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 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.


  • Center of Clayton to Open at 9:00 am Sunday, November 5

    The Center of Clayton will open at 9:00 am on Sunday, November 5 for the St. Louis Half Marathon and Clayton Police 5K. Gay Avenue will be closed until 8:30 am and the entrance from Topton Way, as well as the north parking lot, will be closed until noon.

    10/20/2017 1:21:56 PM

  • Pools Closed October 24 & 26

    All pools will be closed Tuesday, October 24 and Thursday, October 26 from 2:30 pm until close for the Boys High School Swim Conference. During these closures, Center members may present their membership card at The Heights for free access their aquatic center.


  • Fall 2 Programs Start October 16

    The next round of fitness classes and swim lessons begins the week of October 16. Register through our new online system at claytonmo.perfectmind.com or visit the Welcome Desk on your next visit.


  • Fall Recreation Guide Available Now

    The Clayton Parks and Recreation Guide for Fall 2017 is now available! Click to preview the catalog, visit the Parks and Recreation home page, or get one in person at The Center of Clayton.


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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.

 Fall 2017 Guide
Printable Fall Guide PDF (5 MB)