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12 Minute Drive from Mahackeno

New Family Y: Frequently Asked Questions…and Answers!

Note: The following answers to common questions may be helpful in getting current members and prospective new members better acquainted with the Westport Weston Family Y’s modern new home and its features and services. More information may be found at; the Y’s Membership Engagement Specialists are available to answer your specific questions. Call 203-226-8981 […] [Read More]
This photo by Dave Matlow captures the handshakes and smiles after the Sept. 24 Town meeting granting final approval for our new Y to open.

New Y Approved to Open for Full Public Use, Monday, Oct. 6

It’s “all systems are go” for the new Westport Weston Family Y. On Wednesday, Sept. 24, the Town of Westport’s Selectmen, operating in their capacity as the Water Pollution Control Authority, unanimously approved the Operating Agreement as required by the Town ordinance for private on-site wastewater disposal systems. The 3-0 vote, along with the completion […] [Read More]
The teaching pool at the new Y facility features an aquatic playscape, a wade-in entry way, full handicap access and a bench with whirlpool jets. The maximum depth is 5 ft. and the temperature will be maintained at about 89 degrees.

Y to Offer Adaptive Swim Lessons for Children with Special Needs

The Westport Weston Family Y is proud to introduce Aquafins, a new adaptive swim program specifically designed for children with special needs. Three classes will be offered at the Y’s new facility, beginning the week of October 6 and continuing on through mid-December. Our Aquafins coordinator is Erin Selke. Erin has been teaching swimming to […] [Read More]

Family Y Offering Vacation Day Special, Thursday, Sept. 25

With local schools closed on Thursday, Sept. 25, in honor of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year celebration, the Westport Weston Family Y’s After School Program will be offering a Vacation Day Special Program for students in Kindergarten through the 5th Grade. The fee for the all-day program is $95 for Y members; $105 for […] [Read More]
Y Personal Trainers getting trained on the new Synrgy 360.

Your Introduction to Our Family Y’s New Robin Tauck Wellness Center

We can’t wait to introduce Y members to all the features and amenities of the new, 5,600 sq. ft. Robin Tauck Wellness Center, opening as soon as the Y receives our certificate of occupancy from the Town. Situated on the lower level of our new Y facility at 14 Allen Raymond Lane, this state-of-the-art space […] [Read More]
Categories: Fitness
Students taking a Lifeguard Certification course at the downtown Y in August.

Y to Offer Lifeguard Certification Course, Oct. 4-5, 11-12, at New Facility

The Westport Weston Family Y is hosting a Red Cross Lifeguarding Course on October 4-5 and 11-12, 9 am – 5 pm, for strong swimmers ages 15 and older. “Our Y has been training lifeguards ever since we added a pool to our downtown facility in 1929,” says Nicole Turechek, the Family Y’s Aquatics Director. […] [Read More]
Gala Gym

Family Y Gala Celebration on Oct. 11 Sold Out

It will be quite a party at the new Westport Weston Family Y! After a decade-long quest to plan, design and gain approval for a much-needed new facility, after years of fundraising to finance our “Building What Matters” capital campaign, and following 18 months of construction, the time has come to celebrate a remarkable achievement: […] [Read More]
The Welcome Center of the new Y facility at the Y's 32-acre Mahackeno campus.

Update About New Y Facility; Opening Status & Preview Tours

We’re very close to opening the new Westport Weston Family Y. The 54,000 sq. ft. facility on Allen Raymond Lane is now virtually complete. We’re finishing the hook-up of our new phone system and wiring of the HD monitors and high-tech fitness equipment in our Wellness Center, and we’re awaiting final sign-off from the Town […] [Read More]
Kids Tri Flyer 2014

Y’s Annual Strong Kids Triathlon (Ages 3-13), Sunday, Sept. 21 at Staples

The Westport Weston Family Y’s annual Strong Kids Triathlon takes place again this year on Sunday, Sept. 21, at Staples High School. Our young triathlon participants compete for age groups awards, with all proceeds benefiting the Y’s Annual Campaign, which allows our Y, a charitable nonprofit organization, to offer our programs, facilities and services to […] [Read More]
Local youth basketball coach Paul McMahon checks out the new Y's gym.

Family Y Fall Youth Basketball Clinics Roll with New Coach

Under the new direction of noted local youth basketball coach Paul McMahon, the Westport Weston Family Y’s weekly Fall Basketball Clinics get rolling today, Sept. 10, and continue for the next six weeks. Three one-hour sessions are offered on Wednesday afternoons for 5th and 6th graders interested in building on the fundamentals and developing their […] [Read More]
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