Aiken Recreation: H.O. Weeks Activities Center

Aiken Recreation: H.O. Weeks Activities Center

H. O. Weeks Activities Center (HOW) is located within Virginia Acres Park on Whiskey Road in Aiken, offering Aiken city residents opportunities to get active and be engaged with their community at little or no cost.

The facility offers a fitness room, an indoor racquetball court and two aerobics rooms. In addition to exercise, HOW also has two gyms and four meeting rooms. These six spaces are all available for rent and are regularly used for community events, many of which are free to the public.

Individuals and families living within Aiken city limits can sign up for a free membership, granting them access to fitness areas. If you reside outside of Aiken city limits, memberships are available for a fee.

Location:
1700 Whiskey Rd
Aiken, SC 29803

For hours and other information, call (803) 642-7739. The H. O. Weeks Activities Center is operated by the City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department.

Woodside-Aiken Realty is Aiken’s premiere real estate agency. We proudly serve both home buyers and sellers in Woodside Plantation and throughout Aiken County, SC. Our team of real estate agents is built on professionalism, dedication, and experience. If you’re looking for the best real estate agency in Aiken, SC, consider Woodside-Aiken Realty. If you have questions about the Aiken area or would like to be connected to our one of our agents, contact us today at 803-643-1899 or use our online contact form.

Aiken Outdoors: Hitchcock Woods

Aiken Outdoors: Hitchcock Woods

Hitchcock Woods are a unique Aiken secret for outdoor enthusiasts. Located within Aiken, SC, the Woods holds the distinction of being one of the largest urban forests in the nation. Offering 2,100 acres of forestland and 70 miles of sandy trails, the Woods are a haven for hikers, dog walkers, runners, bird watchers and nature lovers and history buffs. In line with Aiken's unmatched equestrian culture, the Woods also allows horseback riding on existing trails.

Hitchcock Woods are open daily from sun up to sun down. Woodside-Aiken Realty recommends you visit the Hitchcock Woods Foundation website (https://www.hitchcockwoods.org) to plan your visit, determine which gate you will park at and review park rules. Admission is free. Note that Hitchcock Woods does not allow bicycles.

Woodside-Aiken Realty is Aiken’s premiere real estate agency. We proudly serve both home buyers and sellers in Woodside Plantation and throughout Aiken County, SC. Our team of real estate agents is built on professionalism, dedication, and experience. If you’re looking for the best real estate agency in Aiken, SC, consider Woodside-Aiken Realty. If you have questions about the Aiken area or would like to be connected to our one of our agents, contact us today at 803-643-1899 or use our online contact form.

Aiken Culture: Aiken Center for the Arts

Aiken Culture: Aiken Center for the Arts

Downtown Aiken has a thriving arts scene, and Woodside-Aiken Realty is proud to be engaged with the Aiken community arts. To participate in hands-on arts experiences, consider Aiken Center for the Arts (ACA). Founded in 1972 under the name Rose Hill Arts Center, ACA is focused on inspiring and educating by providing unique visual and performing art experiences for all ages.

ACA offers fall, spring, and summer classes on a variety of arts-related topics.

Location:

122 Laurens Street, SW
Aiken, SC 29801

Hours: Monday to Saturday 10am – 5pm
For a list of current courses, contact ACA at http://aikencenterforthearts.org or call (803) 641-9094. Currently, masks are required for all participants.

Woodside-Aiken Realty is Aiken’s premiere real estate agency. We proudly serve both home buyers and sellers in Woodside Plantation and throughout Aiken County, SC. Our team of real estate agents is built on professionalism, dedication, and experience. If you’re looking for the best real estate agency in Aiken, SC, consider Woodside-Aiken Realty. If you have questions about the Aiken area or would like to be connected to our one of our agents, contact us today at 803-643-1899 or use our online contact form.

2019 – A Banner Year for Woodside Plantation and Woodside-Aiken Realty

2019 - A Banner Year for Woodside Plantation and Woodside-Aiken Realty

Woodside-Aiken Realty 2019 Results postcard Aiken SC real estate agents

2019 was a banner year for Woodside Plantation – with 134 resale homes sold!

We are proud to say that Woodside-Aiken Realty, your Aiken, SC, and Woodside Plantation real estate experts, led the charge.

We listed 77, or 57% of the sold listings – more than twice the nearest competing brokerage firm.

We sold 44, or 33% of the listings – more than any other brokerage firm.*

We’re not the biggest real estate agency in Aiken, SC, but we are the best. We get results, and the statistics prove it.

If you’re ready to list your home for sale, call the home team, Woodside-Aiken Realty, at (803) 643-1899.

Woodside-Aiken Realty is Aiken’s premiere real estate agency. We proudly serve both home buyers and sellers in Woodside Plantation and throughout Aiken County, SC. Our team of realtors is built on professionalism, dedication, and experience. If you’re looking for the best real estate agency in Aiken, SC, consider Woodside-Aiken Realty. If you have questions about the Aiken area or would like to be connected to our one of our real estate agents, contact us today at 803-643-1899 or use our online contact form.

*Includes sales by our sister company, Woodside Development L.P.

Aiken Culture: Aiken Trolley Tours

Aiken Culture: Aiken Trolley Tours

Woodside-Aiken Realty loves helping current and future Aiken residents experience the unique culture offered by our city. If you’re interested in learning more about the history and culture of Aiken, you can experience Aiken’s charm, grace, and elegance during a two-hour tour aboard an Aiken Trolley.

  • Historic Homes and Churches
  • Equestrian Sites
  • The Civil War’s Battle of Aiken
  • The Live Oak Canopy on South Boundary
  • A guided walk through Hopelands Gardens and the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame & Museum (weather permitting).
  • And much more…

Tours scheduled every Saturday and leave from the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum located at 406 Park Ave., SE, Aiken.

Cost: $15 per person.

Departure: 10:00 A.M. Return: By 12:00 Noon.

Reservations are Strongly Recommended! Currently, masks are required for all participants.

To make reservations or for more information, call 1-888-AikenSC or (803) 642-7631.

Woodside-Aiken Realty is Aiken’s premiere real estate agency. We proudly serve both home buyers and sellers in Woodside Plantation and throughout Aiken County, SC. Our team of realtors is built on professionalism, dedication, and experience. If you’re looking for the best real estate agency in Aiken, SC, consider Woodside-Aiken Realty. If you have questions about the Aiken area or would like to be connected to our one of our real estate agents, contact us today at 803-643-1899 or use our online contact form.

Aiken Culture: The Aiken Community Theater

Aiken Culture: The Aiken Community Playhouse

Update: Due to COVID-19, all live theater performances are canceled until May 31, 2021. There are still opportunities to engage in with local live theater in the interim and to support Aiken Community Theater financially.
 
At Woodside-Aiken Realty, we appreciate that you don’t have to travel far from home to experience the unique atmosphere of live theater. Aiken Community Theater offers a full schedule of live theater performances, as well as classes and volunteer opportunities related to acting and the behind-the-scenes production of live performances.
 
Location:
126 Newberry Street, SW
Aiken, SC 29803
 
For more information about Aiken Community Theater, visit https://aikencommunitytheatre.org or call (803) 648-1438.
 
Woodside-Aiken Realty is Aiken’s premiere real estate agency. We proudly serve both home buyers and sellers in Woodside Plantation and throughout Aiken County, SC. Our team of realtors is built on professionalism, dedication, and experience. If you’re looking for the best real estate agency in Aiken, SC, consider Woodside-Aiken Realty. If you have questions about the Aiken area or would like to be connected to our one of our real estate agents, contact us today at 803-643-1899 or use our online contact form.

Aiken Featured in Southern Living as “The South’s Best Small Town 2018″

Aiken Featured in Southern Living as “The South’s Best Small Town 2018

Southern Living magazine recently recognized Aiken, SC, as “The South’s Best Small Town 2018”. Describing Aiken as “an authentic South Carolina equestrian community rich in historic charm and tradition”, the article (also featured in print in April 2018) highlights the deep equestrian roots in Aiken, including events such the Aiken Horse Show, now in its 102nd year.

However, the magazine recognizes Aiken for more than horses, offering suggestions for shopping, dining and area accomodations for both horse lovers and those who simply appreciate Aiken’s classic southern charm. Local area businesses highlighted include:

Restaurants:
Malia’s
Trio Bar & Kitchen
The Red Pepper
Aiken Brewing Company

Shopping:
Equine Divine
Epona
Aiken Center for the Arts
Fox & Lady
Aiken Dry Goods
Threads
Lionel Smith, Ltd.

Hotel accomodations:
The Inn at Rose Hill
The Willcox

Talk to almost any Aiken resident, and he or she is likely to tell you why they love calling this area home. With its vibrant history and CSRA location, Aiken is becoming an increasingly popular residential area for young professionals, families and anyone in-between. Still, it’s always nice to hear it from someone else!

For the complete article, click here.

Woodside-Aiken Realty is Aiken’s premiere real estate agency. We proudly serve both home buyers and sellers in Woodside Plantation and throughout Aiken County, SC. Our team of realtors is built on professionalism, dedication, and experience. If you’re looking for the best real estate agency in Aiken, SC, consider Woodside-Aiken Realty. If you have questions about the Aiken area or would like to be connected to our one of our real estate agents, contact us today at 803-643-1899 or use our online contact form.

Exercising in Aiken: Family YMCA of Aiken County

Exercising in Aiken: Family YMCA of Aiken County

At Woodside-Aiken Realty, we are proud of the options available to residents of Aiken and surrounding areas. If you are looking for a local gym, the current Family YMCA of Aiken opened in 2012. It features a 40,000-square-foot facility, that includes:

  • 5,000-square-foot indoor walking track
  • Cardio & strength training machines, free weights, fitness equipment, with personal trainers available
  • Gymnasium & outdoor fields for sports/outdoor activities
  • Childcare area
  • Multi-purpose rooms
  • Health bar
  • Men’s & Women’s locker rooms with steam rooms & saunas
  • A family locker room
  • Outdoor water park, swimming pool, children’s play pool
  • Outdoor walking trail linked to other area trails
  • West Campus for Cedar Creek Church

When you join the Family YMCA of Aiken, you join as a Metro member. This gives you access to all YMCA locations, including our four pools at the Aiken County, Burke County, Riverfront and Wilson locations.

For more information about programs and membership, contact the YMCA at (803) 349-8080.

Woodside-Aiken Realty is Aiken’s premiere real estate agency. We proudly serve both home buyers and sellers in Woodside Plantation and throughout Aiken County, SC. Our team of realtors is built on professionalism, dedication, and experience. If you’re looking for the best real estate agency in Aiken, SC, consider Woodside-Aiken Realty. If you have questions about the Aiken area or would like to be connected to our one of our real estate agents, contact us today at 803-643-1899 or use our online contact form.