The Ward Y in Abingdon

The Ward Y in Abingdon, also referred to as the Walter & Betty Ward Family Center, YMCA in Abingdon, Ward Y. Whatever you call us, we hope to see you soon!

The Y in Central Maryland Feeling happy, healthy and satisfied. It's what we all want and the nice thing is, it isn't hard to get at the Y! - Be Active - take fun, heart pumping exercise classes; workout on the best equipment - Be Social - play with your kids in our pools, gyms and family rooms; connect with friends and make new ones in our welcoming environment - Take Care of Others - give back to your community through fun, rewarding volunteer opportunities Join the Y. It's a decision you can feel good about - no long term contract, no add-ons!

Some pictures of children learning basic water safety skills including floating and breath control while participating in the Y’s FREE Safety Around Water Program

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Registration is now open for the our next session of Classical Youth Ballet classes. This is the perfect way to introduce your child to the world of dance. Tuesday and Saturday classes are available and will begin starting June 18th. Sign up at the front desk or go online to ymaryland.org/register.

New offerings for sports during our Summer session!

For questions email [email protected]!

Register at ymaryland.org/register

For a better you. For a better community. For a better us. Make a difference working at the Y!

Get started here: careers.ymaryland.org

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Continue playing at the Y with Summer Sports!

Check out the programs below for our summer session!

Register at ymaryland.org/register

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Monday Mission Update: "E pluribus unum." "Out of many, one."

Celebrating "Out of many, one." in our own special Y way in this week's Monday Mission Update: https://ymaryland.org/blog/monday-mission-update-e-pluribus-unum-out-many-one

ymaryland.org "E pluribus unum," is Latin for "Out of many, one." The meaning of the phrase for our country originates from the concept that out of the union of...

🇺🇸Happy Memorial Day!🇺🇸
In observance of the holiday, we have modified hours and a modified Group Ex schedule below. Everyone have a safe and enjoyable holiday!

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🇺🇸Memorial Day Hours/Schedule Below!🇺🇸

🇺🇸Memorial Day Hours/Schedule Below!🇺🇸

After starting at Y Camp when he was six, Alex went on to attend every single week of camp every year until he was too old to go! He was able to participate in camp because of the support of caring donors. Now a Y Camp Counselor, we asked him the importance of helping kids go to camp. To make a gift, please visit the link below.

https://fundraise.ymaryland.org/campaign/send-a-kid-to-camp-2019/c229453?utm_source=facebookorganic&utm_medium=facebookorganic

🇺🇸Memorial Day Hours/Schedule Below!🇺🇸

InBody testing is back! Don’t miss your opportunity to go beyond the scale. Find out your body fat percentage, body composition, basal metabolic rate and so much more in this comprehensive session. Appointments are available Thursday, May 23rd from 10:00am - 3:00pm, Friday, May 24th from 9:30am -3:00pm and Tuesday, May 28th from 9:30am-3:00pm. Schedule yours today! The fee is $30 per test or $20 for follow up. No food, drinks or exercising 2 hours prior to your session. Register at the front desk or go to ymaryland.org/register. For more information please contact [email protected].

Last week for the first time ever in central Maryland, over 200 leaders from the Y and Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Greater Baltimore ("the J"), converged for a day-long discussion and experience about our shared mission of inclusion and community building. Read on here! https://ymaryland.org/blog/monday-mission-update-better-together

We would also like our many community partners who provided memorable and highly relevant volunteer experiences for the group, including UMD SAFE Center , Second Chance, Inc. , GEDCO Marian House , Carrie Murray Nature Center and The Baltimore Station . They each facilitated hands on experiences which were potent reminders of the "why" in our work.

We are approaching the end of our Send A Kid to Camp campaign with only 5 days to go. As you can see our campfire 🔥 is burning bright! We are still shy of our goal to send 50 kids to camp. Won't you consider helping us reach this goal! Thank you so much to all those who have already given!! 🏕✨ 🛶 🐴 🏊🏽🏊🏽‍♀️

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Families having fun at our Water Safety event.

Hour #2! Still two hours to go- come on out and Cycle a Kid to Camp!

We’re here riding! Come out and jump on a bike and Cycle A Kid to Camp!

A huge shout out to Lynn who is one of our members already signed up for tomorrow's Cycle a Kid to Camp fundraiser from 8am -12noon! You too can join Lynn! Have some fun cycling to great music while raising funds to help more children experience Y camp. You might even take home one of our fantastic door prizes. Grab some friends to join in on the fun. Simply click on the link to reserve your bike. We hope to see you there! https://fundraise.ymaryland.org/WardCycle19

Wow, just 2 more days until our Cycle a Kid to Camp fundraising event this Saturday! Mariel, Monica, Lauren and Karen have great themed rides ready for you! We have great door prizes that include a $100 Amazon gift card, Iron Birds tickets and free personal training sessions. Grab some friends and join in on the fun while raising money to help give a child an unforgettable summer filled with safety, learning, friendship and fun! The weather looks great so we will be outside! To secure your spot click on the link and we will see you Saturday! https://fundraise.ymaryland.org/WardCycle19

We are getting excited for our Cycle a Kid to Camp fundraiser that is just days away! Join us this Saturday, May 18th from 8am -12noon. Great music and door prizes! Your support will help give a child an unforgettable summer filled with safety, learning, friendship and fun! Secure your bike and start fundraising today! https://fundraise.ymaryland.org/WardCycle19

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Local organizations team up to promote diversity

So inspiring. Yesterday, leaders from the Y and Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Greater Baltimore came together to share lans and hopes for a more inclusive community.

https://www.wmar2news.com/news/region/baltimore-city/local-organizations-team-up-to-promote-diversity

wmar2news.com The Y in Central Maryland and the Jewish Community Center of Greater Baltimore have launched a new initiative called Better Together.

Our seniors love to have socials and support the community. They made blankets today in support of The 1111 Project Blankets for Veterans. Fallston United Methodist Church

In anticipation of the this Saturday's Cycle a Kid to Camp, our instructors are creating fun themed playlists for our riders! 8:00am will enjoy 70's music, 9:00am will ride to 90's music, 10:00am gets great 80's music and 11:00am will love music from the 2000's.Secure your bike today and start fundraising! https://fundraise.ymaryland.org/WardCycle19

Sign up now for Adult Volleyball! New options starting May 27th!

Limited spots available for Wednesday nights!

Register at ymaryland.org/register

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Monday Mission Update: Youth & Government

🎩"Hats off to the entire dedicated Y volunteer and associate team for another outstanding Youth & Government season. All of you and the students who bring this all to life make us not only proud but also optimistic about the future."

Read on in this week's Monday Mission Update: https://ymaryland.org/blog/monday-mission-update-youth-government

ymaryland.org Our website is undergoing routine scheduled maintenance on Monday evening, May 13th, beginning at 6pm. Access to the website may be interrupted at...

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Come out to Teen Craze every third Saturday and jump in on fun things like the Wibit!

Register at ymaryland.org/register to secure your spot!

For questions email [email protected]

[05/13/19]   🚨Reminder: Our website is undergoing routine scheduled maintenance this evening, May 13th, beginning at 6pm. Access to the website may be interrupted at this time for a brief period. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.

Summer's knocking. Send a kid to Y summer camp for a week and be entered to win four Southwest tickets! Donate online or at the welcome desk in center.

https://fundraise.ymaryland.org/SKC2019

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Our website is undergoing routine scheduled maintenance on Monday evening, May 13th, beginning at 6pm. Access to the website may be interrupted at this time for a brief period. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.

When communities work together great work is done! The community leadership boards from The Orokawa Y in Towson and The Ward Y in Abingdon came together today to clean up Y Camp Spencer. Thanks to our volunteers for their support and hard work!

Is spin your thing? Join us for our Cycle a Kid to Camp fundraiser on Saturday, May 18th from 8am - 12 noon. Register to secure your bike today and help give a child an unforgettable summer of safety, learning, friendship and fun! Gather some friends and make a team! Raise just $76 for 1 hour or ride all 4 hours for $304. https://fundraise.ymaryland.org/WardCycle19

Love cycling and helping your community? Join us on Saturday, May 18th for Cycle a Kid to Camp! Your support will help give a child an unforgettable summer filled with safety, learning, friendship and fun! Secure your bike and start fundraising today! https://fundraise.ymaryland.org/WardCycle19

You can make a difference in a child's life with a career at the Y!

Get started here: careers.ymaryland.org

All about kids in this week's Monday Mission Update!
https://ymaryland.org/blog/monday-mission-update-bowl-kids-sake-healthy-kids-day

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101 Walter Ward Blvd
Abingdon, MD
21009

Opening Hours

Monday 05:30 - 22:00
Tuesday 05:30 - 22:00
Wednesday 05:30 - 22:00
Thursday 05:30 - 22:00
Friday 05:30 - 22:00
Saturday 07:00 - 19:00
Sunday 09:00 - 19:00
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