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Warming up for the start of the 2014 Groundhog meet, held at the Y’s now-closed downtown facility.

YMCA Masters Swim Team Hosts 30th Annual Groundhog Meet, Sunday, Feb. 1, 8:30 am

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The Westport Weston Family YMCA’s Annual Groundhog Meet, for Masters swimmers ages 18 and older, takes place on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 at our new facility at 14 Allen Raymond Lane. Sanctioned for U.S. Masters Swimming by the Connecticut Masters club, the meet is open to registered Masters Swimmers (18 and over). This annual competition […] [Read More]
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Water Rat Pancake Breakfast, Saturday, Jan. 31, 8:30-11:30 am, Branson Hall of C&HT Church

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The 21st Annual Pancake Breakfast, hosted by the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s Water Rat Senior Team, will take place on Saturday, Jan. 31, 8:30-11:30 am in the Branson Hall of Christ & Holy Trinity Church in downtown Westport. The Senior team will be your servers as you enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee, tea […] [Read More]
Special heart-health activities include a 'Cardio Clock' Challenge for Y Members.

Family YMCA Celebrates Heart Health Month with ‘Free Friday Healthy Heart Pass’ for Guests

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February is Heart Health Month, a time for all Americans to take steps to prevent chronic diseases, such as heart disease, so they can lead longer, healthier lives. The Westport Weston Family YMCA is celebrating American Heart Health Month with a variety of special programs and initiatives for Y Members and guests at our new […] [Read More]
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Family YMCA to Open on Wed., Jan. 28, 5:30 am as Scheduled

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The Westport Weston Family YMCA’s Bedford Family Center at 14 Allen Raymond Lane will be back in operation starting at 5:30 am on Wednesday, Jan. 28, with all programs running as scheduled. Our YMCA Gymnastics Center at 145 Main St. in Norwalk will also be open as usual, starting with Toddler Adventure Open Gym, 9-11 […] [Read More]
The Aquatic Climbing Wall is a big hit on Teen and Youth Nights at the YMCA.

Teen Night for Middle Schoolers, Friday at the Family YMCA; Youth Night (4th-5th Grade) on Saturday

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On Friday, January 23, 7:30-9:30 pm, the Westport Weston Family YMCA is hosting local 6th-8th Graders for Teen Night, featuring swimming, aqua hoops, free climbing on our Aquatic Climbing Wall; sports in our Gymnasium; and more games and socializing  at the Family Y. On Saturday, starting at 7:30 pm,  local 4th-5th Graders have the Y’s […] [Read More]
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Basketball at the Y appeals to all ages.

What Will You Do With Your 1 Free Week at the Family YMCA? A Guide, From A to Z

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Now through Jan. 31, the Westport Weston Family YMCA is giving prospective members “1 Free Week to Fit Right In.” This special offer must be activated by January 31. To get started, call 203-226-8981 or simply come by our new Bedford Family Center at 14 Allen Raymond Lane. What kind of health and wellness program […] [Read More]
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Cheer Clinic at the YMCA Gymnastics Center, Sundays, 3-5 pm

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Who isn’t fascinated by the art and athleticism of cheerleaders? The YMCA Gymnastics Center at 145 Main St. in Norwalk, operated by the Westport Weston Family YMCA, is the place to develop cheer skills, from jumps to stunts to tumbling. Now through March 8, we’re conducting a special Cheer Clinic for ages 7 to 12 […] [Read More]
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Instructor Dalton (left) and a fellow volleyballer at a recent game at the Y.

Drop-in Recreational Volleyball Returns to the Family YMCA

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Volleyball has long been a popular recreational activity at the Westport Weston Family YMCA, and currently the new Y facility at 14 Allen Raymond Lane is the setting for two weekly evening sessions of organized play. On Tuesdays, from 8 to 10 pm, spirited sessions of Recreational Volleyball games take place on the North Court […] [Read More]
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Instructor Susan Pomerance (near left) leads a Group Power workout in the Y's main fitness studio.

Family YMCA to Debut New MOSSA Group Power Workout, Jan. 15

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Group Power is a high-rep weight training workout that combines traditional strength exercises and the hottest functional training moves, utilizing a barbell, weight plates and your body weight to make you fitter and stronger. The one-hour classes, held at various times throughout the week in the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s group-fitness studio at our modern […] [Read More]
Children's nutrition expert Jill Castle.

Nutrition Secrets to Swimming Success: Free Talk at the Y, Wed., Jan. 7, 6:15 pm

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The Westport Weston Family YMCA’s Water Rat Swim Team is hosting noted nutrition expert Jill Castle for a special presentation, “Nutrition Secrets to Swimming Success.” The discussion will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 6:15-7:15 pm in the Schine Meeting Room at the Y’s Bedford Family Center at 14 Allen Raymond Lane in Westport. All […] [Read More]
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