Columbia Association honored in “Best of Howard County 2017” Readers’ Choice Awards

December 7, 2017

Columbia Association (CA) is very pleased to be honored once again in Howard Magazine’s annual awards, in which readers vote on the best that Howard County has to offer in 75 different categories.

CA received three first-place awards:

  • Best Golf Course: Hobbit’s Glen Golf Club
  • Best Pool for Kids: Swansfield Mini-WaterPark
  • Best Personal Trainer: Bonnie Pace

CA also received a total of five honorable mentions in three categories:

  • Gym: Columbia Gym
  • Gym: Supreme Sports Club
  • Kids’ Activity: Columbia SportsPark
  • Kids’ Activity: SplashDown
  • Pool for Kids: River Hill Pool

“This has been a banner year for Columbia,” said Columbia Association President/CEO Milton W. Matthews. “Columbia Association, the Columbia community and our community partners came together to celebrate our milestone 50th Birthday in what is truly the No. 1 Small City in the United States. We at Columbia Association are proud to play a major role in making this a community of choice. These awards from Howard Magazine and its readers further recognize our ongoing efforts to keep Columbia at the top of the list.”  


About Columbia Association

Columbia Association (CA) is a nonprofit community services corporation that manages Columbia, Maryland, a planned community that is home to approximately 100,000 people and several thousand businesses. Additional information about CA is available at

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