Learn More About Camp Mahackeno in 2013 at Winterfest this Weekend

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The Y and Earthplace, the Nature Discovery Center have announced plans to conduct a joint camp next summer at Earthplace. Located at 10 Woodside Lane in Westport, Earthplace is situated among a 62-acre wildlife sanctuary that features an interactive natural history museum, over two miles of trails, live animal hall, Birds of Prey and a […] [Read More]

Family Y to Break Ground at Mahackeno, Feb. 5

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The Westport Weston Family Y is pleased to announce that it will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Y facility on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 2 pm. The landmark occasion at the Family Y’s Mahackeno Outdoor Center will involve leaders from the Y’s volunteer governing boards and staff, major donors, public officials, representatives from […] [Read More]

How to ‘Picture Yourself at the New Family Y’

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The Westport Weston Family Y has launched a new fundraising effort that will give members and supporters throughout the community a creative way to help fund the construction of the new facility to be built on the Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus just north of downtown Westport. Called “Picture Yourself at the New Family Y,” the […] [Read More]

Youth Fun Night at the Y for 4th-7th Graders, Saturday, Jan. 12

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On Youth Fun Nights, the Westport Weston Family Y is open just for 4th to 7th graders! Join friends, neighbors and classmates at the Family Y for an evening of swimming, basketball and games. Youth Fun Nights are a Westport & Weston institution and a great way to hang with your friends or meet new […] [Read More]
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New Views (and Video) of New Family Y at Mahackeno

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With our long-awaited Zoning Permit in hand, the Westport Weston Family Y is proceeding with plans to begin construction of our new Family Y on our Mahackeno campus. We will soon announce the date of our groundbreaking. As our campaign to fund and construct a sustainable, modern and fully accessible new home for the Y […] [Read More]

Good News for the New Year: Zoning Permit Issued for Y at Mahackeno

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s campaign to fund and construct a modern, sustainable new home on our Mahackeno campus has been years’ long and at times imperiled. But thanks to the steadfast support of our members, the tireless efforts of the volunteer leaders who guide us, and the selfless contributions from hundreds of donors from […] [Read More]

Family Y Gymnasts Shine at Holiday Shows

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The Family Y’s acclaimed Gymnastic teams dazzled audiences throughout our community this holiday season. In addition to performing their annual holiday show at the Y on Dec. 17 to a packed house, our gymnasts made holiday visits to Westport’s Center for Senior Activities, the Fairfield Regional Center, Side by Side Charter School and the Danbury […] [Read More]
Categories: General, Gymnastics

Just Add Water (and Fun) at Annual Water Rat Intrasquad Meet

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The Family Y’s annual Water Rat “Red & Blue” Intrasquad swim meet took place Saturday, December 21, and rarely has our Y been the scene of such high energy and holiday cheer. Postponed from its original date due to Hurricane Sandy, this casual “total team” event featured more than 150 young swimmers participating in fun […] [Read More]