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Family YMCA to Launch Special Olympics Swimming Program

The Westport Weston Family YMCA is partnering with Special Olympics Connecticut to create a swim team for children and young adults with intellectual disabilities. Starting in January 2016, the new
Find out more about ITNCoastalCT's driving services for seniors at the YMCA on Friday, Nov. 20 at 11:45 am.

YMCA Collaborates with ITNCoastalCT, a Nonprofit Transportation Service for Seniors

The Westport Weston Family YMCA is collaborating with ITNCoastalCT to help provide YMCA members and local residents ages 60 and older with a safe, convenient and affordable transportation option for
Swimmers Scott Adler, Mark Schachter and Aileen Coyne with Gary Shaye, senior director of Save the Children.

Water Rats and Staples Teams Raise More than $38,000 Swimming for Nepal

The Westport Weston Family YMCA Water Rat Swim Team and the boys and girls swim teams of Staples High School raised more than $38,000 (and counting) with “Swim for Nepal,” a five-hour event held
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Water Rat and Staples Swim Teams to Hold Swim for Nepal Fundraiser, May 27

On Wednesday, May 27, the Water Rat Swim Team and the Staples Girls and Staples Boys Swim Teams will gather at the Westport Weston Family YMCA for Swim for Nepal, a five-hour event to raise money for
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Family Y to Host New Rotary Interact Community Service Program for Middle School Students

The Westport Weston Family Y, Westport Rotary Club and Westport Sunrise Rotary Club are joining together to create a new Rotary Interact Program for students in grades 6-8. This new Rotary Interact
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Our Family Y’s Impact Within the Westport and Weston Communities

At the Westport Weston Family Y, strengthening community is our cause. Ys cultivate opportunities for youth, families, and older adults to learn, grow and become a part of a healthier, happier
It's all fun and games at Youth Nights at the Y.

Family Y to Host New Teen Nights, Starting This Friday

For years, Youth Fun Nights at the Westport Weston Family Y have given local 4th-7th graders the chance to hang out with friends and enjoy a Friday evening full of swimming, basketball and fun
Time capsules for our Hafaday campers to open at the end of 2014.

Think ‘Small’ When Setting New Year’s Resolutions

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
The new Y will feature an innovative Child Watch/Kids Adventure Gym area just inside the main lobby.

Advice from the Y on Year-end Charitable Giving

As we prepare to “close the books” on a wonderful and historic year for our Family Y, we thank our 5,000 members and many supporters for their essential support. In 2013, we celebrated the 90th year
Silver Star: (from left) Bill Meyer, Janet and Pete Wolgast, Barbara Stammer and Stacy Enyeart.

Pete Wolgast Receives AARP Senior Star of the Year Award

Pete Wolgast, Chair of the Family Y’s Board of Trustees and tireless volunteer for a host of other community organizations and causes, was presented with the “Silver Star of the Year” award by the