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]
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Family Y Summer Session Classes, Camps and Activities Start Next Week!

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Summer is upon us! And what a summer it promises to be… The Westport Weston Family Y’s Summer Session begins Monday, June 23. Check out our 36-page Summer Brochure for the complete listings of all that’s going on at our Y this summer. Among the highlights: New AquaFins Therapeutic Swim Lesson Program for children with […] [Read More]

Y’s Hafaday-Mahackeno Summer Camp Filling Up Fast—Register Today!

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We are thrilled to have so many Y families signing up to enjoy this unique summer, when Hafaday and Mahackeno are joining teams. The first 3 weeks of camp are already full, and week 4 has fewer than 25 spots left! If you are planning to register your children, please do so today. Once a […] [Read More]
Categories: Camp Mahackeno, Hafaday
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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 new Y's Welcome Center.

A New Y Filled with Opportunities for Family Fun and Fitness

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When the Westport Weston Family Y’s modern new home opens early this fall, local families will discover all kinds of exciting new ways to find their fit at the Family Y. For starters, there’s the location: Situated at the Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus, just north of downtown Westport along the Saugatuck River at Exit 41 […] [Read More]

The Y’s Hafaday-Mahackeno Summer Camp Starts in 7 Weeks

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While our campers may feel like summer will never get here, it is just around the corner. The first session of the Westport Weston Family Y’s special Hafaday-Mahackeno Summer Camp 2014 starts in just seven weeks! Our sessions are weekly, starting June 16 and ending on August 22. We are finalizing plans for fun activities, […] [Read More]
Categories: Camp Mahackeno, Hafaday
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Latest Views: New Y Rounding into Final Shape

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How far along is construction of the new Westport Weston Family Y? On Monday, Apr. 28, workmen attached the basketball hoops to the shiny new glass backboards in the gymnasium. James Naismith, who developed basketball in 1891 while teaching at the YMCA Training School in Springfield, Mass., would be pleased! To be sure, much work […] [Read More]
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How You Can Help Make Our Community Stronger

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We have an extraordinary opportunity to ensure a brighter future for all who live in Westport and Weston. A charitable, nonprofit organization, the Westport Weston Family Y is committed to offering our programs, facilities and services to all, regardless of their ability to pay. In 2013, the financial assistance we provided to local individuals and […] [Read More]
Excavating the shells for the new Y's two pools.

‘Second Groundbreaking’ for New Y: Latest Photo Update

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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]
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Latest Views of New Y at Mahackeno, Inside & Out

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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]