Welcome Prospective Swimmers and Families!

Belllingham Bay Swim Team (BBST) is a USA Swimming year round competitive team offering high quality, professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities from novices to national level. The goal of our team is to provide every member an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability, from novice to international competitor.

All of our coaches, as USA Swimming members and the American Swim Coaches Association, have access to the most comprehensive training and certification program for youth coaches of any sport in the United States. They provide assurances that the time children spend in swimming will be quality time.

The Bellingham Bay Swim Team, a non profit club, is run by its elected Board of Directors which meets each month. All members are welcome at each meeting and encouraged to be involved in team activities and fundraisers. We are constantly growing and training young swimmers to maintain a well rounded competitive swim team. Thank you for joining us. We are looking forward to meeting you.


Interested in joining BBST?

Please contact our Head Coach, Chris Coghill to set up a personal evaluation to determine your swimmer's ability level.

After your swimmers evaluation, providing we have room on the team, our coaches will let you know which group to sign up your swimmer for.

If you are moving into Bellingham and your swimmer has had previous USA Swimming experience, please also complete the Transfer Form along with the $5 transfer fee and return to our Team Administrator.