Whether you live in Stanwood or on Camano Island or you’re just stopping by for a PNW vacation, you should know where to go when you want to work out or have some time out on the course! If you’ve seen one too many hiking trails lately but want to stay active, keep reading for a list of some of the best gyms and golf/disc courses in the greater Stanwood and Camano Island area.
Anytime Fitness has a location in Stanwood, and it’s a great place to get your workout in day or night. They offer training courses and can help craft the perfect personalized plan for your fitness regimen. You’ll also have access to all the modern equipment you need to get your muscles working and your endorphins flowing.
Stanwood Swim & Fitness
Stanwood Swim & Fitness is in a convenient location right in the heart of Stanwood that has both gym equipment and aquatic options for all the swimmers out there. For those just passing through, the fitness center offers day passes for $15 and provides a $20 family pass for the swimming pool. They also have monthly and yearly membership options for the fitness center and offer swimming lessons for children.
Stanwood-Camano YMCA is an organization focused on healthy living, social responsibility, and youth development. In their sports center, people of all ages can take part in group training sessions, swimming lessons, and other activities such as water fitness, yoga, and even pickleball. It’s a community-oriented fitness center that makes exercise fun while helping you meet new people and explore new and exciting activities.
Movement Arts (Yoga Studio)
Yoga is relaxing, strengthening, and good for both physical and mental health. You can work on focusing your mind while you work on sculpting your body! The Movements Arts Yoga Studio in Terry’s Corner on Camano Island offers a variety of yoga-related activities, pilates classes, live-stream classes, yoga retreats, and specialty workshops. They also offer Yoga Teacher Training for yogis that want to expand their knowledge.
Z’s Remedies (Yoga Studio & In-House Aromatherapy)
Z’s is another yoga studio in Stanwood. It offers various yoga classes, from gentle yoga, seated yoga, Vinyasa flows, and even roller yoga, designed to stretch out your tight muscles. The studio has 13 classes each week, and they are all led by certified trainers with years of experience. For now, all classes are held virtually to support the health and safety of all yoga practitioners.
Camaloch Golf Course
If you love playing golf, then the Camaloch Golf Couse on Camano Island provides great views and great company. The course offers an opportunity to play either 18 or 9 holes and offers different prices according to the season and the time of the week. The golf course also has a Junior golf program designed to introduce kids aged 10 through 17 to the sport, which makes it a great pastime to take up with your children.
Church Creek Park
The Church Creek Park is a disc golf course in Stanwood, perfect for anyone who wants to have some fun competition while throwing some frisbees. The park also has some playground structures for kids and a unique mix of fields and trees. Have some heated disk golf competitions with your friends, and then enjoy the natural beauty of the park. If it has rained recently, watch your footing and be wary of mud!
Kayak Point Disc Golf Resort
Located south of Stanwood, Kayak Point Disc Golf Resort is a disc golfer’s dream. The complex has multiple disc golf courses that have varying difficulty levels, so it offers a fun way to spend time for both people with experience in disc golf and for those who are just starting out.
Along with offering multiple courses, the Kayak Point Disc Golf Resort has a disc golf pro shop, a restaurant and a bar, a tap house, and event rental services. Furthermore, it often organizes special events like work parties and hosts different tournaments.
If you live in the Stanwood & Camano Island area or are coming here for a weekend getaway, don’t worry about not having enough to do. If you’re a sports lover or just someone who enjoys being active and trying out new things, the island and its neighboring town have many options to choose from. Put on your fitness gear or your golf apparel, and get out there!