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Time-lapse Video of New Y ‘Rising from the Ground’ at Mahackeno

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  One month after the official “Topping Off” ceremony and installation of a special signed beam of steel, the Westport Weston Family Y’s building project continues on schedule and on budget. “We’re exactly where we wanted to be at this point in the year,” reports Dan Drake, senior site manager for Turner Construction Co. To […] [Read More]

End of Summer? Think of September as a Fresh Start …

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Midge’s Membership Blog: Every year this happens … Summer ends. Inexplicably, way too fast, and suddenly the sun is cooler in the morning and evenings and you can smell autumn creeping in.  Back to school, back to work, back from vacation and, hopefully, back to the Y. Although the New Year has always been a […] [Read More]

New Family Programs Starting in September at the Family Y

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The Westport Weston Family Y is introducing a variety of new programs that will be offered FREE to Family members beginning in September and continuing on through the fall. To help our Y families stay active and enjoy quality time together, starting September 15, Sunday is Family Day at the Y, with the following activities […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, Fitness

Family Y Child Care Center Starts New School Year

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s Early Learning Programs staff welcomes old and new friends back for a new and exciting school year. The school year started this week for preschool children, toddlers and infants in the Y’s downtown facility. The Y’s After-School Program, held this year at Saugatuck Elementary School with visits to the Y […] [Read More]
Categories: Early Learning

New Group Fitness Classes at the Family Y Start Sept. 3

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Advance registration for the Westport Weston Family Y’s Fall Session of classes and activities is now under way. The Fall Session begins Tuesday, Sept. 3, and continues through the second week of December. We’re excited to offer two new classes as part of our Fall Group Fitness Program. “Barbell Power and Insanity classes will give […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, Fitness

CHAOS Reigns — in a Good Way — at Earthplace-Mahackeno

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The theme of week 8 of the special collaboration that is Earthplace-Mahackeno Summer Camp 2013 was “Creepy Crawlies,” and all week long our day campers spent part of their busy days learning about insects and the role they play in our lives. Campers got helpful tips from staff naturalists on how to identify insects and […] [Read More]
Categories: General

From Toddlers to Teens, the Y’s Gymnastic Center Has It All

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Another fun summer in the Westport Weston Family Y’s Gymnastics Center is drawing to a close with the last week for our Gymnastics & Swim campers. Held over eight weekly sessions, the afternoon Gymnastic & Swim Camp gives young gymnasts the chance to develop their skills on the Spring Floor along with fun dips and […] [Read More]
Categories: Fitness, Gymnastics

Water Rat Swim Team Tryouts for New Swimmers, Tuesday, Sept. 3

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The Westport Weston Family Y Water Rat Swim Team will hold tryouts for new swimmers on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at the Y’s facility in downtown Westport. Parents are encouraged to pre-register their children; tryout registration forms may be found at www.westporty.org. The fee for those who pre-register is $25, with check-in for swimmers aged […] [Read More]