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Kid's Program Staff

Kimmy Fritts - Director of Kids Program

Kimmy has been a Noe Pond Club member since 1992. Her husband, Jeff, who is a Legacy Member, has been a member since 1962. Kimmy has three children: Tylere, Kelsey and Corey. She grew up in Madison but has lived in Chatham for 30 years. Kimmy has worked with the Kids Program for over 25 years.

Kelsey Fritts - Director of Acorns Program

Kelsey has been a Noe Pond member since 1992. She grew up going through the NPC Kids Program-Acorns, Hot Shots and Big Wheels. Kelsey has worked as a CIT (counselor in training) and a counselor. Kelsey has been the Director of the Acorn Group since 2016. Kelsey currently works at Southern Boulevard School in Chatham.

Jim Cronin - Director of Big Wheels

Erin Thompson - Director of Hot Shots Program
Erin Thompson lives in Bernardsville with her husband and two children, Aselin and Finnegan. She works as a special education teacher at Central Avenue School in Madison. She received her bachelor's degree in elementary and special education from Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island. She also received her masters degree from College of St. Elizabeth in Morristown, New Jersey.  

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Chrissy McGookin

My name is Chrissy McGookin, formally Chrissy Leslie, I am a graduate of Chatham High School. I've been teaching 4th grade at Lafayette Avenue School for the last 9 years. I currently live in Chester with my husband Shaun, and our two boys, Gunner and Max. I hold a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Communications from Muhlenberg College, a Masters in Special Education from The College of St. Elizabeth's and I am currently enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University in my second Master's Degree Program in Educational Leadership. I have been a member of Noe since I was born and worked my way through our badge system, all the way up to Golden Dolphin. This is going to be my 22nd year working at Noe. I started off lifeguarding, working in the office and teaching swim lessons, then moved to Head of Office, Program Director and Tester. Currently I am a Big Wheels Camp Programmer. I look forward to another summer of fun and excitement at Noe Pond.

Noe Pond Club - PO Box 360, Chatham, NJ 07928 - Business Office: 973-377-2445 - Clubhouse: 973-377-6430