Each month the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA and the Greater Pittston YMCA host special gatherings for families with autistic children called the A-Team. These “swim parties” take place in our pools and are sure to be a great time for all!

  • Parties are limited to the first 20 reservations
  • Parties are open to all families with autistic children
  • RSVP for your family to ATeamWBP@gmail
  • Please include the full name(s) of everyone in your party and their age(s)
  • We welcome you to email us any questions at ATeamWBP@gmail.com


Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA – Saturday, 9/19 from 12:15pm – 2:15pm

Greater Pittston YMCA – Saturday, 9/26 from 3pm – 5pm


The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA is happy to welcome welcome SAFE families for complementary one-on-one swim lessons.

Register for special swim groups here

After registration, you will be contacted to confirm your date and time.

Text Alerts

Text FILLMEIN to 84483 to receive Facility alerts.

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Text WBYST to 84483 to receive WBY Swim Team alerts.