One of our best amenities at Brookridge is our top-notch location that gives residents prime access to the best shopping, dining, and entertainment throughout the charming city of Winston-Salem. Because our Life Plan Community is located just minutes from Wake Forest University, the cobblestone streets of historic Old Salem, golf courses, museums, outdoor adventures, and a host of other Triad attractions, Brookridge offers an opportunity to live in the center of it all.

Although our on-site amenities are designed to provide enriched independent living with everything residents need right at their doorstep, it’s always nice to explore the surrounding community for a fun night out with friends, travel to see loved ones, enjoy some fresh air at an outdoor event, and more.

When you call Brookridge home, it’s an opportunity to live your best life at a retirement community designed for exceptional senior living in a city bustling with fun things to do.

Golf Courses

Legendary golfer Greg Norman said, “Happiness is a long walk with a putter.” When the weather is stellar, how about a round of happiness with friends? Winston-Salem has a number of courses for you to enjoy, including the Winston Lake Golf Course located on 480 acres of rolling woodland that offers 18 holes, a practice green, a clubhouse, and a pro shop. If you’re looking to join a private club, check out the Maple Chase Golf and Country Club, established in 1955 — a 6,700-yard, par-72 championship course.

Botanical Garden

Whether you have lived in the city all your life or moved here to call Brookridge home, have you ever stopped to smell the roses at the Reynolda Gardens on the Wake Forest University campus? With 134 acres devoted to annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, and more, you’re sure to enjoy a colorful, peaceful stroll while admiring nature’s best. Make sure to explore all the horticultural goodness in dedicated locations — trails, points of interest, and a collection of thematic gardens such as the East Rose Garden, the Blue and Yellow Garden, the West Rose Garden, the Pink and White Garden, and much more.

Catch a Flight

Have some family to visit or just want to get away? Having flight transportation close by is a fantastic perk! With the Piedmont Triad International Airport only being a 30-minute drive from Brookridge, it’s the in-and-out access you want for convenient travel adventures. Major airlines flying out of PTI include Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta, and United Airlines.


Winston-Salem is a shopper’s paradise! From high-end retailers to hunting for antique treasures and everything in between, residents love the premium convenience of having a variety of name brand stores, eclectic boutiques, and specialty shops right outside their door. Make sure to visit Hanes Mall, Thruway Center, and the historic Reynolda Village. 

Collegiate Sports

Being surrounded by higher education means residents with a penchant for collegiate sports can take their pick of what games to check out year-round! Whether football, basketball, baseball, etc., check out the different sports schedules for Wake Forest University, Salem College, and Winston-Salem State University, and have some fun while supporting local athletes.

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