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Stewie’s Splash! Hour Highlights First Week of Hafaday Swim Camp

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The first weekly session of “Camp Hafaday” has gone quite …  swimmingly, as dozens of campers ages 4 to 8 spent weekday mornings getting swim instruction, playing games in the gym, doing arts & crafts and more water fun during free swim. Campers who enrolled in our new Stewie’s Splash! Hour on Wednesday got a […] [Read More]

Family Y Opens Pools to Public, Thursday from 1 pm to 9:30 pm Closing

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The Family Y will serve as a cooling station for those seeking relief from temperatures forecasted to approach 100 degrees on Thursday. The Family Y welcomes the public to swim free of charge in its Stauffer Shallows Pool Thursday, June 21, from 1 to 4 pm, and its Brophy Pool from 2 pm to 9:30 […] [Read More]
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New Rain Garden at Mahackeno to Honor Rosemary Halstead

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s Annual Meeting of the Association was held Monday, June 18, at 5:30 pm in the Bedford Room. Y volunteers, staff and members gathered to recognize outgoing Board Members for their service and to welcome new volunteers coming on to the governing Boards of Directors and Trustees. The Annual Meeting is […] [Read More]

Family Y Celebrates Father’s Day (And Other Y Inventions)

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The holiday represents just one of many historic “firsts” in how the Y serves communities in innovative and effective ways More than a century ago, Sonora Louis Smart Dodd aspired to create a holiday to honor fathers. The daughter of a single father and Civil War veteran was inspired by a Mother’s Day sermon and […] [Read More]

An Award-Winning Week for Our First ZAC Camp for Water Safety

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The first annual ZAC Camp – a water safety instruction camp at the Family Y sponsored by The ZAC Foundation, was a tremendous success.  Each afternoon last week, nearly 100 children aged six to nine had a great time learning all aspects of water safety — all at no charge! Friday’s awards ceremony was made […] [Read More]

Family Y Annual Meeting Set for June 18; Halsteads Among Honorees

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s Annual Meeting of the Association will be held Monday, June 18, starting at 5:30 pm in the Bedford Lobby. This year’s Annual Meeting — the 88th — is especially significant, as it marks a period of transformative change for our Family Y. Less than a month ago, our governing Boards […] [Read More]

Free ZAC Camp for Water Safety Begins Monday at Mahackeno for 1st-3rd Graders

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The Westport Weston Family Y is proud to host the first annual ZAC Camp at the Family Y’s Mahackeno Outdoor Center. Taking place June 4-8, from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm each day, ZAC Camp will teach local 6- to 9-year olds the importance of water safety through a fun and engaging mix of swim […] [Read More]

Westport Woman’s Club Gives a ‘Lift’ to the New Y

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We’re pleased to pass along this wonderful news from Friday, courtesy of WestportNow.com: The Westport Woman’s Club held its annual grant awards ceremony today where it awarded $30,000 to 31 non-profit organizations in the Westport area. A highlight of the breakfast event was the announcement of the recipient of the Ruegg Grant, a $5,000 grant, […] [Read More]

Yoga & Pilates Fundraiser, Sunday, May 20

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Get a great workout while supporting an important Family Y program: On Sunday, May 20, 10:30 – 11:30 am, we’re holding a terrific exercise class combining yoga and pilates, 30 minutes of each led by instructors Shelly Goldman and Steve Forlano. Afterwards join all your fitness pals at Bobby Q’s for lunch. Our yoga and […] [Read More]

Family Y Encourages Kids to Play and Learn at Healthy Kids Day, Saturday, April 28

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On Saturday, April 28, the Westport Weston Family Y is celebrating Healthy Kids Day® with a free community event for kids and families in the Westport and Weston area. More than 1,900 Ys across the country are taking part in the celebration, meant to kick-start physical activity and learning throughout the summer – a critical […] [Read More]
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