12 Minute Drive from Mahackeno

New Westport Weston Family Y to Open to Members Aug. 29

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Following years of planning and after 18 months of construction, on Friday, Aug. 29, at 5:30 am, the Westport Weston Family Y will open the doors to its new 54,000 sq. ft. facility at 14 Allen Raymond Lane. This first day of operations will be reserved for Y members; the new Family Y will be […] [Read More]
The William L. Gault Welcome Center is taking final shape; up next, computers and HD monitors!

Latest Photos! New Family Y Nears Completion

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From the clean white lines on the parking lot to the ballet barres in the group fitness studio, the new Westport Weston Family Y is fast approaching completion. After a few critical items are crossed off our punchlist, by early next week we expect to be able to announce the dates of our Ribbon Cutting […] [Read More]
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New Y Wellness Center and Programs Take Shape

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The Westport Weston Family Y has been a leader in promoting health and wellness programs in our local community for nearly a century. Participation in Family Y fitness programs creates opportunities for friendships, self-confidence and well-being, in addition to the many benefits of regular exercise. Opening in September at our Mahackeno campus, our new Y […] [Read More]
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]
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]
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Latest Photos of New Y at Mahackeno, Now 85% Complete

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The summer season has begun, and by the end of it the new Westport Weston Family Y will be open. Construction of the first stage of the Y’s modern new home at its Mahackeno campus is now 85 percent complete. The 18-month, $38.5 million project remains on schedule and on budget. It’s punch-list time. To […] [Read More]
The Bedford Lobby in 1923.

If the Y’s Walls Could Talk . . .

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Midge’s Membership Blog: In anticipation of the last Annual Meeting of the Westport Weston Family Y at 59 Post Road East on June 16, Membership Coordinator Midge Deverin was reflecting on how much has transpired in this building over the past 91 years. She writes: If these walls could talk… They would tell you about […] [Read More]
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Take 5 at the Y This Summer: 5 Free Visits!

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What kind of health & wellness program at the Westport Weston Family Y will work for you — and your family? From May 27 until July 31, the Family Y is making it easy to find out. We’re giving you and your kids 5 FREE visits to our Y’s facility in downtown Westport, so everyone […] [Read More]
The Y's downtown Westport home since 1923.

Y’s 90th Annual Meeting on June 16 to Include Y Staff Reunion & Open House

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s 90th Annual Meeting of the Association will take place on Monday, June 16, starting at 4:30 pm in the Y’s Bedford Building. The yearly gathering of the local nonprofit organization’s members and volunteer leaders is when our Y conducts its official business; honors youth, staff and volunteers for their service; […] [Read More]