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Family Y Summer Session Classes, Camps and Activities Start Next Week!

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Summer is upon us! And what a summer it promises to be… The Westport Weston Family Y’s Summer Session begins Monday, June 23. Check out our 36-page Summer Brochure for the complete listings of all that’s going on at our Y this summer. Among the highlights: New AquaFins Therapeutic Swim Lesson Program for children with […] [Read More]
Family Y CEO Rob Reeves, former Board President Rosemary Halstead and current Board President Bonnie Strittmatter.

Y 90th Annual Meeting Highlights, Honors and Recognitions

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The Westport Weston Family Y hosted its 90th Annual Meeting on Monday, June 16 — the last that will take place in its downtown headquarters. Later this summer the Y will move to a new facility at its 32-acre Mahackeno campus on Allen Raymond Lane, at Route 33 and Exit 41 of the Merritt Parkway. […] [Read More]
Water Rats practicing for their last meet in their 'old" home waters.

Y Water Rats to Host Last Swim Meet in Stauffer Pool, June 19

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s Water Rat Swim Team will host its final swim meet, for 10 & Under swimmers, at the downtown Y facility on Thursday, June 19, starting with check-in at 3:45 pm. Four of the visiting squads are from nearby Ys: the Wilton Family Y, New Canaan Y, Darien Y and the […] [Read More]
Categories: Westport Water Rats

Y’s Hafaday-Mahackeno Summer Camp Filling Up Fast—Register Today!

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We are thrilled to have so many Y families signing up to enjoy this unique summer, when Hafaday and Mahackeno are joining teams. The first 3 weeks of camp are already full, and week 4 has fewer than 25 spots left! If you are planning to register your children, please do so today. Once a […] [Read More]
Categories: Camp Mahackeno, Hafaday
A Y father and son at last year's Point-to-Point Compo Beach Swim, taking place this year on July 20.

Honoring Fathers – a Longtime YMCA Tradition

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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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Y to Launch FitSTART, Complimentary Six-week Wellness Program for Members

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Beginning June 23, the Westport Weston Family Y is introducing a six-week program for Y members ages 16 and older that’s designed to help them improve their health and wellness the RIGHT way. Called FitSTART, this complimentary program is being offered to all new Y members who have joined the Y in the past 30 […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Coach Megan jumps for joy as the move-in proceeds.

New Y Gymnastics Center in Norwalk Opens Wednesday, June 11

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Gymnastics Director Sally Silverstein and many helpers are working hard to put everything in place for tomorrow, when our new Gymnastics Center opens at 145 Main St. in Norwalk. The Y Gymnastics Center in Norwalk offers classes and activities led by Westport Weston Family Y staff for all ages and abilities, from toddlers through high […] [Read More]
Categories: Gymnastics
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Family Y Launches AquaFins Swim Program for Children with Special Needs

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At the Westport Weston Family Y, we pride ourselves on being an organization that provides access for all members of our community. To meet that goal, we’re happy to introduce AquaFins, a NEW five-week swim program specifically designed for children with special needs, ages 6 to 14. The Y’s AquaFins Therapeutic Swim Lesson Program will […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, Hafaday