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Build a Happier, Healthier Kid at Westport’s Mini Maker Faire, Apr. 26

The Westport Weston Family Y will be offering lots of family fun at the popular Westport Mini Maker Faire, taking place on Saturday, Apr. 26, from 10 am to 4 pm, at the Westport Library and Jesup Green. Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, […] [Read More]
Some 130 kids joined the fun on March 22, when the Y turned into a clubhouse for teens and tweens only.

At the Y: Teen Night, Apr. 25; Youth Night, Apr. 26

Lots of fun ahead for local teens and tweens! On Friday, Apr. 25, the Family Y is hosting Teen Night for 6th-8th graders, 7:30-9:30 pm. And on Saturday, Apr. 26, the Y turns into a clubhouse for 4th and 5th graders, with Youth Night, also 7:30-9:30 pm. We will have Swimming, Basketball, Ping Pong, BINGO […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, General
Y Lifeguard coordinator Brian Ference conducting a classroom session at a 2013 Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Class.

Waterfront Lifeguard Certification Class at the Y, May 10-11, 17-18

The Westport Weston Family Y is hosting a Red Cross Lifeguarding Course on May 10-11, 17-18 for strong swimmers ages 15 and older. This Waterfront Lifeguard Certification Course will give newly trained Lifeguards more options at places to work, from beaches to parks to private clubs. Held from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm each of […] [Read More]
Categories: General
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Splash! Week Highlights at the Family Y

A huge “Thank You!” to the Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities for making it possible for hundreds of local children to have fun this week while learning vital water-safety skills at the Westport Weston Family Y’s Splash! Week. The kids — ages 3 to 12 — enjoyed a free 30-minute swim lesson each day during […] [Read More]
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How You Can Help Make Our Community Stronger

We have an extraordinary opportunity to ensure a brighter future for all who live in Westport and Weston. A charitable, nonprofit organization, the Westport Weston Family Y is committed to offering our programs, facilities and services to all, regardless of their ability to pay. In 2013, the financial assistance we provided to local individuals and […] [Read More]
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Y to Host Gala Opening Celebration at New Facility, Saturday, Oct. 11

There is much work (and excitement) in the months ahead as the Westport Weston Family Y completes the task of Building What Matters – our modern new facility at the Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus just north of downtown Westport. The good news is that we remain on schedule for our opening early next fall, likely […] [Read More]
D2 holiday cookies 2011

The Family Y’s ‘Right Hand,’ Joan Vitali, Is Retiring

Midge’s Membership Blog: Every morning, Joan Vitali whizzes past the Westport Weston Family Y‘s Member Services Desk, arms full of ‘stuff.’  There are bags of food and beverage from Trader Joe’s, Stew Leonard’s; sometimes there are props, posters, flowers, various items to bring for meetings and special events. But no matter what the occasion, Joan […] [Read More]
A Gymnastics & Swim Camp at the Y this past summer.

Spring School Break Programs at the Y, Apr. 14-18

Day in, day out (and sometimes overnight!), the Westport Weston Family Y‘s Gymnastic Center is the setting for wall-to-wall fun and fantastic training, whether it’s Toddler Adventure Gym each morning, Future Stars classes in the afternoon, Teen Tumbling in the evening or special weekend clinics. School breaks are no exception, and for the upcoming April […] [Read More]
Level 7 gymnasts Apr 2014

Y Gymnasts Shine at State Meet; New Home Awaits

More great news from the Westport Weston Family Y’s Gymnastics Program! Just days after Y leaders announced that we will relocate our Gymnastic Center to 145 Main St. in Norwalk, our Y gymnasts headed to Southington to compete in the State YMCA Championships. Among the highlights, our the Level 5 gymnasts took home the 4th […] [Read More]
Categories: Gymnastics
Some 130 teens and tweens packed the Y at the March 22 Youth and Teen Night.

Special Spring Break Teen Night on Friday at the Y, for 6th-8th Graders

Teen Nights at the Westport Weston Family Y are for all local students in grades 6-8. Start your Spring Break on Friday, Apr. 11 at the Y, with a special School Vacation edition of Teen Night, 7:30-9:30 pm, when the Y turns into a clubhouse for Teens only. We will have Swimming, Basketball, Ping Pong, […] [Read More]
Categories: Youth Fun Night