports Leagues

  • Youth Sports



  • All staff will be screened upon entry

  • Masks and Personal Protection Equipment is required 

  • Training around COVID-19 policies and practices is required 

  • Cleaning and sanitizing of equipment and spaces performed throughout the day

  • Physical distancing guidelines applied 



Physical distancing guidelines of at least six feet of separation must be maintained by every person in the facility at all times to the greatest extent possible. We will have a physical distancing plan that explains where individuals can be at a given time in our lobby or waiting areas, private offices, and the training areas. Signage will be placed at entrances and throughout our facilities providing you instructions and information about our enhanced physical distancing requirements. 

  • Access to our facility will be through the front door from State Street and alley door from parking lot.