June 24 2013 Lifeguard training

Y to Offer Lifeguard Certification Course, Aug. 11-15

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The Westport Weston Family Y is hosting a Red Cross Lifeguarding Course August 11-15, 9 am – 2 pm, for strong swimmers ages 15 and older. These Waterfront Lifeguard Certification Courses will give newly trained Lifeguards more options at places to work, from beaches to parks to private clubs. This Red Cross lifeguarding course emphasizes […] [Read More]
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Y to Launch FitSTART, Complimentary Six-week Wellness Program for Members

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Beginning June 23, the Westport Weston Family Y is introducing a six-week program for Y members ages 16 and older that’s designed to help them improve their health and wellness the RIGHT way. Called FitSTART, this complimentary program is being offered to all new Y members who have joined the Y in the past 30 […] [Read More]
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Your Y Story Is Our Story

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This summer, the Westport Weston Family Y is joining Ys across the country in celebrating individuals’ stories of how the Y is so much more. We encourage you to join in to be inspired, spread the word and even win prizes: • Watch the short, inspiring video shown below and share it with friends and […] [Read More]
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Take 5 at the Y This Summer: 5 Free Visits!

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What kind of health & wellness program at the Westport Weston Family Y will work for you — and your family? From May 27 until July 31, the Family Y is making it easy to find out. We’re giving you and your kids 5 FREE visits to our Y’s facility in downtown Westport, so everyone […] [Read More]
Dodgeball was a big hit at the March Teen & Youth Night at the Y.

Teen & Youth Night at the Y, Saturday, for 4th-8th Graders

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This Saturday, 7:30-9:30 pm, the Westport Weston Family Y is hosting a combined Teen and Youth Night for all 4th-8th graders in Westport and Weston. We will have Swimming, Basketball, Ping Pong, BINGO with prizes, Karaoke, board games and lots of fun with your friends. Teen/Youth Night is $15 for Y members and $20 for […] [Read More]
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Summer Gymnastics Programs at the New Y Gymnastics Center in Norwalk

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Upon its opening in June, the Westport Weston Family Y’s new Gymnastics Center at 145 Main St. in Norwalk will be offering a range of special programs and camps throughout the summer. Choose from a variety of week-long camps and clinics for children age 4 through grade 8, plus our popular Toddler Adventure Open Gym, […] [Read More]
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Pickleball at the Y!

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Pickleball, one of the fastest-growing sports in the U.S., is now in play at the Westport Weston Family Y. As you can see from the photos above, it’s played with solid paddle racquets and a perforated, “Whiffle” type ball, on a 20 x 44 ft. court with a low-slung net. Played both indoors and out, […] [Read More]
Some 130 kids joined the fun on March 22, when the Y turned into a clubhouse for teens and tweens only.

At the Y: Teen Night, Apr. 25; Youth Night, Apr. 26

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Lots of fun ahead for local teens and tweens! On Friday, Apr. 25, the Family Y is hosting Teen Night for 6th-8th graders, 7:30-9:30 pm. And on Saturday, Apr. 26, the Y turns into a clubhouse for 4th and 5th graders, with Youth Night, also 7:30-9:30 pm. We will have Swimming, Basketball, Ping Pong, BINGO […] [Read More]
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Y Lifeguard coordinator Brian Ference conducting a classroom session at a 2013 Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Class.

Waterfront Lifeguard Certification Class at the Y, May 10-11, 17-18

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The Westport Weston Family Y is hosting a Red Cross Lifeguarding Course on May 10-11, 17-18 for strong swimmers ages 15 and older. This Waterfront Lifeguard Certification Course will give newly trained Lifeguards more options at places to work, from beaches to parks to private clubs. Held from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm each of […] [Read More]
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Y to Host Gala Opening Celebration at New Facility, Saturday, Oct. 11

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There is much work (and excitement) in the months ahead as the Westport Weston Family Y completes the task of Building What Matters – our modern new facility at the Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus just north of downtown Westport. The good news is that we remain on schedule for our opening early next fall, likely […] [Read More]