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Youth Sports

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


Fun and learning are the emphasis of this league where children get their first exposure to the game of baseball/softball. There are no try-outs and no practices for this league. Session fee includes ball cap and T-shirt. The program runs for 8 weeks.

June 13th- July 27th, 2017

Location: Clearview Elementary Fields

Time: Tuesday/Thursday 5:30pm

Ages: 3-5 Tuesday

Ages: 6-8 Thursday

Registration closes: June 11, 2017

Youth 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. Registrations will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis and will close automatically when the program is full.  Clinic location will be TBA.     

Hoop Group  Jr NBA Jr Sixers 


This summer, let your camper discover something special. Camps will focus on ball handling, hand-eye coordination, physical fitness, rules, teamwork, sportsmanship while having FUN.

Session 1: July 31, 2017 – August 4, 2017

Ages 5 – 7        8:30am – 12:30pm

Registration closes: July 10, 2017

Session 2: August 7, 2017 – August 11, 2017

Ages 8 – 13        8:30am – 2:30pm

Registration closes: July 17, 2017

Session 3: August 14, 2017 – August 18, 2017

Ages 14 – 17      8:30am – 4:30pm

Registration closes: July 24, 2017

For more information contact James Ellison at jellison@poconoymca.org



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 Soccer program is a recreational program designed to get children active and having fun.  


Our youth summer soccer program is open to boys and girls ages 3-12. This is an instructional program that teaches the fundamental skills of soccer and sportsmanship values. The program runs for 8 weeks and will be held at the S.A.S.D. fields starting June 10, 2017.
9:00-9:45am Ages 3 & 4
10:00-10:45am Ages 5 & 6
11:00-12:00pm Ages 7-8

12:15-1:15pm Ages 9-12

Registration closes: June 9, 2017


Session 1: Ages 5 & 6

Date: July 17, 18, 19, 20, 21

Time: 9:00-11:00am

Session 2: Ages 7-12

Date: July 31, August 1, 2, 3, 4

Time: 9:00-12:00pm

Registration closes: June 28, 2017

Summer Football Academy  

Open to youth players 5-17 years old. No experience required.  Instruction will focus on introduction to basic football skills in a fun, non-contact format. Daily schedule will include offensive, defensive, & kicking game instruction. Small group competitions and games. Campers must bring their own cleats & sneakers (no pads).

Session 1: July 17, 2017 – July 21, 2017

Ages 5 – 7        8:30am – 10:30am

Session 2: July 24, 2017 – July 28, 2017

Ages 8 – 13        8:30am – 12:30pm

Session 3: July 31, 2017 – August 4, 2017

Ages 14 – 17      8:30am – 12:30pm

Session fee includes YMCA T-shirt.



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 TBA.

Flag football RULE BOOK.

For more information contact Aman Arsad at aarsad@poconoymca.org

Age Groups:  Age 5–7     Ages 8-10     Ages 11-13

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 coaches' meeting will be held at the Dominick Lockwood Youth Center. 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). Contact Kevin Hillman for a current Volunteer Packet at 570-421-2525 x. 112

Registration form - needed for NEW players. If you have been in our programs this year, simply call the desk to register over the phone or register ONLINE.

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 or outdoors at a local school. 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


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. 

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