The new Y facility, to be known as the Bedford Family Center.

Dedication and Ribbon Cutting for New Y, Aug. 28 at 7 pm

The Dedication and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for the new Westport Weston Family Y facility will take place on Thursday, Aug. 28, at 7 pm. This special event will involve Y volunteers, donors, staff and members as well as an array of state and local civic leaders and public officials. Our new Y is located at 14 […] [Read More]
The Aquatics Center, with a 10-lane lap pool and adjacent warm-water shallow pool.

Y Adds More Guided Preview Tours of New Y Facility at Mahackeno

As the Westport Weston Family Y moves closer to receiving a temporary certificate of occupancy that will allow full public access to its new Y facility at Mahackeno, we’ve added more dates and times to our schedule of guided small-group preview tours, from Friday, Aug. 29 through Sept. 5 — the Y’s 91st birthday. The […] [Read More]
Ellen Johnston, Director of Competitive Swimming at the Y, helps fill the Y's new 10-lane lap pool.

Family Y’s New Aquatics Center Takes Final Shape

The Westport Weston Family Y’s Building What Matters project to construct a modern new facility at its Mahackeno campus achieved a final milestone on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Call it “Filling What Matters” — as the spigot was turned on to begin filling the 10-lane, 25-yard lap pool with some 262,672 gallons of water. Workers from […] [Read More]
The new Expresso bikes in our Wellness Center.

Schedule a Preview Tour of the New Y at Mahackeno

With the official opening of the Y’s new home at its Mahackeno campus delayed due to unforeseen construction delays, the Westport Weston Family Y has expanded its schedule of small-group guided tours of the new facility through the end of August. For dates and times, please see below, or check out this online calendar. To […] [Read More]

Last Chance to Find Your Fit at the Family Y with 5 Free Visits!

What kind of Health & Wellness Program at our Y will work for you — and your family? This summer, the Westport Weston Family Y has been making it easy to find out by giving you and your kids 5 FREE visits to our Y’s facility in downtown Westport. But hurry, this offer expires Thursday, […] [Read More]
12 Minute Drive from Mahackeno

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

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

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]
Keiser M3

New Y Wellness Center and Programs Take Shape

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

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]
Family Y CEO Rob Reeves, former Board President Rosemary Halstead and current Board President Bonnie Strittmatter.

Y 90th Annual Meeting Highlights, Honors and Recognitions

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]