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Y Gymnastics Center Aug 2014 balance beam web

Y Gymnastics Center’s Fall Classes, Camps and Clinics

The new Y Gymnastics Center in Norwalk offers children of all ages and abilities the chance to be active while having fun, meet new friends and develop their gymnastics skills. ‘Opened in June as part of a collaborative effort by the Westport Weston Family Y, Wilton Family Y and Norwalk YMCA, the Y Gymnastics Center […] [Read More]
Categories: Gymnastics

Y Water Rat Swim Team Tryouts for 2014-15 Season Set for Sept. 3

Tryouts for the 2014-2015 Water Rat Swim Team will be held on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. Exact times will be posted later in August. Tryouts are for swimmers 12 years and younger and cost $25 for swimmers who pre-register and $40 for those who do not. Swimmers who are 13 and older should contact Head […] [Read More]
The Synrgy 360 takes shape; call it a high-tech jungle gym for those who love to work out.

Latest Photos of the New Family Y at Mahackeno

It was a week of milestone progress at the new Westport Weston Family Y as we prepare for our opening next month. As you can see from the views in the photo gallery above, our pools have been filled with water, and many of the program spaces within the 54,000 sq. ft. facility at the […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Ellen Johnston, Director of Competitive Swimming at the Y, helps fill the Y's new 10-lane lap pool.

Family Y’s New Aquatics Center Takes Final Shape

The Westport Weston Family Y’s Building What Matters project to construct a modern new facility at its Mahackeno campus achieved a final milestone on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Call it “Filling What Matters” — as the spigot was turned on to begin filling the 10-lane, 25-yard lap pool with some 262,672 gallons of water. Workers from […] [Read More]
The new Expresso bikes in our Wellness Center.

Schedule a Preview Tour of the New Y at Mahackeno

With the official opening of the Y’s new home at its Mahackeno campus delayed due to unforeseen construction delays, the Westport Weston Family Y has expanded its schedule of small-group guided tours of the new facility through the end of August. For dates and times, please see below, or check out this online calendar. To […] [Read More]
Jonathan Blansfield, Head Coach Ellen Johnston, Bryce Keblish, John Whiteside.

Water Rat Seniors’ Record-breaking Long Course Championship Season

The Westport Weston Family Y‘s Water Rat Senior Team finished the Long Course swim season with a bang. The Senior Team started their stellar championship run at the CT Senior Open Championships. The Senior Boys’ tied for second with the Cheshire Sea Dogs, an impressive showing considering the Water Rat team was half the size […] [Read More]
Qdoba Fundraiser Aug 2014

Family Y Fundraiser at New Qdoba Restaurant, Aug. 22

Here’s a great way to check out a hot new local restaurant and support the Westport Weston Family Y. Before the new Qdoba Restaurant at 275 Post Road East officially open its doors on Monday, August 25, they’re inviting Y members and supporters for a special pre-open fundraising event on Friday, August 22, from 5:00 […] [Read More]
Categories: Community
Sports & Rec Gymnasium web

What’s New at the New Family Y? Lots!

The start of the Westport Weston Family Y’s Fall Session is the start of something great – the first classes and activities to take place in our brand-new Y facility, the Bedford Family Center, at 14 Allen Raymond Lane on the Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus. Registration for our Fall programming, which begins Sept. 8 and […] [Read More]
Aug. 5, 2014 Expresso bikes web

Family Y Announces Delay in Scheduled Opening of New Y Facility at Mahackeno‏

Due to unforeseen construction delays and the uncertainty of receiving the necessary permits and certifications required for the public use of the facility, Y leaders will reschedule the official opening of the Westport Weston Family Y’s new home at its Mahackeno campus. Family Y CEO Rob Reeves explained, “Unfortunately, we’re unable to confirm exactly when […] [Read More]
Categories: General
CT State Championships July 2014 web

Family Y Water Rats Shine at CT State Long Course Championships

Thirty Water Rat swimmers from the Westport Weston Family Y participated in the Connecticut Long Course Age Group Championships, July 24-27, at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. Seven Water Rat records, some dating back 15 years, were broken over three days of competition: Esme Hunter, 12 years old, in the 50 meter, 100 meter and […] [Read More]