Join the party at our

23rd annual


Swim-a-thon & BBQ!

Sunday, October 5th,

Noon - 3pm

Santa Catalina School

15 Mark Thomas Drive


Food, friends and fun to benefit children and adults with special needs.

Swimming, children's activities, contests and prizes for people of all ages and abilities, a great raffle and a Disneyland Grand Prize are all part of this fun event.

Want to benefit children, veterans, or seniors? Use the donate button above and write a note in the memo line.  We'll make sure your gift helps someone close to your heart.

Make a donation today for a chance to win a San Francisco Vacation! 


Would you or someone you know benefit from warm water exercise?

One person in five has a disability.  Please share our website with friends and family for information about our warm water exercise programs and other community resources.

Information & Application


Kernes Adaptive Aquatics provides warm water exercise programs that help children and adults with special needs gain health, strength, mobility and confidence.

Our 92 degree water and skilled staff foster comfort, dignity and hope through 15,000 hours of instruction and exercise each year. We offer a wide range of programs, from fully-assisted to independent exercise, as well as Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program classes.

The Josephine Kernes Memorial Pool has been an integral part of the Monterey Peninsula since 1972. 

Click here for a visit:


Kernes Receives a Grant to Benefit Veterans

A grant from the Dewitt Fund and

The Landreth Family Fund of the

Community Foundation for Monterey County

will provide warm water exercise programs

for local Veterans.

Read more in our Fall Newletter


Become a Lifesaver Legacy Member

Make a lasting contribution to health and

quality of life in our community by including

Kernes in your will or estate planning. 

For more information contact Lynn Young:


Thank you to our generous supporters!


This website made possible in part through a grant from the

Community Foundation for Monterey County.

Website & Video developed by Current Wave Media.