Prom Dress Drive at the Family Y Off to a Stylish Start

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Between signing up current and new Members interested in enrolling in one of our many classes in the Spring Session starting this week, staffers at our Membership Services Desk have been busy collecting stylish prom and party dresses on behalf of Princess & the Prom. Our local charitable partner will distribute these newly worn dresses […] [Read More]
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Register Now for the Family Y’s Spring Session Classes, Starting Feb. 27

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Midge’s Membership Blog: Well, it certainly feels like Spring … so, what better time than today to register for our Spring Session classes and activities? New classes begin on February 27 and continue through June 17. To view our Spring 2012 Program Brochure, click here. If you’d like to continue with a favorite class or […] [Read More]

Sign Up Now for the Family Y’s February School Break Programs

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Planning a “staycation” for the upcoming Winter School  Break, the week of Feb. 20-24? Then have your kids climb our walls, not yours, by signing them up for one of our popular school vacation programs. Note that our Hafaday Swim Lesson Program for the Winter Break is fully booked — but there’s still space in […] [Read More]

Family Y Details Plans for Construction of New Y Facility at Mahackeno

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At a joint meeting held on Monday, Feb. 13, the Westport Weston Family Y’s volunteer Board of Directors and Board of Trustees voted to move forward with construction plans for the new Y facility at the Family Y’s Mahackeno Outdoor Center. The Family Y’s new home will be built in phases, keeping pace with fundraising […] [Read More]

Family Y Showtime Gymnasts Spring Into Action

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Gymnasts from the Family Y Showtime Exhibition Team had a fun and productive day this past weekend. Saturday morning, these dedicated young athletes participated in back-to-back 2 1/2-hour workshops conducted by visiting coaches Randy Dorleans and Zak Kerkoulas, based at Chelsea Piers in NYC. This is Randy’s 13th season as a visiting coach at the […] [Read More]

Family Y Father Daughter Dance Is Tonight

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Fathers and their young daughters are invited to join us on Friday, Feb. 10, for the Family Y’s 2nd annual Father-Daughter Dance from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Bedford Room. The cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. To register online, please click here. For more information, call Tasha Dennison at 203-226-8981, […] [Read More]

Family Y Heart-Health Fair, Friday, Feb. 10, 9 am to 12 noon

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February is American Heart Month and as a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening community through healthy living, the Westport Weston Family Y urges everyone in our community to take steps to prevent chronic diseases, such as heart disease, so they can lead longer, healthier lives. The Family Y offers community-based healthy living and chronic disease […] [Read More]

Family Y Gymnasts Get Special Hip-Hop Dance Training

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Young members of the Westport Weston Family Y’s nationally renowned Showtime Exhibition Gymnastics Team got a special treat on Saturday, Jan. 28, with a dance workshop taught by noted hip hop dancer/choreographer Maria Cherniske. A member of the Jamie J and Co. hip hop dance company run by James Jackson Jr., Cherniske has appeared in […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Family Y to Rename Road to Mahackeno “Allen Raymond Lane”

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The Westport Weston Family Y will rename the private access road to its Mahackeno Outdoor Center — longtime home of its summer day camp and site of the planned new Family Y facility — “Allen Raymond Lane” in honor of the former Y President, Trustee Emeritus and longtime civic leader. The announcement came at a […] [Read More]

Open House at the Family Y on Monday, MLK Day

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Midge’s Membership Blog: In commemoration/celebration of Martin Luther King Jr., the Family Y is opening its doors on Monday, Jan. 16, so the entire community can participate for free in an array of programs and activities. Here is a sampling of what we will be offering on Martin Luther King Day, a federal holiday and […] [Read More]