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Family YMCA to Remain Open on Thurday; All Scheduled Programs Canceled

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UPDATE, 12 Noon, Thursday, March 5 The Westport Weston Family YMCA’s Bedford Family Center will remain open until our normal closing time of 10 pm, today, March 5. However, all scheduled programs and activities are canceled for this afternoon and evening. The programs NOT running today include group fitness classes, group swim lessons, Water Rat […] [Read More]
Categories: Community
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Invest in Our Kids, Our Health, Our Neighbors on Fairfield County Giving Day

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As a nonprofit charitable organization that has served our community since 1923, our Family YMCA works every day to address the needs of those who live and work in Westport and Weston. At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Help us continue to invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors by making […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, General
Tri organizers -- and fellow competitors Robin Myers and Alexei Bachuretz

2015 Team Mossman Family YMCA Indoor Tri Results & Highlights

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Dozens of triathletes of all ages and abilities took part in the 2015 Team Mossman Family YMCA Indoor Tri, Sunday morning, March 1. It was the 3rd Annual Indoor Tri hosted by the Westport Weston Family YMCA and the first at the Y’s new facility at 14 Allen Raymond Lane, Westport, CT. “By all accounts, […] [Read More]
Categories: General
A Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course at the Family YMCA.

Train to Be a Lifeguard! Family YMCA to Host Certification Course, March 7-8, 14-15

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The first of three Red Cross Lifeguard Certification courses at the Westport Weston Family YMCA this spring gets under way on Saturday, March 7. The four-session class continues on Sunday, March 8, and finishes the following weekend, March 14-15, 9 am to 5 pm each day. This Red Cross Lifeguarding course emphasizes practical lifesaving skills […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Record-setting Water Rat Annam Olasewere.

Family YMCA Water Rats Show Championship Mettle — and Medals!

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The Westport Weston Family YMCA’s youngest competitive swimmers began the short course championship season by racking up a series of wins and setting a new team record at the 8 & Under State Championships at Hopkins School in New Haven on Feb. 20. Congratulations to Annam Olasewere for breaking the Water Rat team record in […] [Read More]
Categories: Westport Water Rats
We’re holding our first Open House for camp on Feb. 28 at the Bedford Family Center.

Camp Mahackeno Helps Kids Get More Out of Summer

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Trading stories and sharing a favorite book or song with a new friend. Being greeted with smiles and high-fives from staff and teammates after scoring the winning point. Always fitting in, just for being you. This is what Mahackeno, the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s beloved summer day camp, is all about—ensuring kids get more out […] [Read More]
Categories: Camp Mahackeno
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Family YMCA to Expand Parent & Child Activities, Including New Music Classes

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Are you ready for Spring? We are! Check out the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s new Spring Session brochure for complete descriptions of all our programs and special activities: http://westporty.org/our-brochure/ Priority registration begins Monday, March 2, for Family members, with open registration for all members starting March 9. Our 12-week Spring Session of new classes begins […] [Read More]
Categories: Early Learning
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Free Friday at the Family YMCA in Celebration of Wear Red Day

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The Westport Weston Family YMCA’s Heart Health month activities continue during the local winter school break. Friday, Feb. 20, is Wear Red Day at our Family YMCA. We invite all members and staff to wear red for the day to support Heart Health Month. This annual initiative by the American Heart Association aims to raise […] [Read More]
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