Pickleball is played indoors and out...

Pickleball at the Y!

Pickleball, one of the fastest-growing sports in the U.S., is now in play at the Westport Weston Family Y. As you can see from the photos above, it’s played with solid paddle racquets and a perforated, “Whiffle” type ball, on a 20 x 44 ft. court with a low-slung net. Played both indoors and out, […] [Read More]
Some 130 kids joined the fun on March 22, when the Y turned into a clubhouse for teens and tweens only.

At the Y: Teen Night, Apr. 25; Youth Night, Apr. 26

Lots of fun ahead for local teens and tweens! On Friday, Apr. 25, the Family Y is hosting Teen Night for 6th-8th graders, 7:30-9:30 pm. And on Saturday, Apr. 26, the Y turns into a clubhouse for 4th and 5th graders, with Youth Night, also 7:30-9:30 pm. We will have Swimming, Basketball, Ping Pong, BINGO […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, General
Y Lifeguard coordinator Brian Ference conducting a classroom session at a 2013 Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Class.

Waterfront Lifeguard Certification Class at the Y, May 10-11, 17-18

The Westport Weston Family Y is hosting a Red Cross Lifeguarding Course on May 10-11, 17-18 for strong swimmers ages 15 and older. This Waterfront Lifeguard Certification Course will give newly trained Lifeguards more options at places to work, from beaches to parks to private clubs. Held from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm each of […] [Read More]
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new gym

Y to Host Gala Opening Celebration at New Facility, Saturday, Oct. 11

There is much work (and excitement) in the months ahead as the Westport Weston Family Y completes the task of Building What Matters – our modern new facility at the Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus just north of downtown Westport. The good news is that we remain on schedule for our opening early next fall, likely […] [Read More]
D2 holiday cookies 2011

The Family Y’s ‘Right Hand,’ Joan Vitali, Is Retiring

Midge’s Membership Blog: Every morning, Joan Vitali whizzes past the Westport Weston Family Y‘s Member Services Desk, arms full of ‘stuff.’  There are bags of food and beverage from Trader Joe’s, Stew Leonard’s; sometimes there are props, posters, flowers, various items to bring for meetings and special events. But no matter what the occasion, Joan […] [Read More]
Flyer - Westport Bus Study 4-9-14 Open House (3)

Westport Bus Study Public Meeting, Apr. 9 at Town Hall

Help our community find the best way forward for local bus service, including possible routes to and from the new Westport Weston Family Y, by attending the Westport Bus Study Public Meeting, Wednesday, Apr. 9, 7:30-9:30 pm in the Town Hall Auditorium at 110 Myrtle Ave. in Westport. Input from the public is critical to […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, General
The beginning of the Wet T-shirt Relay race at last year's Maura Marden Classic.

4th Annual Maura Marden Classic, Friday Night at the Y

Swim for fun, for fellowship and to remember a great friend of the Family Y at the annual Maura Marden Classic. This year’s meet for adult swimmers 18 years and older takes place at the Westport Weston Family Y on Friday, March 28, starting with warm-ups at 7:30 pm. The online entry fee is $30 […] [Read More]
Unlock your potential with help from one of the Y's Certified Personal Trainers.

Last Week for Free Y Membership Trial

Now until March 31, the Westport Weston Family Y is offering a FREE 3-week trial membership that includes unlimited use of our Y facility at 59 Post Road East in downtown Westport. Join more than 150 prospective new members who have already taken us up on our offer to be fit, be healthy and belong. […] [Read More]
Sam Roets, Jessica Lukasik and Matthew Chapman, Coast Guard Academy triathletes.

Photo Highlights: Mossman Indoor Tri at the Y

The Westport Weston Family Y hosted the second annual Mossman Indoor Tri at the Y on Sunday, March 2. Conducted in partnership with Team Mossman Triathlon Club, the indoor triathlon consists of a 15-minute lap swim, 25-minute cycle on a spin bike and 20-minute run on a treadmill. Dozens of triathletes took part, including a […] [Read More]
Thermal postcard

Westport Thermal Imaging and Energy Efficiency Program Workshop, Feb. 27

Want to find out how much heat your Westport home has lost this winter due to inadequate insulation? And learn more about how to stop those costly leaks? The Westport Green Task Force is holding a workshop on the time-limited Westport Thermal Imaging and Energy Efficiency Program on Thursday, February 27. The workshop will give […] [Read More]