Rockwall YMCA crowns volleyball champs and caps off spring season with an ace

Rockwall YMCA crowns volleyball champs and caps off spring season with an ace

ROCKWALL, TX – June 1, 2021 — The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall spring volleyball program served up some fantastic matches in its end-of-season championship tournament over the Memorial Day weekend. Taking home the championship for the Lower Division (1st-4th grade) in the tournament was the Spikers coached by Stacie Renfro. The Spikers won both […]

Rockwall YMCA recognizes 2020 Annual Campaign volunteers, departing board members and Larry Parks Service Award winner

Rockwall YMCA recognizes 2020 Annual Campaign volunteers, departing board members and Larry Parks Service Award winner

ROCKWALL, TX – May 26, 2021 — The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Board honored its departing board members and 2020 Annual  Campaign volunteers, as well as its Larry Parks YMCA Service Award winner during a meeting at GMR Protection Resources Inc. in Heath on May 25th. Rockwall YMCA Board Member and and Chief Operating […]

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas celebrates 135th year of serving North Texas

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas celebrates 135th year of serving North Texas

Rockwall YMCA volunteers honored at Annual Celebration ROCKWALL, TX – May 20, 2021 — The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas held its Annual Celebration on May 18th, celebrating 135 years of serving North Texas and the volunteers across communities in North Texas, including Rockwall. The event honored the volunteers that have tirelessly served the community throughout a […]

Rockwall city council honors longtime resident Marylin King with Hometown Hero award

Rockwall city council honors longtime resident Marylin King with Hometown Hero award

ROCKWALL, TX – May 4, 2021 — The Rockwall City Council presented longtime resident and YMCA personal trainer Marilyn King with the Hometown Hero award during last night’s regular meeting of the council. Along with the award, Mayor Jim Pruitt proclaimed May 3, 2021 as Hometown Hero Marylin King Day in the City of Rockwall. […]

Rockwall YMCA, community help find a new home for foster youth

Rockwall YMCA, community help find a new home for foster youth

ROCKWALL, TX – December 22, 2020 —Two years ago, Xavier Cunningham – a 24-year-old with special needs who’s high functioning – came into the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall to apply for a membership. Xavier had been in and out of foster care since he was three years old, and was at the time living […]

Rockwall YMCA community donates record number of Angel Tree gifts

Rockwall YMCA community donates record number of Angel Tree gifts

ROCKWALL, TX – December 18, 2020 — With the global pandemic comes many a hardship for local small businesses and charities as they continue to do all they can to stay afloat. Those circumstances have created a need within the community that’s far greater than it ever has been before; But they have also brought […]

Rockwall YMCA, Meals on Wheels bring Thanksgiving to homebound seniors in need

Rockwall YMCA, Meals on Wheels bring Thanksgiving to homebound seniors in need

ROCKWALL, TX – November 24, 2020 — The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall and Meals on Wheels Senior Services of Rockwall County (MOWSS) provided groceries for local homebound seniors in need to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal this week. The Rockwall Y partnered with MOWSS to identify elderly clients in the area who might not otherwise […]

Rockwall YMCA brings fun to at-home learners with new fitness programs at the Y

Rockwall YMCA brings fun to at-home learners with new fitness programs at the Y

ROCKWALL, TX – August 28, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many parents to choose remote learning for their kids in order to keep them safe. But while remote learning is less risky, it also means that kids might miss out on the benefits of physical activities they would normally get while at school […]

Rockwall YMCA staff rallies around local in need during COVID-19

Rockwall YMCA staff rallies around local in need during COVID-19

When the staff at J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall learned that one of its senior members, Sue N., was having trouble meeting her basic needs, like buying groceries, they knew it was time to come together and support a member of the Y community in more ways than one. “As a charity organization, we rely […]

Angel Tree to Help Local YMCA Families in Need

Angel Tree to Help Local YMCA Families in Need

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 17, 2018) The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall encourages its members and the community at large to stop by the Welcome Center and choose an ornament from the YMCA’s annual Angel Tree. Each ornament represents a local child, age 18 or younger, whose family has an active Y membership, requires financial […]