Swim lessons return to the Rockwall YMCA June 15

Swim lessons return to the Rockwall YMCA June 15

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 9, 2020) Pool time is back at the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall! The Rockwall Y will begin offering swim lessons to families on June 15th. The decision to re-open swimming lessons comes from the guidance of the CDC, which states that it is safe to swim as the COVID-19 virus […]

YMCA Spring Soccer, Volleyball Programs Score Big in Rockwall and Heath

YMCA Spring Soccer, Volleyball Programs Score Big in Rockwall and Heath

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 12, 2019) The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall (1210 N. Goliad St.) wrapped up another highly successful spring sports season last week. The Rockwall Y partnered with the City of Heath in January to bring its rapidly-growing Small Fry and Youth Soccer programs to the fields at Towne Center Park. Despite […]

Rockwall YMCA: ‘Not just sports, but sportsmanship’

Rockwall YMCA: ‘Not just sports, but sportsmanship’

(ROCKWALL, TX – December 4, 2017) Winter sports season at the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA gets underway this week as the Little Ballers and Youth Basketball League begin practice at various Rockwall ISD facilities. In January, these 836 young athletes will be shooting hoops on brand new wood flooring that is currently being installed in the […]

Real People. Real Results.

Real People. Real Results.

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 25, 2017) For local business owner and JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall member Matilyn Keith, no one keeps her motivated and positive about her weight loss goals quite like her friend and personal trainer Lindsay Wasserman. Matilyn has been training with Wasserman at the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall for the […]

YMCA welcomes local teachers to prayer breakfast Aug. 4

YMCA welcomes local teachers to prayer breakfast Aug. 4

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 5, 2017) The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA cordially invites ALL teachers from Rockwall and Heath schools to a Teacher Prayer Breakfast in their honor. The event is also open to the public for community members who want to celebrate RISD teachers. The breakfast will be a time of encouragement and prayer and […]

Saving Havens

Saving Havens

Heroic actions revive 84-year-old in YMCA aerobics class (ROCKWALL, TX — June 9, 2017)  Paul Havens may have turned 84 this year, but he hasn’t slowed down for a second. After attending daily exercise classes at the JER Chilton YMCA for the past eight  years, he has become somewhat of a favorite amongst instructors and […]

YMCA soccer season sees sign ups spike

YMCA soccer season sees sign ups spike

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 1, 2017) Soccer season has wrapped up at the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA, and this year the program scored with its highest enrollment ever. Over 900 kids signed up to build new skills and new friendships. YMCA Sports Director Bill Cadman said he is excited to see record-breaking numbers of kids enjoying […]

Book signing: The Lightness of Darkness by Bob Chilton

Book signing: The Lightness of Darkness by Bob Chilton

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 1, 2017) Award-winning art photographer Bob Chilton will be signing copies of his latest book – The Lightness of Darkness – at the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall on Wednesday, June 14, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Chilton, who has taken photos all over the world, is past president of […]

JER Chilton YMCA selects annual father of the year

JER Chilton YMCA selects annual father of the year

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 17, 2017) So many fathers make such a big impact on the people in their lives that it’s strange to think that Father’s Day was not always celebrated. However, the tradition was not started until 1910, when Sonora Louise Smart Dodd decided to create a day to honor her father, William […]

Play It Cool at the Pool

Play It Cool at the Pool

Put water safety first this summer (ROCKWALL, TX – May 18, 2017) With summer approaching, lots of folks will be looking to beat the Texas heat by partaking in a variety of fun water activities such as swimming and boating. But regardless whether you’re taking your child for a fun swim at the local community […]