It is easy to join any of the following programs at our Y. Sign up at any of our three program centers: Bellingham, Ferndale or Lynden. After that all you have to do is check in each time you use one of these facilities.

 

SilverSneakers® Membership >

SilverSneakers® is a fun, energizing program that helps older adults take greater control of their health by encouraging physical activity and offering social events.

SilverSneakers® is a benefit offered to members of many Medicare plans across the U.S. If you are part of a Medicare health plan or if you are a group retiree you may already have the SilverSneakers® benefit.

Find out if your health plan or Medicare Supplement carrier offers SilverSneakers® or find a participating health plan in your state.

If you qualify for this type of membership come to any of our three program centers to sign-up.

 

Prime Membership >

Designed specifically with you in mind (ages 18-64 years), Prime was created to improve your well-being and lifestyle while helping you look and feel great. Prime includes a free basic membership. This program will inspire you to take charge of your own health and fitness by providing you the resources you need to stay motivated and active.

This is a benefit offered by employers and/or your health plan. To find out if you are eligible contact your employer.

If you qualify for this type of membership come to any of our three program centers to sign-up.

 

Silver&Fit Membership >

The Silver&Fit program is designed for older adults! By exercising regularly and meeting new people, you can be Silver, Fit, and Fabulous® too! 

Silver&Fit is a benefit offered to members of many Medicare plans across the U.S. If you are part of a Medicare health plan or if you are a group retiree you may already have the Silver&Fit benefit.

Find out if your health plan or Medicare Supplement carrier offers Silver&Fit or find a participating health plan in your state.

If you qualify for this type of membership come to any of our three program centers to sign-up.

 

Optum >

OPTUM® FITNESS ADVANTAGE FROM UNITEDHEALTHCARE®

With Optum® Fitness Advantage, from UnitedHealthcare® it's easy to keep your fitness routine fresh and fun.  You can visit any of our program centers at no additional cost to you as part of your UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plan.

How to enroll at our Y:

  • Bring in your confirmation ID to any of our program centers (Bellingham, Ferndale and Lynden) to sign up for the Optum membership.
     
  • Each time you come to one of our program centers, just scan your Whatcom Family YMCA ID card to record your visit.

 

At Your Best Membership - AARP >

UnitedHealthcare is introducing a new wellness initiative called At Your Best program to consumers who are enrolled in an AARP Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan, insured by UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company.

How to enroll at our Y:

  • Eligible At Your Best member brings in their Confirmation ID letter to any of our branches.
     
  • If you do not have this letter, you can obtain it by visiting www.joinatyourbest.com or by calling At Your Best at (866) 275-5599.
     
  • You will be drafted monthly at a reduced fee.

 

FitnessCoach >

The FitnessCoach® program offers use of our fitness center to its covered special needs or dual-eligible members who also qualify for Medicare/Medicaid.

Covered members may include individuals covered by Medicaid or those with physical impairments, developmental disabilities, cognitive impairments, or mental/behavioral health conditions, or other individuals with special needs who may benefit from improved physical fitness.