Pocono Family YMCA

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Family Time

We believe in the value of family after all, we have "Family" in our name! Healthy living is also an area of focus for the Y and we want you and your entire family to have the resources and opportunities to meet your goals of achieving a healthy lifestyle.

The following list of events and activities are a fun and healthy way to get activity with your family at our Y!

  • Family Time in Gym (Gym Schedule)
  • Family Time in Pool (Pool Schedule)
  • Family Nights (see below)
  • Parent Night Outs (see below)
  • Teen Nights
  • Family Special Events (see below)
  • Babysitting Trainings 



Family Events 

We're giving you quality family time - it's time to re-connect and have fun!




Take a walk with your family on our WalkWorks Route

Following our WalkWorks route through historic downtown Stroudsburg.  Get your route card at the Y!

 WalkWorks is a local walking program for people of all ages and abilities. Walking is one of the most popular options for physical activity in America, and for good reason: 


Walking aids your body in several ways. It:


  • Burns body fat.
  • Raises metabolism.
  • Promotes restful sleep.
  • Lowers blood pressure.
  • Increases your energy.
  • Helps control your appetite.
  • Improves self esteem.
  • Reduces depression.
  • Slows aging.


By becoming a part of WalkWorks, you can improve your health, while socialize with friends and family,and enjoy the scenery in your community.Look at the link below to identify a WalkWorks route in your neighborhood?. For more information about WalkWorks please visit the WalkWorks website

Camp Fairview Lake YMCA

Your home away from home


Since 1915, Camp Fairview Lake YMCA provides Sleep Away Summer camping for grades 2-11, Environmental Education for schools, and Conference programs for groups. We develop programs for children and families to realize their potential by focusing on specific skillsets, building confidence and creating a sense of belonging.

Visit fairviewlakeymca.org for more information.


In an environment created just for you, each person is empowered to strengthen relationships by participating in a wide variety of activities designed to build lasting memories.

 Family and Specialty Weekend

  • Family Camp weekends (February, May, June, September, October)
  • Mother/daughter weekend (January)
  • Mother/son weekend (November)
  • Father/son weekend (February)
  • Father/daughter weekend (December)
  • Women’s Wellness weekends (March and November)
  • Guy’s weekend (November)


Our ability to offer a true “camp for all” is based on our generous donors that have helped us to offer an excellent financial assistance program. Applications for assistance are confidential and are available on our website. The amount of assistance granted is based on taxable income from the previous year, family circumstances, and our available funds.


Camp Speers-Eljabar

The Pocono Family YMCA and Camp Speers-Eljabar YMCA are delighted to announce a collaboration to offer high quality sleep away camp as well as group and family outdoor recreation programs to members of the Pocono Family YMCA and our community. 

Located in the beautiful Pocono Mountains, just 45 minutes from the Pocono Family YMCA, the camp sits on over 1,100 forested acres surrounding a private 42-acre lake, providing an unspoiled natural environment to explore and enjoy. 

For more information about camping at Camp Speers-Eljabar YMCA visit their website www.campspeersymca.org or call 570-828-2329.

In addition to sleep away camp and other getaway experiences, Camp Speers-Eljabar is offering free Sunday Fundays for members of our community to get to know the camp and to benefit from a wide selection of seasonal activities. The camp will open its doors each Sunday April 27th  through June 9th to all members of the Pocono Family YMCA, along with their family and friends, from 10am until 3pm. Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of camp activities, such as fishing, hiking, mountain biking, rock wall climbing and crafts. All equipment and activities will be provided free of charge to Y Members.