To register. Registration is through The Sun Center 312-280-1070.
Ellicott City Wellness Center,
3691 Park Avenue, 2nd floor
Classroom entrance at back of building
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Mapquest for directions
Workshop Times: Weekends: 9am-6pm, 8 or 16 CE hours, as listed on workshop description.
Weekdays: 10am-7pm, 8 or 16 CE hours, as listed on workshop description.
Parking: Free parking lot adjacent to building, on both sides.
Nearest airport: Baltimore (BWI). Washington, D.C. (Dulles) International Airport is another option as is Washington, D.C. (Reagan) airport, which is in the city of Washington, D.C. and is larger and more congested.
Public Transportation: We don't have this information.
Directions: For directions from any location, click on address above. Select "Directions" Globe at top of page. Type in your address. Double click on "search". Below are some hints or landmarks for finding the center.
To find the center from CourtHouse Drive, acccording to Barbara Ireland Co-director of the Center: If coming off Route 40 on Rogers Avenue (1.6 mi total from Rogers to the Centre), stay straight onto CourtHouse Drive, pass 2 apartment complexes on Right; road curves left, pass a small parking lot on right, then drive into the large parking lot on right. at the other end of the lot is the only red brick buildling, 3691 Park Avenue.
Lodging: Students and I have stayed at Sonesta Suites (formerly Staybridge Suites) and students have stayed at Hampton Inn also. Both were fine. For additional information, ask when you call. Please let us know about your experience with your lodging choice so we may pass it on for everyone's benefit. They are not listed in any particular order. Catonsville a few miles NE, Columbia a few miles SW of venue and other locations. All were found on the web.
Southwest airlines has an option to find a hotel at a very good rate on their site, southwest.com. There you'll find lots of info....
Hampton Inn--Columbia, 410-298-4220, 2.44 mi, 8880 Columbia 100 Pkwy, Columbia, MD. Double, 2 queen-size beds. They also have rooms with 1 king-size bed. Rooms have TV with cable HBO, all come with refrigerator, microwave, iron, hairdryer and coffee maker, and wired internet service (no fee).
Sonesta ES Suites--Columbia, 410-964-9494, 2.44 mi, 8844 Columbia 100 Pkwy, Columbia, MD. Rooms have TV with cable HBO, all come with fully-equipped kitchen including refrigerator, microwave, iron, hairdryer and coffee maker, and wireless internet service (no fee). Room comes with hot complimentary breakfast.
Extended Stay - Columbia, MD 8870 Columbia Pkwy, Columbia, MD. In the same area as the two above. Depending on length of stay and size of your group / room, these three are all in the same area, good for carpooling. CLose to a an area of restaurants and grocery store.
Not sure of these areas, but here's what I found on the web:
Forest Motel--Ellicott City, 410-465-2090, 3.26 mi, 10021 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD. One queen-size bed, $59.49 + tax; double + twin $62.70 includes tax; two double beds $66 includes tax. Sales tax is going up and room rates go up March 1. Rooms have TV with cable HBO.
Residence Inn by Marriott--Columbia, 410-997-7200, 2.44 mi, 4950 Beaver Run Ct, Columbia, MD. Basic studio suite, kitchenette, $199 + tax; 1 bedroom, kitchenette, $209 + tax; 2 bedroom full-size kitchen with stove, $229 + tax. Rooms have TV with cable HBO, all come with refrigerator, stove top in kitchenette + microwave, iron, hairdryer and coffee maker, and wired internet service (no fee).
Microtel Inn & Suites BWI, 1170 Winterson Road, Linthicum, MD 21090. 410-865-7500. Very inexpensive and a little farther away. Free shuttle to airport and lots of other attractive features.
Motel 6, 410-265-7660 4.26 mi.1654 Whitehead Ct., Baltimore, MD. One queen or 2 double beds, Thurs-Sun 49.99 + Tax, Fri & Sat $63.99 + tax. Rooms have TV with cable HBO, no refrigerator, no microwave, free coffee in lobby 7-10am.
Days Inn--Gwynn Oak, 410-298-4200 3.76 mi, Snowden River Pkwy, Gwynn Oak, MD. Doub????$84.75 + tax; They also have rooms with ????. Rooms has TV with cable HBO, all come with refrigerator, microwave, iron, hairdryer and coffee maker, and wireless internet service (no fee).
Quality Inn-- 410-281-1800 4.29 mi, 6700 Security Blvd, Baltimore, MD. One bed $84.99 + tax; Two beds $89.99 + tax. Free continental deluze breakfast. Rooms have TV with cable HBO. Some rooms have a refrigerator, micorwave if staying more than two nights. These are based on length of stay. All rooms have a coffee maker, and wireless internet service (no fee).