Kernes Adaptive Aquatics

Josephine Kernes Memorial Pool

Kernes Adaptive Aquatics

Josephine Kernes Memorial Pool

Kernes Adaptive Aquatics

Josephine Kernes Memorial Pool

Thanks to you, no one is turned away

Every dollar you give provides therapeutic warm water exercise for people regardless of age, ability, income, or duration of need. From 3 months old to 103 years young, your gift improves the quality of life of everyone who needs Kernes Pool.

Community sustainers keep Kernes Pool strong

Foundations, municipal funders, and local businesses provide vital support for scholarships and operations. Special thanks to:

  • City of Monterey for facility improvements
  • Craig H. Neilsen Foundation for scholarships for people with spinal cord injuries
  • Elizabeth Hook Armstrong Foundation for scholarships for children
  • Harden Foundation for operating support
  • Nancy Buck Ransom Foundation for scholarships for children

Please see our many wonderful supporters!

Become a Lifesaver Legacy Member

Bequests keep Kernes Pool afloat during the best and worst of times. Please consider adding Kernes Pool to your will or estate planning as part of your philanthropic vision. Our Stewardship Fund at the Community Foundation for Monterey County accepts a wide variety of assets, will help you plan gifts that produce tax benefits, and can even generate long-term income for you during your lifetime. For more information, please contact Executive Director Lynn Young at 831-632-9867 or office@kernespool.org.

You make a tremendous difference!

Your support in any amount helps children, adults, and elders with special needs receive vital services. Gifts can be made in honor or memory of a loved one, as a one-time donation, or as a sustaining contribution each month. Heartfelt thanks to our supporters!

Featured Supporter

Kernes Pool is honored to feature community supporters whose extraordinary generosity make our work possible.

This month would like to thank the Harden Foundation for their critical multi-year support to help us weather the pandemic. Established in 1963 by Ericia and Gene Harden, the Foundation provides funding to a variety of nonprofit organizations that benefit Monterey County.