Camp and vacation bags are unpacked, and the back to school ads are haunting you – this can only mean that it’s time to trade lazy summer mornings for lunch packing and bus stops.

But fear not, back to school is an exciting time full of new beginnings – new teachers, new haircuts, new friends, new backpacks…and in some cases a new school! Where better to send your kids back to school than Westport!

Consistently ranked amongst the top school districts in CT and the US, Westport schools boast a robust curriculum, dedicated staff, and a community of involved families. With 5 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, one nationally ranked High School, after school enrichment, arts and music programs, STEM programs, and every sport under the sun, there is something for everyone here in Westport. If you don’t believe us, check it out for yourself….

http://www.westport.k12.ct.us/

And our neighboring town Weston can also brag about their top ranked school system, home to an elementary school, an intermediate school, a middle school and a high school all on one beautiful 117-acre wooded campus. In addition to its reputation for stellar academics, Weston also offers a strong co-curricular after school activity program at all school levels.

http://www.westonps.org/

Here are some of M&D Properties favorite local resources for after school activities……

Westport Continuing Ed – a large variety of programs for all grade levels, including chess club, cooking, magic, karate, and homework clubs……..oh my! And Continuing Ed isn’t just for school age residents – there are lots of exciting programs for adults as well.

Westport Library – activities every day for the youngest to the oldest – school age or not! Toddler storytime – check! Minecraft – yup! Reading clubs – they got it!

Westport Parks and Recreation – check it out for a variety of activities such as youth basketball leagues, tennis lessons, and when the weather gets colder…ice skating!

The Westport Weston Family YMCA – a community center for youths, families and older adults, the Y has so many things to offer. Swimming lessons in one of the brand new state of the art pools, gymnastics, dance, basketball, aerobics and youth programs….just to name a few!

Westport Soccer – home to Westport’s rec, tots and travel soccer programs!

Integrated Sports Training – looking for focused instruction for basketball, baseball or football….look no more!

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