Water Rat Swim Team Fall Roundup & Awards

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  Top swimmers and scholar athletes from the Family Y’s Water Rat Swim Team took time off from an eventful Fall Short Course Season and preparations for the team’s premier home meet, the Maura Marden Freestyle Frenzy on Nov. 9-10, to be recognized for their accomplishments during the 2012-2013 season. On November 3, Connecticut Swimming […] [Read More]

The Family Y Salutes Local Veterans at Annual Luncheon

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  They served their country in war zones and outposts the world over — from Korea to Kandahar, from Australia to the Aleutians, from France to Saigon. Some are hardly in their 20s, other are nearing 90. Our nation’s military veterans all share a deep, abiding bond. As Rabbi Jeremy Wiederhorn said in his invocation […] [Read More]

Info Session About Cancer Prevention Study, Friday 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). Find […] [Read More]

Y Volunteer Les Wolf Honored by CT Alliance of YMCAs

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Leslie L. Wolf was among the special honorees saluted for their community service by the Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs at the group’s annual Y Leaders Dinner, held on Oct. 22 at the Courtyard Marriott in Waterbury. The Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs comprises 22 Y operations, each volunteer led, and a powerful advocate of the needs […] [Read More]

One Year After Sandy, a New Y Rises at Mahackeno

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Midge’s Membership Blog: There were about 70 of us, all there to be the first ones to step inside of what will be the Westport Weston Family Y come next fall, if not before. We parked along the gravel entrance way of the construction site at the Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus, which is impressive. It […] [Read More]

Latest Photos of the New Family Y Project at Mahackeno

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  Scores of Y members, staffers and volunteer leaders toured the construction site of the new Westport Weston Family Y on Saturday, Oct. 26, getting a close-up view of the 54,000 sq. ft. facility scheduled to open in a matter of months. To view photos of Saturday’s tour and the construction progress to date, please […] [Read More]

Parents Night Out, Friday, Nov. 15, at the Y

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Enjoy a night out while your children have fun at the Westport Weston Family Y, 5-9 pm on Friday, Nov. 15. Drop off and pick up in the Gymnastic Center. Games, craft project, fun gymnastics, free swim and a snack! For ages 5 to 12. Children must be able to swim without flotation device. (And […] [Read More]

Defying the Pains of Gravity with Proper Posture

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On Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 pm, the Westport Weston Family Y is hosting a free Wellness Talk presented by Jeff LaBianco, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Strength and Conditioning Specialist. During the one-hour discussion, titled “Defying the Pains of Gravity with Proper Posture,” LaBianco will present simple and effective techniques to help you improve […] [Read More]
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