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]

Earthplace-Mahackeno Summer Camp 2013 Registration Opens

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Earthplace-Mahackeno Summer Camp 2013 – the joint day camp being offered by the Westport Weston Family Y and Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center – is now accepting registrations from past participants of either program. Registration for new campers will open on Monday, March 4. This summer’s Earthplace-Mahackeno program is for campers who are entering 1st […] [Read More]
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Y Showtime Gymnasts Cheer on College Coaches

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Members of the Family Y’s Showtime Gymnastics Exhibition Team traveled to Yale University recently to watch a college meet between Yale, Springfield College, Westchester  College and the University of Bridgeport. The Family Y gymnasts were excited to see two of their own Family Y Gymnastic Staff coaches compete on the winning University of Bridgeport Team! […] [Read More]

‘Step Away from the Sofa’ — and Into a Spring Class at the Y

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s Spring Session of new classes and activities begins the week of Feb. 25 and continues into June. With its commitment to develop youth and promote healthy living for all, the Family Y offers a wide range of ways for members of all ages to stay active, have fun and be […] [Read More]