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Westport Y offers February break activities

Published 4:23 pm, Thursday, February 14, 2013
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The Westport-Weston Family Y will offer family-oriented programs during the school break Monday to Friday, Feb. 18 to 22, at its facility, 59 Post Road E. The programs are open to Y members and nonmembers. Guest passes and daily drop-in options are also available.

Programs include:

Princess Dance Camp: An introduction to ballet and jazz for children 3 to 5, the camp will take place noon to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Space is limited to 15 students; participants are asked to bring a snack and drink each day. It will focus on a different Disney princess each day. The cost is $180.

Hafaday Swim Lesson Program: The program for children 4 to 8 will include a swim lesson and free swim period each day, arts and crafts, music, games and gym time, including yoga and karate. It will take place from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The cost is $270 for Y members, $295 for nonmembers.

Vacation Gymnastics and Swim Camp: The camp for kids 6 and up is designed to improve gymnastics skills while allowing children to swim each day. It will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Participants are asked to bring a snack and a drink and must be able to swim without flotation devices. The program, coordinated by Senior Sports & Recreation Director Sally Silverstein, offers a daily drop-in option. The cost is $165 for the week or $40 per day.

Toddler Adventure Gym: Each weekday from 9 to 11 a.m., the Y's gymnastic center with bouncy cushions and slides will be open to children 6 months to 4 years old with their parents or guardians for tumbling. The cost is $10 per session.

School Vacation Program: Designed to provide activities all day for children in kindergarten through sixth grade, the program will include daily field trips in the morning and swim time in the afternoons. Children can be dropped off beginning at 7 a.m. and pick-up is until 6 p.m. For information or to register, contact Tasha Dennison, senior director for child care and school age, at 203-226-8981, ext. 113, or tdennison@westporty.org.

For information or to register, visit www.westporty.org or call 203-226-8981.