Rockwall YMCA Teacher Prayer Breakfast focuses on faith, mental health and well-being of educators

Rockwall YMCA Teacher Prayer Breakfast focuses on faith, mental health and well-being of educators

ROCKWALL, TX (July 27, 2022) During this morning’s Teacher Prayer Breakfast hosted by the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, Rockwall ISD Behavior Specialist Lauren Atkins Bovie addressed some of the challenges educators face and offered tips for teachers to help preserve their mental health. By sharing her personal struggles and faith in God, she emphasized […]

YMCA to host free Lunch & Learn on ‘scams’ with Rockwall Police Department

YMCA to host free Lunch & Learn on ‘scams’ with Rockwall Police Department

ROCKWALL, TX (July 7, 2022) The JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, located at 1210 N. Goliad, will host a free Lunch & Learn presentation from 12 to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 21 featuring Rockwall Police Detective J. Page. The program will address current Rockwall scams and fraud, and how to avoid being a victim. This […]

Marvin Washington of Fate named YMCA Father of the Year

Marvin Washington of Fate named YMCA Father of the Year

ROCKWALL, TX (June 16, 2022)Each June we celebrate Father’s Day, BUT did you know Father’s Day started at the YMCA? Father’s Day was founded by Sonora Louis Smart Dodd, daughter of a single father who served in the Civil War. Her father was widowed when his wife (Mrs. Dodd’s mother) died in childbirth with their […]

Rockwall YMCA, Highland Meadows Health & Rehab to present free Lunch & Learn program on Healthy Aging

Rockwall YMCA, Highland Meadows Health & Rehab to present free Lunch & Learn program on Healthy Aging

ROCKWALL, TX (June 7, 2022) Highland Meadows Health and Rehab will present a FREE Lunch & Learn program from noon to 1 PM Thursday, June 16 at the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall covering myths on aging, sensory/motor changes, medication/neuropathy/low vision, fall prevention, exercise relationships, diet and hydration, and proper footwear. The event is open to […]

Record ten grand of ‘Crawfish Cash’ raised for Rockwall kids with special needs

Record ten grand of ‘Crawfish Cash’ raised for Rockwall kids with special needs

ROCKWALL, TX (April 28, 2022) The threat of rain did not keep mudbug lovers from turning out in droves to the 10th Annual Crawfish Fest at The Harbor, hosted by Dodie’s Cajun Diner. The record-breaking event held April 24th raised more than $10,000 for the J.E.R. Chilton YMCA at Rockwall Angel Camp program for kids […]

Good Neighbor: We can learn a lot from Lance

Good Neighbor: We can learn a lot from Lance

ROCKWALL, TX (April 25, 2022) Meet 7th generation Rockwall resident Robert Lance Miller – called Lance, after his great uncle, Lance Holland. He captured the attention of Blue Ribbon News when his mom, Katy Miller, shared the photo above on Facebook after he announced, “Guys, I’m going to do a little light reading before dinner.” […]

Community welcome for free Lunch & Learn event on Fire Safety in the Home

Community welcome for free Lunch & Learn event on Fire Safety in the Home

ROCKWALL, TX (April 5, 2022) The community is welcome as Rockwall Fire Chief Kenneth Cullins presents a FREE Lunch & Learn program called ‘Fire Safety in the Home’ from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 21 at the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall. The event will be held in the Y’s Conference Room and a […]

Free Lunch & Learn program to address ‘Current Rockwall Scams’

Free Lunch & Learn program to address ‘Current Rockwall Scams’

ROCKWALL, TX (March 15, 2022) Don’t let the thieves get lucky! This St. Patrick’s Day, you are invited to a free Lunch and Learn program hosted by the JER Chilton YMCA at Rockwall, presented by Detective J. Page of the Rockwall Police Department. Detective Page will address current Rockwall scams – – how to identify […]

Crawfish Fest returns to Rockwall Harbor April 24

Crawfish Fest returns to Rockwall Harbor April 24

Annual event at Dodie’s Cajun Diner benefits YMCA’s Angel Camp for kids with special needs ROCKWALL, TX (Feb. 22, 2022) Peak mudbug season is coming and that can only mean one thing – save the date for the All-You-Can-Eat Crawfish Fest at the Rockwall Harbor, benefiting J.E.R. Chilton YMCA’s Angel Camp for children with special […]

Rockwall triathletes take Polar Plunge into Lake Ray Hubbard today to benefit YMCA

Rockwall triathletes take Polar Plunge into Lake Ray Hubbard today to benefit YMCA

ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 16, 2022) Members of the Rockwall Triathlon Club, a local group comprising more than 100 endurance athletes, gathered this morning at the Rockwall Harbor lighthouse to take a Polar Plunge into the chilly waters of Lake Ray Hubbard. With temperatures in the low 30s and a north wind, the “feels like temp” […]

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