Dodie’s Cajun Diner raises big bucks for Angel Campers with 7th Annual Crawfish Fest

Dodie’s Cajun Diner raises big bucks for Angel Campers with 7th Annual Crawfish Fest

ROCKWALL, TX – May 5, 2021 — The community enjoyed mudbugs and music galore at the Dodie’s Cajun Diner 2021 Crawfish Fest this past weekend. Dodie’s staff served up 1,855 pounds of crawfish and raised more than $6,000 for the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Angel Camp, which provides day camp activities like swimming, archery […]

Rockwall YMCA honors veterans with special ceremony

Rockwall YMCA honors veterans with special ceremony

ROCKWALL, TX – November 11, 2020 — The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall welcomed the Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 of Rockwall, local dignitaries and officials, and veterans from the community to observe a special ceremony on Veterans Day. The outdoor event recognized and remembered those who have made the ultimate sacrifice and those […]

Rockwall YMCA to begin opening at 5 a.m. starting July 13th

Rockwall YMCA to begin opening at 5 a.m. starting July 13th

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 10, 2020) Rise and shine with the Rockwall YMCA! Effective Monday, July 13, the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall will open early, beginning at 5 a.m. Check out their website for full operating hours. Those interested in joining the YMCA, or re-activating their membership, may do so with no Joiner Fee. […]

girlSTRONG: Rockwall YMCA program builds strength, confidence and character

girlSTRONG: Rockwall YMCA program builds strength, confidence and character

This spring, the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall will seek to help girls become strong in both mind, body and spirit with its girlSTRONG program. The brainchild of Rockwall YMCA Health and Wellness Director Diana Fulton, this empowering program invites girls ages 10-16 to eight weeks of fitness and healthy group discussions designed to build […]

Rockwall YMCA Celebrates Veterans Week

Rockwall YMCA Celebrates Veterans Week

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 15, 2019) This week, the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall hosted Veterans Week inviting the community to honor and recognize the service and sacrifice of our nation’s military veterans. The Y kicked off the week with a flag folding ceremony on Veterans Day, put on in partnership with the Terry Fisher […]

Rockwall YMCA Caps Off Successful Fall Sports Season of Fun and Fair Play for All

Rockwall YMCA Caps Off Successful Fall Sports Season of Fun and Fair Play for All

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 12, 2019) The J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall saw 1,200+ kids participate in its fall youth soccer, flag football and volleyball programs this season. A total of 862 players signed up for youth soccer, 227 for flag football, and 204 for volleyball. The Rockwall Y’s flag football program saw the biggest […]

JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Honors Veterans with Flag Folding Ceremony

JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Honors Veterans with Flag Folding Ceremony

(ROCKWALL, TX — Nov. 11, 2019) On Veterans Day morning, the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall welcomed city officials, veterans and community members to a flag-folding ceremony in recognition of those who serve and have served in our nation’s military. Put on in partnership with the Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 in Rockwall, the […]

J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall to Host International Soccer Camps June-August

J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall to Host International Soccer Camps June-August

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 6, 2019) J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall (1210 N. Goliad St.) will host a brand new, fully-integrated soccer camp offered by Challenger Sports from June 24th-28th and July 29th-August 2nd. The all new Challenger International Soccer Camp will offer programs for each age and ability level. The camp combines the most […]

Rockwall Family Finds Strength, New Beginning During Time of Adversity

Rockwall Family Finds Strength, New Beginning During Time of Adversity

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 4, 2019) Through the most difficult adversity he and his family have ever faced, local resident and business owner Jason Blackford found a big blessing in the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall. A couple years ago, while Jason and his wife Jacquelyn were traveling home from Kansas after spending the weekend […]

Y Rock sprints to successful finish with new 5K, 1-mile Fun Run

Y Rock sprints to successful finish with new 5K, 1-mile Fun Run

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 26, 2017) Around 200 triathletes and runners hit the race course at the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall early Sunday morning for the Y Rock Sprint Triathlon, 5K Run and 1-mile Fun Run. Presented by the Sports Medicine Center at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, the Y Rock Sprint Triathlon this […]