March 12 2014 cement pour 2

Latest Views of New Family Y Under Construction at Mahackeno

March! A welcome word, and one that certainly applies to the progress being made each day at the new Westport Weston Family Y taking final shape at the Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus in the northwest corner of town. The recent “second groundbreaking” – the excavation of the 10-lane lap pool inside the Strittmatter Family Aquatic […] [Read More]
Spring Brochure 2014

Registration for the Y’s Spring Session of Classes Begins Monday for Family Members

Midge’s Membership Blog: “We Are Family” here at the Westport Weston Family Y.  Now, more than ever! Beginning with our Spring Session 2014 Registration, which kicks off Monday, March 3, at 8:00 am, those of you who have a FAMILY Membership at the Y will have priority early registration. To view our colorful, 36-page Brochure, […] [Read More]
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Our Family Y’s Impact Within the Westport and Weston Communities

At the Westport Weston Family Y, strengthening community is our cause. Ys cultivate opportunities for youth, families, and older adults to learn, grow and become a part of a healthier, happier community. In addition to measurable benefits our programs deliver at the local level, we strengthen the community at a state and national level as […] [Read More]
Excavating the shells for the new Y's two pools.

‘Second Groundbreaking’ for New Y: Latest Photo Update

Now more than a year into the construction process of building our new facility at Mahackeno and with a little more than six months left to go before we expect to open the doors of our modern new home, the Westport Weston Family Y is celebrating another milestone: The excavation of our two adjoining pools […] [Read More]
Jan 2014 new member mailer.covercrop

Join a Cause for Community. Join the Family Y

When dealing with life’s daily demands, people need a place to go where they can feel supported and receive help in trying times. A place where adults can find life balance; children can reach their full potential; seniors can be active and find camaraderie; and families can connect and strengthen relationships. By becoming a member […] [Read More]

Latest Views of New Y at Mahackeno, Inside & Out

As the Westport Weston Family Y nears the one-year anniversary of the official groundbreaking ceremony for our modern new home at Mahackeno, we’re happy to report that the construction project remains on schedule and on budget. The attractive stonework that will grace much of the building’s exterior walls is now largely in place, and the […] [Read More]
Rob and Julie Haroun of SIR Development present Family Y CEO Rob Reeves with a capital campaign contribution in honor of Bill Gault.

Gault Family Honored by Gift to Y from SIR Development

SIR Development, an award-winning luxury-home builder based in Westport, has made a generous donation to the Westport Weston Family Y’s Building What Matters capital campaign, Family Y officials announced on January 13. The gift, which will help fund the construction of the Y’s new facility at its Mahackeno campus, was made in honor of the […] [Read More]
The new Y will feature an innovative Child Watch/Kids Adventure Gym area just inside the main lobby.

Advice from the Y on Year-end Charitable Giving

As we prepare to “close the books” on a wonderful and historic year for our Family Y, we thank our 5,000 members and many supporters for their essential support. In 2013, we celebrated the 90th year of serving our community. And as we watched our modern new home rise from the ground at our Mahackeno […] [Read More]
Silver Star: (from left) Bill Meyer, Janet and Pete Wolgast, Barbara Stammer and Stacy Enyeart.

Pete Wolgast Receives AARP Senior Star of the Year Award

Pete Wolgast, Chair of the Family Y’s Board of Trustees and tireless volunteer for a host of other community organizations and causes, was presented with the “Silver Star of the Year” award by the Westport-Weston AARP Chapter on Wednesday, Dec. 11. Wolgast received the award from Barbara Stemmer of AARP Chapter 1588 at a luncheon […] [Read More]
A view of Camp Mahackeno, taken Dec. 10.

Family Y to Combine Hafaday and Mahackeno Summer Camps for 2014

This summer, the Westport Weston Family Y will conduct Mahackeno summer day camp in conjunction with its Hafaday Swim Lesson Program at the Y’s downtown facility. The joint Hafaday-Mahackeno 2014 camp program will have 10 one-week sessions, beginning June 16 and ending the week of Aug. 22. Registration for Hafaday begins Monday, Jan. 6; for […] [Read More]