Registration underway for Sailing, Swimming & Tennis Camp

ROCKWALL, TX (May 4, 2014) Chandlers Landing Yacht Club is pleased to offer “Sailing, Swimming, & Tennis Camp” for children 8 years and older.  This unique camp enables participants to mix and match selections to experience all three sports, combine two of the sports, or concentrate on a single interest. The weekly camps are offered […]

Springer students explore ‘What I Want To Be When I Grow Up’

ROCKWALL (March 3, 2014) We have all been asked at some point in our childhood…”What do you want to be when you grow up?”  The Rockwall ISD Education Foundation awarded the Kindergarten team at Springer Elementary $1,771 for their “When I Grow Up…” grant idea. The goal of this grant was to give students a […]

Sailing scholarships give Helping Hands children opportunity to learn sport

Sailing scholarships give Helping Hands children opportunity to learn sport

September 7, 2012 – “Sailing is like heaven on earth,” said one of the 18 sailing students – all children of Helping Hands’ clients that received sailing scholarships from Rush Creek Junior Sailing Program. Since 2006, the yacht club have generously provided tuition-free sailing lessons for kids that normally would not have the opportunity to […]

Mayor Liechty’s Message: Summer season highlights Heath’s many recreational options

Mayor Liechty’s Message: Summer season highlights Heath’s many recreational options

(Heath) July 13, 2012 – Summer has arrived, and it is a great season to live in Heath.  Our location on the Eastern shore of Lake Ray Hubbard, our exceptional recreational options and our unique hometown events are just a few of the many reasons that caused our City to be ranked #11 on D […]

Heath sailor wins silver at US Jr Olympic Sailing Festival

Heath sailor wins silver at US Jr Olympic Sailing Festival

Team Geoffrey Nelson/Max Hudson earns silver medal finish at 2012 Hobie North American Youth Sailing Championship July 11, 2012 – Geoffrey Nelson, 16, of Heath, and Max Hudson, 16, of Shreveport, Louisiana, won the Silver Medal at the 2012 Hobie North American Youth Sailing Championship, hosted by Annapolis Yacht Club, as part of the U.S. […]

Dallas Race Week brings sailors, family fun to Lake Ray Hubbard

Dallas Race Week brings sailors, family fun to Lake Ray Hubbard

Rockwall Breakfast Rotary ‘Sails into Service’ Sailors host Skipper’s Meeting, celebrate successful start to Dallas Race Week at Dodie’s at The Harbor CLICK HERE TO BUY RAFFLE TICKETS (Lake Ray Hubbard) June 17, 2012 – Dallas Race Week set sail today, attracting some of the area’s top sailors and thousands of spectators to Lake Ray […]

Harbor Lights maiden voyage benefits Helping Hands

Harbor Lights maiden voyage benefits Helping Hands

(Lake Ray Hubbard) May 7, 2012 – Harbor Lights, the newest venture of Scott and Jan Self, was filled with supporters and friends of Rockwall County Helping Hands Saturday night. Guests enjoyed a spectacular sunset on Lake Ray Hubbard and even more beautiful moon rise during a three hour cruise on the eastern shore of […]

Brothers from Heath are Butterfly Nat’l Sailing champs

From left, Geoffrey and Zachary Nelson celebrate winning the Butterfly Jr. National Championship in the Gaslight Village area of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Photo submitted by Dawn Nelson. (Heath) Fifteen-year-old Geoffrey Nelson, with his younger brother, Zachary, 12, as crew, won the 50th Annual Butterfly Jr. National Sailing Championship, held July 20-22 at Grand Rapids Yacht […]