Offices

City of Aiken Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism

The City of Aiken Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism organizes leisure time activities to promote the enrichment of life in the city and to help make Aiken a more desirable place to live. Activities sponsored by the department include special events, team sports, and adult and youth programming. The department operates several facilities including: The Rye Patch and programs at Hopelands Gardens, Smith Hazel Recreation Center, H.O. Weeks Activities Center and Weeks Tennis Center, Citizens Park Sports Complex, Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame, AECOM Center for Performing Arts, Newberry and Pendleton Street Festival Center, and multiple parks & playgrounds. The Director of the Department is appointed by the City Manager and serves as staff liaison for the Senior Commission and the Recreation Commission.

Hours of Operation:
Administrative Office
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Mailing Address:
P.O Box 1177
Aiken, SC 29802
Physical Address:
Administrative Office
1072 Banks Mill Rd.
Aiken, SC 29803
Fax:
803-293-2051
Director:
Jessica CampbellContact Form

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Upcoming Events

Aug
16
Sun
2020
2:00 pm Carriage Museum at Rye Patch
Carriage Museum at Rye Patch
Aug 16 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Clifford S. Gerde Carriage Museum Dedicated in September of 1992, the carriage museum is located on the Rye Patch estate, adjacent to Hopelands Gardens, at 100 Berrie Road. It exhibits nine carriages that were[...]

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General Information

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mailing Address
P.O Box 1177
Aiken, SC 29802

Physical Address
214 Park Ave. SW
Aiken, SC 29801

Phone:
803-642-7654

Fax:
803-642-7646