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The Family Y Salutes Local Veterans at Annual Luncheon

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  They served their country in war zones and outposts the world over — from Korea to Kandahar, from Australia to the Aleutians, from France to Saigon. Some are hardly in their 20s, other are nearing 90. Our nation’s military veterans all share a deep, abiding bond. As Rabbi Jeremy Wiederhorn said in his invocation […] [Read More]

Info Session About Cancer Prevention Study, Friday at the Y

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The American Cancer Society is working on one of its biggest research projects ever — a ground-breaking study that will help prove what causes cancer and what does not. The Westport Weston Family Y is helping out by serving as an enrollment site for volunteers interested in participating in the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). Find […] [Read More]

Y Volunteer Les Wolf Honored by CT Alliance of YMCAs

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Leslie L. Wolf was among the special honorees saluted for their community service by the Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs at the group’s annual Y Leaders Dinner, held on Oct. 22 at the Courtyard Marriott in Waterbury. The Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs comprises 22 Y operations, each volunteer led, and a powerful advocate of the needs […] [Read More]

One Year After Sandy, a New Y Rises at Mahackeno

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Midge’s Membership Blog: There were about 70 of us, all there to be the first ones to step inside of what will be the Westport Weston Family Y come next fall, if not before. We parked along the gravel entrance way of the construction site at the Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus, which is impressive. It […] [Read More]

Latest Photos of the New Family Y Project at Mahackeno

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  Scores of Y members, staffers and volunteer leaders toured the construction site of the new Westport Weston Family Y on Saturday, Oct. 26, getting a close-up view of the 54,000 sq. ft. facility scheduled to open in a matter of months. To view photos of Saturday’s tour and the construction progress to date, please […] [Read More]

Parents Night Out, Friday, Nov. 15, at the Y

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Enjoy a night out while your children have fun at the Westport Weston Family Y, 5-9 pm on Friday, Nov. 15. Drop off and pick up in the Gymnastic Center. Games, craft project, fun gymnastics, free swim and a snack! For ages 5 to 12. Children must be able to swim without flotation device. (And […] [Read More]

Defying the Pains of Gravity with Proper Posture

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On Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 pm, the Westport Weston Family Y is hosting a free Wellness Talk presented by Jeff LaBianco, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Strength and Conditioning Specialist. During the one-hour discussion, titled “Defying the Pains of Gravity with Proper Posture,” LaBianco will present simple and effective techniques to help you improve […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, Fitness

Doc Doubleday, the Westport Y’s First Physical Director

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  Note: Opened in 1923, the Westport Weston Family Y celebrated its 90th Birthday with a festive block party in September 2013. The Y’s 90th Anniversary celebrations will continue through the coming year and will feature a series of articles that pay tribute to the individuals and families who have been central to our Y’s […] [Read More]