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Certifications & Adult Sports

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Courses

Interested in a great summer job or challenging career as a professional lifeguard? Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard.  Successful completion results in a 2-year certification in Lifeguarding that includes first aid, professional-level CPR and AED in one certificate.

Courses will be offered at the Pocono Family YMCA in Stroudsburg and at Lehman Intermediate School in Bushkill.

For more information contact Michele Kuna, Aquatics Director, at 570-421-2525 ext 137 or at mkuna@poconoymca.org.  

NEW!! American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR & First Aid Re-Certification Course

WHEN: Christmas Vacation Week, December 26th - 29th, 2016

WHAT:Blended Learning opportunity

  • On-line classroom lessons
  • Monday - December 26th - Swim Test - 11:15am - 12pm
  • Tuesday - December 27th - Skills Review - 4pm - 8:30pm
  • Other days as needed.

Participants will be re-certified in CPR, First Aid, AED, as well as American Red Cross Lifeguarding.

Where: Online & Pocono Family YMCA

For more information contact Michele Kuna, Aquatics Director, at 570-421-2525 ext 137 or at mkuna@poconoymca.org.   


Adult Tennis

This program is run by the GV Tennis Academy.  Coach G is a PTR Certified Tennis Coach with over 20 years experience teaching beginners and professionals.  All equipment will be provided.  All classes run monthly and are held in the YMCA gymnasium on Thursday evenings.  Please pre-register at least one week prior to the start of classes. 

Ages 12 to Adults of all levels at 7:30pm

Call 570-421-2525 for more information.

Karate for Ages 13 - 99

This class helps you invest in healthy habits of fitness and learn valuable self-defense.  This is based on the traditional Japanese art of Koei-Kan Karate-Do and places an emphasis on developing the individual, no matter the age. 

Mondays 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Wednesday 7:30-8:30pm
Saturday 12pm - 1pm

One Day A Week Fees:
3 weeks  Members  $30     Non-Members  $50
4 weeks  Members  $40     Non-Members  $66
5 weeks  Members  $50     Non-Members  $82.50

Two Days a Week Fees:
Members  $60     Non-Members  $95