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The 2015 "Y Nat Rat" team.

Family YMCA Sends 11 Water Rats to Compete in the 2015 YMCA National Championships

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Eleven senior swimmers representing the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s Water Rat Swim Team, accompanied by Head Coach Ellen Johnston and Assistant Coach Frisk Driscoll, are attending the 2015 YMCA Short Course National Championships at the Greensboro Aquatics Center in Greensboro, N.C. The Water Rat swimmers who have qualified for this prestigious meet include Bryce Keblish, […] [Read More]
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St. Baldrick’s Event Sunday at the Family YMCA — Know Before You Go

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This Sunday, March 29, from 11:45 am to 2 pm, the Westport Weston Family YMCA will host the 11th Annual TeamBrent St. Baldrick’s Celebration at our new Bedford Family Center at 14 Allen Raymond Lane in Westport. We’re excited to support this local/national partnership to raise funds to help fight childhood cancer. And we’re happy […] [Read More]
Yale-bound Edward Stolarski with Personal Trainer Mathias

All-American Edward Stolarski Takes His Swimming to a New Level with Dry Land Conditioning by Trainer Matthias

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Fairfield Prep Senior Edward Stolarski has been swimming competitively since age 7. The 17-year-old Westonite is the third generation of a Connecticut swimming dynasty. His late grandmother Marie Corridon Mortell won gold for the American team at the 1948 Summer Olympic Games in London. In 2011, Edward’s mother, Sheila Stolarski, won six gold medals at the YMCA Masters National Championships. Edward, a scholar-athlete and All-American swimmer at […] [Read More]
Water Rat Michelle Kennedy and Coach Kristen Finnegan.

Water Rat Swimmer and Coach Represent State at Eastern Zone Regional Meet

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Westport Weston Family YMCA Water Rat swimmer Michelle Kennedy and Coach Kristen Finnegan are representing CT Swimming at the 2015 Eastern Zone Short Course Age Group Championships, March 26-28, in Webster, N.Y. This prestigious meet encompasses teams from the Eastern Zone, which spans the states from Virginia to Maine as well as Pennsylvania.  Each LSC […] [Read More]
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Would you shave your head to help a child?

Ready to Get Shaved? TeamBrent St. Baldrick’s Celebration, Sunday, March 29 at the Family YMCA

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Bald is beautiful, especially when it’s a heartfelt sign of support for children battling cancer. On Sunday, March 29, the Westport Weston Family YMCA will host the 11th Annual TeamBrent St. Baldrick’s Celebration at its new Bedford Family Center at 14 Allen Raymond Lane in Westport. In what has become an iconic, ongoing effort to […] [Read More]
The Family YMCA is the place for Funky Divas -- and Dudes!

Free Swim Lessons Highlight April School Break Programs at the Family YMCA

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The Westport Weston Family YMCA is hosting an array of daily and week-long programs for local children during the upcoming School Vacation, Apr. 13-17. Here’s a listing of camps and special programs; Family YMCA membership is not required. To register online, visit this page at westporty.org or call 203-226-8981. Splash! Week This is a special […] [Read More]
Canoeing on Lees Pond at Camp Mahackeno.

Camp Mahackeno Is Filling Up Fast! Find Out More at Open House on Sunday, 1-3 pm

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For parents who enjoy seeing their child’s face glow when retelling a camp story, and want to see their child accomplish new life skills, the Y encourages you to enroll them in the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s Camp Mahackeno. Sharing our scenic, 32-acre campus along the Saugatuck River with our new Y facility, Camp Mahackeno […] [Read More]
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Our champion 8 & Under Water Rat Girls with their trophy at MIT.

Water Rat Wins & Records at 2015 Short-Course Championship Meets

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The Westport Weston Family YMCA’s Water Rat Swim Team continued its winning ways this past weekend as the 8 & Under Girls won their division at the 2015 YMCA New England Swimming Championships, held at MIT in Boston, March 14-15. Congratulations to young Water Rat Girls Kate and Tatum Murray, Ayaan and Annam Olasewere and […] [Read More]
Taylor Jamieson is among many YMCA Gymnasts sporting new hardware.

Family YMCA Gymnasts Excel at Regional Meets

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More than 50 gymnasts from the Westport Weston Family YMCA Competition Gymnastics Team recently competed in two top-level regional meets: the YMCA Southern CT League Championships at the Wilton YMCA and the USAG Holiday Cup Invitational in Bridgeport. The Family YMCA team came home with many medals and trophies, including a 1st Place Level 3 […] [Read More]
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Family YMCA to Offer “Girls on the Run Club” for Pre-teens in Grades 3-5

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The Westport Weston Family YMCA is pleased to be a new partner to Girls on the Run, a national non-profit character development program that encourages pre-teen girls (grades 3-5) to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running. The mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum that […] [Read More]
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