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Toddler Adventure Gym Is Hoppin’ at the Family Y!

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Whether it’s due to March Madness, Spring Fever or some inner “Easter Bunnies” getting some exercise, the Westport Weston Family Y’s daily Toddler Adventure Gym has been hopping this week! Open to all and held 9-11 am each weekday, the cost is $10 per session, payable at the Gymnastic Center. Come by for a play […] [Read More]

Guided Tours of the New Y Building Site at Mahackeno

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Though the weather could have been a touch warmer for the first weekend of spring, the timing couldn’t have been better: A day after the Westport Weston Family Y announced the receipt of two $1 million gifts to its Building What Matters capital campaign, Y board member Rob Bowman and his wife, Jennifer, hosted a […] [Read More]

Good Friday Vacation Special at the Family Y

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Children from Kindergarten through Fifth Grade are invited to join the Westport Weston Family Y’s Early Learning Program for a special trip to Pump It Up in Norwalk on Good Friday, March 29. They’ll have a few of hours of play (bounce houses, rock walls, obstacle courses, giant slides), enjoy lunch as a group and […] [Read More]
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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]