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Department Director

Patty DeForrest
Director of Parks and Recreation
Patty DeForrest

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Current News

Shred Day

The Clayton Chamber of Commerce is hosting Shred Day in Shaw Park on Wednesday, October 26 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. This free event provides the community with a safe and secure resource to shred confidential personal and business documents. Anyone can bring up to five boxes to be shredded on-site by a certified Cintas employee. For more information call the Clayton Chamber of Commerce at 314-726-3033.

STL Half Marathon

The annual St. Louis Half Marathon, Clayton Police 5K & Youth Run benefiting Special Olympics of Missouri will be held Sunday, November 6 beginning at 7:30 am at The Center of Clayton. Registration for the event is available online at

Fall Programs

Whether you want to build your strength and endurance with a fitness class, sign up your child for swim lessons, get a team together for an adult sports league, or learn to play the guitar, we have programs to fit your interests.

Printable Fall Guide PDF (3.5 MB)

Accessibility to All Citizens

LogoWe welcome individuals of all abilities to enjoy our facilities and programs. If you or someone you know requires assistance, let us know at the time of registration or at least 2 weeks before participation. For more information, contact Mary Furfaro, Coordinator of Inclusive Services at (Voice) 314-505-8607 (TDD) 1-800-735-2966.