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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]

Indoor Tri at the Family Y, Sunday, March 3 — Sign Up Today!

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The Westport Weston Family Y proudly presents the first annual Mossman Westport Y Indoor Tri on Sunday, March 3. Conducted in partnership with Team Mossman Triathlon Club, the indoor triathlon will consist of a 15-minute lap swim, a 25-minute cycle on a spin bike and a 20-minute run on a treadmill. The Indoor Tri will […] [Read More]

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by Volunteering

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” Volunteering is part of the Y’s DNA. At Ys across the country, more than half a million people donate their time and talents in a variety of capacities. Whether serving on the board of directors […] [Read More]

A Thanksgiving Update from the Family Y

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From all of us at the Family Y, we wish you and your family the happiest of Thanksgiving holidays. We also offer our most sincere thanks for your continued patience and understanding. Despite our current travails — or maybe because of them — we count our blessings and treasure all that we have, and what […] [Read More]

Important Update About the Family Y’s Recovery Efforts

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We thank our members and the community for continued patience and understanding as the Westport Weston Family Y proceeds with the complex task of making the necessary repairs to our facility in order to re-open as soon as we possibly can. As you will see from the following progress report, resuming operations even on a […] [Read More]

Re-Building What Matters: Family Y Update, Nov. 6

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“The good part? Realizing how important our Y is to peoples’ lives when it’s not around,” said Membership Coordinator Midge Deverin on Wednesday at a gathering of Westport Weston Family Y staff on the bleachers of the darkened Stauffer Pool. Midge was relating her heartwarming encounters with Y Members and friends during a recent trip […] [Read More]

Family Y Progress Report, Sunday, Nov. 4

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We’ve made significant progress on a number of fronts over the weekend. But much work and coordination of effort remain before the Westport Weston Family Y will be able to resume limited service to our Members and community. Family Y senior staff and directors will meet at the Y on Monday at 10 am; they […] [Read More]

Westport’s Steve Halstead Honored by Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs

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Stalwart Y volunteer Steve Halstead was honored by the Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs at the group’s annual meeting, held on Oct. 23 in Waterbury. Halstead is a longtime member of the Westport Weston Family Y who currently serves on the Y’s Construction Committee, which is overseeing the plans for the new Y facility to be […] [Read More]

Photo Highlights: Fall Family Fiesta at Mahackeno

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It was a gorgeous day for the Y’s seventh annual Fall Family Fiesta — the weather kept getting nicer through the afternoon, as scores of local families enjoyed a host of games and special activities at our Camp Mahackeno facility. Special thanks to Camp and Youth Director Meg George and all our volunteers for setting […] [Read More]