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A Fitness Buff’s Guide to Lake Chelan

If you’re headed to Lake Chelan and want to keep up with your workout routine (or even ramp it up a notch), you’re in luck. This beautiful area isn’t just about stunning views and relaxing by the water—it’s also a fantastic place to stay active and fit. Here’s your ultimate guide to getting your sweat on in Lake Chelan.

At the Resort

Aerial view of tennis and pickleball courts

If you’re staying at Wapato Point Resort, you’re in for a treat. The resort offers a variety of activities to keep you active and entertained.

  • Pickleball, Basketball, Volleyball, and Tennis Courts: Whether you want to play a casual game or get competitive, there are plenty of courts to choose from!
  • KIOSK Rentals: Visit the KIOSK to rent paddle boards, bikes, kayaks, canoes, peddle boats and more to burn calories while you’re having fun!
  • On-site Workout Facility: Get your gym fix at the resort’s well-equipped workout facility.
  • Swimming Pool: Cool off and get some laps in at the resort’s 25-meter swimming pool.

Gyms and Classes

Multiple people working out at a gym
Photo credit: Karisa Ann Photography
  • The Barn Fitness Center: This spot is perfect for those who love a good mix of cardio, strength training and yoga. With a variety of equipment and classes, you’ll find everything you need to keep your workouts fresh and challenging.
  • True Fitness: If you’re looking for a place with a supportive community vibe, True Fitness is the way to go. Their classes are engaging and suitable for all fitness levels.
  • Valley Fitness: For a more personalized experience and 24/7 access, Valley Fitness offers great options. Whether you prefer group classes or one-on-one sessions, they’ve got you covered.

Outdoor Sports

A couple hiking
Photo credit: Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce

If you’re more of an outdoor enthusiast, Lake Chelan offers plenty of options to keep you moving while soaking in the natural beauty of the area.

  • Hiking: The trails around Lake Chelan are simply breathtaking. From easy strolls to challenging hikes, there’s something for everyone. Don’t forget to pack some water and snacks!
  • Biking: Whether you’re into road cycling or mountain biking, you’ll find plenty of routes to explore. The scenic views are an added bonus!
  • Running: If running is your jam, hit the trails or the roads around the lake. Early mornings or late afternoons are the best times to avoid the heat in the summer and enjoy a peaceful run.


Bike riders racing
Photo credit: Cycle Chelan

Lake Chelan hosts several races throughout the year, so if you’re the competitive type, be sure to check out the local events calendar for upcoming races. Whether it’s the Apple Blossom Fun Run in April or Cycle Chelan in June, there’s bound to be something that piques your interest and keeps you motivated.


People laying on yoga mats
Photo credit: Alchemy Yoga + Massage

After all that hard work, recovery is key. Luckily, Lake Chelan has some fantastic spots to help you relax and rejuvenate.

  • Spas and Wellness Centers: Treat yourself to a massage or a spa day at the Wellness Garden just a few blocks away. Your muscles will thank you!
  • Yoga Classes: Stretch out those tired muscles and find your zen at one of the local yoga studios. It’s a great way to balance your high-intensity workouts with some calming, restorative movements. Alchemy Yoga + Massage is within walking distance from the resort!
  • Natural Recovery: Sometimes, the best recovery is simply a dip in the lake or lounging by the water. Let nature help you unwind and recharge.

So there you have it—a comprehensive guide to staying fit and active while enjoying all that Lake Chelan has to offer. Pack your workout gear, bring a positive attitude, and get ready to have an amazing, fitness-filled trip!

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