300 Meetinghouse Road Jenkintown, PA 19046

About Us

The Abington Club is a family owned and operated health club located in the heart of Jenkintown, just across from the Abington Friends School. Come enjoy our fitness facility, play a round of golf or swim in our heated indoor pool and outdoor recreational pool. Spend a day the club for some private time or bring the family for a day of fun!

The 2-floor fitness center is filled with state of the art exercise equipment and offers over 30 group fitness classes each week including: Zumba, Pilates, Yoga, Boot Camp and Body Pump and more! We also offer personal training and semi-private group fitness classes including TRX Suspension Training.

The Club's historic 9-hole golf course is open to the public and is perfect for golfers of all levels. Golf one round or two, walk or ride...it's your choice!

Families are always welcome at the Abington Club. Our 10-week Kids Camp is one of the most popular summer programs the area and we have a fun-filled summer planned for each one of our campers! Friday Night Kids Club and Family Swim and our exceptional babysitting service are other great programs for children of all ages.

The Abington Club is one of the only health clubs in the area with a massage therapist on premise. Allow your body to fully recover after a workout or simply take some time to unwind with our therapist.

The Wet Whistle Bar and Grill, located inside the Abington Club is Jenkintown's "hidden gem." Come to watch your favorite sports team while enjoying a cold brew, great food, and excellent service in an awesome atmosphere!

A Brief History
The Abington Club originated as Old York Road Country Club in 1909 when a small group of men from the Jenkintown area purchased 67 acres of land from the Abington Friends Meeting. In 1910, a contest to design a 9-hole golf course was held and won by Mr. Lang, a golf professional from Huntingdon Valley, PA. With an additional 35 acres leased, the 18-hole golf course opened for play in 1913.

In 1962, under obligation to support its expanding school, the trustees of Abington Friends Meeting requested that Old York Road Country Club relocate. The original 18-holes were split, and the current 9-hole course developed into the Foxcroft Country Club. In 1979, a group led by Ron Jaworski of the Philadelphia Eagles purchased the lease from the Abington Friends and created THE ABINGTON CLUB. The golf course retains much of the original design, as only one new green has been added.

Over the years, the club has played host to a number of prominent guests, including John Philip Sousa, who resided here in 1926 during his engagement at Willow Grove Park. In 1995, The Abington Club was honored to have Bob Hope as a guest while he was visiting the Philadelphia Area.

In 1984, new ownership of The Abington Club was claimed and it began its transformation into the unique, community-based facility that it is today.