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Highlights from the Y’s Celebrating What Matters Gala (Photos and Video)

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To borrow a phrase from the hit song by the Four Seasons, “Oh, what a night!” On Saturday evening, Oct. 11, 2014, more than 350 Y volunteers, donors, members, and staff gathered in the Vince & Linda McMahon Family Gymnasium to “Celebrate What Matters” — the successful completion of the Westport Weston Family Y’s Building […] [Read More]
Welcome to the new Family Y!

Our New Y: So Much More! Highlights from Our First Week

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We did it! The Westport Weston Family Y‘s beautiful new facility, the Bedford Family Center, is open and now welcoming hundreds of Y members and their guests each day. We’re please to report that the overwhelming response from our members is one of discovery and delight. From new amenities like the Kids’ Club and Member […] [Read More]
Nick Weiner leads the check-in line of first official visitors to our new Y.

A New Beginning for the Family Y

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Midge’s ‘Why We Matter’ Blog: It’s been an arduous climb but we made it!  Years of discussion, negotiation, fund raising, lobbying, controversy and then acceptance … permits granted, certificate of occupancy in hand and the brand new Y’s doors are open. MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014, a date that will forever mark a new beginning for […] [Read More]
Built in 1929, the Brophy Pool hosted its final day of swim lessons, lifeguard training and parent-child swim classes on Oct. 5, 2014.

A Fond, Final Farewell to the Family Y’s Downtown Home

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After 91 eventful years serving our community from our original downtown home, this morning we opened the doors of the Westport Weston Family Y at 59 Post Road East for the final time. Near the old membership desk off our Church Lane entrance is a plaque from 1978 dedicated to the memory of Dr. Charles […] [Read More]
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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]