Welcome to the 2015-2016 Water Rat Swim Team! The Westport Weston Family Y is in their 93rd year of operation. The Water Rat Swim Team is in their 66th year of competition. The Water Rats are led by Head Coach and Director of Competitive Swimming Ellen Johnston, who was the recipient of the 2015 Larry Lyons Coach of the Year award at YMCA Short Course Nationals. Ellen is in her 30th year with the team. Tryouts for the 2015-2016 season will be August 31st for the 8/unders, September 1st for the 9-10 year olds, and September 2nd for the 11-12 year olds at 4:30pm-6pm each day. 13 and overs should contact Ellen Johnston directly.