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Address & Hours

50 Gay Avenue
Suggestion Box

Mon. - Thu. 5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday           7:00 am - 6:00 pm
[Holiday Hours]

Fitness Schedule

Lap & Recreational Swim Schedule

Gym Schedule

Open Climb Hours

Youth Activity Center Hours

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Center of Clayton

The Center of Clayton offers the ultimate experience in sports, fitness, swimming, recreational, educational and lifestyle enhancing programs. The Center's 136,000 square feet includes four gymnasiums, two pools, a suspended jogging track, weight lifting, aerobic/dance areas, a 30-foot climbing wall, classrooms, lounge, Subway and meeting rooms. For more information on The Center of Clayton call 290-8500. 

Current News

Member Day at Shaw Park Ice Rink

Center members can enjoy free admission and skate rental at Shaw Park Ice Rink on Sunday, February 8. Simply present your center membership card at the cashier’s station and you’re set. See you at the rink!

Pool Closures

All pools will be closed from 2:00 pm to close on Thursday, February 12 and Friday, February 13 for the Suburban Central Conference Girls’ Swimming and Diving Championship Meet. During these times, members may present their membership card at The Heights for access to their pool free of charge.

Presidents Day Weekend

The Center of Clayton will have normal hours over President’s Day weekend, and some activity areas will have extended hours to help keep your children entertained.

  Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
Climbing Wall Closed 12p - 4p 12p - 4p 12p - 4p
Recreational Swim
11a - 8:45p
11a - 6:45p 11a - 5:45p 11a - 3:45p
Youth Activity Center
9a - 12p 8a - 12p 2p - 12p 9a - 12p

Spring Break Camps

Spring break camps at The Center are a great opportunity to entertain and enrich your children this spring. Camps take place March 16 – 20 with options in the morning and afternoon. The 2015 Emergency Contact Form must be completed and returned to begin the registration process. Find more information at

Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, The Center of Clayton may open late or close early based upon the impact of road and weather conditions on the safety of our patrons and staff.  This page will be updated with closures or you may call 314-290-8561 for the latest information.