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Y Water Rats Shatter Short Course Records

Nearly 50 Water Rat swimmers from the Westport Weston Family Y traveled to championship meets in Connecticut and Massachusetts this past weekend, shattering long-held records along the way. Forty Water Rats joined nearly 800 other swimmers, ages 9 to 18, from throughout the state of Connecticut at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, for the 2014 […] [Read More]
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A Clean Sweep for Y Gymnasts; Annual Gymnastic Overnight on Friday

The Westport Weston Family Y’s Competition Gymnastics Team won first place in all Level Teams at the Farmington Valley YMCA Gymnastics meet this past weekend. Congratulations to the young gymnasts and their coaches, Megan Willett and Cara Loux, for a clean sweep against talented teams from across Connecticut and Massachusetts. Along with the hard training […] [Read More]
Categories: Gymnastics

Lifeguard Certification Course at the Y, Apr. 5-6; 12-13

Ready to nail down that great summer job? Gain some valuable life skills and credentials? If you’re a strong swimmer and 15 years or older, sign up for our upcoming Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course at the Westport Weston Family Y. The course will take place April 5-6 & 12-13, 10:00am – 5:00pm each of […] [Read More]
Categories: Community
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Latest Views of New Family Y Under Construction at Mahackeno

March! A welcome word, and one that certainly applies to the progress being made each day at the new Westport Weston Family Y taking final shape at the Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus in the northwest corner of town. The recent “second groundbreaking” – the excavation of the 10-lane lap pool inside the Strittmatter Family Aquatic […] [Read More]

Teen Night at the Y, for Local 6th-8th Graders, Friday, March 14

On Friday, March 14, 7:30-9:30 pm, the Westport Weston Family Y once again welcomes all local students in grades 6-8 for Teen Night. We will have swimming, basketball, Ping Pong, BINGO with prizes, the ever-popular Karaoke machine and board games for lots of fun with your friends. We will also have our snack bar with […] [Read More]
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The Y. We’re More Than a Gym. We’re A Cause

As a reader of our “Who, What, When — and Y” blog, you know full well the good The Westport Weston Family Y tries to do for our members and entire community every day. From advocacy to youth development, and everything in between, the Y is a nonprofit committed to strengthening family, community and so […] [Read More]
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Y’s Special Needs Yoga Class Begins Friday, March 7

The Westport Weston Family Y’s new Special Needs Yoga class starts Friday, March 7, and will run for five weeks, with each class taking place at 4:15-5 pm at the Y. Geared to children ages 6 to 12, the Yoga class will be taught by Mary Beth Colleran, a special education teacher with the Bridgeport […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, Fitness
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Spring into Action at the Family Y

Who’s ready for Spring? We are! Registration for the Westport Weston Family Y‘s Spring Session of new classes and programs is now under way for all Y Members. Our 36-page Spring 2014 Program Brochure is a wonderful showcase for all the new classes, programs and special activities we’ll be offering in our Spring Session, starting […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, Fitness