Our mission & values

Our mission is to connect and enrich our community through wellness, education, & fun. We are the premier non-profit swim and recreation club on the Eastside that serves the community it is rooted in; providing a safe and inclusive environment that promotes wellness and educational programs for individuals and families of all backgrounds, ages, and abilities. At Samena, everyone is welcome. We are committed to providing: Exceptional year-round programs and services for all; A safe, inclusive, and friendly environment; Highly-skilled and professional staff; Continuous investment in member experience; Active community participation.

About us

Samena is a member-based, family recreation club located in the Lake Hills neighborhood of east Bellevue since 1958. The Club offers members access to 3 pools (Indoor, Outdoor, Wading), an expansive fitness center, tennis courts, and outdoor play area. The Club is governed by a nine member volunteer board and managed by a professional staff of experienced employees.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, & belonging

Samena’s vision is to provide a safe and inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds, ages, and abilities, and to have our staff reflect our community. Samena Club maintains an organizational culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, and acknowledges and seeks to overcome the exclusionary history of our industry by building an approachable and inclusive recreational community. We fulfill this vision by engaging with open minds, valuing unique perspectives, and investing in removing barriers to access.