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Brian and Bob Ference.

The Brothers Ference: Our Family YMCA’s ‘Swim & Gym’ Dynamic Duo

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Midge’s Membership Blog: Brian steps behind the Membership desk at the Welcome Center, wet towel wrapped around his waist and starts writing a list of names of his private swimming lesson students. “Do you mind processing these?” he asks me … and, despite the fact that there’s hardly a day that goes by when Brian […] [Read More]
Door to Door van

Westport Door-to-Door Bus Service Gives the Disabled a Lift to Our YMCA

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Westport Door-to-Door is the transportation service within the Town of Westport required by the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). This community service can be used by Westport Weston Family YMCA members who qualify to travel from their homes to the Y’s Bedford Family Center at 14 Allen Raymond Lane. Our new Y facility is fully […] [Read More]
Categories: Community
The benefits of swimming are many; just ask these "Swim Fitters"!

Take the Plunge into Lap Swimming with the Family YMCA’s New ‘Swim Fit Lite’ Class

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The fourth most popular sports activity in the U.S., swimming has long been a vital part of the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s programs and services. Our Aquatics Department takes pride in being our community’s leading provider of swim instruction and water-safety education. We are also proud of the generations of young competitive swimmers who have […] [Read More]
Categories: Fitness
Swim for Nepal logo

Water Rat and Staples Swim Teams to Hold Swim for Nepal Fundraiser, May 27

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On Wednesday, May 27, the Water Rat Swim Team and the Staples Girls and Staples Boys Swim Teams will gather at the Westport Weston Family YMCA for Swim for Nepal, a five-hour event to raise money for Save the Children’s Nepal relief efforts. Less than three weeks after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the […] [Read More]
Visiting Coaches Randy and Sarah from New York City Chelsea Piers ran tumbling clinics at the Y Gymnastic Center last Saturday for Upper Level gymnasts. Lots of new tumbling drills, skills and fun!

Back Handspring & Cartwheel Clinics, YMCA Gymnastics Center, Sunday, May 17

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Work on your back handsprings at a special Sunday morning clinic, 9 to 11 am at the YMCA Gymnastics Center at 145 Main St. in Norwalk. Gymnasts must have a clean running round off, standing back bend and kick over with no spot. $40 for the two-hour session; no Y membership required. Click here to […] [Read More]
Categories: Gymnastics
Play time at the Y’s After School Program, held at Saugatuck Elementary.

Before You Check Out for the Summer, Lock in Your Child’s After School Plans for 2015-16

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As the current school year winds down and summer plans and vacation schedules take shape, now’s the time when many families also settle their plans for the coming school year. The children involved with the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s After School Program have had a wonderful experience this year, both at their After School HQ […] [Read More]
Categories: Early Learning
Showtime gymnasts flip for tips to raise funds for their trip to Finlad.

Family YMCA Showtime Gymnasts to Perform at 2015 World Gymnaestrada in Finland this July

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What are you doing this summer? Chances are, it will hardly compare with the travel plans in store for the 25 young gymnasts who are members of the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s acclaimed Showtime Exhibition Gymnastics Team. On July 9, the Family YMCA Showtime girls, accompanied by Coaches Sally Silverstein and Lindsay Navarro and 12 […] [Read More]
Categories: Gymnastics
Water Rat swimmers Ayaan and Annam Olasewere.

The Y Story of Annam and Ayaan Olasewere? Priceless…

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Midge’s Membership Blog: To put a twist on the classic ad slogan, “There are some things money can buy. For everything else, there’s the Y…” Meet Annam and Ayaan Olasewere, 7-year-old twins who came to the Westport Weston Family YMCA by way of two other Ys near and far, with a heritage that goes back […] [Read More]