Entries by Rose Deluca

Get To Know Us – Michael Maffei

Michael Maffei has been a member of our Y for two and one-half years since he transferred from the Norwalk Y when it closed. Originally from the Bronx, he moved to Yonkers and then settled in Norwalk in the mid-1990’s. My image of him, imprinted in my mind, is not of Michael going to and […]

Group Fitness Reservations Info

This winter we have eliminated the Group Fitness RSVP process we used last year, and put a NEW, simpler process in place that prioritizes members of our YMCA over visiting members of other YMCAs. See below for our timeline, basic details, and FAQ’s: Monday, December 11: Reservation process goes into effect for all 9:15am classes. This is […]

Wellness Center Peak Hours Info

Between January 1 and April 30, Peak Hours rules are implemented in the Wellness Center. Peak Hours rules automatically go into effect on: Saturday & Sunday from open until 12:00pm Holidays (such as MLK, Jr. Day) Days when school is out. Any time when all 18 treadmills are in use. During these times, the following […]

Water Rat Top 16 Connecticut Swimmers

Forty-one swimmers who swam with the Water Rats during all or part of the 2016-2017 Swim Year were named as Top 16 Connecticut Swimmers. They include: Kate Murray Annam Olasewere Ayaan Olasewere Jude Gussen Andrew Berkowitz Shawn Chang Michael Ivanov Caroline Begg NouNou Chang Jacob Lee Riley Twiss Regan Ryan Nathan Wang Stanley Yarmoussik Nick […]

Yom Kippur Program Schedule

To celebrate Yom Kippur, we will be adjusting our program schedule accordingly. The following adjustments apply to all youth programs at the Bedford Center in Westport and the Gymnastic Center in Norwalk. Yom Kippur Friday, September 29 – No Youth Programs After 6:00pm Saturday, September 30 – Youth programs will run as scheduled with the […]

Get to Know Us – The Acampora Family

Moving from one to coast to the other, the Acampora family left California to come back home to Westport six years ago. Though the YMCA is a national nonprofit, Denise, mother to Ryan and Megan, was introduced to the Westport Weston Family Y through a friend over one year ago when they wanted to enroll […]

Get To Know Us – Danette Meigel

“Purpose!” Danette Meigel said. Being a part of a cause-driven association, especially one with a focus on nurturing the potential of every child, teen and beyond… that’s what makes her passionate about her work. Danette Meigel is YMCA Camp Hafaday Director and Dance Instructor and has been with the Westport Weston Family Y since 2009. […]

Water Rats Wrap Long Course Season

The Westport Weston Family YMCA’s Water Rat Swim Team is wrapping up a highly successful 2017 Long Course season, with some fast swimming at elite meets at the state, regional, and national levels. The season began with Annam Olasewere breaking Molly Loftus’ thirteen year record in the 50M Fly in a time of 34.78 at […]

Town Invitational Swim Meet

  Town Invitational Swim Meet Wednesday, July 26 This is a recreational meet, offering various distance of all four competitive strokes Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Freestyle, for swimmers ages 6-12.  Swimmers may enter 3 individual events. There are no qualifying times for the meet EVENT DATE:  Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Check In / Registration:   5:00 […]

Get in Shape for the Summer with the YMCA’s Free, Six-Week FitSTART Program

With the warm weather fast approaching now’s the time to take advantage of the Westport Weston Family YMCA’s free, 6-week guided fitness program, FitSTART. FitSTART is a complimentary “starter” program offered to all current or NEW YMCA members ages 14 and older that’s designed to help you improve your health and wellness the RIGHT way. Through […]