The Y’s Hafaday Summer Swim Lesson Program Gets Off to a Splashy Start

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The first weekly session of our  Hafaday Summer Swim Lesson Program is now under way. Check out the photo gallery above for a look at the fun had by all on the first day. Although the first two weeks of this popular learn-to-swim program for young children are wait-listed, there are still spots available for […] [Read More]

89th Annual Meeting of the Family Y: Monday, June 17 at 5 pm

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It’s the signature yearly event for the Westport Weston Family Y: The Annual Meeting of the Association, at which we welcome new volunteer leaders to our two governing boards, thank others for their service and dedication to our Y and its charitable mission and salute the special contributions of Y staff, members and volunteers. This […] [Read More]

Father’s Day Photo Gallery: A Salute to Y Dads

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More than a century ago, Sonora Louis Smart Dodd aspired to create a holiday to honor fathers. Dodd, the daughter of a single father and Civil War veteran, was inspired by a Mother’s Day sermon and wondered why there was no holiday for fathers. After securing support from ministers in Spokane, Wash., her idea came […] [Read More]
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Summer Camps and Classes at the Family Y

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The coming week marks the beginning of the Westport Weston Family Y’s camp season, with the first weekly session of our  Hafaday Summer Swim Lesson Program. Although the first two weeks of this popular learn-to-swim program for young children are wait-listed, there are still spots available for weekly sessions in July and August — including […] [Read More]

Rainy Day Fun at the Y: Toddler Adventure Gym!

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Each weekday during the school year, from 9 to 11 am, our Family Y’s Gymnastics Center is a bouncy wonderland for preschoolers — and a safe and welcoming haven for their parents and caregivers. It’s Toddler Adventure Open Gym, and is available to all, for a fee of $10 per day. Adventure Gym is especially […] [Read More]

Rising 7th Graders Offered Free Family Y Membership

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Here’s a great “graduation” gift for this year’s class of sixth graders: Our Family Y is once again making available free memberships to students in the Westport and Weston school districts who are entering the 7th grade this fall. The offer will take effect following the end of the current school year and is valid […] [Read More]
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Father’s Day Tradition Continues at the Y

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More than a century ago, Sonora Louis Smart Dodd aspired to create a holiday to honor fathers. Dodd, the daughter of a single father and Civil War veteran, was inspired by a Mother’s Day sermon and wondered why there was no holiday for fathers. After securing support from ministers in Spokane, Wash., her idea came […] [Read More]

Latest Views of the Y’s New Facility at Mahackeno

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The hard (and fascinating) work of “Building What Matters” – a new 54,000 sq. ft. Y facility at the Westport Weston Family Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus – continues day by day. Check out the latest views in the photo gallery above. Visitors to the site can see foundation walls rising from the building’s hillside setting, […] [Read More]