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Family Y Welcomes Members Back After Month Closure (with photos)

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After a month-long closure to make repairs from extensive flood damage caused by Superstorm Sandy, the Westport Weston Family Y re-opened its doors on Friday, Nov. 30 at noon to Y Members and the community. Some parts of the facility and programs remain temporarily out of service, and are detailed here. “I am very proud […] [Read More]
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Family Y to Re-Open Friday, Nov. 30 at 12 Noon

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The Westport Weston Family Y has wonderful news to share: Late Thursday we received a temporary Certificate of Occupancy from town officials, which will allow us to resume operations on a limited basis, starting Friday, Nov. 30, at 12 noon. The Family Y will resume operations utilizing two external generators to supply power to the […] [Read More]
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Latest Progress Report About the Family Y

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Our month-long effort to re-open our Family Y and to resume operations is nearly complete. We are now working with town officials to secure the necessary permits that will allow us to welcome our Members and the public back into our building. We will announce via email, our website and other media as soon as […] [Read More]
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Downtown Festivities Mark the Season of Giving on Thursday

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A fun holiday tradition for local families kicks off at 5 pm on Thursday, Nov. 29, with the lighting of the Christmas tree at Westport’s Town Hall. After the tree lighting ceremony, the Westport Historical Society will offer complimentary refreshments on its porch overlooking Veterans Green. For many local families, the festivities continue after a […] [Read More]
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Family Y Closes In On Re-Opening (with Photos)

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As the Family Y continues to bring key electrical, mechanical and life-safety systems back online, we’re optimistic to be able to resume serving members within the next few days. We will happily spread the word of the specific date of our re-opening as soon as we can. In the meantime, Y staff and coaches continue […] [Read More]
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Family Y Nears Final Steps Necessary to Resume Operations

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After nearly a month of undertaking a complex sequence of remediation and repair due to flooding, the Westport Weston Family Y is nearly ready to re-open on a limited basis. Once again, we thank you for your patience and understanding as we strive to put our beloved but aged downtown facility back in working order. […] [Read More]

A Thanksgiving Update from the Family Y

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From all of us at the Family Y, we wish you and your family the happiest of Thanksgiving holidays. We also offer our most sincere thanks for your continued patience and understanding. Despite our current travails — or maybe because of them — we count our blessings and treasure all that we have, and what […] [Read More]

The Family Y, a Vital Part of Daily Life That Is Sorely Missed

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Midge’s Membership Blog For the past three weeks, I have had a lot of time on my hands with the Y being closed.  No reason to set my clock for 6:00 am and lay out my YMCA shirt and no chance to take up my daily position behind our Member Services Desk, to check in, […] [Read More]

Family Y Progress Report, Nov. 16 (with video)

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s efforts to restore power and other essential systems to its flood-damaged downtown facility and to secure the necessary approvals to re-open will continue over the weekend and into early next week.The sequence of repairs outlined in our previous update on Wednesday proceed. When we are able to set a specific […] [Read More]

Important Update About the Family Y’s Recovery Efforts

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We thank our members and the community for continued patience and understanding as the Westport Weston Family Y proceeds with the complex task of making the necessary repairs to our facility in order to re-open as soon as we possibly can. As you will see from the following progress report, resuming operations even on a […] [Read More]