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Special Needs Programs at the Y: How Can We Help?

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The Westport Weston Family Y is interested in providing more programs for children with special needs. We are hoping to receive feedback or ideas from parents and caregivers so we can develop the programs our community wants and needs. Please join us for a discussion on the types of activities we should try to include […] [Read More]

What Causes Cancer? Help Us Find Out

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The Westport Weston Family Y has been selected by the American Cancer Society as an enrollment site for volunteers interested in participating in a major new Cancer Prevention Study. Known as the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3), the long-term research project is the nation’s largest study of the causes of cancers. Those eligible to participate include […] [Read More]

The Y’s 2013 Strong Kids Triathlon: Highlights and Top Finishers

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The stormy skies from the night before gave way to a breezy, bright blue just in time for the seventh annual Strong Kids Triathlon, hosted by the Westport Weston Family Y and contested at Staples High School, Sunday morning, Sept. 22. Scores of young athletes swam, cycled and ran their way to medals and trophies […] [Read More]

Family Y Strong Kids Triathlon, Sunday, Sept. 22 at Staples

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The Family Y’s 7th Annual Strong Kids Triathlon takes place the morning of Sunday, Sept. 22, at Staples High School. This fun, festive event helps raise awareness — and funds — for the Family Y’s annual fundraising effort. Triathlon participants compete for age group awards, and each child receives a T-shirt and a medal as […] [Read More]

To Keep the Y’s Wheels in Motion, Hop on that Bike!

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Midge’s Membership Blog: I have a great way for you to spend $10 — and 30 quick minutes getting in some exercise. Stop by the Family Y’s Member Services Desk at our Church Lane entrance starting this Monday, June 3, and for a $10 donation to our Annual Support Campaign, you will have the “privilege” […] [Read More]

Join the Y’s Race for the Cure Team on Saturday, May 11 at Sherwood Island State Park

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The first annual Fairfield County Race for the Cure will take place Saturday morning, May 11, at Sherwood Island State Park. Events at the Race for the Cure in Westport include a 5K Race, 5K and 1.5K Walks, a Kids’ Short Run and Kids’ K and a Survivor Breakfast. Conducted by the Connecticut Affiliate of […] [Read More]

Y Support for SpinOdyssey2013 and Race for the Cure Events

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The Westport Weston Family Y is proud to support the first annual Fairfield County Race for the Cure, scheduled to take place in Westport at Sherwood Island State Park on Saturday, May 11, Mother’s Day weekend. Conducted by the Connecticut Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the family event raises awareness and funds […] [Read More]

A Report on the Family Y’s Community Impact

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The Westport Weston Family Y has a tremendous impact on our community, touching lives of all ages. Our current membership of 5,500 individuals represents 15 percent of the towns we serve and 25 percent of our youth. Nearly 40 percent of all local grade-school children are active in Family Y programs and special activities! A […] [Read More]