Columbia Association honored in “Best of Howard County 2018” Readers’ Choice Awards

December 6, 2018

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 74 different categories.

CA received two first-place awards:

  • Best Personal Trainer: Bonnie Pace
  • Best Pool for Kids: Swansfield Mini-WaterPark

CA also received a total of six honorable mentions in four categories:

  • Golf Course: Hobbit’s Glen Golf Club
  • Gym: Columbia Gym
  • Gym: Supreme Sports Club
  • Kids’ Activity: Columbia SportsPark
  • Kids’ Activity: SplashDown
  • Pool for Kids: River Hill Pool

“I want to congratulate all of Columbia Association for these impressive awards,” said Columbia Association President/CEO Milton W. Matthews. “Bonnie Pace has won first place six of the last seven years. She represents the high standards that CA’s personal trainers bring to helping our members achieve their fitness and related goals. Swansfield Mini-WaterPark has won first place for the past four years. These awards are representative of CA’s commitment to making this a community of choice both in Columbia and greater Howard County. We are pleased that Howard Magazine’s readers continue to recognize our efforts.

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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