Owners Info

Welcome to Shelter Bay! It's a great place to live! We hope new residents as well as those already here will find this information helpful.

Rainbow Bridge

Community Office

The Community Office is located at the Clubhouse.

Telephone 360-466-3805; fax: 360-466-4733

The following are available at the office:
Minutes of all Board and Committee meetings.
Bulletin boards for ads and notices.

Rules and Regulations

General Rules and Regulations are available under the Administration tab of this website, the navigation links on the left side of any page, and in the back of the Directory. You may also obtain a copy of them at the office.

You should have received a copy of the Protective Covenants when you purchased your sub-lease. If you did not, contact your real estate agent. Covenants can also be viewed by clicking on the Covenants link on the left-hand side of this page.

Maps of Shelter Bay

Download the Shelter Bay map (in pdf format). We are also providing the Division 1 through Division 5 plat/survey maps (also in pdf format) for Shelter Bay from the Skagit County auditor’s website:

History of Shelter Bay

This is a History of Shelter Bay, in pdf format. You might find this interesting reading.

Information Sources

You can obtain information on community activities, events and other items of general interest in a number of places. These include - the front gate reader boards, the Shelter Bay Newsletter, this website, the Yacht Club newsletter and at the office.

Swimming Pools

Upper Pool:
This pool is for adults only - 21 years and over.
Pool hours are 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Lower Pool:
When school is in session:
Mondays through Thursday 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Fridays 3:30 until 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays 10:00 to 6:30 p.m.

Summer hours are 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. daily for adult lap swim, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for open swim.

Pool Rules
In addition to the rules and regulations posted at both pools, the following will help clarify some of the rules: - Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult or other responsible person over 18 years. The adult must be inside the pool fence and be in direct supervision of their child. Babies must have clean diapers, plastic pants and bathing suit.

Golf Course

Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. No alcohol, strollers or dogs are allowed on the golf course.

Beach, Parks and Picnic Areas

In addition to the other recreational facilities Shelter Bay has four parks, three picnic areas, a childrens playground and a community beach. They are located at the end of Chinook Pl., around the clubhouse, at the end of Siletz Pl. and Martha's Beach.

These areas are available for the use of all Shelter Bay residents at no charge.

Picnic areas may be reserved for large groups on a first come first served basis by contacting the office.


Shelter Bay Marina has berths for lease plus a launch ramp for lot owners' trailerable boats.

For general information regarding the marina, call the Shelter Bay Office at 466-3805.

Storage Lot

There is a fully fenced yard that provides secure storage for trailers, boats, etc.

For information on rental of space in this lot contact the community office.

Other Information

Soliciting: Door-to-door solicitation is not permitted in Shelter Bay with the exception of United Way, which has board approval.

Absences: If you are away from Shelter Bay for any length of time, it is suggested that you give your telephone number and an address to the community office where you can be reached in case of emergency.

Library: A community library of donated reading materials for the use of Shelter Bay residents is located in the Annex.

Notary Public: The Office does have a Notary on staff, Executive Secretary Debbie Byrd. Please call ahead and make an appointment to ensure her availability.

Utilities and Services

Trash Collection and Recycling:
Waste Management 757-4068 or 800-592-9995
Trash, recycling, and yard waste are all picked up only on Fridays. Trash is picked up weekly; recycling and yard waste are picked up every other week on the same day as the trash.

Water & Sewer:
Shelter Bay Community. Contact the office.

Electric Power:
Puget Sound Energy. Contact 1-888-225-5773

See the Skagit County telephone directory.

Frontier. Contact 1-877-462-8188.

See the Skagit County telephone directory.
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