One Year After Sandy, a New Y Rises at Mahackeno

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Midge’s Membership Blog: There were about 70 of us, all there to be the first ones to step inside of what will be the Westport Weston Family Y come next fall, if not before. We parked along the gravel entrance way of the construction site at the Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus, which is impressive. It […] [Read More]

Latest Photos of the New Family Y Project at Mahackeno

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  Scores of Y members, staffers and volunteer leaders toured the construction site of the new Westport Weston Family Y on Saturday, Oct. 26, getting a close-up view of the 54,000 sq. ft. facility scheduled to open in a matter of months. To view photos of Saturday’s tour and the construction progress to date, please […] [Read More]

Parents Night Out, Friday, Nov. 15, at the Y

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Enjoy a night out while your children have fun at the Westport Weston Family Y, 5-9 pm on Friday, Nov. 15. Drop off and pick up in the Gymnastic Center. Games, craft project, fun gymnastics, free swim and a snack! For ages 5 to 12. Children must be able to swim without flotation device. (And […] [Read More]

Defying the Pains of Gravity with Proper Posture

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On Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 pm, the Westport Weston Family Y is hosting a free Wellness Talk presented by Jeff LaBianco, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Strength and Conditioning Specialist. During the one-hour discussion, titled “Defying the Pains of Gravity with Proper Posture,” LaBianco will present simple and effective techniques to help you improve […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, Fitness

Doc Doubleday, the Westport Y’s First Physical Director

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  Note: Opened in 1923, the Westport Weston Family Y celebrated its 90th Birthday with a festive block party in September 2013. The Y’s 90th Anniversary celebrations will continue through the coming year and will feature a series of articles that pay tribute to the individuals and families who have been central to our Y’s […] [Read More]

Family Y to Honor Military Veterans at Annual Luncheon, Friday, Nov. 1

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In appreciation of their service to our country, the Westport Weston Family Y is honored to host a special luncheon for military veterans from Westport, Weston and other local communities on Friday, November 1, from 12 to 2 pm in the Bedford Room. Along with musical accompaniment, one of the favorite traditions of this luncheon […] [Read More]
Categories: Community

Looking to ‘Make a Difference’? Here’s the Way – and the Day

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Make a Difference Day is a national day of service on the fourth Saturday of each October. This year this special day is Oct. 26, but the Westport Make a Difference Day group, a Town-appointed committee, is broadening its local effort with “Difference-making” activities beginning Oct. 19 and ending Oct. 27. The Westport Make a Difference […] [Read More]

Family Y Water Rat Swimmers Kick Off Short Course Season

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The Westport Weston Family Y Water Rat Swim Team kicked off its 2013-14 Short Course season in fine form at two meets for 12 & Under swimmers held the weekend of Oct. 12-13. On Saturday, Oct. 12, more than 80 Water Rats in the 9-12 Age Group traveled to the New Canaan YMCA to compete […] [Read More]