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Local youth basketball coach Paul McMahon checks out the new Y's gym.

Family Y Fall Youth Basketball Clinics Roll with New Coach

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Under the new direction of noted local youth basketball coach Paul McMahon, the Westport Weston Family Y’s weekly Fall Basketball Clinics get rolling today, Sept. 10, and continue for the next six weeks. Three one-hour sessions are offered on Wednesday afternoons for 5th and 6th graders interested in building on the fundamentals and developing their […] [Read More]
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Touche! New Fencing Classes at the Y Start Sept. 12

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The Westport Weston Family Y is introducing a new fencing program this fall featuring three classes, all for beginners, taught by newly hired fencing instructor Matt Steinschneider. One of the five sports that has been part of every modern Olympic Games, fencing is the martial art of fighting with one of three blades — a […] [Read More]
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A young Water Rat at last year's tryouts.

Tryouts for Y’s Water Rat Swim Team, Today at Downtown Y

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Tryouts for the 2014-2015 Water Rat Swim Team will be held this afternoon, September 3 at the Westport Weston Family Y at 59 Post Road East, Westport, CT. Check-in will take place in the Stauffer Pool Lobby. 9 & Over: Check-in 4:00p – Tryouts in the Stauffer Pool beginning at 4:30p 8 & Under: Check-in […] [Read More]
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The Magic of Lyn at the Levitt, Tonight Starting at 6 pm

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Been to the new Levitt Pavilion this summer? If you haven’t yet, our friends at the Levitt tell us that Wednesday night’s performance is something for the whole family to enjoy — even (especially!) on a school night: THE MAGIC OF LYN! 6PM: Lawn Party for kids, featuring the Melissa & Doug Activity tent, plus […] [Read More]
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Y Water Rat Swim Team Tryouts for 2014-15 Season Set for Sept. 3

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Tryouts for the 2014-2015 Water Rat Swim Team will be held on Wednesday, September 3, 2014. Exact times will be posted later in August. Tryouts are for swimmers 12 years and younger and cost $25 for swimmers who pre-register and $40 for those who do not. Swimmers who are 13 and older should contact Head […] [Read More]
The Synrgy 360 takes shape; call it a high-tech jungle gym for those who love to work out.

Latest Photos of the New Family Y at Mahackeno

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It was a week of milestone progress at the new Westport Weston Family Y as we prepare for our opening next month. As you can see from the views in the photo gallery above, our pools have been filled with water, and many of the program spaces within the 54,000 sq. ft. facility at the […] [Read More]
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What’s New at the New Family Y? Lots!

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The start of the Westport Weston Family Y’s Fall Session is the start of something great – the first classes and activities to take place in our brand-new Y facility, the Bedford Family Center, at 14 Allen Raymond Lane on the Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus. Registration for our Fall programming, which begins Sept. 8 and […] [Read More]
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Family Y Announces Delay in Scheduled Opening of New Y Facility at Mahackeno‏

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Due to unforeseen construction delays and the uncertainty of receiving the necessary permits and certifications required for the public use of the facility, Y leaders will reschedule the official opening of the Westport Weston Family Y’s new home at its Mahackeno campus. Family Y CEO Rob Reeves explained, “Unfortunately, we’re unable to confirm exactly when […] [Read More]
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Registration for Fall Programs at the New Family Y Begins Aug. 4

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s Fall 2014 Session of classes and activities will begin the week of Sept. 8 at the Y’s soon-to-open facility at its 32-acre Mahackeno campus. Early registration for Family Members gets under way Monday, Aug. 4, with open registration for all Members starting Aug. 11. To view the scheduled classes, with […] [Read More]
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New Y Wellness Center and Programs Take Shape

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The Westport Weston Family Y has been a leader in promoting health and wellness programs in our local community for nearly a century. Participation in Family Y fitness programs creates opportunities for friendships, self-confidence and well-being, in addition to the many benefits of regular exercise. Opening in September at our Mahackeno campus, our new Y […] [Read More]