Our special needs athletes compete as Water Rats at the Special Olympics Summer Games. The competitive team practices Tuesday and Thursday in the YMCA Lap Pool.
Developmental Team: Sundays 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Competitive Team: Tuesday/Thursday 5:30-6:30 pm
Our Unified Basketball team is comprised of both special needs athletes and typical partners. This fall, the teams competed in two Unified tournaments. There will be 2 practices each week. Players may attend one or both, ages 8-21. Junior Team Practice Sat 10-11:45 am. Senior Team Practice Sat 9:30-10:30 am.
Track and Field
Saturday Indoor 9:30 - 10:30 am Outdoor TBD
Become an Athlete
Step 1: Fill out & sign an Athlete Release Form: for minors / for adultsStep 2: Have a physician fill out and sign the Athlete Medical Form: for all athletesStep 3: Deliver both forms to Danette Meigel. You may scan & email the forms to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail/deliver them to the Westport Weston Family YMCA at 14 Allen Raymond Lane, Westport, CT 06880.
Step 4: Danette will contact you once the Special Olympics of CT has processed your paperwork. Please allow for one week for processing. Once this is final, Danette will notify you that your child may begin practicing.
The Westport Weston Family YMCA will host its annual Freestyle Frenzy Swim Meet on Saturday 11/16 & Sunday 11/17. Due to the event the Pool Schedules will be impacted and swim lessons will not run. Please click on the yellow tab for all information on the Swim Meet including pool closures and program changes. Swim Meet 11-16 & 11-17