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Sign Up Your Child for Late Summer Fun at the Family YMCA!

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Looking to keep your child active and connected through the remaining weeks of summer? Make some new friends, or learn a new skill? Or, as we like to say, have them climb our walls, not yours? Below is some helpful information about our array of summer camps and clinics taking place through late August at the Westport Weston […] [Read More]
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How Active Older Adults Can Stay Healthy and Connected at the Family YMCA

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This fall, the Westport Weston Family YMCA is adding some great new opportunities to our current programs for Senior YMCA members. Join your fellow active older adults for fitness, fun, social activities and educational seminars at the Bedford Family Center at 14 Allen Raymond Lane in Westport. Starting Sept. 4, Fridays are for seniors at […] [Read More]
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Free Family YMCA Workshop to Improve Your Running Efficiency, July 28, 7-8 pm

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Looking to hit your stride as a runner? Then make plans to attend a free workshop at the Westport Weston Family YMCA led by Matt Silvaggio, Director of EHS Westport Physical Therapy & Sports Performance, Tuesday, July 28, at 7 pm in the Schine Meeting Room. Matt will share the latest findings about improving strength […] [Read More]
Longtime Y swim instructor Ruth Sherman cheered on her grandson Jeremy, who competed in his first Point to Point in 2014.

Family YMCA to Host 37th Annual Point to Point Compo Beach Swim, July 12

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One of the great sporting traditions in our community continues on Sunday, July 12, with the 37th Annual Point to Point Compo Beach Swim, hosted by the Westport Weston Family YMCA. The 1-mile open-water swim attracts swimmers from around New England, as three tiers of competitive swimmers — advanced, intermediate and beginner — compete in […] [Read More]
Avid YMember Doug Brill settles into his daily routine at the Y.

Doug Brill, the Most Unforgettable YMCA Member You’ll Ever Meet

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Midge’s Membership Blog: It was a gloomy, rainy Monday morning, and I had just hopped on one of the recumbent bikes down in the Wellness Center when the gentleman next to me said “Hi.” I recognized Doug Brill, one of our loyal daily YMCA members who always has a smile on his face, and I […] [Read More]
Water Rat parents join a group portrait of what was a tremendous team effort.

Water Rat Swimmers Present BIG Check to Save the Children’s Nepal Relief Efforts

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A group of Water Rat families and YMCA coaches and staff visited Save the Children’s headquarters in Fairfield on Thursday, June 25, to present a check for more than $42,000, raised through the “Swim for Nepal” fundraiser on May 27 organized by the Water Rat Swim Team and Staples High School swim teams. Accepting the […] [Read More]
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Free Wellness Talk at the YMCA by Chef Tor Sporre, June 23

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Noted Westport-based chef Tor Sporré will present “The Continuous Kitchen: How to Spend the Least Amount of Time for the Maximum Result,” a free Wellness talk for YMCA Members and guests on Tuesday, June 23, 7-8:15 pm in the Schine Meeting Room of the Westport Weston Family YMCA at 14 Allen Raymond Lane in Westport. […] [Read More]
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A Y father and son at last year's Point-to-Point Compo Beach Swim, taking place this year on July 20.

Honoring Fathers – a Longtime YMCA Tradition

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More than a century ago, Sonora Louis Smart Dodd aspired to create a holiday to honor fathers. Dodd, the daughter of a single father and Civil War veteran, was inspired by a Mother’s Day sermon and wondered why there was no holiday for fathers. After securing support from ministers in Spokane, Wash., her idea came […] [Read More]
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