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The teaching pool at the new Y facility features an aquatic playscape, a wade-in entry way, full handicap access and a bench with whirlpool jets. The maximum depth is 5 ft. and the temperature will be maintained at about 89 degrees.

Y to Offer Adaptive Swim Lessons for Children with Special Needs

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The Westport Weston Family Y is proud to introduce Aquafins, a new adaptive swim program specifically designed for children with special needs. Three classes will be offered at the Y’s new facility, beginning the week of October 6 and continuing on through mid-December. Our Aquafins coordinator is Erin Selke. Erin has been teaching swimming to […] [Read More]
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Y’s Annual Strong Kids Triathlon (Ages 3-13), Sunday, Sept. 21 at Staples

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s annual Strong Kids Triathlon takes place again this year on Sunday, Sept. 21, at Staples High School. Our young triathlon participants compete for age groups awards, with all proceeds benefiting the Y’s Annual Campaign, which allows our Y, a charitable nonprofit organization, to offer our programs, facilities and services to […] [Read More]
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Community Service Opportunities for Middle School Students

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Note: The following message was sent to local school families by Westport’s Positive Youth Initiative, a collaboration of the Westport Department of Human Services, Westport PTA, Westport Schools, and Positive Directions. As a service-based organization that fully supports, and relies on, the volunteer work that so many of our members and neighbors do throughout our […] [Read More]
The new Expresso bikes in our Wellness Center.

Schedule a Preview Tour of the New Y at Mahackeno

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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]
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Family Y Fundraiser at New Qdoba Restaurant, Aug. 22

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Here’s a great way to check out a hot new local restaurant and support the Westport Weston Family Y. Before the new Qdoba Restaurant at 275 Post Road East officially open its doors on Monday, August 25, they’re inviting Y members and supporters for a special pre-open fundraising event on Friday, August 22, from 5:00 […] [Read More]
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What’s New at the New Family Y? Lots!

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The start of the Westport Weston Family Y’s Fall Session is the start of something great – the first classes and activities to take place in our brand-new Y facility, the Bedford Family Center, at 14 Allen Raymond Lane on the Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus. Registration for our Fall programming, which begins Sept. 8 and […] [Read More]
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Last Chance to Find Your Fit at the Family Y with 5 Free Visits!

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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]
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Make It a Play Date at the Y’s Toddler Adventure Open Gym

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It’s the perfect playscape for kids who just want to run and bounce and tumble and roll — that and a whole lot more. The new Y Gymnastics Center at 145 Main St. in Norwalk offers classes and activities for all ages and abilities, from toddlers through high school, including competitive teams for gymnasts Level […] [Read More]
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Y After School Program for Local K-5th Graders Prepares for Start of 2014-15 School Year

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s After School Program for Westport students in grade K through 5 will resume with the beginning of the school year on Aug. 25. The Y’s After School program will take place at Saugatuck Elementary School at 170 Riverside Ave., with buses transporting students daily from their grade schools to Saugatuck […] [Read More]
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Photo Highlights and Results of the 2014 Point-to-Point Compo Beach Swim

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s 36th annual Point-to-Point Compo Beach Swim saw a field of 130 open-water swimmers tackle the mile-long course off the east beach on Sunday, July 20. “This is one of the great events and traditions in Westport,” said First Selectman Jim Marpe, in a news story on westport-news.com by Jarret Liotta. […] [Read More]