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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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Free Family YMCA Workshop to Improve Your Running Efficiency, July 28, 7-8 pm

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Looking to hit your stride as a runner? Then make plans to attend a free workshop at the Westport Weston Family YMCA led by Matt Silvaggio, Director of EHS Westport Physical Therapy & Sports Performance, Tuesday, July 28, at 7 pm in the Schine Meeting Room. Matt will share the latest findings about improving strength […] [Read More]
YMCA Lifeguard Coordinator Brian Ference conducts a Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course at the Family YMCA.

Lifeguard Certification Course at the Family YMCA, 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]
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Free Wellness Talk at the Family YMCA: The Sun & Your Skin, by Dr. Kenneth Egan, July 21, 10 am

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Dr. Kenneth Egan of Advanced Specialty Care brings you the truth about the sun and its effect on your skin in a Wellness presentation hosted by the Westport Weston Family YMCA. The talk is free to YMCA Members and guests and will take in the Schine Meeting Room of the YMCA’s Bedford Family Center at […] [Read More]
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Family YMCA’s Outdoor Pool at Camp Mahackeno Open to Members & Guests, Weekends, 12-5 pm

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The Westport Weston Familly YMCA’s Camp Mahackeno facility is open to members and guests on Saturdays and Sundays this summer, from 12 to 5 pm. Enjoy the outdoor pool as well as the sports fields, basketball courts and playground. Bring along lunch, a beach chair or two and towels and have a picnic in the […] [Read More]
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Eleanor emerges from the water, with her swim angels David and Abby at her side.

37th Annual Point to Point Compo Beach Swim Results and Highlights

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Many thanks to the 135 swimmers who participated in the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s 37th Annual Point to Point Compo Beach Swim.  The sun was out, the water was warm, and everyone had a blast! The top finishers in Sunday’s 1-mile open water event were: Female: Galen Rinaldo – 16 min. 10 sec. Male: Mark Loftus – […] [Read More]
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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]