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 offerings.

Spring 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 TBA.

Flag football RULE BOOK.

For more information contact Natasha Moore at 570-421-2525 ext. 118 or nmoore@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 on THURSDAY, April 13 at 6PM at the Dominick Lockwood Youth Center. All coaches must have current background check (NO Fee), child abuse clearances (NO Fee), and FBI -ingerprinting (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.

 

Youth Basketball Clinic 

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 

Age Groups:  

Age 5–7; 8:30am - 10:00am           Ages 8-10; 10:30am - 12:30pm

Ages 11-17; 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Clinics are held at Stroudsburg Junior High School on Chipperfield Dr.

For more information contact Natasha Moore at 570-421-2525 ext. 118 or nmoore@poconoymca.org

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

 

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 Soccer program is a recreational league designed to get children active and having fun. The league usually runs seven weeks. Fields may be located at East Stroudsburg High School South. All games will be played during the evening.  If there are not enough participants for the leagues they will be run in a clinic format with informal scrimmages. 

 

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. 

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