Family Y Unveils Special ‘Theme Weeks’ for Camp Mahackeno This Summer

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This year, each week of  the Family Y’s Camp Mahackeno will have a specific theme. All of your favorite summer day-camp activities will still be there, as well as some exciting new opportunities, like our brand-new 110-ft. Zipline. But this summer campers will have even more fun with weekly themes, which will include special events, […] [Read More]

The Y’s Spring Session Scores with New Floor Hockey Class for Kids

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The Family Y’s Spring Session begins this week and continues through June 17. Now’s the time to sign up for your favorite class or try something new. Our new, fast-paced floor hockey class promises to be a big hit with boys and girls in grades 1-3. The class takes place on Fridays from 4 to […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, Fitness

Prom Dress Drive at the Family Y Off to a Stylish Start

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Between signing up current and new Members interested in enrolling in one of our many classes in the Spring Session starting this week, staffers at our Membership Services Desk have been busy collecting stylish prom and party dresses on behalf of Princess & the Prom. Our local charitable partner will distribute these newly worn dresses […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, General

Register Now for the Family Y’s Spring Session Classes, Starting Feb. 27

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Midge’s Membership Blog: Well, it certainly feels like Spring … so, what better time than today to register for our Spring Session classes and activities? New classes begin on February 27 and continue through June 17. To view our Spring 2012 Program Brochure, click here. If you’d like to continue with a favorite class or […] [Read More]

‘What I Did for My Winter Staycation’ at the Y

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A break from school is always a treat, no matter where you are, no matter the weather. The Family Y is just wrapping up a fun-filled week of special programs and activities. The Gymnastic Center was hopping this week with Adventure Gym for children ages 4 months to 5 years for two hours each morning, […] [Read More]

Free lecture at the Y: Beat the Sugar Blues, Feb. 23 at 7:30 pm

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Are you constantly craving sweets and want to understand why? Do you want to gain control without deprivation? If so, please join Health Coach Sue Smith for a free lecture on how to beat the Sugar Blues, Thursday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 pm in the Board Room. For details, email Health and Wellness Director Shelley […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, Fitness

Family Y to Meet with Neighbors Regarding Application to Connect to Municipal Sewer System

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The Westport Weston Family Y will host a meeting on Wednesday, February 22 at 7 pm in the Board Room of the Bedford Building at 59 Post Road East. The purpose of this meeting is to provide additional information regarding the Family Y’s recent application to connect its planned new Y facility at Mahackeno Outdoor […] [Read More]

Sign Up Now for the Family Y’s February School Break Programs

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Planning a “staycation” for the upcoming Winter School  Break, the week of Feb. 20-24? Then have your kids climb our walls, not yours, by signing them up for one of our popular school vacation programs. Note that our Hafaday Swim Lesson Program for the Winter Break is fully booked — but there’s still space in […] [Read More]

Water Rats’ Pancake Breakfast Fills Stomachs — and Swim Team Coffers

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This year’s annual Water Rat Swim Team Pancake Breakfast, held on Feb. 11 in the new Great Hall of Christ & Holy Trinity Church, was a tremendous success. “One of the best in years,” said Martha Corneck, an organizer of this popular fundraiser, which raises money for the Family Y’s Water Rat Y National Team. […] [Read More]

Family Y Details Plans for Construction of New Y Facility at Mahackeno

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At a joint meeting held on Monday, Feb. 13, the Westport Weston Family Y’s volunteer Board of Directors and Board of Trustees voted to move forward with construction plans for the new Y facility at the Family Y’s Mahackeno Outdoor Center. The Family Y’s new home will be built in phases, keeping pace with fundraising […] [Read More]