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2017 What's New

Work Party. Our 2017 annual pool opening Work Party will be held on Saturday, May 6, from 10 AM to noon. Each family who helps will receive five (5) free guest passes as our special thanks. (View photos from previous work parties.)

Early-Release Days. Since all Thursdays in May (5/18 and 5/25) are early release days for Bellingham Public Schools, the pool will open at 1:15pm for Open Swim instead of 3pm. So, the pool will be available for Open Swim from 1:15 - 6:00pm on Thursday, May 18 and Thursday, May 25.

Hot Dogs and Root Beer Floats! Our "School's Out" Party will be held on Friday, June 16, from 2-5pm.

This year we will be serving serving hot dogs and root beer floats. Grab your swim suit and towel; it's Party Time! Parents definitely need this too! Are you interested in helping? For additional information (and to volunteer to help), contact Sharon Loeppky at 223-0200 or Jermaine Larson at 739-7654.

Note that this event is open to Bayside Swimming Club members and their guests. Regular club guest policies apply.

Swim Team. Swim team is tentatively scheduled to start on Wednesday, June 21, and is open to kids who can swim 25 yards continuously. Space is limited. Registration will open on April 2. Click the link below to reserve your child's place on the team. There will be a parent meeting on Tuesday, June 20 at 8 PM at the pool, and a Swim Team pool party from 8 to 10 PM.  See the swim team pages for more information.

Adult Lap Swim. The noon adult/lap swim will begin on Friday, May 26. From then on, the pool will be open for adult/lap swimming Monday thru Friday from noon to 2:00 PM and weekends from noon to 1 PM. Note that the noon weekday lap swim time has been extended by 15 minutes, so that it now ends at 2pm. Parents and children taking swim lessons are asked to please clear the pool deck promptly at noon and to be out of the changing rooms by 12:15pm. Please see the adult swim policies for specific rules. There is also an additional lap swim time on Saturday, Sundays, and holidays from 8 to 9:30 AM.

Pool Rentals. Active members may rent the pool for use before or after regular hours. The rental rate is $85 for 2 hours*. Potential rental times are:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings (no rentals on Tuesday evenings during Teen Swim or Thursday evenings during Swim Meets) 8-10 pm (early/late season)
9-11 pm (summer hours)
Friday evenings 9-11 pm
Saturday evenings 9-11 pm (except for moonlight swim)
Saturday and Sunday mornings 9:30-11:30 am (except for swim meets)

Reservations open April 15.
To book a pool rental, call Ken Ericson, Pool Manager, at 319-1218 or email him.
Times may vary (see schedule). Confirm with Ken Ericson.
Rental availability may be limited due to other scheduled events.
(Note: Cancellations require minimum 24-hour notification.)
Note: Due to the limited availability of life guards now that schools are in session, no additional pool rentals will be accepted after September 9.
* This rental rate applies beginning May 1, 2017. The previous rate will be honored for those who booked prior to that date.
See the Pool Rules for additional details.

The Slide. The rules for using the slide, located along the west side of the pool, are essentially the same as those for the diving board. See the Pool Rules for additional information.

Moonlight Swim. Moonlight Swim parties for the 2017 summer season will be held on the following dates (all times 9pm to 11pm):

Saturday, May 20 Saturday, June 3
Saturday, June 17 Saturday, July 1
Saturday, July 15 Saturday, August 5
Saturday, August 19 Saturday, September 2
Saturday, September 9 Saturday, September 16

Family Party. The Bayside Board of Directors will host a party for all Bayside members families on Saturday, July 29, from 5-9pm. Watch for additional information. Food and drinks will be served, hosted by the Board of Directors.

Teen Nights at Bayside. Teen nights at Bayside.
All middle school and high school swimmers are invited to join us on Tuesday nights from 8-10pm in June, July, and August, starting Tuesday, June 27. (See the calendar for specific dates. Note that there is no Teen Night on July 4.) This time period is reserved each week for TEENS ONLY You must be going into 6th Grade or above. Regular guest policy in effect. Come join in and have fun with your friends at a special time reserved just for you at Bayside! For information and questions, contact Ken, Pool Manager, at 319-1218 or email him.

Lifeguard Class. This summer's Lifeguard class is for Saturday, July 1 (9am-5pm), Sunday, July 2 (9am-5pm) and Monday, July 3 at Bayside (2pm-5pm). Space is limited. For questions or to sign up for the class, contact Jenaige at jenaigelane@gmail.com or call her at 303-4489. Ken Ericson at 319-1218 to get your name on the list.
Candidates must be at least 15 years old to take the class. Cost is $215. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding & First Aid as well as Adult, Child & Infant CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Both certifications remain valid for 2 years. Since all participants will access their workbooks online, participants will need to provide an email address in order to be granted access to the materials on the Red Cross website. For additional information, email the class instructor.

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Updated 05/19/2017

 

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