Mon. - Thu. 5:15 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:15 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Fitness Schedule
Lap & Recreational Swim Schedule
Gym Schedule
Open Climb Hours
Youth Activity Center Hours


50 Gay Avenue
Clayton, MO 63105

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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.


  • Shaping the Shaw Park Facility

    The engineering team creating the new Shaw Park Multi-Use Facility will present and gather feedback about the latest designs at the April Parks and Recreation Commission meeting at The Center of Clayton on April 3, 2017 at 7:00 pm.


  • Adult Sports Leagues

    Gather a group of your friends, family and coworkers together for summer fun in Shaw Park. Leagues include Coed and Men's softball as well as Women’s Micro Soccer. Games begin in late April and team registrations are due by April 12. For more information, visit www.claytonmo.gov/adultsports.


  • Spring Break Hours

    The School District of Clayton Spring Break is fast approaching! In additional to our normal activity hours, on weekdays during the break Recreational Swim will begin at noon and the Youth Activity Center will be open from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Please remember that children age 11 and younger must have a parent or responsible individual at least 15 years of age in the facility at all times.

    3/1/2017 10:21:39 AM

  • Spring Classes

    Spring is a great time to get the kids ready for the pool with swimming lessons, get yourself back in shape for the trails with a cycling class, or sign up for a softball league with a group of your favorite people.

    3/1/2017 10:11:31 AM

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Summer Programs

Summer camps, tennis lessons, swimming lessons and softball leagues are just the tip of what makes summer in Shaw Park so amazing,

Printable Summer Guide PDF (3.9 MB)

Summer Camps

We have a wide variety of choices including SCUBA, Mad Science, Fencing, Basketball and Tennis. More details on the Camps Page.

Printable Camp Guide PDF (1 MB)

Winter & Spring Programs

Winter is a great time to get a head start on swim lessons, burn some calories with fitness programs, or take the fun outside with ice skating lessons.

Printable Winter/Spring Guide PDF (3.5 MB)

Accessibility to All Citizens

We 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 Ann Jacobs at 314-290-8505.