Family Y to Serve as Public Warming Station

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The Westport Weston Family Y is making its facility at 59 Post Road East in downtown Westport available to local residents seeking relief from the extreme cold. “The Family Y welcomes those who may be affected by the current weather conditions, whether it’s due to a power outage, frozen water pipes or insufficient heat in […] [Read More]
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Family Y’s Winter Session Classes and Activities Start Monday, Jan. 6

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The Westport Weston Family Y‘s 12-week Winter Session begins the week of January 6. Review our 32-page brochure for complete descriptions, dates and times of new classes and activities for you and your family to enjoy. View it as either a “Flipbook” to browse or download the pdf to your work or home computer. Both […] [Read More]
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Family Y Expands Special Needs Programs for Youth and Teens

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The Westport Weston Family Y is introducing a range of new classes and programs designed to make exercise manageable and fun for teens and young adults with special needs. “We’re committed to providing all our children with fitness classes that keep them strong and healthy, and over the past few months have worked closely with […] [Read More]
This week's AquaFit classes, like this one taught by Patty Kondub, drew big crowds.

Get Wet and Get Fit at the Family Y

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Whether you’re a lap swimmer, interested in an adult fitness class, seeking therapy for a physical ailment or just learning how to swim, there’s a program at the Westport Weston Family Y for you. Our Aquatics classes for adults provide a chance for you to get in shape, learn a new skill and meet some […] [Read More]
Time capsules for our Hafaday campers to open at the end of 2014.

Think ‘Small’ When Setting New Year’s Resolutions

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The New Year is a time for new beginnings and to set goals that strengthen one’s spirit, mind and body. While it’s tempting to make big goals, take a tip from the Family Y’s Holiday Hafaday campers and start small. Their craft project for Monday’s learn-to-swim program involved making a “2014 time capsule.” They tucked […] [Read More]
Miss Danette with two of her "Jitterbugs."

Parent-Child Programs at the Y Provide Quality Family Time

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A primary goal of the Westport Weston Family Y is to strengthen and support families. After all, we are the “Family” Y, dedicated to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. As research has long documented, family involvement is a major predictor of healthy behaviors in individuals, especially children. That’s why our Family Y is […] [Read More]

Hafaday Over the Holidays at the Family Y: Dec. 30 – Jan. 3

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  The Westport Weston Family Y’s Hafaday Swim Lesson Program for children ages 4 to 8 years old will be offered for four days over the Holidays, Dec. 30 to Jan. 3 (no lesson on Jan. 1). Hafaday takes place from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm each day. The children have a swim lesson and […] [Read More]

The Family Y, ‘A Place of Wellness and Friendship’

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Midge’s Membership Blog: One of my favorite things to write about is our members’ personal stories about the Family Y.  Ellen Brown is a beloved member.  I have never seen her come in and go past our Membership Services Desk without a warm smile or compliment.  She and her family have been valued members for […] [Read More]

Defying the Pains of Gravity with Proper Posture

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On Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 pm, the Westport Weston Family Y is hosting a free Wellness Talk presented by Jeff LaBianco, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Strength and Conditioning Specialist. During the one-hour discussion, titled “Defying the Pains of Gravity with Proper Posture,” LaBianco will present simple and effective techniques to help you improve […] [Read More]
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Doc Doubleday, the Westport Y’s First Physical Director

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  Note: Opened in 1923, the Westport Weston Family Y celebrated its 90th Birthday with a festive block party in September 2013. The Y’s 90th Anniversary celebrations will continue through the coming year and will feature a series of articles that pay tribute to the individuals and families who have been central to our Y’s […] [Read More]