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Youth Fun Night at the Y: Photo Highlights from March 9

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On Youth Fun Nights, the Westport Weston Family Y is open just for 4th to 7th graders! This past Saturday, dozens of kids from local schools turned the Y into their own private clubhouse. As always, the Upper Gym was packed with basketballers, the diving board in the Stauffer Pool saw lots of action, and […] [Read More]

Why I Picture Myself at the Family Y — And How You Can, Too

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Earlier this year, the Family Y launched a new fundraising effort that gives members and supporters throughout the community a creative way to help fund the construction of the new Y facility now being built on our 32-acre Mahackeno campus just north of downtown Westport. Called Picture Yourself at the New Family Y, this innovative […] [Read More]

Mossman Westport Y Indoor Tri Photo Highlights and Top Finishers

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The Westport Weston Family Y hosted the first annual Mossman Westport Y Indoor Tri on Sunday, March 3. Conducted in partnership with Team Mossman Triathlon Club, the indoor triathlon consisted of a 15-minute lap swim, a 25-minute cycle on a spin bike and a 20-minute run on a treadmill. Some 20 triathletes took part in […] [Read More]

Latest Update (with Photos) About Construction of New Y at Mahackeno

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Turner Construction Co. knows a thing or two about getting a building site up and running. The same firm that in recent years has helped give our community a new high school, middle school and senior center, among other local projects, is now hard at work bringing the new Westport Weston Family Y up out […] [Read More]
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Photo Highlights of Winter Break at the Y

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The Westport Weston Family Y has been bustling with activity this week, with a host of winter-recess camps and activities keeping local kids busy and learning life skills. And with the oh-so brisk days putting a damper on outdoor exercise, our group-fitness classes have also been filled with Y members staying active and engaged. There […] [Read More]
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Free Membership Gives 7th Graders a ‘Winter Break’ at the Y

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Modeled after successful programs at other Ys and introduced last year here in our community, the Westport Weston Family Y’s Seventh Grade Membership Initiative offers all local seventh graders free membership, from their graduation from sixth grade to the end of the seventh grade. Last year some 125 kids took us up on our offer, […] [Read More]

Y Groundbreaking Photo Highlights: What We’re Building … Why It Matters

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The real work of Building What Matters — a modern new home for the Westport Weston Family Y  — is under way, following the official groundbreaking ceremony held on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus. “The Y has always served as a center of community life and wellness for our local citizens […] [Read More]

Y Masters Host 28th Annual Groundhog Swim Meet, Sunday, Feb. 3

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The Y Masters swimmers who train as a team in the Family Y’s Stauffer Pool are an accomplished, experienced group of athletes who compete — and win — at  the national level. At the 2012 YMCA Masters National Championships in Fort Lauderdale, Sheila Stolarski, competing in the women’s  50-54 age group, broke meet records in […] [Read More]

Pancake Breakfast! Saturday, 8:30-11:30 am, Branson Hall

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Everyone is invited to the 19th annual Water Rat Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, February 2 from 8:30-11:30 am in the Branson Hall at Christ and Holy Trinity Church (next door to the Family Y). Members of the Water Rat Senior Team will be your servers as you enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee/tea/hot chocolate. […] [Read More]
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Breaking Ground at Mahackeno for the New Family Y (Photos)

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A Vision of the Future for the New Y and Camp at Mahackeno Work is under way at the Westport Weston Family Y’s Mahackeno campus to prepare for construction of the new Y facility, which will begin as a 54,000 sq. ft. building that will include a 10-lane, 25-yard lap pool and adjacent warm-water family/teaching […] [Read More]