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Last Week for Free Y Membership Trial

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Now until March 31, the Westport Weston Family Y is offering a FREE 3-week trial membership that includes unlimited use of our Y facility at 59 Post Road East in downtown Westport. Join more than 150 prospective new members who have already taken us up on our offer to be fit, be healthy and belong. […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, Fitness, General
A Staples High School swim meet in the Y's Brophy Pool.

Matt Johnson: A Builder of the Y, and the Communities We Serve

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Over the past 90 years, the Westport Weston Family Y has served our community in ever-evolving ways. When the Bedford Building first opened in 1923, the “Westport YMCA” featured two grand Men’s Social Rooms on the first floor and a separate entrance on Main Street that led to a small Ladies’ Social Room tucked upstairs. […] [Read More]

Teen and Youth Night at the Y, Saturday, March 22, for 4th-8th Graders

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The Westport Weston Family Y is hosting a combined Teen and Youth Night on Saturday, March 22, for all local students in Grades 4-8. A wide-open basketball gym will be waiting along with BINGO, karaoke, air hockey, ping pong, foosball and board games. We will also have our snack bar with water, juice and other […] [Read More]
Photo of past Rotary Club presidents by Steve Halstead, courtesy of westportnow.com

Westport Rotary Club: Serving Our Community for 90 Years

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A hearty Y congratulations to the Westport Rotary Club, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary this month. The Westport Rotary club was chartered on March 8, 1924; its first president was Anson “Pop” Leary, who a year earlier helped found the Westport YMCA. Leary served as the Y’s first Secretary and was active with both […] [Read More]
Categories: Community
relay team with Kristen

Y Water Rats Shatter Short Course Records

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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]
Categories: Westport Water Rats
Y Gymnasts pose with their trophies after the meet at Farmington YMCA.

A Clean Sweep for Y Gymnasts; Annual Gymnastic Overnight on Friday

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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

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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

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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]