PVYA Intro

Welcome to the Pleasant Valley Youth Association


About This Website

Please bookmark this website. A similar website, ending in “.com,” could be confusing to individuals that are trying to locate the Pleasant Valley Youth Association, Monroe County, PA.

This website includes sport/activity specific pages, as well as upcoming events and urgent PVYA updates- like cancellations (to your right). There is a page specifically for parents and a page specifically for coaches. Registration dates/forms will be available through this website.

The Mission

The overall Mission of the Pleasant Valley Youth Association is to provide athletics and activities for all interested youth residing within the Pleasant Valley School District, while providing these participants with an understanding of sport, teamwork, rules, respect and fun, and how this knowledge translates into life strategies. The complete Mission Statement is included in the PVYA ByLaws.

The Vision

The Vision of the Pleasant Valley Youth Association is to work with other community sports’ programs, civic organizations, public officials, and the community, to build a COMMUNITY CENTER for sports and other community activities. During that process, PVYA will add youth sports programs and activities to meet the needs of our community.

The Organization

The Pleasant Valley Youth Association is an all-volunteer 501c3 non-profit organization established in 2003. Currently there are over 100 coaches/instructors who work with approximately 600 participants in baseball, basketball, field hockey, karate, lacrosse (boys and girls), summer youth recreation camp, and track and field. PVYA is overseen by a Board of Directors that consists of a President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and a Commissioner from each sport. As a new sport or activity is added, a representative from that sport or activity joins the Board of Directors.

In Memory of a Founding member, Sharon Frigiola, PVYA also offers an adult Tai Chi class and a scholarship (community service based) for PV Seniors who participated in PVYA basketball.

The PVYA Board of Directors meets the Third (3rd) Sunday of the month at 6pm at the Chestnuthill Township Park Building.

WE NEED YOU! The PVYA Board of Directors is always looking for volunteers to serve as coaches, to run community youth activities, to organize fundraisers, and to start new sports programs.

For more information, please email i n f o @ p v y a s p o r t s . o r g.

Board of Directors

The members of the PVYA Board of Directors for 2012- 2014 are:

President – Hope Smith
Vice President – Mike DeZinna
Treasurer – Dr. Michael Frigiola
Secretary – Emil Suarez
Baseball Commissioner – Kenneth Shumski
Basketball Commissioner – Dave Beecher
Boys Lacrosse Commissioner – Rick Anglemyer
Field Hockey Commissioner – Cory McKeever
Girls Lacrosse Commissioner – Toni Bush
Karate Coordinator – Joe Trovato
Summer Youth Recreation Camp Coordinator – Hope Smith
Track and Field Coordinator – Hope Smith

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