Every One. All Ways.


Bringing our community closer together for more than 40 years.

Sunny green mountain with blue water

West Marin Community Services (WMCS) supports programs and services that ensure the well-being of individuals and families in West Marin. Self-sufficiency, human dignity, and social justice are the values that guide our efforts.

We are the central hub for a diverse range of services that support our neighbors in West Marin. We have work hard to provide critical support in many forms – supplying food, clothing, household items, and much more to community members in need. We are incredibly proud of our contributions to our community.

When: Monday – Friday afternoons, July 25 – August 5.

All students need to be on time for class. Allow 15 minutes to walk from the parking lot to the beach).

  • 1pm Class I – Beginners
  • 1:40pm Class II – Intermediate
  • 2:20pm Class II – Advanced

All children must be accompanied by an adult to all swimming classes. Siblings welcome.

Where: Shell Beach II, Inverness CA 94937

Parents! Please complete the following forms and return to WMCS by Wednesday July 20. 

Email to waterdogs@westmarincs.org or mail to PO Box 1093, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956. 

  • Waterdogs application and payment
  • Swim Test Pool Release form
  • T-shirt order form
  • COVID-19 Safety Plan

If you need a copy of any of these forms or are curious about our scholarships, please contact us.

Testing: Testing will be August 3-4 at a private local pool. Address and times will be announced the first week of session. The students will be admitted and tested at their assigned time. No late arrivals will be tested.

An adult must accompany the child. No additional children will be allowed.

Final day of Waterdogs: On Friday August 5, all participants meet at 1pm for Presentation of Certificates followed by a celebration of the children’s accomplishments. We encourage all parents to participate and bring snacks to share.




Tomales Bay Youth

Monday-Friday: 3-6pm


Wednesday-Monday: 10:30am-5pm

Food Pantry &
Resource Center

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9am-1pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 1-5pm

Our Impact


Families effected by the COVID-19 pandemic remained housed.


Pounds of food distrubuted to families in need.


Distributed in emergency funds to our community.

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