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All Soothing Waters services are provided in a warm, salt water pool.


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Soothing Waters 23rd year of providing warm water services will begin on Tues., April 21, 2020. Swim School services and Watsu sessions will be offered each Tues. and Wed. through May 20th, WATSU® sessions will then be provided one day weekly (primarily on Wed.'s) from June 3rd into late August.

Please contact me if you would like to receive Soothing Waters e-letters (sent almost monthly during the Soothing Waters season of operatiom). My March e-letter will notify you of early season specials and provide Swim School registration information.


A variety of warm water services are offered at Soothing Waters. These services include WATSU® sessions – a form of aquatic bodywork beneficial for body, mind, and spirit; Aqua Babies/Parent-Child classes with an emphasis on water enjoyment and sharing a special time with your child; and Beginning Swim lessons for all ages specializing in assisting those who are cautious, fearful, have experienced water trauma and/or require adaptive swim skills.

The Soothing Waters outdoor, salt water pool is privately located and is heated to between 90 – 95 degrees depending upon the service provided. Soothing Waters is a seasonal business operating from April into September. Please click on the links on the left for further information about each service.

Soothing Waters is located on beautiful Samish Island, WA in what was a 2 acre filbert orchard until recently. Samish Island is an approximate 30 minute drive from Mount Vernon, La Conner, and Bellingham, WA. It is approximately 1.5 hours from Seattle, WA and Vancouver, B.C. Bed and Breakfast accommodations are available on Samish Island.

"As a young child growing up on Long Island, I had an immense passion for water. Upon reflection, I realize that it was the lighthearted, free feeling that captivated me as I swirled, twirled, and tumbled amongst the waves. My love of water has remained with me throughout my life. I, also, now value the healing and relaxing quality of water. It is no wonder that throughout the eons, many cultures have utilized water for this purpose. It is an honor and pleasure to share my passion with you."

To Waves of Health and Happiness,
Liz Bart


Soothing Waters • 5207 Filbert Lane Bow, WA 98232
Phone: 360.766.8403 • FAX: 360.766.5094


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WATSU® is a registered trademark assigned to Harold Dull.