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The Westport YMCA 5th Grade champs.

Westport YMCA 5th Graders Win 2014-15 FCBL Boys B League Title

Capping an unexpected playoff run, on Saturday, March 7, the Westport YMCA 5th Grade Travel Basketball team bested the Bethel Parks & Rec squad 44 to 28 to claim the 2014-15 Fairfield County Basketball League Boys B Title. With a regular season record of just 6-12 – and 3-9 in league play – the Westport […] [Read More]
The Family YMCA offers dance classes for girls and boys of all levels of interest and ability.

Family YMCA Debuts Non-recital Classes for Kids Who ‘Just Want to Dance’

The Westport Weston Family YMCA’s Dance Center is offering four new classes this spring for boys and girls who just want to take a fun dance class. The weekly afternoon classes begin the week of March 30 and run through June 18, and don’t involve participation in our Dance Center’s annual Spring Recital — just great […] [Read More]
Categories: Dance Center
Family YMCA Fencing Instructor Matt Steinschneider.

Fencing Demo and Open House at the Y, Sunday, March 15

Fridays are for fencing this spring at the Westport Weston Family YMCA. Our fencing program, led by Matt Steinschneider, is offering a 12-week series of classes for children to adults for our Spring Session, which begins the week of March 30 and runs through mid June. Each class uses age appropriate equipment to help fencers […] [Read More]

Family YMCA to Remain Open on Thurday; All Scheduled Programs Canceled

UPDATE, 12 Noon, Thursday, March 5 The Westport Weston Family YMCA’s Bedford Family Center will remain open until our normal closing time of 10 pm, today, March 5. However, all scheduled programs and activities are canceled for this afternoon and evening. The programs NOT running today include group fitness classes, group swim lessons, Water Rat […] [Read More]
Categories: Community
Giving image, green

Invest in Our Kids, Our Health, Our Neighbors on Fairfield County Giving Day

As a nonprofit charitable organization that has served our community since 1923, our Family YMCA works every day to address the needs of those who live and work in Westport and Weston. At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Help us continue to invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors by making […] [Read More]
Tri organizers -- and fellow competitors Robin Myers and Alexei Bachuretz

2015 Team Mossman Family YMCA Indoor Tri Results & Highlights

Dozens of triathletes of all ages and abilities took part in the 2015 Team Mossman Family YMCA Indoor Tri, Sunday morning, March 1. It was the 3rd Annual Indoor Tri hosted by the Westport Weston Family YMCA and the first at the Y’s new facility at 14 Allen Raymond Lane, Westport, CT. “By all accounts, […] [Read More]
Categories: General
A Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course at the Family YMCA.

Train to Be a Lifeguard! Family YMCA to Host Certification Course, March 7-8, 14-15

The first of three Red Cross Lifeguard Certification courses at the Westport Weston Family YMCA this spring gets under way on Saturday, March 7. The four-session class continues on Sunday, March 8, and finishes the following weekend, March 14-15, 9 am to 5 pm each day. This Red Cross Lifeguarding course emphasizes practical lifesaving skills […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Record-setting Water Rat Annam Olasewere.

Family YMCA Water Rats Show Championship Mettle — and Medals!

The Westport Weston Family YMCA’s youngest competitive swimmers began the short course championship season by racking up a series of wins and setting a new team record at the 8 & Under State Championships at Hopkins School in New Haven on Feb. 20. Congratulations to Annam Olasewere for breaking the Water Rat team record in […] [Read More]
We’re holding our first Open House for camp on Feb. 28 at the Bedford Family Center.

Camp Mahackeno Helps Kids Get More Out of Summer

Trading stories and sharing a favorite book or song with a new friend. Being greeted with smiles and high-fives from staff and teammates after scoring the winning point. Always fitting in, just for being you. This is what Mahackeno, the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s beloved summer day camp, is all about—ensuring kids get more out […] [Read More]
Categories: Camp Mahackeno
2015 Spring Cover photo web

Family YMCA to Expand Parent & Child Activities, Including New Music Classes

Are you ready for Spring? We are! Check out the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s new Spring Session brochure for complete descriptions of all our programs and special activities: Priority registration begins Monday, March 2, for Family members, with open registration for all members starting March 9. Our 12-week Spring Session of new classes begins […] [Read More]