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Lauren Peden, behind the counter of our new Member Cafe.

The Family Y’s New Member Cafe: Simply Delicious!

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We’re thrilled that the Westport Weston Family Y’s new facility at its Mahackeno campus will include a new option for healthy eating — a Member Cafe — as well as the popular healthy vending machines previously stationed in our Pool Lobby at the downtown facility. Managed by Lauren Peden of Norwalk-based Simply Delicious Catering,  the […] [Read More]
The babysitting area in our Kids' Club is all set to welcome youngsters while their parents work out.

Cool Views from New Y’s Warm-up Week

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Enjoy this gallery of photos of the new Westport Weston Family Y taken during Warm-up Week, as we finish up our move and test how the facility functions prior to our opening on Oct. 6 at 5:30 am. See the captions for details of these new views. A few final notes: In honor of Yom […] [Read More]
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Water Rats Kira McCreesh, Cambell Rosow, Molly Duffy and Katie Akers gather poolside before their first practice.

With Test Swims and Spins, Y Preps for Oct. 6 Grand Opening

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As staffers prepare for the first day of full public use of the Westport Weston Family Y’s modern new home at Mahackeno on Monday, Oct. 6, starting at 5:30 am, they’re getting assists from groups of Y members tapped to help test how the new facility functions. The goal is to ensure that the transition […] [Read More]
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Sept. 17 2014 family locker room web

A User’s Guide to Your New Family Y

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We are very much looking forward to welcoming current and new members to the new Westport Weston Family Y, starting Monday, Oct. 6, 5:30 am to 10 pm … and beyond! To help make this monumental move go as smoothly as possible, we ask for our members’ help — both to finish up at our […] [Read More]
12 Minute Drive from Mahackeno

New Family Y: Frequently Asked Questions…and Answers!

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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 www.westporty.org; 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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]