Maryland Family Readers' Choice Awards: 2015 winners

Maryland Family Magazine
Maryland Family Readers' Choice winners for 2015: best kids' theater, summer camp and more.

We've tallied up all the responses and now present to you the winners of this year's Maryland Family Readers' Choice Awards. 

Best little kids’ entertainment venue
Pump It Up
various locations
pumpitupparty.com

Best bigger kids’ entertainment venue
Sky Zone
various locations
skyzone.com

Best place to throw a party
Sky Zone
various locations
skyzone.com

Best park or nature trail
Centennial Park
Columbia / Ellicott City
410-313-7271
centennialmd.org

Best kid-friendly museum
Port Discovery
Baltimore
410-727-8120
portdiscovery.org

Best children’s theater
Pumpkin Theatre
Owings Mills
410-902-1814
pumpkintheatre.com

Best pizza place
Ledo
various locations
ledopizza.com

Best frozen treats
Rita’s
various locations
ritasice.com

Best eye doctor
Dr. Leonard H. Hammer at Medical Eye Center
Columbia and Olney
medicaleyecentermd.com

Best pediatric practice/pediatrician
Klebanow & Assoc.
Columbia
410-997-1700
klebanowandassociates.com

Best dentist
Shiny Chompers
Ellicott City
443-574-8944
shinychompers.com

Best orthodontist
Victoria Switzer
Ellicott City
410-884-9929
ellicottcitybraces.com

Best health club
The Y in Central Maryland
various locations
ymaryland.org

Best independent family photography [tie]
Ross Lewin at HoCo Photo
Clarksville
410-440-2385
hoco-photo.com

Whitney Wasson Photography
Baltimore
410-215-1623
whitneywasson.com

FeeBee Photography
Columbia
301-909-5587
feebeephotography.com

Best locally owned bookstore
The Ivy Bookshop
Baltimore
410-377-2966
theivybookshop.com

Best kids’ clothing store [tie]
Gymboree
various locations
gymboree.com

The Children's Place
various locations
childrensplace.com

Best kids’ consignment clothing store in Baltimore County
Lily Pad of Towson
410-377-0025
lilypadoftowson.com

Best kids’ consignment clothing store in Howard County
Greenberries
Baltimore and Columbia
greenberriescompany.com

Best locally owned toy store
aMuse
Fells Point and Quary Lake
amusetoys.com

Best summer camp in Baltimore County
Camp Milldale
Owings Mills
jcccamps.org

Best summer camp in Howard County
Kids on Campus
Howard Community College in Columbia
443-518-1000
howardcc.edu

Best sports camp
Coppermine Fieldhouse
Baltimore
410-337-7781
copperminefieldhouse.com

Best art program in Baltimore City
Maryland Institute College of Art
410-669-9200
mica.edu

Best art program in Baltimore County [tie]
Abrakadoodle
various locations
abrakadoodle.com

Mitchell School
Baltimore
410-269-0077
mitchellartschool.com

Best art program in Howard County
KidzArt Central Maryland
410-363-6337
centralmd.kidzart.com

Best tutoring program [tie]
Kumon
various locations
800-222-6284
kumon.com

Mathnasium
various locations
877-601-6284
mathnasium.com

Best dance program
Arabesque Dance Studio
Columbia
410-381-0017
livetodance.com

Best martial arts program
Jow Ga Kung Fu Athletic Association
Columbia
410-992-6673
jowtigers.com

Best kids' music program
Columbia School of Music
410-964-2228
columbiaschoolofmusic.com

Best gymnastics program
Columbia Gymnastics
410-964-2053
columbiagymnastics.com

Best club sports program
SAC - Soccer Association of Columbia
Ellicott City
410-203-9590
sackick.com

Best swim program
Kids First
various locations
kidsfirstswimschools.com

Best preschool in Baltimore City
Y Preschool at Weinberg
Baltimore
410-889-9622 x2135
ymaryland.org

Best preschool in Baltimore County
Brown Memorial Weekday School
Baltimore
410-377-2989
brownmemorialweekdayschool.com

Best preschool and day care in Howard County
Bet Yeladim
Columbia
410-997-7378
betyeladim.org

Best private school in Baltimore City
Friends School of Baltimore
410-649-3200
friendsbalt.org

Best private school in Baltimore County
McDonogh School
Owings Mills
410-363-0600
mcdonogh.org

Best private school in Howard County
Glenelg Country School
Ellicott City
410-531-8600
glenelg.org

Best pool in Baltimore City
Meadowbrook Aquatic and Fitness Center
410-433-8300
mbrook.com

Best pool in Baltimore County [tie]
Beaver Dam Swimming Club
Cockeysville
410-785-2323
beaverdamswimmingclub.com

Padonia Park Club
Cockeysville
410-252-2046
padoniaparkclub.com

Wiltondale Pool
Towson
410-337-3631
wiltondalepool.org

Best pool in Howard County [tie]
Swansfield Pool and Mini Water Park
Columbia
410-730-3180
columbiaassociation.org

Life Time Athletic
Columbia
410-953-0022
lifetimefitness.com

Best amusement park near Baltimore
Hershey Park
Hershey, Pa.
800-437-7439
hersheypark.com

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