Photo Highlights: ‘Topping Off’ the New Y

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The Westport Weston Family Y celebrated an important milestone in the construction of its new facility at Mahackeno on Wednesday, July 31. As several dozen Y members, staff and supporters looked on, ironworkers from United Steel “topped off” the building by installing the crowning piece of steel within the structure’s framework. The white 20 ft. […] [Read More]

‘Topping Off’ Our New Family Y, Wednesday, July 31, 1 pm

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The Westport Weston Family Y will celebrate an important milestone in the construction of its new facility at its Mahackeno campus this week: On Wednesday, July 31, at 1 pm, ironworkers from United Steel will “top off” the building by installing the crowning piece of steel within the structure’s framework. The 20-ft. steel beam to […] [Read More]

Afraid of the Water? The Family Y Has Just the Rx – ‘Dr. Saul’

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The Y is many things to many people – fitness, gymnastics, dance, child care, basketball and racquet sports are just some of the activities that take place daily at the Westport Weston Family Y. But ask people what single Y activity comes to mind and most will say, “swimming,” specifically swim lessons. By our accounts, […] [Read More]
Categories: Spotlight on Staff

35th Point to Point Results, Photo Highlights

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Jonathan Blansfield, a Senior Boys swimmer with the Family Y’s Water Rat Swim Team, was the first-place finisher at the 35th Annual Point to Point Compo Beach Swim. The 1-mile open-water swim took place on Saturday, July 20, and attracted a strong field of 120 swimmers from across New England. The course began near the […] [Read More]

Highlights from the Y’s Hafaday Summer Swim Lesson Program for Kids Ages 4 to 8

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Welcome to another week of the Westport Weston Family Y’s Hafaday Summer Swim Lesson Program! Designed for children ages 4 to 8 and held each weekday from 8:45 am to 12:30 pm, Hafaday is primarily a swim program, with both a lesson and a free swim period each day. It’s the best way to learn […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Family Y Open to Public for Free Use as Cooling Center

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s facility at 59 Post Road East in downtown Westport will be open to the public today, Friday, July 19, until closing at 9:30 pm, for use free of charge by those in our community seeking relief from the heat. An excessive heat warning is in effect this afternoon until 8 […] [Read More]
Categories: Community

‘Free Fridays’ at the Family Y This Summer

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The Westport Weston Family Y is now offering “Free Fridays,” a new summertime promotion. Every Friday, through August 30, current Y members are welcome to invite friends and neighbors to use the Family Y for free on Fridays. “For 90 years, our Y’s mission has been to enrich the entire community by developing and nurturing […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, Fitness

Water Rat Senior Boys Take Third at CT Long Course Championship

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This past weekend, the Family Y’s Water Rat Senior Boys came in third at the Long Course 2013 Connecticut Senior Championship, held at Wesleyan University, July 11-14. Wilton took first and Cheshire got second. The boys were in first place after the first day of the four-day meet thanks to Jonathan Blansfield, who won the […] [Read More]
Categories: Westport Water Rats