Keep up your resolutions

Published on Wed, Jan 26, 2011 by By Tara Nelson

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If you’re like many Americans who have pledged to lose weight during the coming year, Blaine and Birch Bay offer a variety of fitness options to help you achieve your goals.

Blaine Senior Center
763 G Street
For individuals ages 50 and older, there’s no better deal than the Blaine Senior Center.
With their $25 annual membership to the center, patrons are given free use of exercise equipment including aerobic equipment, treadmills, recumbent and stationary bikes, rowing machines and strength training equipment.
The Blaine Senior Center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Membership is available to all Whatcom County residents.

Core Kinetics Pilates
4819 Alderson Road #103,
Birch Bay
Core Kinetics Pilates studio is a satellite location of their Bellingham facility.
The 1,000-square foot studio offers private Pilates training and small group training.
For more information, visit

8115 Birch Bay Square #133,
Birch Bay
For women only, Curves offers a patented formula of strength training and weights for lower and upper body strength, combined with cardio exercises to get your heart rate up during the 30-minute routine. They now feature Zumba dance workouts.
Classes are Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6:30 to 1 p.m. and then 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to noon. Closed Sunday.

Everyday Fitness
1733 H Street #850
Everyday Fitness offers universal and free weights as well as cardiovascular, resistance and strength training. Personal training, special weight management and senior programs are also available.
For more information, visit

Whatcom Fitness
250 G Street,
Whatcom Fitness offers a full selection of free weights and stationary machines. Check out the extensive list of group membership classes ($5 for drop-ins) that includes yoga, low-impact aerobics, pilates, kickboxing, tai chi, flexibility and strength training, and Zumba.
Whatcom Fitness’ website is