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Happy campers at the Y Gymnastics Center in Norwalk.

Family Y Election Day Vacation Special & Gymnastics Camp, Nov. 4

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With schools closed for Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4, local students have two special opportunities for fun activities hosted by the Westport Weston Family Y. Children ages 6 and up can enjoy games and a craft and 2 1/2 hours of gymnastics at our Y Gymnastics Center at 145 Main Street in Norwalk. Election Day […] [Read More]
Interim CEO Philip Dwyer addressing Y staff; to his right is Board President Bonnie Strittmatter and former CEO Rob Reeves.

Philip Dwyer Assumes Duties as Interim CEO of the Family Y

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The transition in executive leadership of the Westport Weston Family Y proceeded on Monday, Oct. 27, as retired Y professional Philip Dwyer assumed his duties as Interim Chief Executive Officer. Dwyer takes the helm from Rob Reeves, who announced his resignation on Oct. 20 after a six-year tenure that saw the successful completion of the […] [Read More]
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Flu Shot Clinic at the Family Y, Monday, Oct. 27, 8-11 am

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On Monday, Oct. 27, 8- 11 am, the Westport Weston Family Y is hosting Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut, which will administer Flu Shots. This important health service is open to Y members, staff and the public, and will be held in the Coyne Tower Upper Lobby. The following insurances are accepted, no co-pay. All […] [Read More]
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Photo Highlights, Halloween Spooktacular at Y Gymnastics Center

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Enjoy this baker’s dozen of delightful photos from the Westport Weston Family Y‘s annual Halloween Spooktacular, held for the first time at our Y Gymnastics Center at 145 Main Street in Norwalk, on Friday, Oct. 24. Parents came in costume, too! Thanks to all our great gymnastics coaches, the gymnasts and volunteers who helped set […] [Read More]
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CT Y Alliance exec John L. Cattelan with Megan Loffredo and CEO Rob Reeves.

Megan Loffredo Saluted as Family Y Volunteer of the Year

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As a community service organization, the Westport Weston Family Y thrives on volunteerism. Volunteers make it possible for YMCAs to fulfill their mission in the community, achieve good governance and offer many special events and services. At the annual Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs Y Leaders Dinner, held Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the Courtyard Marriott in […] [Read More]
Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween Spooktacular, Friday, Oct. 24, at the Y Gymnastics Center

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Calling all ghosts and goblins! The Westport Weston Family Y’s annual Halloween Spooktacular takes place for the first time at our super new Y Gymnastics Center at 145 Main Street in Norwalk, on Friday, Oct. 24, 6- 7:30 pm. The cost is just $5 per child. For children up to the age of 10, there […] [Read More]
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The Aquatic Climbing Wall in the deep end of the 10-lane lap pool.

Youth Night at the Y for Local 4th-5th Graders, Saturday, 7:30-9:30 pm

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After last weekend’s highly successful Teen Night, it’s time for local 4th and 5th graders to gather at the Westport Weston Family Y‘s new facility on Saturday, Oct. 25, 7:30-9:30 pm for their first Youth Night of the school year. The big difference between these two community-wide events is that on Saturday nights, Youth Night […] [Read More]
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Built in 1929, the Brophy Pool hosted its final day of swim lessons, lifeguard training and parent-child swim classes on Oct. 5, 2014.

A Fond, Final Farewell to the Family Y’s Downtown Home

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After 91 eventful years serving our community from our original downtown home, this morning we opened the doors of the Westport Weston Family Y at 59 Post Road East for the final time. Near the old membership desk off our Church Lane entrance is a plaque from 1978 dedicated to the memory of Dr. Charles […] [Read More]
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Lauren Peden, behind the counter of our new Member Cafe.

The Family Y’s New Member Cafe: Simply Delicious!

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We’re thrilled that the Westport Weston Family Y’s new facility at its Mahackeno campus will include a new option for healthy eating — a Member Cafe — as well as the popular healthy vending machines previously stationed in our Pool Lobby at the downtown facility. Managed by Lauren Peden of Norwalk-based Simply Delicious Catering,  the […] [Read More]
The babysitting area in our Kids' Club is all set to welcome youngsters while their parents work out.

Cool Views from New Y’s Warm-up Week

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Enjoy this gallery of photos of the new Westport Weston Family Y taken during Warm-up Week, as we finish up our move and test how the facility functions prior to our opening on Oct. 6 at 5:30 am. See the captions for details of these new views. A few final notes: In honor of Yom […] [Read More]
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