Ardmore, a suburb west of Philadelphia, has played a vital role in the economic development of the Main Line region. One of America’s oldest shopping centers, Suburban Square, which continues to thrive with its collection exclusive boutiques, department stores, and Ardmore Farmer’s Market. The Merion Golf Club in Ardmore has played host to four U.S. Open golf championships, most recently in June 2013, the U.S. Amateur Golf Championship, and played host to the 2009 Walker Cup matches. Despite its fame, peak season greens fees are still a reasonable $125.00 for 18 holes.
Ardmore Education Information
There are many private institutions located on the Main Line for PK-12 education, such as Annunciation BVM School, Roman Catholic affiliated, serving children in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade, which is located in Havertown. The Torah Academy, a private Jewish educational institution located in Ardmore, serving students from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade.
If you are looking for a nationally recognized college or university, the Main Line is home to many institutions that are renowned for their academic excellence. The Main Line offers thousands of students close proximity to Philadelphia, with easy access to public transportation, while still living within the comfort and safety of an affluent residential area. Bryn Mawr College, is a small all women’s only liberal arts college; Cabrini College, a coed Roman Catholic; Eastern University, a private, co-education Christian university. Harcum College is a two-year, private college with academic programs in health-sciences, liberal arts, business and professional studies. Haverford College is one of America’s most outstanding liberal arts colleges founded on Quaker values. Immaculata University is a Catholic coeducational institution sponsored by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Rosemont College is Catholic independent liberal arts institution. Saint Joseph’s University, located on City Avenue bordering Philadelphia and the Main Line, is a Catholic university seeped in Jesuit tradition. Saint Joseph University’s alumni network of 50,000 plus are eager to help students find meaningful employment after graduation. Also located on the Main Line is Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, which prepares men to be ordained into the Roman Catholic Priesthood. Valley Forge Military Academy and College, is two-year college prep school, for both young women and men. Villanova University is the oldest and largest Catholic university in Pennsylvania and is located in the heart of the Main Line.
Ardmore Community Information
The Main Line is home to many exciting things to do, there is something for everyone to enjoy from art, music or dance, to fitness and golf activities. For those who are new and relocating to the Main Line, the Main Line Newcomers Organization offers many activities and social events for all. If you are looking for art, music or dance opportunities, the Napoli School of Music and Dance, Dance Sport Academy, or Harcum Medley Music School all offer lessons for students, young and old. The Main Line is home to a plethora of fitness-related facilities, including the Main Line YMCA, Philadelphia Sports Club, The Yoga Garden and East Eagle Yoga. There is something for everyone along the Main Line, from golfing at Aronimink Golf Club to playing cricket at Merion Cricket Club. Whatever your interests and hobbies are, you will find all of your needs met in the Main Line communities.
For all other Ardmore questions contact me at Kevin.Toll@LongandFoster.com or 610-609-1096.