Seventeen Dallas-area high school seniors received a total of $35,500 in academic scholarships from the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Foundation and its supporters at its 39th Annual College Scholarship Reception. These scholarships are renewable over four years for a total of $142,000.
This school year, the Texas Model United Nations program welcomed 544 teens from 42 schools across the state including 386 teens from 24 schools across North Texas! Two hundred and ten participants attended the 4th MUN State Assembly held at the Plano Marriott.
Last month, more than 300 middle and high school students attended the Y Achievers Teen Summit at Paul Quinn College. The Summit, presented by JCPenney Communities Foundation, provided a hands-on engaging experience to excite teens to pursue a career beyond high school whether that is through college or a vocation.
As summer creeps closer and the temperatures start to climb, people head to the pool, lakes, and beaches. It also means as adults we must be vigilant around the water. It is a time when we must put our phones down and focus on the water.
Spread the word! The Y proudly invites all active military personnel, first responders, past and present, along with their families, to ENJOY THE Y FOR FREE during the week of Memorial Day, May 27th - 31st!
There's so much going on within the Dallas YMCA Association! President and CEO, Curt Hazelbaker, gives his monthly take on what's happening and where we are going in his newsletter.
DROWNING IS SECOND LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH FOR KIDS
Dallas, May 24, 2019 - A safety-first focus is available through swimming lessons, water safety demonstrations and other community partnerships at the YMCA year-round. As summer kicks off, water safety becomes a focal point for summer activities. The Y is offering Free “Safe Swim” at YMCA pools across the metroplex Memorial Day Weekend, including Water Safety Demos!
MEMORIAL WEEK OPEN HOUSE
Dallas, May 24, 2019 - In appreciation for those in uniform, the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas proudly invites all active military personnel, first responders, past and present, along with their families, to ENJOY THE Y FOR FREE at one of our 19 YMCA locations during the week of Memorial Day, May 27th - 31st.
Y SCHOLARS AWARDED $35,500 BY YMCA FOUNDATION
Dallas, Texas (May 3, 2019) - Seventeen Dallas-area high school seniors received a total of $35,500 in academic scholarships from the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Foundation and its supporters at its 39th Annual College Scholarship Reception. These scholarships are renewable over four years for a total of $142,000. Along with these scholars, the YMCA awarded an additional $130,000 to 81 continuing college students who re-qualified for prior scholarships based on academic achievement.
TEENS MEET IN DALLAS FOR MODEL UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE
Dallas, Texas (April 12, 2019) - This 2018-19 school year the Texas Model United Nations program welcomed 544 teens from 42 schools across the state including 386 teens from 24 schools across Dallas. Dallas and Houston officers and YMCAs each hosted Regional Summits and 210 participants attended the 4th MUN State Assembly held at the Plano Marriott.
YMCA PARTNERS WITH THE JCPENNEY COMMUNITIES FOUNDATION TO INSPIRE STUDENTS AT TEEN SUMMIT AT PAUL QUINN COLLEGE
Dallas, Texas (April 22, 2019) – The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas will inspire and empower teens at the 2019 Y Achievers Teen Summit presented by The JCPenney Communities Foundation on Thursday, April 25. At the summit, over 300 middle and high school students from Dallas ISD, Desoto ISD, Duncanville ISD and Gateway Charter will meet on the campus of Paul Quinn College for this now biannual event.
DFW YMCAs TEAMING UP TO RAISE OVER $100,000 FOR NORTH TEXAS COMMUNITIES
Dallas, March 5, 2019YMCAs in Dallas, Fort Worth and Arlington are coming together for YMCA Day of Giving, a one-day giving event geared to providing an opportunity to give to your local Y across the DFW Metroplex.
YMCA SERVICES DURING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN
Dallas, January 15, 2019For federal employees and their families while on furlough during the Federal Government shutdown, the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas is waiving a month of membership dues for our current members impacted through January, as well as offering free workouts to non-members also impacted.
2018 Press Releases
- Dallas YMCA CFO Named Nonprofit CFO Of The Year By Dallas Business Journal
- Know The Risks: November Is National Diabetes Awareness Month
- Childhood Obesity Is A Family Affair
- Irving Family YMCA Welcomes New Executive Director To The Community
- Daymark Living Founder Receives Gov. Abbot’s Lone Star Award
- AT&T Awards $65,000 To YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Program Empowering Middle & High School Students
- Dallas YMCA Named NonProfit Organization of the Year
- YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Earns 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator
- YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Foundation Awards College Scholarship
- Dallas Marathon's Inaugural Five on the 4th Event Benefiting the YMCA
- Communities Foundation of Texas gives $150,000 to support racial equality in Dallas
- Hunt County Uncertainty Put To Rest Through YMCA Support
2017 Press Releases
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2016 Press Releases
- Moody Family YMCA Holds Sneak Peek Event
- Dallas YMCA Gives Local Seniors Scholarships
- Dallas YMCA Hosts 131st Annual Meeting
- Panelist Bring "Healthy Relationship Huddle" to DeSoto
2015 News Releases
- YMCA Receives $4,000 From The Texas Bar Foundation
- 12th Annual YMCA Key Leaders Luncheon
- Prevention Could Be The Cure For High Health Costs
- The Importance of STEM
- Dallas Chosen As Pilot Site To Expand STEM Education To East Dallas, Pleasant Grove
- Dallas YMCA Hosts Lone Star Swim Meet
- IMAGINE SCIENCE Takes Flight
- USA Women's Soccer Team Inspires Grand Prairie YMCA Day Campers
- At The Heart Of It All
- Dallas YMCA Celebrates Dads
- White Rock YMCA Hosts a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
- YMCA MAKE A SPLASH Swim Initiative Teaches Life Saving Skills
- Dallas YMCA Hosts Annual Campaign Victory Celebration
- YMCA Breaks Ground On The New Moody Family YMCA In The Park Cities
- YMCA College Scholarships
- Texas Democrats, Republicans Unite To Form YMCA Legislative Caucus
- Dallas YMCA hosts 130th Annual Meeting
- YMCADallas Receives Office Depot Foundation Donation
- Two YMCA Members: One Suffers a Near Fatal Heart Condition, the Other Saves His Life
- Dallas Y Chosen for Deloitte's Pro Bono Community Investment
2014 News Releases
- 47th Annual Capital One Bank Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot
- JER Chilton YMCA ribbon cutting a 'legacy event' for the community
- Dez Bryant hands out turkeys at the Oak Cliff YMCA
- 11th Annual YMCA Key Leaders Luncheon
- YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas & The Rise School Announce Merge
- Park South YMCA Unveils Upgrades Thanks to Crystal Charity Ball
- Gary Kelly will be the 2014 Key Leaders Luncheon Keynote Speaker
- YMCA and DCHHS Host a Diabetes Prevention Program Campaign Kick-Off
- Park Cities YMCA Celebrates The Adaptive Aquatics Program of Ability Connection Texas
- The Dallas Y to Host Jillian Michaels
- The Dallas YMCA Celebrates Father's Day
- Dallas Joins the Street Revolution by Bringing Ciclovía to Uptown
- YMCA Teaches Life Saving Skills to Kids
- Congressman Veasey Promotes The YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program
- Park Cities Y Announces Plan For Interim Space
- Healthy Kids Day
- White Rock YMCA Receives $3M Anonymous Gift
- Moody Foundation Gives $8 Million
- JER Chilton YMCA - Ground Breaking
- YMCA at White Rock Ground Breaking
- 33rd Annual College Scholarship Reception