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CHAOS Reigns — in a Good Way — at Earthplace-Mahackeno

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The theme of week 8 of the special collaboration that is Earthplace-Mahackeno Summer Camp 2013 was “Creepy Crawlies,” and all week long our day campers spent part of their busy days learning about insects and the role they play in our lives. Campers got helpful tips from staff naturalists on how to identify insects and […] [Read More]
Categories: General

From Toddlers to Teens, the Y’s Gymnastic Center Has It All

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Another fun summer in the Westport Weston Family Y’s Gymnastics Center is drawing to a close with the last week for our Gymnastics & Swim campers. Held over eight weekly sessions, the afternoon Gymnastic & Swim Camp gives young gymnasts the chance to develop their skills on the Spring Floor along with fun dips and […] [Read More]
Categories: Fitness, Gymnastics

Water Rat Swim Team Tryouts for New Swimmers, Tuesday, Sept. 3

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The Westport Weston Family Y Water Rat Swim Team will hold tryouts for new swimmers on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at the Y’s facility in downtown Westport. Parents are encouraged to pre-register their children; tryout registration forms may be found at www.westporty.org. The fee for those who pre-register is $25, with check-in for swimmers aged […] [Read More]

‘Pandemonium for Boys,’ Jitterbugs & More at the Y Starts Sept. 3

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Advance registration for the Westport Weston Family Y’s Fall Session of classes and activities is now under way. The Fall Session begins Tuesday, Sept. 3, and continues through the second week of December. To review the complete schedule of classes, activities and programs — and to find more helpful information about our Family Y — […] [Read More]
Categories: Community, Gymnastics

Water Rat Seniors Are Super at Super Sectionals

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The Water Rat Swim Team finished their Long Course season this past weekend with a strong showing by its Senior swimmers as the top-finishing Connecticut men’s team at the Eastern Zone Speedo® Super Sectional meet in Buffalo, N.Y. The Eastern Zone Sectionals championship, held Aug. 1-4, drew more than 500 top swimmers from Virginia to […] [Read More]
Categories: Westport Water Rats

Hafaday — A Whole Lot of Fun this Summer

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Another fun and rewarding season for the Westport Weston Family Y’s Hafaday Summer Swim Lesson Program is coming to an end next week, and Aquatics Director Nicole Turechek would like to extend a big thank you to all the participants and their families, as well as a special shout-out to our outstanding staff of counselors. […] [Read More]
Categories: Hafaday

Family Y’s After-School Programs at Saugatuck ES

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Providing youth with opportunities to continue to learn and engage in meaningful activities at the end of the school day can boost their academic success. To help motivate and inspire kids to learn, the Westport Weston Family Y offers an after-school program to school-aged children of families in Westport and Weston that combines academics with […] [Read More]
Categories: Early Learning

Young Water Rats Make Short Work of Long Course Season

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Tryouts for new swimmers wishing to join the Water Rat Swim Team will be held Tuesday, Sept. 3 The 12 & Under members of the Westport Weston Family Y’s Water Rat Swim Team are putting the finishing touches on a highly successful Long Course season. The Long Course season, which features meets contested in 50-meter […] [Read More]
Categories: Westport Water Rats