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Kids Tri Flyer 2014

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

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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

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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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Family Y Water Rats Honored In and Out of Pool

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USA Scholastic All Americans, CT Scholar Athletes, and CT Top 16 The Westport Weston Family Y‘s Water Rat swimmers are doing well in the pool and in school. Bryce Keblish and Daniel Williams recently were awarded USA Swimming Scholastic All American recognition, which means that they had at least a 3.5 GPA for the previous […] [Read More]
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Touche! New Fencing Classes at the Y Start Sept. 12

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The Westport Weston Family Y is introducing a new fencing program this fall featuring three classes, all for beginners, taught by newly hired fencing instructor Matt Steinschneider. One of the five sports that has been part of every modern Olympic Games, fencing is the martial art of fighting with one of three blades — a […] [Read More]
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Community Service Opportunities for Middle School Students

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Note: The following message was sent to local school families by Westport’s Positive Youth Initiative, a collaboration of the Westport Department of Human Services, Westport PTA, Westport Schools, and Positive Directions. As a service-based organization that fully supports, and relies on, the volunteer work that so many of our members and neighbors do throughout our […] [Read More]
A young Water Rat at last year's tryouts.

Tryouts for Y’s Water Rat Swim Team, Today at Downtown Y

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Tryouts for the 2014-2015 Water Rat Swim Team will be held this afternoon, September 3 at the Westport Weston Family Y at 59 Post Road East, Westport, CT. Check-in will take place in the Stauffer Pool Lobby. 9 & Over: Check-in 4:00p – Tryouts in the Stauffer Pool beginning at 4:30p 8 & Under: Check-in […] [Read More]
The Dance Center's Fall Session will begin at the downtown Y, along with other Fall Programs.

Family Y Fall Programs Starting at Downtown Facility

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We are confident that our new facility at the Westport Weston Family Y‘s Mahackeno campus will be available to us very soon, but in the meantime we will begin our Fall Session programs and schedules at the downtown Y. What follows is an overview of our upcoming Fall programs and schedules, which will take effect […] [Read More]
Y Trustee Chair Pete Wolgast with Linda McMahon in the McMahon Family Gymnasium.

Highlights From Family Y’s Dedication of New Bedford Family Center, Aug. 28

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“I think this is awesome. I knew it was going to be a really big building, but I did not know it was going to be this big and this much fun.” So said Ben Gault, 11, of Westport, who was taking a first turn on the new basketball court following the dedication and ribbon-cutting […] [Read More]
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Y to Host Open House Tours of New Facility at Mahackeno

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Following our Dedication and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 28, the new Westport Weston Family Y at 14 Allen Raymond Lane will offer self-guided preview tours prior to its official opening later in September. “With our punch-list shrinking by the day and key safety and security measures now in place, we’ve received permission from town […] [Read More]
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The Magic of Lyn at the Levitt, Tonight Starting at 6 pm

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Been to the new Levitt Pavilion this summer? If you haven’t yet, our friends at the Levitt tell us that Wednesday night’s performance is something for the whole family to enjoy — even (especially!) on a school night: THE MAGIC OF LYN! 6PM: Lawn Party for kids, featuring the Melissa & Doug Activity tent, plus […] [Read More]
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