Please Note: Renovations have begun at The Center of Clayton which will impact the location or availability of some services. Areas currently closed include the Subway Restaurant. For more details about the project enhancements and closures, visit the Center of Clayton Renovation page


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

[Holiday Hours]


Fitness Class Schedule
Pool Schedule
Gym Schedule
Climbing Wall Hours
Kid Center 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. 

News from The Center of Clayton 

Center of Clayton Renovation Update September 1

Post Date:09/01/2019
Gyms 3 & 4 need one final week for drying and finishing touches and will open next Saturday, September 7! Gyms 1 & 2 will then close for roughly two weeks beginning mid-September for painting and installation of new wall pads.

The Competition Pool has been painted and tiling will begin this week. This pool is expected to open at the end of September. Work in the Leisure Pool will follow with an expected completion in October. The Shaw Park Aquatic Center season has been extended to cover as much of this closure as weather permits. 

Painting and tiling will begin in the locker rooms in the coming weeks. They are expected to open at the end of October.
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Clayton Program and Event Guides

Clayton Parks and Recreation provides a large variety of programs and events throughout the year.  Use the guides below to browse the season's offerings, or visit our online registration page.

Summer 2018 Guide
Printable Fall Guide (5.2 MB)
Holiday Mini Session Program Guide
Printable Mini Guide (3.2 MB)