Bellingham Kids’ Activities

There are lots of fun things to do in Bellingham for kids of all ages! Here you will find the best activities for children and parents, including sports & athletics, play spaces, parks, museums, special events, and more.

Arne Hanna Aquatic Center
1114 Potter St
Bellingham, WA 98226
360-647-7665

Open swim, lap swim, swim lessons, water aerobics, water slide, special events, and more.

Birch Bay Waterslides
4874 Birch Bay-Lynden Rd
Blaine, WA 98230
360-371-7500

This 4-acre water park includes: 4 large slides, 60′ hydrodrop speed slide, Black Hole Tube Slide, wide ramp slide, a tame river ride, 3 kiddie slides, giant hot tub, sand volleyball court, lounge chairs galore, and more.

Fairhaven Toy Garden
11th St & Mill Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-714-8552

We are a unique toy, game, costumery, and art supply store for all ages. We are light on the plastic, have some environmentally friendly toy options, and host community events.Don’t miss the¬†arts workshops and game nights!

Hovander Homestead Park
5299 Nielsen Ave
Ferndale, WA 98248
360-384-3444

Tour the historic Victorian-era farmhouse, big red barn, and barnyard full of farm animals. Stroll along the Nooksack River, play on acres of green grass, or just enjoy the amazing view of Mt. Baker. The park also has large picnic areas, a dog park, and miles of trails through the surrounding wildlife.

Mindport
210 West Holly
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-647-5614

MINDPORT (mind-port) n.: 1.) a museum of phenomena; 2.) a provocative blend of art and interactive exhibits; 3.) a place to spark your awareness and stimulate your thinking; 4.) a place to play and to observe.

Sportsplex
1225 Civic Field Way
Bellingham, WA 98229
360-676-1919

The Bellingham Sportsplex offers indoor soccer, ice skating, and hockey. Take lessons to improve your technique or join a league team and go for the gusto. There’s also a private party room for birthdays and special events.

Whatcom Children’s Museum
227 Prospect Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-733-8769

The Whatcom Children’s Museum seeks to cultivate a child’s natural sense of wonder, stimulating the imagination through exciting interactive experiences. Toddlers through second grade children (and their parents) are encouraged to learn as they play, with hands-on activities, costumes, puppets, games, crafts, and more.