Red Cedar Zen Community, 1021 N Forest, Bellingham Washington

Red Cedar Dharma Hall is available for rent by compatible groups.

We rent to groups offering classes and meetings oriented around mindfulness and compassion. 

After you review this information please contact our rentals manager, Scott Allen at or call our voice mail at 360-312-7088.  Please be patient–we're all volunteers and sometimes messages need to be relayed. 

To check for current availability feel free to take a look at our Building Calendar.


The upstairs is fully accessible from N. Forest Street.

Lobby: 250 sq. ft. All entrants are asked to remove their shoes in the lobby before proceeding into the building.

Library: 200 sq. ft.; suitable for small meetings of six to eight people.

Meditation Hall: 1000 sq. ft.; sits 40 comfortably. Maximum 72 occupants per city fire code regulations. A total of 44 meditation mats, 33 chairs, and 43 meditation cushions are available for use by anyone who rents the hall.

Classroom: 400 sq. ft.; suitable for medium-sized groups of 10 to 12 people.


Our downstairs area is reached by the staircase from the upstairs, or outside from the rear alley.

Dining/Kitchen Area: 600 sq ft. - tables and chairs for approximately 20 to eat and visit. A basic kitchen is available for preparing meals. Plates and eating utensils are also available.

Rental Agreements & Information

First step: please review the Building Rental Information document.

Second step: print out, fill out and submit the Building Rent Application document.

Our Rentals Manager will work with you to complete the Building Rental Agreement if you are an hourly renter or the Community Group Use Agreement if you are a Community Group.

Departure Checklist

Click here for the checklist for closing up the hall.

Cleaning Tasks

Click here for the checklist for cleaning (requested if you use the hall for 5 hours or more in a day).

2015 Rates 

Whole Center: $25/hour
Upstairs Only: $20/hour
Whole Center All Day $125

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