Aiken, SC – The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department (PRT) works to recruit youth and adult sports tournaments to drive economic impact. In 2022, facilities owned by the department hosted over 30 weekend tournaments, sanctioned by a number of organizations such as Freedom Sports, US Specialty Sports Association, US Tennis Association, Top Gun Sports, Black Softball Circuit, USA Track and Field and more. Sports tourism across City owned facilities provides a local economic impact of more than $2.5 million annually.
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During Masters week on Tuesday, April 4th, 2023, from 5-8 pm, in beautiful Historic Downtown Aiken, SC, the City of Aiken Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department, the City of Aiken Arts Commission, and Aiken Downtown Development Association present the annual Aiken Art Walk.
Aiken, SC – Effective Saturday, February 4, the City of Aiken Engineering and Utilities Department (COAE&U) will conduct hydrant flow testing in the downtown area. The hydrant testing process will begin at 6 AM on February 4.
The City of Aiken Parks, Recreation & Tourism (PRT) Department has coordinated an opportunity for local community residents to drop in and vote on Smith-Hazel Playground design options.
The public is invited to learn more about plans for the recently announced SRNL Workforce Development facility being planned for downtown Aiken during a public forum set for Monday, Feb. 6, 2023 at 6 pm.
Public Notice CBDG Meeting Tuesday – January 31, 2023
The City of Aiken announced Monday it will explore building a new high-tech workforce development Center in Downtown Aiken to house elements of the Savannah River National Laboratory using $20 million in Plutonium settlement funding set aside by the State of South Carolina for that purpose.