YMCA bids farewell to executive director Mike Atkins

(Rockwall) August 30, 2012 – Mike Atkins began his service as a Sports Program Director at Rockwall in December 1997 and served in this role until January 2003 when he became the Executive Director of the Rockwall County Family YMCA.Mike’s last day with the YMCA will be Friday, August 31. During Mike’s tenure he has […]

Leadership Alignment at the Y: leading by example

Leadership Alignment at the Y: leading by example

Director Mike Atkins steps up to the challenge with Zumba At the YMCA, we have a focus on “Leadership Alignment,” which means that we want to be examples of what we stand for. We are for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, and we promote certain values as an association.  As far as healthy […]

Rockwall YMCA director dresses for success

Who would you most like to see in a dress, Jon Bailey or Mike Atkins? That was the question posed to the Rockwall Family YMCA Board of Management during the final stretch of the 2012 Partners Campaign, which sought to raise a record $150,000 to ensure that no one is turned away from a Y program […]

Love stories from the YMCA

Happy Valentine’s Day!  I’ve always had a bit of a love/hate relationship with the holiday. I love it because I think any celebration of love is a great thing. I dislike it because, being single, the holiday always brings with it a feeling of missing out on something- or when you are in a couple, […]

MusicFest to roast Mike Atkins of Rockwall Y

Following a tradition of honoring citizens who have made significant contributions to the Rockwall community, Mike Atkins, Executive Director of the Rockwall County Family YMCA, will be the subject of MusicFest’s Ninth Annual Celebrity Roast on Saturday, Feb. 11 at Occasions at Stone River in Royse City. Atkins has served  as executive director of the Rockwall Y […]