A Report on the Family Y’s Community Impact

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The Westport Weston Family Y has a tremendous impact on our community, touching lives of all ages. Our current membership of 5,500 individuals represents 15 percent of the towns we serve and 25 percent of our youth. Nearly 40 percent of all local grade-school children are active in Family Y programs and special activities! A […] [Read More]

Progress Continues at Building Site for New Y (New Photos)

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As you can see from the latest photos in the gallery above, the task of Building What Matters — a modern new Family Y facility — is proceeding very well. Since site-preparation work at our 32-acre Mahackeno campus began in late January, the land on which the 54,000 sq. ft. building will be situated has […] [Read More]

Learn More About Earthplace-Mahackeno Summer Camp 2013

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This summer, Camp Mahackeno and Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center, are teaming up to create a day camp that promises to give kids the “best of both worlds” – a summer of fun at Earthplace’s 62-acre nature sanctuary, plus the sports and recreational knowledge of the Westport Weston Family Y. This special collaboration between these […] [Read More]

Add a Splash to Your St. Patrick’s Day at the Maura Marden Classic!

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Ready for the “50 Yard Leprechaun Look”? Or the “100 Yard Row Row Row Your Boat Relay”? These fun races are part of the annual Maura Marden Classic, hosted by the Morning Swim Fit Group. Taking place this year on St. Patrick’s Day, this lighthearted swim meet is held in honor of the beloved Y […] [Read More]

Youth Fun Night at the Y: Photo Highlights from March 9

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On Youth Fun Nights, the Westport Weston Family Y is open just for 4th to 7th graders! This past Saturday, dozens of kids from local schools turned the Y into their own private clubhouse. As always, the Upper Gym was packed with basketballers, the diving board in the Stauffer Pool saw lots of action, and […] [Read More]

Why I Picture Myself at the Family Y — And How You Can, Too

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Earlier this year, the Family Y launched a new fundraising effort that gives members and supporters throughout the community a creative way to help fund the construction of the new Y facility now being built on our 32-acre Mahackeno campus just north of downtown Westport. Called Picture Yourself at the New Family Y, this innovative […] [Read More]

Mossman Westport Y Indoor Tri Photo Highlights and Top Finishers

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The Westport Weston Family Y hosted the first annual Mossman Westport Y Indoor Tri on Sunday, March 3. Conducted in partnership with Team Mossman Triathlon Club, the indoor triathlon consisted of a 15-minute lap swim, a 25-minute cycle on a spin bike and a 20-minute run on a treadmill. Some 20 triathletes took part in […] [Read More]

‘March Into Wellness,’ this Saturday at Branson Hall

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“March Into Wellness,” a new event sponsored by the Westport-Weston Chamber of Commerce, will take place on Saturday, March 2, 11 am to 3 pm in Branson Hall of Christ & Holy Trinity Church in downtown Westport. The event will be promoting health and wellness providers from throughout our community, with complimentary consultations, classes, seminars […] [Read More]

Indoor Tri at the Family Y, Sunday, March 3 — Sign Up Today!

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The Westport Weston Family Y proudly presents the first annual Mossman Westport Y Indoor Tri on Sunday, March 3. Conducted in partnership with Team Mossman Triathlon Club, the indoor triathlon will consist of a 15-minute lap swim, a 25-minute cycle on a spin bike and a 20-minute run on a treadmill. The Indoor Tri will […] [Read More]

Meet ‘the Oscarettes,’ the Family Y’s Golden Girls of Group Fitness

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Theirs is a bond formed of equal parts barbells and bagels, tested by life’s shared traumas and made enduringly strong by the joys of friendship and fitness. Every week for the past 16 years, a close-knit group of ladies have gathered at Oscar’s Delicatessen on Main Street following their exercise class at the Westport Weston […] [Read More]