New Photos of Family Y on Newly Christened ‘Allen Raymond Lane’

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Significant milestones continued to be reached at the Westport Weston Family Y’s Mahackeno campus, where construction of the Y’s new 54,000 sq. ft. facility is proceeding on schedule and on budget. Each work day, some 75 skilled tradesmen and technicians are on now onsite, and cumulatively have now surpassed 50,000 worker hours since construction of […] [Read More]

New First Selectman Marpe Steps Away from Y Trustee Board

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The Westport Weston Family Y announced today that it has accepted the resignation of Jim Marpe from its volunteer Board of Trustees effective Monday, Nov. 18. Marpe was sworn in as Westport’s new First Selectman later that day, along with several dozen other town officials elected in the Nov. 5 election. After announcing his candidacy […] [Read More]

Water Rats To Swim for the Philippines, Nov. 27

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On Wednesday, November 27, the Water Rat Swim Team will gather together at the Westport Weston Family Y for Swim for the Philippines, a five-hour event to raise money for Save the Children’s Typhoon Haiyan relief fund. Swimmers who are 8 and under will swim as many laps as they can in 30 minutes. Swimmers […] [Read More]

Enrollment Under Way in Major New Cancer Study

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Enrollment in the American Cancer Society’s major new long-term research project is under way this morning at the Westport Weston Family Y, through 12 noon. Known as the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3), the research project is the nation’s largest study of the causes of cancers. Pictured at right, Y staffer Patty Kondub is taking part […] [Read More]
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Water Rat Jonathan Blansfield Signs Letter of Intent with Northwestern

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  Jonathan Blansfield, a standout member of the Westport Weston Family Y’s Water Rat Swim Team, signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) with Northwestern University on Friday, November 15. Blansfield is one of three graduating Staples High School students, all swimmers, who have accepted NLI invitations to Division I programs for the fall of […] [Read More]
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Enroll in Historic Cancer Prevention Study-3, Nov. 19 at the Y

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The American Cancer Society is working on one of its biggest research projects ever — a ground-breaking study that will help prove what causes cancer and what does not. The Westport Weston Family Y is helping out by serving as an enrollment site for volunteers interested in participating in the Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3). Those […] [Read More]
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Youth Fun Night for 4th-7th Graders at the Y, Saturday, Nov. 16

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On Saturday, Nov. 16, from 7:30 to 9:30 pm, the Westport Weston Family Y will be open just to 4th to 7th graders for Youth Fun Night. Youth Fun Nights are a Westport & Weston institution, and a great way to hang with friends or meet new ones. “Where else can you find swimming, basketball, […] [Read More]

The Y: We’re More Than You Know. We’re A Cause

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Everyone has heard of the Y. Since 1923, the Westport Weston Family Y has had a tremendous impact on our community, touching lives of all ages. But there’s so much more to the Y than many people realize. The Y enriches everybody in our community, whether they use the facility or not, by keeping our […] [Read More]