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Young teens working out in the Family YMCA's Wellness Center.

Family YMCA Offers Rising Local 8th Graders Special Membership Program

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Effective July 1, 2015, the Westport Weston Family YMCA will be implementing an 8th Grade Membership Program to replace our current 7th Grade Membership Initiative. The new one-year offer, which features a monthly membership fee of $15, is available to all rising local 8th Graders in Westport and Weston schools. The eligibility period runs through […] [Read More]
Water Rat swimmers Ayaan and Annam Olasewere.

The Y Story of Annam and Ayaan Olasewere? Priceless…

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Midge’s Membership Blog: To put a twist on the classic ad slogan, “There are some things money can buy. For everything else, there’s the Y…” Meet Annam and Ayaan Olasewere, 7-year-old twins who came to the Westport Weston Family YMCA by way of two other Ys near and far, with a heritage that goes back […] [Read More]
The Water Rat Men's 2015 Y Nat team on the podium in Greensboro.

Water Rat Men Place 2nd at 2015 YMCA Short Course National Championships

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Attending a prestigious national meet is a goal to which many swimmers aspire. For 11 Water Rat swimmers — 8 young men and 3 young women — the opportunity came last week at the 2015 YMCA Short Course National Championships. Held in Greensboro, N.C., March 30-April 3, the meet gave these swimmers the opportunity to […] [Read More]
TeamBrent St. Baldrick's 2015 web

TeamBrent St. Baldrick’s at the Family YMCA: Photo & Video Highlights

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What a remarkable day at the Westport Weston Family YMCA on Sunday, March 29 as we hosted hundreds of boys and girls and adults shaving their heads to help fight childhood cancer and find a cure. Thanks to all for your support of the 11th Annual TeamBrent St. Baldrick’s Celebration! Special thanks to sportscaster Deb […] [Read More]
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"Zones" swimmer Michelle Kennedy and Coach Kristen Finnegan.

Water Rat Swimmer and Coach Represent State at Eastern Zone Regional Meet

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Westport Weston Family YMCA Water Rat swimmer Michelle Kennedy and Coach Kristen Finnegan are representing CT Swimming at the 2015 Eastern Zone Short Course Age Group Championships, March 26-28, in Webster, N.Y. This prestigious meet encompasses teams from the Eastern Zone, which spans the states from Virginia to Maine as well as Pennsylvania.  Each LSC […] [Read More]
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Our champion 8 & Under Water Rat Girls with their trophy at MIT.

Water Rat Wins & Records at 2015 Short-Course Championship Meets

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The Westport Weston Family YMCA’s Water Rat Swim Team continued its winning ways this past weekend as the 8 & Under Girls won their division at the 2015 YMCA New England Swimming Championships, held at MIT in Boston, March 14-15. Congratulations to young Water Rat Girls Kate and Tatum Murray, Ayaan and Annan Olasewere and […] [Read More]
Taylor Jamieson is among many YMCA Gymnasts sporting new hardware.

Family YMCA Gymnasts Excel at Regional Meets

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More than 50 gymnasts from the Westport Weston Family YMCA Competition Gymnastics Team recently competed in two top-level regional meets: the YMCA Southern CT League Championships at the Wilton YMCA and the USAG Holiday Cup Invitational in Bridgeport. The Family YMCA team came home with many medals and trophies, including a 1st Place Level 3 […] [Read More]
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The Westport YMCA 5th Grade champs.

Westport YMCA 5th Graders Win 2014-15 FCBL Boys B League Title

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Capping an unexpected playoff run, on Saturday, March 7, the Westport YMCA 5th Grade Travel Basketball team bested the Bethel Parks & Rec squad 44 to 28 to claim the 2014-15 Fairfield County Basketball League Boys B Title. With a regular season record of just 6-12 – and 3-9 in league play – the Westport […] [Read More]