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CT Y Alliance exec John L. Cattelan with Megan Loffredo and CEO Rob Reeves.

Megan Loffredo Saluted as Family Y Volunteer of the Year

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As a community service organization, the Westport Weston Family Y thrives on volunteerism. Volunteers make it possible for YMCAs to fulfill their mission in the community, achieve good governance and offer many special events and services. At the annual Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs Y Leaders Dinner, held Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the Courtyard Marriott in […] [Read More]
Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween Spooktacular, Friday, Oct. 24, at the Y Gymnastics Center

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Calling all ghosts and goblins! The Westport Weston Family Y’s annual Halloween Spooktacular takes place for the first time at our super new Y Gymnastics Center at 145 Main Street in Norwalk, on Friday, Oct. 24, 6- 7:30 pm. The cost is just $5 per child. For children up to the age of 10, there […] [Read More]
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The Aquatic Climbing Wall in the deep end of the 10-lane lap pool.

Youth Night at the Y for Local 4th-5th Graders, Saturday, 7:30-9:30 pm

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After last weekend’s highly successful Teen Night, it’s time for local 4th and 5th graders to gather at the Westport Weston Family Y‘s new facility on Saturday, Oct. 25, 7:30-9:30 pm for their first Youth Night of the school year. The big difference between these two community-wide events is that on Saturday nights, Youth Night […] [Read More]
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Built in 1929, the Brophy Pool hosted its final day of swim lessons, lifeguard training and parent-child swim classes on Oct. 5, 2014.

A Fond, Final Farewell to the Family Y’s Downtown Home

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After 91 eventful years serving our community from our original downtown home, this morning we opened the doors of the Westport Weston Family Y at 59 Post Road East for the final time. Near the old membership desk off our Church Lane entrance is a plaque from 1978 dedicated to the memory of Dr. Charles […] [Read More]
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Lauren Peden, behind the counter of our new Member Cafe.

The Family Y’s New Member Cafe: Simply Delicious!

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We’re thrilled that the Westport Weston Family Y’s new facility at its Mahackeno campus will include a new option for healthy eating — a Member Cafe — as well as the popular healthy vending machines previously stationed in our Pool Lobby at the downtown facility. Managed by Lauren Peden of Norwalk-based Simply Delicious Catering,  the […] [Read More]
The babysitting area in our Kids' Club is all set to welcome youngsters while their parents work out.

Cool Views from New Y’s Warm-up Week

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Enjoy this gallery of photos of the new Westport Weston Family Y taken during Warm-up Week, as we finish up our move and test how the facility functions prior to our opening on Oct. 6 at 5:30 am. See the captions for details of these new views. A few final notes: In honor of Yom […] [Read More]
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Water Rats Kira McCreesh, Cambell Rosow, Molly Duffy and Katie Akers gather poolside before their first practice.

With Test Swims and Spins, Y Preps for Oct. 6 Grand Opening

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As staffers prepare for the first day of full public use of the Westport Weston Family Y’s modern new home at Mahackeno on Monday, Oct. 6, starting at 5:30 am, they’re getting assists from groups of Y members tapped to help test how the new facility functions. The goal is to ensure that the transition […] [Read More]
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12 Minute Drive from Mahackeno

New Family Y: Frequently Asked Questions…and Answers!

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Note: The following answers to common questions may be helpful in getting current members and prospective new members better acquainted with the Westport Weston Family Y’s modern new home and its features and services. More information may be found at www.westporty.org; the Y’s Membership Engagement Specialists are available to answer your specific questions. Call 203-226-8981 […] [Read More]
Students taking a Lifeguard Certification course at the downtown Y in August.

Y to Offer Lifeguard Certification Course, Oct. 4-5, 11-12, at New Facility

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The Westport Weston Family Y is hosting a Red Cross Lifeguarding Course on October 4-5 and 11-12, 9 am – 5 pm, for strong swimmers ages 15 and older. “Our Y has been training lifeguards ever since we added a pool to our downtown facility in 1929,” says Nicole Turechek, the Family Y’s Aquatics Director. […] [Read More]
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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