Edgemere Senior Center
6600 North Point Road
Sparrows Point, Maryland 21219
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Center Director: Grace McDowell
The Edgemere Senior Center is one of 20 senior centers operated by the Baltimore County Department of Aging. The property is situated on scenic Green Cove off the Back River, which flows directly into the Chesapeake Bay. The membership and staff invite you to visit our center and see why this beautiful facility is cherished in the Edgemere community.
Entertaining and Educational Programs
Learn about Edgemere's special programs and events by reading the "The Edgemere Beacon" (PDF), a monthly newsletter which lists and describes the activities of the month as well as ongoing programs.
We offer a variety of programs to entertain and educate, including cards, watercolor painting, stained glass, exercise and swimming through a partnership with the Community College of Baltimore County, Dundalk Campus. Join us for outings with our Travel Committee to visit major tourist attractions throughout the Mid-Atlantic and even the world! Contact the center for specific program schedules and fees.
The Edgemere Senior Center offers several exercise programs including Zumba classes, strength and conditioning, chair exercise, yoga and tai chi.
You may also participate in our fitness studio Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Edgemere proudly offers a state-of-the-art fitness studio designed to meet the needs of the mature adult age 60 and over. It is equipped with treadmills, recumbent bikes, steppers and more. Please see staff for more information and fees. A personal trainer is available to prepare individualized exercise plans for a fee.
Serving the Senior Community
The Edgemere Senior Center provides a variety of services for the seniors in the area. They include:
This service is available to people age 60 and older who need assistance to remain independent in their home. Volunteers are matched with a person to provide one or more of the following services as needed: friendly visiting, escort trips, telephone visiting, or shopping.
Tickets are available for purchase at the center for a fee of six tickets for $15. To participate in this program, you must register with CountyRide. Call 410-887-2080 for more information.
AARP volunteers are available during the tax season to assist with tax preparation.
Trained volunteers are available to assist seniors with questions regarding health benefits of Medicare. Call 410-887-2059 for information.
Community Outreach Specialist
A Community Outreach Specialist is available at the Edgemere Senior Center on the second Tuesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon. Inquiries and assistance regarding information, services and benefits are available to Baltimore County residents 60 years of age or older. The Outreach Specialist will visit homebound seniors in the community to provide information and assistance. Call 410-887-2594 for information.
Eating Together Nutrition Program
Monday through Friday, lunch is offered at noon. Participants must reserve a meal in advance. Individuals 60 years and older are requested to make an anonymous donation to offset the cost of the lunch.
History of the Edgemere Senior Center
Since 1972, the center has been the core of activity for older adults in the Edgemere community. The center was first located in the Fort Howard Elementary School, then the Edgemere Elementary School, and later, the Fred Myer Insurance Building. In 1999, a new building was constructed at 6600 North Point Road.
Join the Center
Edgemere Senior Center is part of Baltimore County Department of Aging, and is one of 20 senior centers in Baltimore County. Senior center membership is open to all Baltimore County residents 60 years of age and older and their spouses, regardless of age. Non-county residents 60 years of age are also allowed to participate at the center on a space-available basis. There are no fees to attend or join the center, although some activities, classes and trips may have fees.