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

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

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

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!

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

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]
Categories: Community

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

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

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

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