Earthplace-Mahackeno Summer Camp 2013 Registration Opens

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Earthplace-Mahackeno Summer Camp 2013 – the joint day camp being offered by the Westport Weston Family Y and Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center – is now accepting registrations from past participants of either program. Registration for new campers will open on Monday, March 4. This summer’s Earthplace-Mahackeno program is for campers who are entering 1st […] [Read More]

Y Showtime Gymnasts Cheer on College Coaches

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Members of the Family Y’s Showtime Gymnastics Exhibition Team traveled to Yale University recently to watch a college meet between Yale, Springfield College, Westchester  College and the University of Bridgeport. The Family Y gymnasts were excited to see two of their own Family Y Gymnastic Staff coaches compete on the winning University of Bridgeport Team! […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, Gymnastics

‘Step Away from the Sofa’ — and Into a Spring Class at the Y

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s Spring Session of new classes and activities begins the week of Feb. 25 and continues into June. With its commitment to develop youth and promote healthy living for all, the Family Y offers a wide range of ways for members of all ages to stay active, have fun and be […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, Fitness, Hafaday

Free Membership Gives 7th Graders a ‘Winter Break’ at the Y

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Modeled after successful programs at other Ys and introduced last year here in our community, the Westport Weston Family Y’s Seventh Grade Membership Initiative offers all local seventh graders free membership, from their graduation from sixth grade to the end of the seventh grade. Last year some 125 kids took us up on our offer, […] [Read More]

Winter School Break Programs at the Family Y, Feb. 18-22

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Planning a ‘staycation’ at home during the upcoming Winter Recess for Westport public schools? Have your kids climb our walls, not yours, by making the Family Y part of your family’s plans for the week. The special programs taking place at the Y the week of February 18-22 are open to Y Members and non-members […] [Read More]

Visit from the Tooth Fairy Brings Smiles to Y Child Care Kids

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Children in the Westport Weston Family Y’s Early Learning Program got a special visit on Thursday, Feb. 7, from the Tooth Fairy. Dressed in a long pink gown, including wings, our Fairy friend entertained toddlers and pre-schoolers while she talked about the daily habits that lead to good health and pearly whites that last a […] [Read More]

Y Groundbreaking Photo Highlights: What We’re Building … Why It Matters

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The real work of Building What Matters — a modern new home for the Westport Weston Family Y  — is under way, following the official groundbreaking ceremony held on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus. “The Y has always served as a center of community life and wellness for our local citizens […] [Read More]

Photo Highlights, Y Masters Groundhog Swim Meet

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The 28th Annual Y Masters Groundhog Swim Meet took place Sunday morning, Feb. 3 at the Westport Weston Family Y. This year’s meet, sanctioned for U.S. Masters Swimming by Connecticut Masters, attracted 85 competitive swimmers 18 years and older from Connecticut, New York and New Jersey, and across New England. The meet was hosted by […] [Read More]
Categories: Community