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Splash! Week Highlights at the Family Y

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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

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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

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

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

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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]
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Y Gymnasts Shine at State Meet; New Home Awaits

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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

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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]
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National Volunteer Week, April 6-12 – A Time to Give Back

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National Volunteer Week is April 6-12, 2014 – a great time to take action and discover opportunities to give back and make a difference in your community. During National Volunteer Week, the Westport Weston Family Y joins the nation in encouraging individuals to seek ways to give back, while honoring those who dedicate themselves to […] [Read More]
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Water Rats Raise Game at Y National Championship

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For 11 young Water Rat swimmers, the opportunity to compete in a national championship is the reward for untold hours of training, followed by stellar performances in high-pressure qualifying meets. It’s a test of skill and determination, against hundreds of other top-ranked swimmers from across the country. It’s a chance to make your teammates, family […] [Read More]
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Westport Bus Study Public Meeting, Apr. 9 at Town Hall

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Help our community find the best way forward for local bus service, including possible routes to and from the new Westport Weston Family Y, by attending the Westport Bus Study Public Meeting, Wednesday, Apr. 9, 7:30-9:30 pm in the Town Hall Auditorium at 110 Myrtle Ave. in Westport. Input from the public is critical to […] [Read More]
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