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Free Family YMCA Workshop to Improve Your Running Efficiency, July 28, 7-8 pm

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Looking to hit your stride as a runner? Then make plans to attend a free workshop at the Westport Weston Family YMCA led by Matt Silvaggio, Director of EHS Westport Physical Therapy & Sports Performance, Tuesday, July 28, at 7 pm in the Schine Meeting Room. Matt will share the latest findings about improving strength […] [Read More]
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Free Wellness Talk at the YMCA by Chef Tor Sporre, June 23

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Noted Westport-based chef Tor Sporré will present “The Continuous Kitchen: How to Spend the Least Amount of Time for the Maximum Result,” a free Wellness talk for YMCA Members and guests on Tuesday, June 23, 7-8:15 pm in the Schine Meeting Room of the Westport Weston Family YMCA at 14 Allen Raymond Lane in Westport. […] [Read More]
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Free Wellness Talks & Demos at the Family YMCA Encourage Healthier Lifestyles

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A key component of the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s mission is to promote healthy lifestyles for everyone.  We are dedicated to offering programs and services to individuals who may have difficulty finding similar opportunities elsewhere, particularly active older adult members. Health and wellness at the YMCA is so much more than just working out. Beyond […] [Read More]
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The Brothers Ference: Our Family YMCA’s ‘Swim & Gym’ Dynamic Duo

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Midge’s Membership Blog: Brian steps behind the Membership desk at the Welcome Center, wet towel wrapped around his waist and starts writing a list of names of his private swimming lesson students. “Do you mind processing these?” he asks me … and, despite the fact that there’s hardly a day that goes by when Brian […] [Read More]
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Take the Plunge into Lap Swimming with the Family YMCA’s New ‘Swim Fit Lite’ Class

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The fourth most popular sports activity in the U.S., swimming has long been a vital part of the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s programs and services. Our Aquatics Department takes pride in being our community’s leading provider of swim instruction and water-safety education. We are also proud of the generations of young competitive swimmers who have […] [Read More]
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Family YMCA to Offer Adventure Race Training Camp, Apr. 13 – June 3

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Are you a Tough Mudder? A Warrior? A Spartan? Gator Bait? Adventure races like the Tough Mudder, Warrior Dash, Spartan Race and, yes, regional events like the Gator Bait Trail Run down in Texas are fast growing in popularity. The disciplines and obstacles vary from race to race, but most are group efforts, many in […] [Read More]
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All-American Edward Stolarski Takes His Swimming to a New Level with Dry Land Conditioning by Trainer Matthias

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Fairfield Prep Senior Edward Stolarski has been swimming competitively since age 7. The 17-year-old Westonite is the third generation of a Connecticut swimming dynasty. His late grandmother Marie Corridon Mortell won gold for the American team at the 1948 Summer Olympic Games in London. In 2011, Edward’s mother, Sheila Stolarski, won six gold medals at the YMCA Masters National Championships. Edward, a scholar-athlete and All-American swimmer at […] [Read More]
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Family YMCA to Offer “Girls on the Run Club” for Pre-teens in Grades 3-5

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The Westport Weston Family YMCA is pleased to be a new partner to Girls on the Run, a national non-profit character development program that encourages pre-teen girls (grades 3-5) to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running. The mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum that […] [Read More]
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