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Parents ‘Shop ‘n’ Drop’ Night Out at the Y, Friday, Dec. 13

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Enjoy a night out — say, dinner and maybe some holiday shopping — while your youngsters have fun at the Westport Weston Family Y. Drop off and pick up in the Gymnastic Center, 5 pm to 9 pm, Friday, Dec. 13. Children ages 5 to 12 will enjoy games, a craft project, gymnastics, free swim, […] [Read More]
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Latest Views of New Y Under Construction at Mahackeno

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The scores of workers at the construction site of the new Westport Weston Family Y facility at Mahackeno are busy as Santa’s elves these days, as they continue to “Build What Matters” for our community. Progress continues each day on the Y’s new 54,000 sq. ft. Bedford Family Center, the first stage of the new […] [Read More]

Water Rats Boost Philippines Relief Funds to $41,000

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The Westport Weston Family Y Water Rat Swim Team raised more than $41,000 in the “Swim for the Philippines,” a five-hour event held on Wednesday, Nov. 27, to benefit Save the Children’s Typhoon Haiyan relief fund. Family Y officials presented the proceeds to Save the Children on Dec. 3, the second annual Giving Tuesday. More […] [Read More]

Water Rats Raise $33,000 for Philippines Relief

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About 150 members of the Westport Weston Family Y Water Rat Swim Team raised more than $33,000 in the “Swim for the Philippines,”  a five-hour event held on Wednesday to benefit Save the Children’s Typhoon Haiyan relief fund. Swimmers ranging in age from 6 to 18 swam as many laps as they could in 30 […] [Read More]

Thanks to All Who Make the Family Y ‘an Exceptional Place’

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Midge’s Membership Blog: I am thankful for the Westport Weston Family Y to have been my ‘home away from home’ for the past 6 ½ years.  I feel grateful to work here full time and be among such spirited co-workers who support me in trying to make the Y an exceptional place. I give thanks […] [Read More]

Amazon Gives the Family Y a New Reason to ‘Smile’

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Thanks to online retail giant Amazon, supporters of the Westport Weston Family Y and other nonprofit organizations have a new and convenient way to give – and to keep giving. Through a new initiative called Amazon Smile, the company is now offering customers the option to donate 0.5 percent of the price of many purchases […] [Read More]

Donations Pour into Water Rats’ ‘Swim for the Philippines,’ Nov. 27

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  On Wednesday, November 27, starting at 2 pm, the Westport Weston Family Y’s Water Rat Swim Team will “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]

Update About Y’s Child Care and Gymnastics Programs

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Westport Weston Family Y staff and volunteer leaders have been meeting recently with groups of parents whose children are served by the Y’s Child Care and Gymnastics programs. These discussions have been productive, and we thank them for their involvement. The Family Y has been actively searching for suitable alternate sites for its Child Care […] [Read More]