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Another Important Y Birthday

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  October 11 marks the birthday of the man who founded the YMCA, Sir George Williams, born in 1821 in Dulverton, England. His story in important ways parallels that of the founder of our own local Y — Edward T. Bedford, born an ocean away in 1849 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Although as a boy Edward migrated with […] [Read More]

Basketball at the Family Y; Travel Team Tryouts, Oct. 22-27

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The thump-thump-thump of ball on hardwood. The squeak- squeak of shoe to floor. The occasional clank off metal rim. A groan, a shout, a slap of high five. The sweet swish through nylon net… These are the sounds of basketball, and they’re heard throughout the day, every day, at the Westport Weston Family Y. Over […] [Read More]

Be a Part of the New Family Y for Just $90

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Earlier this year, the Family Y launched a new fundraising effort that gives members and supporters a creative way to help fund the construction of our new Y facility at Mahackeno. Called “Picture Yourself at the New Family Y,” this innovative campaign involves the creation of a large wall mural at the new Y to […] [Read More]
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Y’s First Youth Fun Night of the School Year This Saturday

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On Youth Fun Nights, the Westport Weston Family Y is open just for 4th to 7th graders. Our first Youth Fun Night of the new school year is Saturday, Sept. 28, 7:30-9:30 pm — Join friends, neighbors, and classmates for an evening of swimming, basketball and games. All that fun, plus ice cream, add up […] [Read More]

Bring-a-Friend Week On Tap for Family Y Dance Center

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The Fall Season of the Westport Weston Family Y’s Dance Center is off to a toe-tappin,’ high-spirited start, as you can see from the photo gallery above. The photos were taken on Monday, Sept. 16, the first day for wearing tutus, taps and costumes. The Y’s three studios were filled with young dancers in their […] [Read More]

Y to Launch Adventure Guides Parent-Child Program, Wed. Sept. 25

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On Wednesday, September 25, at 7 pm in the Bedford Room, The Westport Weston Family Y is holding an Open House to introduce  a great new opportunity for Y families, Adventure Guides. Adventure Guides is the YMCA’s oldest parent-child program, and today its purpose remains unchanged: to build a small community of parent-child pairs who […] [Read More]
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The Family Y Salutes Its Long-serving ‘Ambassadors’

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On Thursday, Sept. 12, the Westport Weston Family Y hosted its annual Ambassador Club Luncheon, which honors Y members of 25 years or more. For many of the attendees, 25 years is but a blink of the eye … Mike Laux, a Y Trustee, longtime Masters swimmer and coach of the Staples High School girls […] [Read More]
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Family Y Ambassador Club Luncheon for 25-Year Members, Sept. 12

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The Family Y is hosting its seventh annual Ambassador Club Luncheon, for those who have been a member of the Family Y (or any other YMCA) for 25 years or more. If you’ve celebrated a quarter-century or more of Y membership, please join us on Thursday, Sept. 12, in the Bedford Room at 12 noon […] [Read More]