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Y’s First Youth Fun Night of the School Year This Saturday

On Youth Fun Nights, the Westport Weston Family Y is open just for 4th to 7th graders. Our first Youth Fun Night of the new school year is Saturday, Sept. 28, 7:30-9:30 pm — Join friends, neighbors, and classmates for an evening of swimming, basketball and games. All that fun, plus ice cream, add up […] [Read More]

Special Membership Offers to Celebrate Y’s 90 Anniversary

As the Westport Weston Family Y celebrates 90 years of service to our members and community, we’d like to offer a birthday gift of our own to current and prospective members. Become a Y Family Today Any inactive members or non-members who sign up for any level of membership by Sept. 30, 2013, will receive […] [Read More]

Y Offers ‘Parents Night Out,’ Friday, Sept. 27

Enjoy a night out while your children have fun at the Westport Weston Family Y, 5-9 pm on Friday, Sept. 27. Offered for kids ages 5 to 12 and held in the Y’s Gymnastic Center, there will be games, a craft project, fun gymnastics, free swim and a snack. Children must be able to swim […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, Gymnastics

The Y’s 2013 Strong Kids Triathlon: Highlights and Top Finishers

The stormy skies from the night before gave way to a breezy, bright blue just in time for the seventh annual Strong Kids Triathlon, hosted by the Westport Weston Family Y and contested at Staples High School, Sunday morning, Sept. 22. Scores of young athletes swam, cycled and ran their way to medals and trophies […] [Read More]

Latest Views of New Y Under Construction at Camp Mahackeno

  With summer largely in the rear-view mirror, the work crews “building what matters” at the Westport Weston Family Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus are now tasked with enclosing the building prior to the onset of cold weather. That’s not to say that the to-do list for the Y’s 54,000 sq. ft. facility is growing any […] [Read More]

Photo Highlights from the Y’s 90th Birthday Party

  Hundreds of Y members and supporters turned out on Wednesday, Sept. 18, to join in the celebration of the Westport Weston Family Y’s 90th Birthday. The festivities on Church Lane included a special performance by the Y’s Showtime Exhibition Gymnastic Team; inflatables and other games for children; balloon sculpturist Danny Diamond; a display of […] [Read More]

Y’s 90th Birthday Party Today, 4-6 pm on Church Lane

  In celebration of our 90 years of service to generations of members and our community, the Westport Weston Family Y will host a 90th Birthday Party on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. That’s today! From 4 to 6 pm, the Y’s Birthday celebrations will “take to the streets,” as we close Church Lane for a […] [Read More]
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The Bedford Family and the Family Y

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on Sept. 12, 2013, on the occasion of the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s 90th Anniversary. It has since been updated. Two families, one shared story. The first family traces its roots in Westport to 1861. The second got its start on Sept. 5, 1923, and from that first […] [Read More]