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A Tumblin' Tots class in the new Y's gymnasium.

Looking for Quality Indoor Play Time for Your Toddler? Our Y is the Place!

With a nip in the air and Jack Frost on the way, it’s getting trickier for parents to enjoy outside play with their young toddlers, whether it’s a trip up to the playground at Compo Beach, a stroll to a nearby park or just getting out and about in the backyard or neighborhood. Time, then, […] [Read More]
Oct. 7 2014 climbing wall web

First Teen Night for 6th-8th Graders at New Y, Friday, Oct. 17

The first Teen Night, for local 6th-8th graders, at the new Westport Weston Family Y will take place on Friday, Oct. 17, 7:30-9:30 pm. Join us for a night of swimming (including the first use of our new Aquatic Climbing Wall), sports, socializing, and fun here at the Y! Kids will be able to use […] [Read More]
Categories: Youth Fun Night
Our gym, for one night only…

Highlights from the Y’s Celebrating What Matters Gala (Photos and Video)

To borrow a phrase from the hit song by the Four Seasons, “Oh, what a night!” On Saturday evening, Oct. 11, 2014, more than 350 Y volunteers, donors, members, and staff gathered in the Vince & Linda McMahon Family Gymnasium to “Celebrate What Matters” — the successful completion of the Westport Weston Family Y’s Building […] [Read More]
Welcome to the new Family Y!

Our New Y: So Much More! Highlights from Our First Week

We did it! The Westport Weston Family Y‘s beautiful new facility, the Bedford Family Center, is open and now welcoming hundreds of Y members and their guests each day. We’re please to report that the overwhelming response from our members is one of discovery and delight. From new amenities like the Kids’ Club and Member […] [Read More]
Nick Weiner leads the check-in line of first official visitors to our new Y.

A New Beginning for the Family Y

Midge’s ‘Why We Matter’ Blog: It’s been an arduous climb but we made it!  Years of discussion, negotiation, fund raising, lobbying, controversy and then acceptance … permits granted, certificate of occupancy in hand and the brand new Y’s doors are open. MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2014, a date that will forever mark a new beginning for […] [Read More]
Built in 1929, the Brophy Pool hosted its final day of swim lessons, lifeguard training and parent-child swim classes on Oct. 5, 2014.

A Fond, Final Farewell to the Family Y’s Downtown Home

After 91 eventful years serving our community from our original downtown home, this morning we opened the doors of the Westport Weston Family Y at 59 Post Road East for the final time. Near the old membership desk off our Church Lane entrance is a plaque from 1978 dedicated to the memory of Dr. Charles […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Lauren Peden, behind the counter of our new Member Cafe.

The Family Y’s New Member Cafe: Simply Delicious!

We’re thrilled that the Westport Weston Family Y’s new facility at its Mahackeno campus will include a new option for healthy eating — a Member Cafe — as well as the popular healthy vending machines previously stationed in our Pool Lobby at the downtown facility. Managed by Lauren Peden of Norwalk-based Simply Delicious Catering,  the […] [Read More]
Categories: General
The babysitting area in our Kids' Club is all set to welcome youngsters while their parents work out.

Cool Views from New Y’s Warm-up Week

Enjoy this gallery of photos of the new Westport Weston Family Y taken during Warm-up Week, as we finish up our move and test how the facility functions prior to our opening on Oct. 6 at 5:30 am. See the captions for details of these new views. A few final notes: In honor of Yom […] [Read More]
Categories: General