Sudden Valley is one of the most beautiful places in the Northwest, conceived in the late 60’s and now home to over 7,000 residents, plus an abundance of wildlife.

Sudden Valley is proud of its community and offers activities for all ages and abilities, including marina, parks, playgrounds, miles of hiking trails, and an 18-hole golf course designed by the renowned course architect, Ted Robinson.

The Community Center recreation area, run by the YMCA, includes a state of the art fitness center and outdoor Olympic size swimming pool. An adult-only pool is located in the Adult Center along with the temporary library location.

2016 AGM Candidate Application Packet

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) and Factual Information

In an effort to provide members with factually accurate information, a new FAQ button will be added to the Sudden Valley website within the next week. Information will also continue to be posted on the Sudden Valley Community Association Facebook group.



Sudden Valley Community Association Public Safety Notice - Level 1 Burn Ban in Effect

Based on the dry conditions Whatcom County Fire Marshal have instituted a Level 1 Burn Ban for Whatcom County. The following are the conditions of the Level 1 Burn Ban as they apply to Sudden Valley Community Association: – NO OPEN BURNING RECREATIONAL FIRE/CAMPFIRE – UP TO 3’ X 3’ OF SEASONED FIREWOOD OR CHARCOAL … Continue reading Sudden Valley Community Association Public Safety Notice – Level 1 Burn Ban in Effect


Sudden Valley did receive a bid to demolish Barn 7, the Library Barn, for $25,000. The owner of one company has said that it might be possible for him to deconstruct the building for that amount. But he has not presented an all-inclusive bid, and the bid packet has not yet been sent out to … Continue reading BARN 7 DEMOLITION FOR $25,000

Message from Fire Chief Ralston regarding Burning the Rotunda

Let me start by saying that I spoke with General Manger, Mitch Waterman a couple months ago about using the rotunda and Barns as a training site as an option for us to use prior to them being taken down. I’ve had several inquiries over the last several weeks about the possibility and interest of … Continue reading Message from Fire Chief Ralston regarding Burning the Rotunda

Lake Whatcom Blvd and Lake Louise Rd Closures Planned

On Thursday, July 21st portions of Lake Whatcom Boulevard and Lake Louise Road will be closed while county crews stripe the roads. http://wa-whatcomcounty.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/19727

Updated Traffic Signs for Longshore Drive

Maintenance has added additional speed limit signs in a section of Longshore Drive. The old signs were placed at a distance where the driver was unsure if the speed limit had changed. The other item added is to allow the driver to see the speed limit sign from both directions. Here is an example of … Continue reading Updated Traffic Signs for Longshore Drive