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Your tax-deductable contribution helps people, from 3 months old to 103 years young, find comfort, mobility and independence through warm water exercise. 

Be a Life Saver Legacy Member 

You can leave a legacy of health and hope for the future.  Join others who have included the Josephine Kernes Memorial Pool in their bequest or estate planning. Add Josephine Kernes Memorial Pool in your will or call

831-643-9867 to learn more.


Contact or

831-643-9867 to find out about fun and important volunteer opportunities.

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For timely information about services and events email (We do not share your information with others.)

Tell others about Kernes’ unique pool and programs

Someone you know may need warm water exercise, and community support keeps our services strong.

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Kernes’ experienced Staff members provide the highest quality care to clients of all ages and abilities.

Lynn Young, Executive Director:
Linda Gomez, Associate Director:
Armando Medina, Lead Adaptive Aquatic Instructor

Stephan Fitzpatrick, Adaptive Aquatic Instructor

Nichole Gomez, Adaptive Aquatic Instructor

Chelsea Marquez, Adaptive Aquatic Instructor

Marvella Peterman, Executive Director Emeritus

Instructors hold Lifeguard, First-Aid, CPR/AED, ATRI and other certifications.  Each semester, volunteers from the CSUMB Kinesiology Department also assist staff while receiving class credits as part of their Service Learning Program.

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Board of Directors

Kernes is a non-profit organization under the direction of a dedicated volunteer Board of Directors with expertise in business, economics, health care, education and nonprofit management:

Peter Bolton, President

Nancy Malone, Treasurer
Kelly VonSaltza, Secretary
Terri Bilbro, Board Member

Thomas Callaham, Board Member

Diane Spadaro, Board Member

Marcia Weber-Olsen, Board Member

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Kernes Adaptive Aquatics Contact Information

Josephine Kernes Memorial Pool
15 Portola Avenue
Monterey, CA 93940
Driving Directions:

Pool phone: (831) 372-1240
Pool fax:      (831) 372-3140
Pool e-mail:

Office phone: (831) 643-9867
Office fax:      (831) 643-9866
Office email:

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