WRAT Photo Gallery and Privacy

SmugMug, which hosts our team photos, updated its software last year and that change gave us a chance to redesign our gallery. Click to visit. Our gallery design hides our photos from search engines, which makes us more compliant with USA Swimming privacy guidelines. We don’t ask parents to sign a photo waiver since we […]

Water Rats Honored In and Out of Pool

USA Scholastic All Americans, CT Scholar Athletes, and CT Top 16 Water Rat swimmers are doing well in the pool and in school. Bryce Keblish and Daniel Williams recently were awarded USA Swimming Scholastic All American recognition, which means that they had at least a 3.5 GPA for the previous school year and they swam […]

Returning Swimmers Must Register by 9/2

All returning Water Rats must register by Tuesday, September 2. For more information, download the 2014 Registration Packet. Click to begin the process. Earlier this month, I sent out individual emails, informing parents of practice group assignments. If you did not receive a message, please email me and I’ll send it again.We need to know who is returning, so we […]

2014 WRAT Registration Is Now Open

All returning Water Rats should be able to register now. Click to begin the process. Earlier this weekend, I sent out individual emails, informing parents of practice group assignments. If you did not receive a message, please email me and I’ll send it again. Parents have until September 2, 2014 to register returning swimmers. For […]

Water Rats Adapt to Change

Find Strength in Transition After a very successful long course season, the changes in coaching staff have unsettled us all, particularly as we are about to move into our new facility at Mahackeno and the new short course season is about to commence. We wanted you to know that Water Rat Head Coach Ellen Johnston, […]

2014 Tryouts Will Be Held on September 3

Tryouts for the 2014-2015 team will be held on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at the Westport Weston Family Y at 59 Post Road East, Westport, CT. For new swimmers who register by 11:59p, Tuesday, September 2, the nonrefundable fee is $25. Check-in will take place in the Stauffer Pool Lobby. 9 & Over: Check-in 4:00p […]

Family Y Changes Youth Membership Fees

Water Rat parents whose children are Youth Members of the Westport Weston Family Y should note that in March the Y changed its payment options for new Youth Members, offering the Youth Membership level as an annual-only option. Any Water Rat Youth Members, whose parents paid by a monthly bank draft or by credit card, […]