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Department Director

Patty DeForrest
Director of Parks and Recreation
Patty DeForrest

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Special Events Hotline

Inclusive Services

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Current News

Shaw Park Aquatic Center End of Season

The End of Season Schedule for Shaw Park Aquatic Center is now available! Beginning August 15, Shaw Park Aquatic Center and The Center of Clayton pass holders can enter Shaw Park Aquatic Center, The Center of Clayton & Maplewood Family Aquatic Center at NO CHARGE. Guests of members must still pay the appropriate guest fee.

Adult Sports Leagues

Fall adult leagues including Coed and Men's Softball as well as Women’s Soccer are now available. Games begin mid-September and team registrations are due by August 31. For more information, visit

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.