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Splash! Week Highlights at the Family Y

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A huge “Thank You!” to the Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities for making it possible for hundreds of local children to have fun this week while learning vital water-safety skills at the Westport Weston Family Y’s Splash! Week. The kids — ages 3 to 12 — enjoyed a free 30-minute swim lesson each day during […] [Read More]
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Splash! Week at the Y, Apr. 14-18: Free Swim Lessons for Kids ages 3-12

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After a winter like this, the summer swim season can’t get here soon enough! But before you hit the beach, pool or boat, make sure that everyone in your family is on board with water-safety rules. The best thing you can do to help your family stay safe around the water is to enroll your […] [Read More]
Arts & Crafts are a big part of the Y's curriculum, as this young artist in our School Vacation program showcases.

Crafty Y Kids at the Y’s Winter School Break Programs

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The Westport Weston Family Y is much more than than a place for “gym & swim,” though we’re proud of the opportunities our great staff provide local kids in learning the basics of swimming, gymnastics, dance and other sports & recreational activities — and then helping them get on track to excel in those activities […] [Read More]
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Try a Free ‘Staycation’ at the Family Y, Feb. 17-21

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The Westport Weston Family Y offers something for everyone – especially families. After all, we are the Family Y, dedicated to strengthening and supporting families through our many programs that bring parents and children together in playful exercise, development of physical and social skills and having lots of quality-time fun together. And now until March […] [Read More]
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A Sweet Deal for Valentine’s Day at the Y

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On Friday, February 14 — Valentine’s Day — Westport Weston Family Y Adult Members are invited to bring their significant other with them to enjoy a workout, free of charge! Share the benefits of a healthy lifestyle with your loved one by taking a swim, group fitness class, working out together in our Health & […] [Read More]
Homeboy Shaun White talks to kids at YMCA Skatepark in Encinitas, CA Photo credit: Lydia Breen, Cafe Libre

How the Y Helped Shaun White Go for Olympic Gold

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The XXII Olympic Games Opening Ceremony takes place on Feb. 7, in Sochi, Russia. The 230-member 2014 U.S. Olympic Team includes two-time Snowboard gold medalist Shaun White. Even with his trademark shock of wild red hair now cropped short, White is known throughout the world not only for snowboarding skills but also his skateboarding prowess, […] [Read More]
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Princess Dance Camp at the Y, with Miss Lillian.

Winter School Break Programs at the Y, Feb. 14-22

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The Westport Weston Family Y has scheduled a variety of special programs to keep kids occupied and having fun during the upcoming Winter School Break. Westport public schools will be closed Feb. 17-21; Weston schools are in recess on Feb. 17 and 18. The vacation fun begins on Friday, Feb. 14, with Teen Night, when […] [Read More]
Time capsules for our Hafaday campers to open at the end of 2014.

Think ‘Small’ When Setting New Year’s Resolutions

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The New Year is a time for new beginnings and to set goals that strengthen one’s spirit, mind and body. While it’s tempting to make big goals, take a tip from the Family Y’s Holiday Hafaday campers and start small. Their craft project for Monday’s learn-to-swim program involved making a “2014 time capsule.” They tucked […] [Read More]
St. Nick with some of his helpers at our annual Pizza with Santa party.

A Happy & Healthy Merry Christmas from the Family Y

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  Midge’s Membership Blog: The carriage horses are clippety-clopping down Church Lane, right outside our window, and I know Christmas must be here.  Well, soon enough. There’s hardly a parking spot to be had downtown, though the piles of snow from last week have melted, making it easier for holiday shoppers to get from store […] [Read More]

Hafaday Swim Lessons Over the Holidays and Winter School Break

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The Family Y’s Hafaday Swim Lesson Program for children ages 4 to 8 years old will be offered for two days over the Holidays, Dec. 30-31, as well as during the Winter School Break, Feb. 17-21. Hafaday takes place from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm each day. The children have a swim lesson and free […] [Read More]
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