YMCA SCHOLARS AWARDED $35,500 BY YMCA FOUNDATION

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.

TEENS MEET IN DALLAS FOR MODEL UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE

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.

Y-ACHIEVER SUMMIT EMPOWERS TEENS

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.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE AROUND WATER

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. 

Memorial Week Open House

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!

PRESIDENT'S FIRST FRIDAY REPORT

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.

PRESS RELEASES

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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

 

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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.

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DFW YMCAs TEAMING UP TO RAISE OVER $100,000 FOR NORTH TEXAS COMMUNITIES

Dallas, March 5, 2019 – YMCAs 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.

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YMCA SERVICES DURING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Dallas, January 15, 2019 – For 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. 

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