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The 7th Grade Team, with Coach Kevin Wielk.

Family Y Travel Basketball Program Kicks Off 2014-15 Season

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It’s a new season for the Westport Weston Family Y’s Travel Basketball program, and this year is a special one: With the opening of our new McMahon Family Gymnasium, our teams are now able to play their first home games in years. The Family Y’s Travel Basketball program gives boys in grades 5 through 8 […] [Read More]
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Third Annual Mossman Family Y Indoor Tri Set for March 1, 2015

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The third Annual Mossman Westport Weston Family Y Indoor Tri – and first to be held at the Y’s new Bedford Family Center at 14 Allen Raymond Lane – will take place on Sunday, March 1, 2015, starting at 8 am. The Mossman Family Y Indoor Tri consists of a 15-minute swim in the pool, […] [Read More]
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The Nussbaum Kids' Club, a fun haven for children while their parents work out.

The Y Kids’ Club: A Big Hit with Little Children — and Their Parents

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We are very happy to see all the Y families and their young children enjoying the Nussbaum Family Kids’ Club. It’s a great new member amenity at the Westport Weston Family Y’s new Bedford Family Center, opened this October. Located just past the Welcome Center, this warm and inviting space is available for children ages […] [Read More]
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Enjoy your break from college at the Family Y!

Y Offers Returning College Students a Winter Break Membership Special

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The Westport Weston Family Y is delighted to offer a special holiday “gift” to local families with college students returning home for the Winter Break: From Friday, December 5, through January 31, 2015, college students are welcome to sign up for a temporary Membership to the Family Y for a one-time fee of $75. No […] [Read More]
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Jude Dequeljoe, surrounded by his Water Rat teammates.

Young Water Rat Jude Dequeljoe Breaks 32-Year-Old Team Record

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In competitive swimming, a 32-year-old record is positively ancient, a mark set by an immortal, not meant to be broken. Don’t tell that to Jude Dequeljoe, who on Nov. 21 at the Wonders Meet at Chelsea Piers Athletic Club in Stamford, bettered the long-standing record to claim it as his own. Jude, an 8-year-old member […] [Read More]
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Senior Water Rats Bryce Keblish, North Woods and Tommy Gannon.

Water Rats Sign Letters of Intent with Major College Swim Programs

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As coach of the Westport Weston Family Y’s Water Rat Swim Team for the past 28 years, Ellen Johnston has watched hundreds of her young athletes continue their swimming at the collegiate level. Already this fall, three Senior Water Rats have signed letters of intent with major college swim programs, and Coach Ellen expects the […] [Read More]
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Midge and a tip of the cap to Y member James Colimitra.

Giving Thanks to the Many Members Who Make Our Family Y a Home

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Midge’s Membership Blog: It’s ‘that time of year’ again; funny how it always seems that as soon as the summer ends, the holiday season begins… With the colder weather, the fall foliage strewn about and the fireplaces awakened after their dormant period, it is a perfect time for us to reflect.  A time when one […] [Read More]
Heidi List swimming for Staples in the Y's Stauffer Pool in 1979.

‘Stick with the Y’ – A Member’s Story of a First Half-Century of Life at the Y

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Editor’s Note: Countless lives have been touched by the three things that make the Y community so strong: youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. By listening to each other’s stories, we’re able to catch a glimpse of the hope, strength and determination and those who live the Y’s values. But what exactly is it […] [Read More]