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June 24 2013 Lifeguard training

Y to Offer Lifeguard Certification Course, Aug. 11-15

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The Westport Weston Family Y is hosting a Red Cross Lifeguarding Course August 11-15, 9 am – 2 pm, for strong swimmers ages 15 and older. These Waterfront Lifeguard Certification Courses will give newly trained Lifeguards more options at places to work, from beaches to parks to private clubs. This Red Cross lifeguarding course emphasizes […] [Read More]
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Y Showtime Gymnasts Sparkle at Independence Day Parade in DC

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Seventeen gymnasts from the award-winning Westport Weston Family Y Showtime Exhibition Gymnastic Team represented the state of Connecticut in America’s Independence Day Parade in Washington, D.C., on July 4th. The girls performed a choreographed number to Neil Diamond’s “Coming to America” throughout the parade. The Y gymnasts were also invited to do a standing performance […] [Read More]
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Y Showtime Gymnasts Performing in Washington’s 4th of July Parade

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Seventeen gymnasts from the award-winning Westport Weston Family Y Showtime Exhibition Gymnastic Team will represent the state of Connecticut in America’s Independence Day Parade in Washington, D.C., on July 4th. The girls will be performing a choreographed number to Neil Diamond’s “Coming to America” throughout the parade. The Y gymnasts have also been invited to […] [Read More]
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Y Gymnastics Center in Norwalk Opens with a Flourish

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Kids were jumping for joy – and tumbling, bouncing and a whole lot more – at the new Y Gymnastics Center’s Grand Opening party on Saturday, June 28. Hundreds of local children and their families enjoyed free rein of the bright new, 6,500 sq. ft. space at 145 Main Street in Norwalk, the temporary new […] [Read More]
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Grand Opening Party at Y Gymnastics Center in Norwalk, Saturday, June 28

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A Grand Opening celebration for the new Y Gymnastics Center at 145 Main Street in Norwalk will take place on Saturday, June 28, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. A brief dedication ceremony will take place at 9:30 am. Gymnastics Director Sally Silverstein, Family Y CEO Rob Reeves and Bonnie Strittmatter, President of our Board […] [Read More]
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Kids get a good look at our expansive Wellness Center.

Special Weekend Tours Give Local Families Latest Look at New Y Facility

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On Saturday, June 21, dozens of Y families visited the Mahackeno campus to take a guided tour of the Westport Weston Family Y’s new facility, due to open in early September. One group was organized by Y Board member Robert Bowman for family and friends from Westport; a second group was led by his fellow […] [Read More]
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Summer Staycation? Spend 5 Free Days at the Family Y!

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School’s out, and the summer season is officially here! Add the Westport Weston Family Y to your to-do list for in-town family fun and recreation. Now through July 31, we’re inviting local families to spend 5 free days at our Y’s facility in downtown Westport, so everyone can find their fit at our Y. Plus, […] [Read More]
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Family Y Summer Session Classes, Camps and Activities Start Next Week!

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Summer is upon us! And what a summer it promises to be… The Westport Weston Family Y’s Summer Session begins Monday, June 23. Check out our 36-page Summer Brochure for the complete listings of all that’s going on at our Y this summer. Among the highlights: New AquaFins Therapeutic Swim Lesson Program for children with […] [Read More]
Family Y CEO Rob Reeves, former Board President Rosemary Halstead and current Board President Bonnie Strittmatter.

Y 90th Annual Meeting Highlights, Honors and Recognitions

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The Westport Weston Family Y hosted its 90th Annual Meeting on Monday, June 16 — the last that will take place in its downtown headquarters. Later this summer the Y will move to a new facility at its 32-acre Mahackeno campus on Allen Raymond Lane, at Route 33 and Exit 41 of the Merritt Parkway. […] [Read More]
Water Rats practicing for their last meet in their 'old" home waters.

Y Water Rats to Host Last Swim Meet in Stauffer Pool, June 19

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s Water Rat Swim Team will host its final swim meet, for 10 & Under swimmers, at the downtown Y facility on Thursday, June 19, starting with check-in at 3:45 pm. Four of the visiting squads are from nearby Ys: the Wilton Family Y, New Canaan Y, Darien Y and the […] [Read More]
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