Pizza with Santa at the Family Y, Friday, Dec. 14, 6-7:15 pm

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One of the Family Y’s favorite holiday treats takes place on Friday, Dec. 14, when Santa makes a special visit … and brings pizza! Kids, bring a healthy appetite, your wish lists and sit on Santa’s lap! The festivities take place in the Bedford Room and Lobby, from 6 to 7:15 pm and include cookie […] [Read More]
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Lessons Learned from the Family Y’s ‘Lost November’

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Now that the Westport Weston Family Y has succeeded with its repairs to flood damage caused by Superstorm Sandy and re-opened after a month-long closure, it’s worth reviewing what we’ve learned as a result of our Y’s “lost November.” Frist, the Y’s vintage electric switch gear, which is housed in a sub-level of our facility […] [Read More]

Family Y Water Rat Swimmers Rise to Recent Challenges

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Of all the inspiring stories to arise from our Y’s encounter with Superstorm Sandy, the Water Rat Swim Team’s efforts stand out. Just as the swim season’s meets were scheduled to begin, the team found itself without a pool for over a month. Head Coach Ellen Johnston and her staff scrambled and improvised mightily to […] [Read More]

Family Y’s Giving Tree Makes Holiday Wishes Come True

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s Holiday Giving Tree is now on display in the Stauffer pool lobby, with some very special trimmings. In this season of giving, we invite Y families (and other secret Santa’s helpers) to select a gift-request ornament from our tree and make someone’s holiday wish come true.  This year the Family […] [Read More]
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Family Y “Welcome Back!” Celebration, Tues., Dec. 11

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Midge’s Membership Blog: What a tumultuous few days!  The Family Y re-opening after 5 weeks!  Winter Registration begun!  Holiday preparations under way including a “Welcome Back!” reception for all our staff and members and supporters on Tuesday evening, December 11 (7 – 8:30 pm) at Christ & Holy Trinity Church’s Branson Hall. I urge all […] [Read More]

Family Y Welcomes Members Back After Month Closure (with photos)

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After a month-long closure to make repairs from extensive flood damage caused by Superstorm Sandy, the Westport Weston Family Y re-opened its doors on Friday, Nov. 30 at noon to Y Members and the community. Some parts of the facility and programs remain temporarily out of service, and are detailed here. “I am very proud […] [Read More]
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Family Y to Re-Open Friday, Nov. 30 at 12 Noon

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The Westport Weston Family Y has wonderful news to share: Late Thursday we received a temporary Certificate of Occupancy from town officials, which will allow us to resume operations on a limited basis, starting Friday, Nov. 30, at 12 noon. The Family Y will resume operations utilizing two external generators to supply power to the […] [Read More]
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Latest Progress Report About the Family Y

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Our month-long effort to re-open our Family Y and to resume operations is nearly complete. We are now working with town officials to secure the necessary permits that will allow us to welcome our Members and the public back into our building. We will announce via email, our website and other media as soon as […] [Read More]
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