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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 […]

Annual Groundhog Meet YMCA Masters Swim Team, Sunday, Feb. 5

Annual Groundhog Swim Meet – Sunday, February 5 The Family YMCA will host its annual Groundhog Swim meet on Sunday, February 5. The meet will not have any impact on facility schedules other than the Lap Pool. Please note there will also be a slight change to the Lap Pool Schedule on Saturday, February 4 […]

Pools & Gym Closed for Pentathlon Swim Meet, Jan. 21-22

The Westport Weston Family YMCA’s Water Rat Swim Team is hosting the annual Pentathlon Swim Meet on Jan. 21-22, 2017. As a result, the Family Y’s Aquatic Center and its two pools will be closed all day on Saturday, Jan. 21 and  Sunday, Jan. 22. The Gymnasium will also be closed  while the meet is […]

Mahackeno Is the Place to Be on Summer Weekends

This summer, YMCA members are welcome to use our Camp Mahackeno facility on weekends, from 12 to 4 pm, Saturdays and Sundays. Enjoy the outdoor pool as well as the sports fields, basketball courts and playground. Bring along lunch, a beach chair or two and towels and have a picnic! This new member amenity is […]

Lifetime YMCA Member and Fitness Instructor Gil Vogel Passes Away at Age 92

We’re saddened to learn from Nora Vogel that her husband, Gil, passed away on November 27 at the age of 92. Nora was by his side. Gil Vogel was a Lifetime YMCA Member and a Fitness Instructor at the Westport Weston Family YMCA from 1957-1991. In 1992, YMCA staff and volunteer leaders dedicated the lower gymnasium of the […]

How Our YMCA Strengthens Community, One Family at a Time

People know the impact the Westport Weston Family YMCA has had throughout the towns we have served for nearly a century. But there’s so much more to our Y than you might think. Each day we hear the stories of those we help through the Y’s ongoing charitable efforts. Like this Westport mother, who recently sent us a note […]

Family YMCA to Launch Special Olympics Swimming Program

The Westport Weston Family YMCA is partnering with Special Olympics Connecticut to create a swim team for children and young adults with intellectual disabilities. Starting in January 2016, the new Special Olympics Westport-Weston YMCA Swimming Program will give local youth ages 8 to 21 years old the opportunity to learn or improve their swimming abilities, […]

Take the YMCA’s Online Community Needs Assessment Survey

Your opinion matters! If you live or work in Westport or Weston, the YMCA wants to hear from you! Through December 15, the Westport Weston Family YMCA is hosting an Online Community Needs Assessment Survey to seek input from community members. The survey should take no more than 5 minutes to complete and may be found at […]