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Holistic Health Day at the Y, Saturday, May 18

Please join us for the Westport Weston Family Y’s first-ever Holistic Health Day! “Holistic” health is an approach to life that focuses on complete body health and the relationship between your environment and your health. It emphasizes the connection of the spirit, mind and body. Find out for yourself by taking part in the following […] [Read More]
Categories: Fitness

Diving Deeper Into Lees Pond History

Here’s some interesting “who knew?” history about the Westport Weston Family Y and our local community that was recently brought to light first by local historian Brian O’Leary and then expanded upon by Dan Woog and some insightful “alert readers” of his always informative 06880 blog. The larger subject is the 150th anniversary of key […] [Read More]

Family Y Dancers Grab Gold at Nexstar Competition

Three troupes of young performers from the Westport Weston Family Y Dance Center competed in a Nexstar National Talent Competition on Sunday, April 28, in North Branford, CT, participating against 15 other youth dance programs from throughout Connecticut. The Family Y’s Petite Company, composed of eight young dancers ages 9-11, won a High Gold and […] [Read More]
Categories: Dance Center

Help Celebrate Westport’s Greenday on Sunday

Lots of fun ways for you and your family to join in our community’s  Greenday celebrations on Sunday, including activities from 12 to 2 pm at Earthplace, our Family Y’s summer-camp partner. . There will be guided nature walks and pond science demos, as well as a toy solar-car building activity at Earthplace’s 62-acre nature […] [Read More]

Latest Photos from Mahackeno of the New Family Y

Work on our modern new Y facility for the Westport and Weston communities continues safely and ahead of schedule. Most of the photos you see above were taken on Wednesday, Apr. 24, during the weekly group tour of the building site. Our partners at Turner Construction report that nearly half of the concrete “footing” has […] [Read More]

Fitness ‘Boot Camp’ for Families and More at Healthy Kids Day, Saturday, 9-12

Midge’s Membership Blog: Although my children are now older “kids” (ages 17 and 21 ), they still think like younger kids when it comes to eating healthy – basically “healthy foods” are synonymous with yucky foods; good nutrition is boring.  cheeseburgers and french fries are yummy, broccoli and veggie snacks are not.  The same is […] [Read More]

Family Y Swim Programs Offer Mix of Fun, Physical Activity and Safety

As swim season approaches, the Westport Weston Family Y encourages local children and parents to explore the many benefits of swimming, while also keeping safety top of mind. In the Y’s swim programs, participants can enjoy water sports, enhance or learn new techniques, meet new friends and develop confidence, while also learning safety skills that […] [Read More]

The Y’s Healthy Kids Day, Saturday, Apr. 27

On Saturday, April 27, 9 am to 12 noon, the Westport Weston Family Y is celebrating YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day® with a free community event that encourages children to get moving and learning, and families living healthier. Healthy Kids Day, the Y’s national initiative to improve families’ health and well-being, takes place at 1,900 Ys […] [Read More]