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2024 What's New

Annual Stockholders' Meeting
Our 2024 Annual Stockholders' Meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. This meeting will be held online using Zoom, with individual invitations (with the Zoom link) emailed to all stockholders. (NOTE: Please email the club president if you have not received an invitation email by 2/9/24.)

Work Party
Our 2024 annual pool opening Work Party (to get the pool ready for opening) will take place on Saturday, May 4, from 10am to noon. Each family who helps will receive five (5) free guest passes as our special thanks. (View photos from previous work parties.)

Lifeguard Class.
We will offer two lifeguard certification classes this year. The cost is $250. All sessions will take place at Bayside Swimming Club. Space is limited to 12 students per class.

Class #1:

Saturday, May 18 8am - 4pm (7hr + lunch)
Sunday, May 19 8am - 4pm (7hr + lunch)
Monday, May 20 5pm - 8pm (3hr)
Tuesday, May 21 5pm - 8pm (if necessary)

Class #2:

Saturday, June 22 9am - 5pm (7hr + lunch)
Sunday, June 23 9am - 5pm (7hr + lunch)
Monday, June 24 5pm - 8pm (3hr)
Tuesday, June 25 5pm - 8pm (if necessary)

To sign up, click the button corresponding to the class you wish to take and then complete the online form:

Class 1 - May

Class 2 - June

Note: Candidates must be at least 15 years old on the day before class begins in order to take the class. Successful completion of the class does not guarantee employment at Bayside Swimming Club. However, 90% of our new hires come from this class.

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 questions and additional information, email the class instructor or call 360-305-6187.

To apply for employment at Bayside Swimming Club, please go to the Employment page.

Early-Release Days.
No date has been set yet for the early release days for 2024.

Hot Dogs and Root Beer Floats!
Our "School's Out" Party is tentatively schedule for Tuesday, June 18, from 2:30-4:30pm (pending any changes to the Bellingham Public Schools calendar).

We will be 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 360-223-0200 or Jermaine Larson at 360-739-7654.

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

Swim Team
Swim team will start on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, and is open to kids who can swim 25 yards continuously. Space is limited. Registration will open on April 1. Click the link below to reserve your child's place on the team. There will be a parent meeting on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 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 Noon Lap Swim

The pool is available to members for adult lap swim (persons 18 years of age or older) daily from 12pm to 1:30pm, with the following restrictions:

  • Weekend Adult Noon Lap Swim begins on opening day and continues throughout the season.
  • Weekday Adult Noon Lap Swim begins on Monday, June 3, 2024 and ends on Friday, August 30, 2024.
  • Only 1 quest per member allowed in pool during lap swim; guests must leave the pool if all lanes are filled and members are waiting to lap swim.
  • 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. Refer to the operating hours for specific lap swim times. See the Pool Rules for additional information.

Pool Rentals
We will begin accepting pool rental reservations on Monday, May 13, 2024 at 8:00am.

Members may rent the pool for use outside of regular operating hours. The rental rate is $150 (plus a handling fee) for 2 hours (for up to 50 people) and and requires full payment when you make your reservation. Parties of 51-75 people (max) will be charged an additional $25.

If you need to cancel your reservation, you must do so by emailing the club president at least 10 days prior to your reservation date to receive a refund, less a $25 non-refundable fee. If you cancel less than 10 days out, you forfeit your entire payment. (The handling fee is non-refundable regardless of the reason for the cancellation.)

You MUST be an Active or Summer member of Bayside Swimming Club in order to rent the pool. The pool cannot be rented by non-members or inactive members.

Potential rental times are:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings (no rentals on Thursday evenings during Swim Meets) 9:00-11:00pm
Friday evenings 9:00-11:00pm
Saturday and Sunday mornings 9:30-11:30am
Saturday evenings
(no rentals on moonlight swim and the annual party)
9:00-11:00pm


The first available rental date is Saturday, June 1, 2024 and the last available rental date is Sunday, August 25, 2024.

Rental availability may be limited due to other scheduled events. Limit of one rental per member family per season through 7/31. On 8/1, a family may reserve a second date if spaces are still available.

See the Pool Rules for additional details.

You must use the online system (powered by SignUp Genius) to request a pool rental. DO NOT call or email the pool or the pool manager to request a rental.

Click the button below to request a pool rental.

Pool Rental Request

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 2024 summer season will be held on the following dates (all times 9pm to 11pm):

Saturday, June 22 Saturday, July 6
Saturday, July 27 Saturday, August 10
Saturday, August 24  

Family Party
The Bayside Board of Directors will host a party for all Bayside member families on Saturday, July 13, 2024*, from 5-8pm. Watch for additional information. Food and drinks will be served, hosted by the Board of Directors. (* date subject to change)

Teen Party Night
All middle school and high school swimmers and their guest are invited to join us on Tuesday, July 9, 2024* from 8-10pm for a teen-only party night at Bayside. You must be entering 6th Grade or above. Regular guest policy in effect. Hot dogs, chips, and cookies will be served. Come join in and have fun with your friends at this special event reserved just for you. For information and questions, contact Ken, Pool Manager, at 360-319-1218 or email him. (* date subject to change)

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