A Lifetime of Adventure: Rockwall man enjoys thrills around the world

A Lifetime of Adventure: Rockwall man enjoys thrills around the world

  ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 28, 2021 — Picture it: you’re dangling more than 8,000 feet above ground, soaring at 95 miles per hour for a little over a mile and a half, with nothing below you but a vast valley and a winding river. That’s where Rockwall resident Ramon Olivo found himself some years […]

Rockwall YMCA lifeguards recognized for saving life of drowning boy

Rockwall YMCA lifeguards recognized for saving life of drowning boy

ROCKWALL, TX – August 12, 2021 — Three lifeguards with the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Aquatics program were recognized today for their quick actions in saving the life of a young boy who nearly drowned. Berkley Brown, Tatum Yoes and Elijah Markarian received Citizen Lifesaving Awards from the Rockwall Fire Department for their efforts […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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