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A young Y gymnast soars at the Holiday Show.

Family Y Gymnasts Dazzle at Annual Holiday Show

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Dozens of young gymnasts in the Westport Weston Family Y’s acclaimed Gymnastic Program performed their annual Holiday Gymnastic Show to a capacity crowd of family and friends in the Y’s Gymnastic Center on Tuesday evening, Dec. 17. Under the direction of Sally Silverstein and her coaching staff, members of the Y’s Competitive, Pre-Competitive and Showtime […] [Read More]
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Travel Basketball 6th grade team 2013-2014

Y Teams Kick Off Travel Basketball Season

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The Westport Weston Family Y Travel Basketball program is all set for the 2013-2014 season. Each year, the Y fields competitive teams for players in grades 5 through 8 for play in the Fairfield County Basketball League, traditionally one of the toughest leagues in the state. By rule, our Y’s travel team players must reside […] [Read More]
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Pizza with Santa

Pizza with Santa at the Family Y, Friday, Dec. 20

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Celebrate the holiday the Family Y way! Join us on Friday, Dec. 20, when Santa makes a special visit to the Westport Weston Family Y. Held in the Gymnastic Center from 6 pm to 7:15 pm, this special annual event includes cookie decorating, a Christmas craft, two slices of pizza and a drink. Kids, bring […] [Read More]
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Thanks to All Who Make the Family Y ‘an Exceptional Place’

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Midge’s Membership Blog: I am thankful for the Westport Weston Family Y to have been my ‘home away from home’ for the past 6 ½ years.  I feel grateful to work here full time and be among such spirited co-workers who support me in trying to make the Y an exceptional place. I give thanks […] [Read More]

Info Session About Cancer Prevention Study, Friday at the Y

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The American Cancer Society is working on one of its biggest research projects ever — a ground-breaking study that will help prove what causes cancer and what does not. The Westport Weston Family Y is helping out by serving as an enrollment site for volunteers interested in participating in the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). Find […] [Read More]

Family Y Water Rat Swimmers Kick Off Short Course Season

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The Westport Weston Family Y Water Rat Swim Team kicked off its 2013-14 Short Course season in fine form at two meets for 12 & Under swimmers held the weekend of Oct. 12-13. On Saturday, Oct. 12, more than 80 Water Rats in the 9-12 Age Group traveled to the New Canaan YMCA to compete […] [Read More]

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]