Recreation Calendar

View Full Calendar

Summer Guide

Click here to register for programs online

 > Home > Government > Departments > Parks and Recreation > Center of Clayton

Address & Hours

50 Gay Avenue
Suggestion Box

Mon. - Fri. 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat. & Sun.   
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
[Holiday Hours]

Fitness Schedule

Lap & Recreational Swim Schedule

Gym Schedule

Open Climb Hours

Youth Activity Center Hours

 Facebook Icon   Twitter Icon  Click here to sign up for email newsletters

Click here to register for programs online

Center of Clayton

Summer member Button

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

Summer Activities

Summertime in Clayton is full of great activities including camps, swim lessons, tennis lessons, adult softball leagues and so much more. Browse all available programs online at

Summer Memberships

Summer Memberships to The Center of Clayton are on sale now and are valid May 11 through August 31. They are perfect for students out of school and those looking for an escape from the hot and humid St. Louis summer. For more information, visit

Shaw Park Aquatic Center and Shaw Park Tennis Center also open this month! Season passes are currently available at the Welcome Desk. Lines get longer as Memorial Day weekend draws near, so get your pass soon!

Memorial Day & Summer Hours

In observance of Memorial Day, The Center of Clayton will be open from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm on Monday, May 25. No classes or nursery service will be offered that day.

Memorial Day weekend also marks the beginning of our summer hours. Saturday, May 23 through Sunday, August 9, The Center will have the following hours:

Monday - Friday 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Summer Camps

What are your children doing this summer? Clayton summer camps begin June 1 and include aquatics, enrichment and sports opportunities. The 2015 camp information and registration is available at The Center of Clayton and online at Be sure to fill out the 2015 Emergency Contact Form and return it to The Center to begin the registration process. See you this summer!