Bender Family Recreational Park (Bender Fields) is a 56acre ball field complex featuring 21acres of open space, soccer fields, and lacrosse field, 35arcres of softball, and youth baseball fields. (Contact the Park office for field use permission and field availability).

This park comes alive mid March and doesn’t quiet down until late October.

The Jim Kaemingk Sr. City Trail meanders through the complex, beginning at Bender Rd to Aaron Dr.
There is a 1 acre fenced enclosed “Off Leash” Dog Park in the southeast corner of the complex.
Also available at Bender Fields is Picnic Shelter, Large Indoor Kitchen Facility, Picnic Tables, Bocci Ball Court, Large Playground, Concessions, and Restroom Facilities.

Bender Fields is the location of the Lynden Parks Department Office and Park Maintenance Shop.

Park Location:
8770 Bender Rd.
Lynden WA 98264

Park Hours
8am- Dusk or “When the Lights Go Out”

Bender Park Rules
No Dogs Inside Fenced Ball Fields (fields 1-4); Dogs must be on a Leash in all Other Areas of the Park. (Except the fenced in dog park)
*No Bicycles Allowed inside the Fenced Ball Fields (fields1-4).
*No Alcoholic Beverages on Park Property (including parking lot).
*No Vehicles, Driving or Parking on Fields or City Trail
*No Parking along Church/Park Fire Lanes.
*No Climbing on Goals, Backstops, or Fences.
*No Changing Bases or Moving Pitching Rubbers
*No Moving Soccer Goals
*No Over Night Stay or Parking
*No Fireworks on Park Property. (Including Parking lot)
*Park Closes at Dusk when Ball Games are not taking place


League & Tournament Policy Agreement

Vendor Permit

Bender Park Google Earth Map

Bender Photos

Bender Park Concession Bender Park Playground

Bender Fields Links

Lynden Youth Sports

Whatcom County YMCA

Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation