Pocono Family YMCA

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Additional Programs

American Heart Association Basic Life Support Classes

Classes include Adult, Child, and Infant CPR, AED, use of bag mask device and choking; certification good for 2 years.  Classes are approximately 4.5 hours long. 

BLS (Basic Life Support) class is for medical professionals, persons working in health fields, nursing, and medical students.

Fees:  $85(includes student manual)

Skills testing is available for persons who have taken the American Heart Association BLS Part I online course.  Skills testing on mannequins and use of the AED, bag mask, and choking procedures will take approximately 2 hours. 

Fees:  $50

We also offer the American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR, AED, First Aid Classes and Pediatric Courses.

 Need us to come to your work place? No problem, call Sue Scarborough or Debbie Lang to schedule your class today.

CPR & First Aid   $105
CPR Only           $75
1st Aid Only       $65

For CPR and First Aid times and dates, please contact the Member Services Desk at ext. 0. For additional questions, contact Debbie Lang, site coordinator at 570-421-2525 Ext 124 or dlang@poconoymca.org.



Stewards of Children

Darkness to Light - End Child Sexual Abuse

Stewards of Children is a prevention training program that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.  In this 3 hour workshop, adults will view a three-part DVD containing commentary from sexual abuse survivors and experts in the field, utilize their participant workbook and participate in facilitator-led discussions. 

Stewards of Children:

  • Increases awareness of the prevalence, consequences and circumstances of child sexual abuse
  • Provides new skills for adults to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse
  • Promotes positive change to organizational policies and procedures
  • Increases individual commitment to action through a personal prevention plan

This program is presented at the Pocono Family YMCA or we can bring it to your organization!  Great training for youth based organizations, churches, day cares, after school programs and anyone who cares about the welfare of children.

For more information or to schedule a training, contact Sue Scarborough at 570-421-2525 ext 112 or sscarborough@poconoymca.org


 Adult Dances

Adult Dances are held the last Sunday of each month in our gymnasium.  Come out and dance the evening away with your firends with entertainment provided by a live DJ. Music includes Waltz, East Coast Swing, Cja-Cha, West Coast Swing and more.

 Time: 5:30pm -8:30pm

Cost: $10.00 per person


Pot Luck Luncheons

Join us for our monthly Pot Luck Luncheons.  Bring your favorite dish and enjoy food, fun and the company of your fellow members.

Monday, February 1, 2019 and Friday, March 8, 2019



Super Sitters Class

Boy and girls ages 11 years old and up will learn how to become competent and responsible baby sitters.  They will learn infant and child CPR, Fire Safety, liability issues and much more.

Program runs on Thursday nights from March 7- March 28, 2019.

Time: 6:30pm -8:30pm each night

Cost: Members $52   Program Members $65  Non-members $80