Recreation

City of Aiken Rental Facilities

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AECOM Performing Arts Center

Looking for a facility for your next meeting, conference, party or performance? The AECOM Performing Arts Center will make a great venue for your next event. Reservations are based on date availability. Call 803-648-1438 for availability and pricing information.

Aiken Visitors Center And Train Museum

Now serving as the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum, the Aiken Railroad Depot on the corner of Park and Union not only welcomes visitors with depictions of Aiken’s history, it is also the perfect setting for weddings, receptions, fundraisers, corporate meetings—in fact, any type of celebration you have in mind. Call 803-293-7846 for availability and pricing information.

Carolina Bay

Come and walk our trails, watch wildlife, or just enjoy the pleasure of the woods and water that are only a few yards from Whiskey Road. This is a city facility with a difference: a natural wetland with minimal improvements and maximum tranquility. A bay is a habitat that forms from a natural depression that collects water and nurtures flora and fauna not typically indigenous to the immediately surrounding area. The Observation Deck is available for rentals booked 30 days in advance. Call 803-642-7631 for more information.

City Hall / Municipal Building Conference Center

Located in the heart of downtown Aiken the City Hall Conference Center is an ideal location for business seminars, corporate meetings, charity functions, family gatherings, wedding receptions and more. For more information and pricing call 803-642-7654. You may also wish to view the rental agreement.

Climbing Wall

With climbing routes to suit all levels of experience, our 1,200 square foot climbing facility is a great place to rent for team-building meetings or birthday parties. Our instructor is fully trained and will ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. The climbing wall is located at Carolina Bay across from Virginia Acres Park on Price Avenue. For more information and pricing call 803-642-7631.

Hopelands Gardens And The Rye Patch Reception Center

Located in historic downtown Aiken, Hopelands Gardens and The Rye Patch Reception Center are beautiful venues for weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners, parties, business gatherings and more. Reservations are based on availability January – October. Call 803-642-7650 for availability and pricing information.

Newberry Street or Pendleton Street Festival Site Rentals

Are you a non-profit looking to host a festival in downtown Aiken? The Newberry Festival site is the perfect place to hold your festival to help raise awareness to your cause, a fund raiser, or to just have a fun community event. The festival site is only available to non-profit organizations with a 501(c)3 status. Also available for anyone to rent are the City’s Mobile Stage and the City’s Mobile Cinema System; some restrictions will apply. For more information call 803-643-4779.

Smith-Hazel Pool

The pool at Smith-Hazel is the perfect place to host a party, celebrate an event, or just chill out with friends! Rentals are subject to availability determined by the number of lifeguards required for the number of people in your party. Call 803-642-7634 for more information.

Citizens Park Sprayground + Track Rentals

If you are looking to host a birthday party, gathering or special event, consider a rental of the Citizens Park Fields, Sprayground, or Track! For more information regarding rental availability and pricing, call the Citizens Park staff at 803-642-7761.

Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum

135 Dupree Place (Off Whiskey Road and Located in Hopelands Gardens). Tuesday – Friday, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. For more information, email halloffame@cityofaikensc.gov, call 803-643-2121 or visit http://www.AikenRacingHallofFame.com.

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