WRAT National Team Competes at Championships

Eleven members of the Westport Weston Family YMCA Water Rat Swim Team are attending the 2015 YMCA Short Course National Swimming and Diving Championships at the Greensboro Aquatics Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Senior swimmers are accompanied by Head Coach Ellen Johnston and Assistant Coach Frisk Driscoll. Twelve Water Rat swimmer qualified this year for […]

Michelle Kennedy and Coach Kristen At Zones

Michelle Kennedy and Coach Kristen Finnegan are part of the CT Swimming team at the 2015 Eastern Zone Short Course Age Group Championships, March 26-28, in Webster, NY. This prestigious meet encompasses teams from the Eastern Zone, which spans the states from Virginia to Maine as well as Pennsylvania. Each LSC – Local Swim Committee […]

WRAT Recognition Night 2015

The coaching staff and the Water Rats Parents’ Club invite all Water Rats and their parents to WRAT Recognition Night, the swim team’s annual awards and recognition banquet. It will be held at Bedford Middle School at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2015. The dinner will be catered by Stiles. The price will be […]

Jude Dequeljoe Breaks 32 Year Old Y NE Record

The great news from the 2015 YMCA New England Swimming Championships continues. Not only did the 8/u girls win the team title with just five swimmers, but the 8/u boys were runner ups with only 5 swimmers as well. The boys team included Jude Dequeljoe, Andrew Berkowitz, Liam McMahon, Ben Burmeister, and Troy Kudjravstev. Jude […]

8/U Girls Win YMCA New Englands

The Water Rat winning streak continued this weekend when the 8/U girls won their division at the 2015 YMCA New England Swimming Championships.The girls beat their next closest competitor by fourteen points. Congratulations to Kate and Tatum Murray, Ayaan and Annam Olasewere, and Ella Dequeljoie for a job well done! Go WRATS!

March 2015

Minutes for the Board Meeting of March 12, 2015 Attendees Craig Adler (Senior Rep), Mike Alpert (Escrow Manager), Martha Corneck (AG Rep), Adrienne Johnston (Meet Manager), Sylvia Ortega (Co-Pres.), and Candace Twiss ( Senior Rep). Additional Attendees: Adrienne Williams, and Tracy Keblish. Approval of Minutes A quorum was not present at this time. An approval […]

Senior Boys Third at 2015 Senior Championship

The Boy’s Team placed third at the Connecticut Short Course Senior Championship with only four eligible swimmers. The remaining male swimmers are swimming with their high school teams. They competed unattached so that they did not accrue points for our team. The Senior boys also had numerous medalists. Our champions were: Bryce Kebllish: 50 Freestyle […]

Save the Date: Recognition Night April 24, 2015

The swim team’s annual awards and recognition night banquet will be held on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at Bedford Middle School. Details about the event will be posted before Spring Recess. WRAT Recognition Night is an old tradition and it is one of the few times that the entire team is together. […]