YMCA Holiday Invitational Meet

The YMCA Holiday Trials and Finals Invitational meet December 12-14 is fast approaching. Click the links for the Meet Announcement and the Water Rat Meet Entry. If you have any questions regarding your swimmers events please reach out to me. The team entry will be submitted tomorrow. If you, or your swimmer, would like to […]

Citrus Sale Deadline Extended to 11/4

All Orders Must Be Received by 6:00 PM on Election Day As of today (10/29), we have received 2014 Citrus Sale orders from 24 families. We do not have enough people participating in this year’s Citrus Sale to arrange for a truck from Texas, so we have been forced to extend the order deadline until […]

Change in Leadership at Family Y

Bonnie Strittmatter, President of the Westport Weston Family Y’s volunteer Board of Directors, announced on Tuesday, Oct. 21 that Philip Dwyer, retired CEO of the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA, has been appointed Interim CEO of the Westport Weston Family Y. A resident of Fairfield, Phil served the YMCA movement for over 40 years. He will […]

Age Group Pottery Party

If you are interested in joining your coaches and teammates for a fun social activity on November 1st, please click for our Pottery Party Flyer. There are only 40 slots available for the Water Rat Age Group swimmers (Red, Blue, JAG1, JAG2, JAG3, TAG, and SAG) So if you are interested, please register ASAP by […]

Winter Coat Drive for Bridgeport

In keeping with the community-service commitment of the Family Y’s Water Rat Swim Team, we ask for your support in supplying local families and individuals in need with winter coats. We will be collecting gently used winter coats for children and adults now through November 19 on behalf of the Bridgeport Rescue Mission, which helps […]

October 2014

Minutes from Board Meeting on October 3, 2014 Attendees Craig Adler (Senior Rep), Martha Corneck (AG Rep), Brian Crombie (co-Treasurer), Chris Gannon (interim Escrow Manager), Adrienne Johnston (Meet Manager), Ellen Johnston (Head Coach), Lorraine Kennedy (Officials Chair) , Jennifer Lau (8/under Rep), Megan Loffredo (Officials Chair), Andy Mc Nab (Co-Pres.), Sylvia Ortega (Co-Pres.), and Adrienne […]

Celebrating What Matters: Our New Y

This wonderful seven-minute film about our Family Y’s past, present and future was created by Brian Russell of Fairfield-based Red Shoe Film. It debuted at our Celebrating What Matters Gala on Oct. 11, 2014. We thank those Y members and volunteer leaders who appeared in the film, as well as narrator Mark Graham.