Pocono Family YMCA

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Youth Sports

Our Youth sports programs run throughout the year. Please check our current PROGRAM GUIDE for additional details about current offerings.

CATCH Kids Club

For over 25 years, the CATCH gym program has proven to help launch kids towards healthier lifestyles. CATCH focuses on the Eat Smart school nutrition program, classroom curriculum, a physical education program, and a family program. CATCH is designed to nurture a love of physical activity and provide an introduction to healthy eating in children ages 3-10. Children are motivated to walk, run, jump, dance and move their entire body while playing and having fun.

Ages: 3-5 or 6-10

Sessions: 8 weeks

Location: YMCA Basketball Court

Ages 3-5: Wednesdays from 9:00am-10:00am (begins November 2nd)

Ages 3-5: Wednesdays from 10:00am-11:00am (begins November 2nd)

Ages 6-10: Wednesdays from 4:30pm-5:30pm (begins November 2nd)

REGISTER HERE.

Sports Mania 

PLAY. LEARN. GROW.

Give your child the chance to learn the fundamentals of popular sports such as soccer, volleyball, floor hockey and more! This class gives children the opportunity to, not only develop basic skills in sports, but to develop their coordination and their social abilities as they participate with other children in a non-competitive activities.

Ages 8-10: Mondays 5:30-6:30pm (begins November 7th)

Ages 11-13: Mondays 6:30-7:30pm (begins November 7th)

For more information contact Mike Miller at 570-421-2525 ext. 139 or mmiller@poconoymca.org

REGISTER HERE.

Fall Flag Football  

With an emphasis on teamwork and participation, NFL Flag Football provides kids with non-contact, continuous action.  During a one-hour practice participants will learn skill development through game activities and informal flag scrimmages.  Participants must wear a mouth guard to practices and games. Registrations will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis and will completely close when the league fills. This league is open to girls and boys ages 5 thru those in 12th grade. All practices and games will be held on Saturdays at East Stroudsburg High School-South. Each session lasts for seven weeks.

For more information contact Mike Miller at 570-421-2525 ext. 139 or mmiller@poconoymca.org

Age Groups:  Age 5–7     Ages 8-9     Ages 10-11     Ages 12-13      Ages 14-17

Volunteer Coaches: Volunteer coaches are needed for our NFL Flag Football programs. Duties include directing the team’s practices and game play.  Detailed lesson plans are provided.  This small investment of your time will have a great impact on the children on your team.  Help us build strong kids with NFL Flag Football. 

Coaches Meeting: The coach meeting will be held on a Saturday before the season begins.  All coaches must have current background check (NO Fee), child abuse clearances (NO Fee), and FBI fingerprinting (fee MAY be required; valid for 5 years).

 

Intramural Basketball 

This program is designed to teach the game of basketball through practice and game play. Boys and girls ages 5-17 in our recreational basketball program learn skill development, good sportsmanship, and team play through low competition in a fun environment. *(If there are not enough participants the program will be run as a clinic). This program lasts for seven weeks. All practices and games will be held during weekdays. Registrations will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis and will close automatically when the program is full.  Practice will be held at the Pocono Family YMCA.    

For more information contact Mike Miller at 570-421-2525 ext. 139 or mmiller@poconoymca.org

Volunteer Coaches: Duties include directing the team’s practices and games. 

TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION ON AGE GROUPS, DATES, TIMES OR TO REGISTER, CLICK HERE. 

Summer Soccer 

Registration can be accepted online or at the Pocono Family YMCAThis program is designed to teach the game of soccer through practice and game play. The YMCA Summer Soccer program is a recreational league designed to get children active and having fun. The league usually runs seven weeks. Fields are located at East Stroudsburg High School South. All games will be played during the evening.  If there are not enough participants for the U12 or U10 leagues they will be run in a clinic format with informal scrimmages.  All practices and games will start at 6:00pm.

Age Groups:

Micro (Coed, 4 & 5 yr. olds, Mon. /Wed.)                    

U8 (Coed, 6 & 7 yr. olds, Tues/Thurs.)               

U10 (Coed 8 & 9 yr. olds, Mon. /Wed.)        

U12 (Coed, 10-12 yr. olds, Tues/Thurs.)

 

Tennis Lessons

This program is designed for ages 4 and up and is run by the GV Tennis Academy.  Coach G is a PTR Certified Tennis Coach with over 20 years experience teaching all skill levels.  All equipment will be provided and classes are held at the Pocono Family YMCA. Please pre-register at least one week prior to the start of classes.  

Session Fees & Dates:

4 weeks: Members $56 Non-Members $80

Ages 5-7 Thursdays 5-5:45pm - Beginner to Adv. Beginners          

Ages 8-11 Thursdays 5:45pm-6:30pm – Beginners to Adv. Beginners

Ages 8-11 Thursdays 6:30-7:30pm – Advanced Beginners to Low Intermediate

Ages 12 to Adults – Thursdays 7:30pm-8:30pm – Beginners to Adv. Beginners

REGISTER HERE.  

 

Karate for 6-12 year olds

Building confidence, improved concentration, physical fitness, and a work ethic are a few of the things you can expect from this program.  This class features traditional Japanese Koei-Kan Karate-Do techniques such as basic blocks, kicks, strikes, and punches.  

When:  Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm
           Saturdays 12-1pm

Monthly Session Fees: 

One day a week:
Member $40.00    Non-members  $64.00

Twice a week:
Members $63.00     Non-Members  $100

 

Karate for Ages 13 & Up

This class helps you to invest in healthy habits of fitness and to 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. 

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

 

Monthly Session Fees: 

One day a week:
Member $40.00    Non-members  $64.00

Two or Three days a week:
Members $63.00     Non-Members  $100

 

 

Karate at the West End Dojo

The Pocono Family YMCA offers Karate classes at the West End Dojo located on Route 209 in Brodheadsville.  

For more information call 570-992-1959. 

                                                                                           When:Kids(7-12 year olds)   Tues & Thurs 6:30-7:30pm
                                                                                                    Adults(13-99 year olds)  Tues & Thurs 7:30-9pm