From serious playtime to serious training, explore Merritt’s programs for kids and parents here.

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Kids Programs

Merritt Clubs offers aquatics programs for children of all ages and skill levels, including swim classes, private and group lessons through the Michael Phelps Swim School, and competitive programs through Merritt Athletic Swimming.

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Merritt Clubs offers a wide variety of half-day and full-day interactive summer camps. Enjoy multiple camp settings, before & aftercare, and more throughout the camp session. Your children will enjoy a variety of activities in a fun safe environment at Merritt Clubs, and make memories that will last a lifetime. All of our camps are accredited by the State of Maryland and follow all COVID-19 safety procedures.

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At Merritt birthday parties, you can relax and join the fun while we entertain your child and guests. Our party coordinators will work with you to customize your child’s party. While we’re more than happy to offer suggestions to make your party a success for all ages, it’s your celebration, your way.

We have several party themes or you can create your own. Our themes include:

  • Pool Party – Canton, White Marsh (seasonal), Eldersburg, and Towson locations only
  • Dance Theme-Towson and White Marsh only
  • Tumble Bees – Canton only
  • Dora the Explorer/Go Diego Go
  • Tea Party
  • Fairy Princess
  • Rock Star Party
  • Pirate Party
  • Carnival Theme
  • Doll Party
  • Superhero Party
  • Extreme Sports & More
  • Diva Party
  • My First Birthday

All parties include invitations, personal party coordinator, 2 hours of non-stop fun, games, space, set up and clean up, helium balloons, and MUCH more!

*Cost varies per location

Points of Contact
TOWSON – Brooke Steele
CANTON – Dea Lyons
WHITE MARSH – Dianne Frager
ELDERSBURG – Darnella Thomas
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The Parisi Youth Training System has a history of success of more than 20 years because we see every youth as an athlete. Whether you are a serious athlete looking to improve, or you just want to get fit and have fun doing it, the Parisi Youth Training System has a program for you. Join over 600,000 athletes who have allowed Parisi to change their lives both on the field and off.

We are now enrolling athletes in our program at Eldersburg. For more information please complete the form and someone will get in touch with you.

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Parents, want to enjoy a night out? Bring your children to the club. They’ll enjoy making a craft to take home and watching a G-rated movie. We’ll provide food and drinks for the kids to enjoy. Cost varies per club.

Canton—Last Friday of the month, 5:30-8:30pm

Eldersburg—3rd Friday of the month, 5:00-8:00pm

Towson—Twice a month, 5:00–8:00pm Dates subject to change.  Please contact Brooke Miller for additional information.

White Marsh—Last Saturday of the month, 6:00–9:00pm (special night throughout the year 5:00–9:00pm. Please contact Diana Frager with questions)

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Want your kids to love coming to the gym as much as you do? Bring them to our Kids Club while you work out! Kids Club is a safe, interactive environment where children stay active and engaged under the supervision of our trained and CPR-certified staff. Some locations feature large play pieces with slides, sport courts, and more. Special activities and events happen throughout the year, and all are welcome.

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When school’s out, day camp is in at Merritt Clubs! We provide kids with an action-packed day full of games, sports challenges, dancing, crafts, and so much more.

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Are you looking for the perfect solution for child care before and after school? Would you like better child care options than those currently available in the area? Would you like your children to get homework help, engage in activities, sports, and games, while you have some time to get your workout in, run errands, prepare for dinner, and other responsibilities? We have several options for morning and evening for children in Eldersburg and Towson.

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Merritt dance programs offer something for everyone, from children taking to the dance floor for the first time to adults looking to improve their form.

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