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Update About Family Y Status and Resumption of Services

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What follows is a progress report as of Friday evening, Nov. 2, and our best timeline for the days to come regarding resumption of Family Y programs and services: Family Y staff and our team of contractors focused today on restoring temporary power to key electrical systems, including the Y’s phone and email networks. Both […] [Read More]
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Friday am Update About Y Child Care Services

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Friday morning update: Please be aware that Tasha Dennison and her staff are in the process of contacting every Y Child Care family directly. “We need lights first,” she said on Friday, then will proceed with securing the necessary approvals as detailed below. Tasha adds that the Y’s Kinderkids and After School programs will resume […] [Read More]
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Wilton Y to Host Water Rat Practices; Family Y Child Care Update

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The Family Y has been able to secure the follow times at the Wilton Family Y, starting Thursday evening.  Below is the schedule for Friday, November 2. Practices for Saturday and possibly Sunday will be posted as soon as solidified. “We are very thankful of the Wilton Family Y’s generosity and would like to remind […] [Read More]
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Family Y Closed Due to Water Damage

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Due to water damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, the Family Y will be closed until further notice. Please visit www.westporty.org for information about reopening. Here is an account of the situation as reported on westportnow.com on Tuesday: “With mechanical problems and electrical shorts due to Monday’s floodwaters pouring into its basement, the downtown Westport Weston […] [Read More]
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Family Y Closed Monday & Tuesday, Oct. 29-30

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Due to the current weather emergency, the Family Y will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 29-30. Please visit www.westporty.org or call 203-226-8981 for information about reopening. Please take precautions and stay informed of current conditions via the Town of Westport’s website, www.westportct.gov, and the town’s radio station, WWPT-FM at 90.3. Be safe! [Read More]
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Family Y Travel Basketball Team Tryouts Begin Oct. 21

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The Westport Weston Family Y Travel basketball program gears up for its 2012-2013 season with team tryouts scheduled for Oct. 21-26. Please see below for specific times according to players’ grade levels. Family Y Travel basketball is for highly skilled players in grades 5 through 8 who have long-term interest in competitive basketball and a […] [Read More]

The Future of Y’s Downtown Home Unveiled as “Bedford Square”

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The leaders of our Family Y have been hard at work over the last few years in “Building What Matters” — a sustainable new home for the Y at our 32-acre Mahackeno campus just north of downtown. With more than 90 percent of the necessary funds raised, and plans nearly finalized for the first stage […] [Read More]

First Lady Michelle Obama Makes Surprise Visits to YMCAs

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Consider this perhaps as a sign that the election season is upon us, but moreso as an indication of the vital role that YMCAs play across the nation and around the world in helping develop and nurture our youth, promoting healthy living for all, and fostering a sense of social responsibility throughout the community. We […] [Read More]

New Community Leaders Named to Y’s Governing Boards

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The Westport Weston Family Y has announced the appointment of seven new members to the nonprofit charitable organization’s Board of Directors and two new members to its Board of Trustees. The new board members gathered for an orientation meeting on Sept. 6 at the Westport home of Mary Ellen and Jim Marpe. Jim is the […] [Read More]

Donate Your Used Bike, Sunday, Sept. 9 at Mahackeno

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The Westport Weston Family Y and Sound Cyclists Bicycle Club are offering a free bike safety workshop for children ages 6-15. The one-hour event will take place on Sunday, September 9, from 10 am to 11 am at the Family Y’s Mahackeno Outdoor Center, 14 Sunny Lane, Westport, CT. Also at Mahackeno on Sunday, the […] [Read More]