Crawfish Fest at Rockwall Harbor raises big bucks for YMCA Angel Camp kids with special needs

Crawfish Fest at Rockwall Harbor raises big bucks for YMCA Angel Camp kids with special needs

Dodie’s dishes out more than 2,000 pounds of mudbugs Festival-goers raise over $11,000 to send kids to camp  ROCKWALL, TX (April 10, 2024) — It was another record-setting year for Dodie’s Annual All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish Fest at The Harbor as a sell-out crowd lined up more than an hour early to feast on crawfish and raise […]

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas bringing swim lessons to Fate

YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas bringing swim lessons to Fate

Fate, TX (March 20, 2024) – The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas has announced a new location in Rockwall County to help accomplish their goal of drowning prevention. Beginning in April, swim lessons will be offered at the Pioneer Technology & Arts Academy located in Fate, TX. The ability to swim can be taught early to […]

Over $20K raised for JER Chilton YMCA’s Day of Giving

Over $20K raised for JER Chilton YMCA’s Day of Giving

Rockwall, TX (March 8, 2024) – The carnival rolled into our JER Chilton YMCA community on Tuesday, March 5 with games, treats and tons of fun to kick off YMCA Day of Giving.  Young and old alike came to participate in the activities with a Swim-a-thon, “axe-throwing”, popcorn, hot dogs and much more! But nothing […]

IGT announces donations to four Rockwall service organizations

ROCKWALL, TX (March 6, 2024) – IGT, a global gaming provider, announced today its commitment to supporting the Rockwall community through significant donations to four distinguished service organizations. The donations, totaling $30,000 worth of advanced technology, aim to enhance resources for children, students, and Veterans throughout the Rockwall Community. The beneficiaries include: Rockwall County Helping […]

Rockwall’s JER Chilton YMCA hosts annual campaign kick-off event and celebration

Rockwall’s JER Chilton YMCA hosts annual campaign kick-off event and celebration

Rockwall, TX (February 13, 2024) – Over 100 community members, YMCA staff, board members, and friends, recently gathered at the Dallas Athletic Club for the JER Chilton YMCA annual campaign kickoff. There to celebrate past work and future initiatives, attendees were treated to dinner as well as moving testimonials, board member presentations, and recognition of […]

New Years fitness resolutions – YMCA Trainer weighs in

New Years fitness resolutions – YMCA Trainer weighs in

Dallas, TX (January 17, 2024) – The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas is preparing for a rush of new memberships over the next few weeks, according to Kimberly Graber, Association Director of Personal Training. For some, the new year means new goals, and oftentimes it involves becoming healthier or improving one’s fitness. “With endless diet trends and ‘quick fixes’ it can be difficult to figure out where to start. […]

JER Chilton YMCA honors veterans with memorable Veterans Day ceremony

JER Chilton YMCA honors veterans with memorable Veterans Day ceremony

Rockwall, TX (November 10, 2023) – This morning, JER Chilton YMCA’s annual Veterans Day ceremony was held with community members, leaders, YMCA staff and board members in attendance for the purpose of honoring all those who served. While Veterans Day is traditionally recognized on November 11, today’s ceremony seemed fitting with the birthday of the […]

JER Chilton Rockwall YMCA unveils plaque to honor namesake, Bob Chilton

JER Chilton Rockwall YMCA unveils plaque to honor namesake, Bob Chilton

Rockwall, TX (September 25, 2023) – On Thursday, September 21, JER Chilton YMCA in Rockwall held a special event to commemorate the contributions of Bob Chilton, who was an avid supporter and friend. The evening kicked off with a ribbon cutting with the Royse City Chamber of Commerce. All in attendance spoke to the significant […]

Rockwall YMCA “Angel Camp” makes for a summer of life-changing moments

Rockwall YMCA “Angel Camp” makes for a summer of life-changing moments

Rockwall, TX (August 25, 2023) – Summer parties are fun, and JER Chilton YMCA Angel Camp Summer Party is no different, however it is bittersweet as staff say farewell to campers and their families for another year. The memories though are extra sweet, and the friendships are rich! The Rockwall YMCA Angel Camp is designed […]

Rockwall County Kiwanis TRI-ROCK Sprint Triathlon will Challenge Athletes for a Day of Endurance and Community Spirit

Rockwall County Kiwanis TRI-ROCK Sprint Triathlon will Challenge Athletes for a Day of Endurance and Community Spirit

  Rockwall, TX (June 14, 2023) – The Rockwall County Kiwanis Club is excited to announce the annual Rockwall Kiwanis TRI-ROCK, set to take place on Sunday, August 6, 2023, 7:00am – 10:00am. With a legacy of promoting health, wellness, and community engagement, this iconic sprint triathlon promises participants a fun and challenging experience while […]

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