They bounced on trampolines, slid down slides and crawled through tubes, but the ultimate goal was to meet Santa Claus, the guest of honor at "Pizza with Santa" night on Friday at the Westport Weston Family Y.

In addition to the Man in Red and boxes and boxes of pizza, the pre-holiday program included cookie decorating with crème and sprinkles and designing Christmas stockings using paste and glitter.

By the end of the evening, like the jolly old elf himself, everyone left with a bit of a pot belly and a twinkle in their eyes.