For Social Responsibility

Giving Back and Providing Support to our Neighbors

 

The Y has been listening and responding to our communities' most critical needs for 100 years.  Whether developing skills or emotional well-being through education and training, welcoming and connecting diverse demographic populations through global services, or preventing chronic disease and building healthier communities through collaborations and local agencies. 

The Y fosters the care and respect all people need and deserve.  Through the Y, volunteers and donors, leaders and partners across Monroe County and surrounding areas are empowering people to be healthy, confident, connected and secure. 

 

Adult Dances

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

Upcoming dates:

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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.

Upcoming dates:

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American Heart Association Basic Life Support Classes

Please call for more information 570-421-2525 ask for Debbie Lang 

BLS - Basic Life Support

This course is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. It is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills. The class covers adult, child and infant CPR, use of AED, bag-mask, and choking. This class runs approximately 4.5 hours.
Fees:
Participant $90 (includes student manual)

BLS - Skills Testing Session

For persons who have completed The BLS - Basic Life
Support online Part 1 Course. Skills testing on manikins, use of AED and bag-mask device, and choking procedures will take approximately 2 hours.
Fees:
Participant $50 (includes student manual)

Heartsaver First Aid CPR/AED

This course is designed to prepare students to provide first aid and CPR and to use an AED in a safe, timely, and effective manner. It is intended for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory, or other requirements, or anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.  This class runs approximately 5-6 hours.
Fees:
CPR & 1st Aid $105.00
CPR Only $75.00
1st Aid only $65.00

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR/AED

This course teaches students to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or an infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. The course is intended for child care workers, teachers,foster-care workers, and camp/youth counselors, coaches for children’s sports organizations, parents, grandparents, babysitters, and guardians.  The course covers CPR and first aid, for child and an infant, use of AED, and more.  This class runs approximately 5-6 hours.
Fees:
CPR & 1st Aid $120.00
CPR Only $75.00
1st Aid only $65.00

Need us to come to your workplace? No problem, call to schedule your class today.

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. 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Courses

Interested in a great summer job or a challenging career as a professional lifeguard? Through videos, group discussion, and hands-on practice, you’ll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard.  Successful completion results in a 2-year certification in Lifeguarding that includes first aid, professional-level CPR, and AED in one certificate.

Recert Classes ($100 Y Member, $125 Non-Member)
Certification Classes ($175 Y Member, $210 Non-Member)

For more information contact Mike Wolbert, Aquatics Director, at 570-350-2142 or at mwolbert@poconoymca.org 

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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, daycares, after school programs, and anyone who cares about the welfare of children.

For more information call the YMCA at 570-421-2525

Super Sitters Class

Boys 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.

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Cost: Members $52   Non-members $80