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YMCA After School kids enjoying outdoor play at Sauagtuck Elementary School last May.

How You Can Help in the Search for a New Superintendent of Westport Schools

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Allow the Family YMCA to pass along this message to the Westport Community from the Westport Board of Education: “As you may be aware, the Westport Board of Education has initiated its search for a new Superintendent.  To counsel us through this important process, we have retained the services of Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, a […] [Read More]
A group fitness class gets under way in one of the open-air pavilions at the YMCA's Mahackeno facility.

Family YMCA Offers Outdoor Programs During Shutdown Week

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The Westport Weston Family YMCA‘s Bedford Family Center is closed to active use through Wednesday, Aug. 26. In the meantime, we’re running a modified program schedule outdoors at our Mahackeno facility — swimming, group fitness classes, Kids’ Club and more. YMCA Members looking to register for Fall Programs in person are welcome to stop by this […] [Read More]
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While the Y's indoor pools are closed, members can use the outdoor pool at Mahackeno.

Family YMCA to Close Indoor Pools for Annual Maintenance, Aug. 22-30

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Starting this Saturday, Aug. 22, through Sunday, Aug. 30, the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s indoor pools will be closed for draining and annual maintenance. YMCA members will be able to enjoy lap and free swimming and aquafit classes in our 5-lane outdoor pool at our adjacent Camp Mahackeno facility, as well as take part in a […] [Read More]
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While the Bedford Family Center is closed Aug. 24-26, the Y will offer programs at its adjacent Camp Mahackeno facility.

Family YMCA to Offer Outdoor Programming during Annual Shutdown, Aug. 22-30

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The Westport Weston Family YMCA’s Bedford Family Center at 14 Allen Raymond Lane will be operating on a limited schedule from Saturday, August 22, through Sunday, August 30, 2015. During this period we will drain and clean our indoor pools and perform other necessary cleaning and maintenance to our Y facilities. We will also be […] [Read More]
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YMCA Lifeguard Coordinator Brian Ference conducts a Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course at the Family YMCA.

Family YMCA to Host Lifeguard Certification Course, Aug. 15-16, 22-23

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The Westport Weston Family YMCA will host a Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course on the weekends of Aug. 15-16 and 22-23, from 9 am to 5 pm each day. The course emphasizes practical lifesaving skills and job-related responsibilities. Lifeguard Training, Standard First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer are included. Participants must be at […] [Read More]
Coach Drew Carothers with a PHD basketball team.

Family YMCA Partners with PHD, Straton Sports for Youth & Teen Sports Clinics

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This fall, the Westport Weston Family YMCA is partnering with two highly respected local sports organizations to coach and conduct skills clinics for its youth and teen basketball, lacrosse and soccer programs. CT’s Premier Hoops Development (PHD) will deliver basketball clinics at the YMCA. Founded in 2009 by Drew Carothers and Jay Conway, PHD is a youth basketball […] [Read More]
Our Fall Session brochure includes class descriptions and schedules. Find it at westporty.org.

Fall for the Family YMCA! Free 1-Week Trial Membership Offer Begins Sept. 8

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From Sept. 8 through Oct. 8, 2015, the Westport Weston Family YMCA is offering a Free 1-week Trial Membership to introduce you and your family to the Family YMCA. During your Free Week as a member of our YMCA, you and your family will be able to participate in group fitness classes, enjoy lap and open swims […] [Read More]
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Fall Prevention Sign

Hands’-on Presentation on Preventing Falls, Tuesday, July 28, 12 pm, at the Family YMCA

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On Tuesday, July 28, 12-1:30 pm the Westport Weston Family YMCA is hosting a hand’s-on, interactive presentation by Mary Rocchi, PT, on preventing slips and falls. Find out how you can discover your risk factors and what you can do to decrease the likelihood of a fall. This wellness talk is free of charge for […] [Read More]
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