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Ready to Get Shaved? TeamBrent St. Baldrick’s Celebration, Sunday, March 29 at the Family YMCA

Bald is beautiful, especially when it’s a heartfelt sign of support for children battling cancer. On Sunday, March 29, the Westport Weston Family YMCA will host the 11th Annual TeamBrent St. Baldrick’s Celebration at its new Bedford Family Center at 14 Allen Raymond Lane in Westport. In what has become an iconic, ongoing effort to […] [Read More]

Family YMCA to Remain Open on Thurday; All Scheduled Programs Canceled

UPDATE, 12 Noon, Thursday, March 5 The Westport Weston Family YMCA’s Bedford Family Center will remain open until our normal closing time of 10 pm, today, March 5. However, all scheduled programs and activities are canceled for this afternoon and evening. The programs NOT running today include group fitness classes, group swim lessons, Water Rat […] [Read More]
Categories: Community
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Invest in Our Kids, Our Health, Our Neighbors on Fairfield County Giving Day

As a nonprofit charitable organization that has served our community since 1923, our Family YMCA works every day to address the needs of those who live and work in Westport and Weston. At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Help us continue to invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors by making […] [Read More]
Dec. 24 2014 Y Wellness

‘Exercise Anxiety’? How the Family YMCA Can Help

The Westport Weston Family YMCA is launching a new program that aims to connect members who share the same health and wellness goals, interests and passions. Called Member 2 Member, this free initiative is for anyone looking for fellowship in: Attending a group fitness class Swimming laps Lifting weights Outdoor exercise Motivational help Pre or […] [Read More]
Susan teaching one of the many group fitness classes offered on weekends at the Family YMCA.

Family YMCA Offers Valentine’s Day Weekend Special, Feb. 14-15

The Westport Weston Family YMCA is celebrating American Heart Health Month with a variety of special programs and initiatives for Y Members and guests at our new facility at 14 Allen Raymond Lane in Westport throughout the month of February. On Feb. 14-15, the Family YMCA is offering a Valentine’s Day Weekend Special: Adult members […] [Read More]
Categories: Community
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Your Free Pass to a Healthier Heart on Fridays at the Family YMCA in February

Fridays during February’s Heart Health Month will be special days at the Westport Weston Family YMCA for the entire community we serve. For starters, our Free Friday Healthy Heart Pass will allow prospective members to try our Y for free on any Friday this month. Activate your free Friday pass any day in February, and […] [Read More]
Patty in Halloween mode on the Y pool deck with Y Lifeguard Andrew Myers.

The Family YMCA’s Patty Kondub: Doing Good Is What She Does Best

    Midge’s Membership Blog: I wanted my first Y Story of the New Year to start off with a burst of energy, excitement and goodness.  Our very own Patty Kondub is the personification of these qualities … and then some. Whether you know Patty from her fabulous aqua fitness classes that she has been […] [Read More]
Family Y and civic leaders at our Y's Aug. 28 ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Top Family Y Stories of 2014

What a year it has been for the members, staff and volunteers of the Westport Weston Family Y! As 2014 draws to a close, allow us to look back at the Y stories that gained the most attention over the past year on the Family Y’s Facebook page. Of course, the biggest Y story of […] [Read More]
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Family Y to Host New Rotary Interact Community Service Program for Middle School Students

The Westport Weston Family Y, Westport Rotary Club and Westport Sunrise Rotary Club are joining together to create a new Rotary Interact Program for students in grades 6-8. This new Rotary Interact group will provide middle school students with opportunities to serve the community and develop their leadership and teamwork skills in a fun and […] [Read More]
Heidi List swimming for Staples in the Y's Stauffer Pool in 1979.

‘Stick with the Y’ – A Member’s Story of a First Half-Century of Life at the Y

Editor’s Note: Countless lives have been touched by the three things that make the Y community so strong: youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. By listening to each other’s stories, we’re able to catch a glimpse of the hope, strength and determination and those who live the Y’s values. But what exactly is it […] [Read More]