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Spring Break Programs at the Family Y, Apr. 15-19

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Registration is now under way for a host of special programs and activities taking place at the Westport Weston Family Y during the upcoming Spring Recess for local schools, Apr. 15-19. These special programs are open to Y Members and non-members alike. Splash! Week. Our newest learn-to-swim program is a great way to introduce young […] [Read More]

Getting Ready for the ‘Big Pour’ at Mahackeno

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The work crews at Mahackeno are mobilizing this week on a construction milestone for our new Y: The first pour of concrete for the foundation of the 54,000 sq. ft. facility. We’ll have a further update later in the week about the continuing progress to build what matters: a modern and sustainable new home for […] [Read More]

Water Rats Are New England Y Champions in 9/10 Boys Division

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Our Family Y Water Rat Swim Team traveled to Springfield, Mass., to compete in the YMCA New England Swimming Championships, held March 17 and 23. In all, 30 young Water Rats participated in the championships. Among a field of 44 teams, the Water Rats placed 4th overall in total combined team score. “It was a […] [Read More]

Y’s 8th Grade Travel Basketball Squad Posts Strong Season

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With a season finish of 9 league game wins, 2 non-league wins, and 1 loss by 1 point against Darien YMCA in the championship playoffs, the Westport Weston Family Y 8th Grade Travel Basketball Team logged a strong, successful season. Coach Paul Groves is very proud of his team. “They never quit, fought hard and […] [Read More]
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Toddler Adventure Gym Is Hoppin’ at the Family Y!

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Whether it’s due to March Madness, Spring Fever or some inner “Easter Bunnies” getting some exercise, the Westport Weston Family Y’s daily Toddler Adventure Gym has been hopping this week! Open to all and held 9-11 am each weekday, the cost is $10 per session, payable at the Gymnastic Center. Come by for a play […] [Read More]

Guided Tours of the New Y Building Site at Mahackeno

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Though the weather could have been a touch warmer for the first weekend of spring, the timing couldn’t have been better: A day after the Westport Weston Family Y announced the receipt of two $1 million gifts to its Building What Matters capital campaign, Y board member Rob Bowman and his wife, Jennifer, hosted a […] [Read More]

Good Friday Vacation Special at the Family Y

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Children from Kindergarten through Fifth Grade are invited to join the Westport Weston Family Y’s Early Learning Program for a special trip to Pump It Up in Norwalk on Good Friday, March 29. They’ll have a few of hours of play (bounce houses, rock walls, obstacle courses, giant slides), enjoy lunch as a group and […] [Read More]

A Report on the Family Y’s Community Impact

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The Westport Weston Family Y has a tremendous impact on our community, touching lives of all ages. Our current membership of 5,500 individuals represents 15 percent of the towns we serve and 25 percent of our youth. Nearly 40 percent of all local grade-school children are active in Family Y programs and special activities! A […] [Read More]