Family Y Chooses Gymnastics Team to Compete at National Championships

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Here they are, and congratulations to all! At right is our 2012 national team who will represent the Family Y at USA Gymnastics National Gymfest Championships at Disney World Florida in July! Some of the exhibition teams they will be competing against comprise teams from Alaska, Texas, Wisconsin, California, Arizona, Maryland, Georgia, Minnesota, Indiana and […] [Read More]

‘March Madness’ Highlights the Family Y’s Youth Fun Night

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Every Youth Fun Night at the Family Y is the setting for youthful frivolity and fun.   On one Saturday night a month, the Family Y is open just for students in grades 4-7. Call it a modern-day clubhouse for tweens and teens only. This past Saturday, more than 150 kids packed the Family Y. As […] [Read More]

The Birdhouse Stroll Comes to the Family Y

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Project Return’s 10th Annual Birdhouse Stroll takes place following a 6 p.m. reception at Spruce Home & Garden shop in Westport’s Old Town Hall, 90 Post Road East. We invite you to join  in this walking tour through downtown Westport, to preview this year’s birdhouses created for Project Return’s annual Birdhouse Auction. The Family Y […] [Read More]

The Family Y’s Tiny Dancers Are Taking Big Steps

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Every day at 3 pm at the Family Y, a group of dedicated young dancers in training gather in the Bedford Room. Under the tutelage of Dance Director Michele Conklin, these adorable little Pre-Ballet/Pre-Tap students are preparing for their June recital. The students have fun while learning basics and discipline and getting encouragement from Miss […] [Read More]

SpinOdyssey 2012 Rolls to Success

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On Sunday, March 4, SpinOdyssey celebrated its 13th year as an indoor cycling fundraiser to benefit American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Research. SpinOdyssey is 100% volunteer-run by people who are breast cancer survivors, Spinning instructors and students and their families and friends. Year in, year out, the Family Y is a leader in raising money […] [Read More]
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Family Y Unveils Special ‘Theme Weeks’ for Camp Mahackeno This Summer

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This year, each week of  the Family Y’s Camp Mahackeno will have a specific theme. All of your favorite summer day-camp activities will still be there, as well as some exciting new opportunities, like our brand-new 110-ft. Zipline. But this summer campers will have even more fun with weekly themes, which will include special events, […] [Read More]

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]