Bellingham Athletic Club



We’ve got indoor and outdoor pickleball for our members. Sign up at the front desk for the group times below, or check out a net and equipment at the front desk anytime during club hours for outdoor court use.

Indoor Court (Sign-up required)

Beginner / Level 1 pickleball times:
Mondays: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Saturdays: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Intermediate / Level 2 pickleball times:
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. & 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Fridays: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Beginner Clinic:

We typically have beginner pickleball clinics once a month for members that want to learn the basics of pickleball. Ask at front desk to find out when the next one is and to sign up.

Contact Wanda Collins with any questions

Pickleball Beginners Clinic

by BAC Staff on October 28, 2019

Want to join the pickleball craze? This is a great sport for everyone. Easy to learn and challenging, too. We’ll show you all the basics in our gym during this fun hour of pickleball (snacks provided).
When: Saturday, November 16th
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Where: Cordata gym
Free to members (please pre-register)


Categories: Pickleball

Racket sports serve up health benefits

by BAC Staff on August 24, 2018

“When I was a kid, my summer sport of choice was baseball. Every day I played in marathon neighborhood games until it was too dark to see the ball. It was about fun and not fitness. But now that I’m older, and my Louisville Slugger has been officially retired, I need a summertime sport that recaptures the playfulness of my youth, but also works to keep my physical and mental skills sharp.

So, I picked up a racket.

It turns out that racket sports are not only fun, but they may help me live longer….”

To read the entire article from Harvard Health Medicine, press here.

Categories: Pickleball, Racquetball

New Outdoor Pickleball Courts

by BAC Staff on August 8, 2018

We’ve now got indoor and outdoor pickleball for our members. Join us at the group times below, or check out a net and equipment at the front desk anytime during club hours for outdoor court use.

Indoor Court (Cordata gym)
Mon-Fri: 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Outdoor Courts (Cordata)
Mon-Fri: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Contact Wanda Collins with any questions.

Categories: News, Pickleball

Want to learn Pickleball?

by BAC Staff on July 31, 2018

There will be a free beginner informational class on Pickleball in the BAC Cordata gym on Tues. Aug. 14 at 6:30 pm for those who want to learn! It will be taught by trainer Alexa Thompson. So join the fun of the fastest growing sport!

Categories: Pickleball

Check out Pickleball!

by BAC Staff on June 12, 2018

Looking for a Court Sport to try in the Summertime? Check out Pickleball!
When: Monday – Friday from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. or Sunday from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Where: Cordata Club, located in the Basketball Gym
Cost: Nothing! Just come prepared with “court shoes” AKA non-scuffing athletic shoes
Please contact our Club Pro Wanda Collins with any questions or concerns!

Categories: Pickleball

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Jessie Scott
Jessie Scott
Court Sports Director

Jessie has been employed at BAC since 2006. She is not a full-time employee any longer as she accepted a job at Mount Baker Imaging in August of 2016, but she is still running racquetball and basketball programs. She grew up in Indiana and graduated from Ball State University in 2006. Jessie enjoys water skiing, playing racquetball and anything else close to the water, and of course, spending time with Jasper.

Wanda Collins
Wanda Collins
AM Pro Certified Wilson, Pro Kennex Reginal Staff member

Wanda began playing racquetball competitively in 1980 and has been a top-ranked open player since 1985. She is a long-time Washington’s Women’s Open champion and has served on the Washington Racquetball Association board. She is the Club Pro and is available for racquetball lessons and advanced clinics. Wanda spends her “spare” time with her husband, Mike. Her offseason is filled with golfing, hiking, camping, and traveling as much as possible.