Welcome the Aquatics Department at the Greater Pittston YMCA. Our focus is on water safety and enjoying your time in and around the water. Our Aquatic programming teaches kids and adults the proper ways to swim, exercise and play whether by yourself or enjoying the compnay of a group of people. Our Aquatic Center is equiped with a indoor heated pool with handicap accessability. We offer swim lessons, water aerobics and free swim all year around. Come dive in!
Please look at our 2017 Winter II Programming Guide for all current aquatic programming.
The Aquatic Department is under the direction of Susan Vosik Pekala, Aquatic Director and can be reached at 570-655-2255 ext.106 or email@example.com.
New, Improved Swim Lessons
Swim Lesson Levels
Youth Stroke Clinic
**PLEASE NOTE: Enrollment Minimum Low enrollment classes may be subject to cancellation.
Registration for any program opens to members of the Y three weeks prior to first date of a session; one week for the general public. Registration will close two days prior to frist date of a session.
HOW TO SELECT A SWIM LESSON
American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Classes
The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguard course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Renewal Class
This course is designed to re-certify a current American Red Cross Lifeguard. Candidates must have a current American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer card and a current American Red Cross Lifeguarding and First Aid card. A new adult/infant resuscitation mask will be provided, participants must download a new lifeguarding book from www.redcross.org, (click on to take a class, then lifeguarding then under materials will be the lifeguard manual in a downloadable format), review this prior to attending class. This class will renew your lifeguard, first aid and CPR/AED certifications.
Water Safety Instructor Training Certification
NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF $30 due at registration; balance due after pre-course test, which is held the first hour of the first class. Max participants of 6.
America Red Cross Adult CPR/AED Certification Course
Would you know what to do in a cardiac, breathing or first aid emergency? The right answer could help you save a life. With an emphasis on hands-on learning, our First Aid/CPR/AED courses give you the skills to save a life. All course options align with OSHA’s Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training Programs and are available in classroom and blended learning formats. Certification is issued upon successful completion. Free online refreshers are available with all course options. Course length: From 2 hours to 5 hours, depending on course option; 2 year certification.