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Your tax-deductable contribution helps people, from 3 years old to 94 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, caring Staff members provide the highest quality care to clients of all ages and abilities.

Lynn Young, Executive Director:
Linda Gomez, Associate Director:
Irving McKinney, Aquatic Program Coordinator:
Marvella Peterman, Adaptive Aquatics for Children, Executive Director Emeritus

Aaron Beecher, Adaptive Aquatic Instructor

Will Kollmeyer, Adaptive Aquatic Instructor

Armando Medina, Adaptive Aquatic Instructor

Instructors hold Lifeguard, First-Aid, CPR/AED, and Aquatic Arthritis 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:

Stella Lauerman, President

Peter Bolton, Vice President
Marsha Zeitlin, Secretary
Catherina Ku, Treasurer

Margaret Chung-Prodis, Board Member

Lea Goodman, Board Member
Larry Reierson, Board Member

Diane Spadaro, Board Member

Ellen Stevens, Board Member

Marcia Weber-Olsen, Board Member

Wilder Wheelwright, 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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