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Monthly Archive for December, 2012

: December, 2012

Good News for the New Year: Zoning Permit Issued for Y at Mahackeno

The Westport Weston Family Y’s campaign to fund and construct a modern, sustainable new home on our Mahackeno campus has been years’ long and at times imperiled. But thanks to the steadfast support of

Family Y Gymnasts Shine at Holiday Shows

The Family Y’s acclaimed Gymnastic teams dazzled audiences throughout our community this holiday season. In addition to performing their annual holiday show at the Y on Dec. 17 to a packed house, our

Just Add Water (and Fun) at Annual Water Rat Intrasquad Meet

The Family Y’s annual Water Rat “Red & Blue” Intrasquad swim meet took place Saturday, December 21, and rarely has our Y been the scene of such high energy and holiday cheer. Postponed from its

Christmas Comes Early for Y Child Care Kids

The Family Y’s Child Care Center is bustling once again, after reopening on Dec. 10 following six weeks of rebuilding due to flood damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. During the last week of classes

Earthplace and Mahackeno to Collaborate on 2013 Summer Camp

The Westport Weston Family Y and Earthplace, the Nature Discovery Center have announced plans to conduct a joint camp next summer at Earthplace. Located at 10 Woodside Lane in Westport, Earthplace is

Free Public Swim at the Family Y, Friday, Dec. 28, 1-4 pm

The Westport Weston Family Y is pleased to invite local families to enjoy a free swim in our pools on Friday, Dec. 28, from 1 to 4 pm. Family Y membership is not required, though participants are

Highlights from the Y’s Welcome Back Celebration

The Family Y’s “Welcome Back!” Celebration, held Tuesday evening, Dec. 11 at Christ & Holy Trinity Church, was the setting for fellowship, a farewell, glad tidings and no shortage of holiday

First Night Festivities at the Family Y

First Night Westport/Weston is a community-wide celebration of New Year’s Eve through the arts.  Over thirty events featuring performances for children, teens and adults are presented throughout

Pizza with Santa at the Family Y, Friday, Dec. 14, 6-7:15 pm

One of the Family Y’s favorite holiday treats takes place on Friday, Dec. 14, when Santa makes a special visit … and brings pizza! Kids, bring a healthy appetite, your wish lists and sit on Santa’s

Lessons Learned from the Family Y’s ‘Lost November’

Now that the Westport Weston Family Y has succeeded with its repairs to flood damage caused by Superstorm Sandy and re-opened after a month-long closure, it’s worth reviewing what we’ve learned as a