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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

Family Y Gymnasts Win Titles at YMCA National Championship

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Fourteen Family Y gymnasts traveled to Savannah, Georgia, June 26-29 to compete at YMCA Women’s National Gymnastic Championships. Teams from 91 YMCAs participated, with more than 1,900 gymnasts competing. The Family Y gymnasts, ranging in age from 10 to 15, came home with 4 All Around National Champion titles, placing in the top 10 in […] [Read More]

Public Info Session About Construction Progress of New Family Y, July 16

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The Westport Weston Family Y has scheduled its third informational session about the status of the construction of the new Y facility at our 32-acre Mahackeno campus north of downtown Westport. The meeting, which is open to the public, will take place on Tuesday, July 16, at 7:30 pm in the 2nd floor Board Room […] [Read More]

Happy Campers Abound at Earthplace-Mahackeno Summer Camp 2013

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Earthplace-Mahackeno Summer Camp 2013, the special collaboration between the Westport Weston Family Y and Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center, is now in full swing. Day campers from throughout our local communities are enjoying fun-filled weeks at Earthplace’s 62-acre nature sanctuary in Westport, daily trips to the Y for swimming and special excursions to exciting destinations […] [Read More]

Lifeguard Training Course at the Family Y, Aug. 12-16

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The Westport Weston Family Y has added an additional Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course to our summer schedule. The class will take place August 12-16, from 5 pm to 9 pm each day. The Red Cross Lifeguard Training course emphasizes practical lifesaving skills and job-related responsibilities. Standard first aid and CPR/AED for the lifeguard are […] [Read More]
Categories: General