Summer Hours

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 Labor Day Hours

    The Center of Clayton will be open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day.


  • Center Pool Closures

    The Competition Pool will be closed August 14-18 and the Leisure Pool will be closed August 21 – September 4 for annual cleaning. Center members can swim for free at Shaw Park Aquatic Center and Maplewood Family Aquatic Center from August 14 through September 4. Present your membership card for admission during the times listed on the End of Season Schedule.


  • End of Season Schedule - SPAC

    - The End of Season Schedule for Shaw Park Aquatic Center is now available! Beginning August 15, Shaw Park Aquatic Center and The Center of Clayton pass holders can enter Shaw Park Aquatic Center, The Center of Clayton & Maplewood Family Aquatic Center at NO CHARGE. Guests of members must still pay the appropriate guest fee.


  • Center Summer Hours End August 13

    The summer hours will come to an end on August 13 just before the start of the new school year. All hours, including holidays, are posted on the Center of Clayton Hours page. Clayton High School students return to class on August 15. Throughout the school year, students utilize the facility for physical education, athletic practice, and personal growth. As these programs occasionally require full access to various areas within The Center, please refer to the pool and gymnasium schedules for changes in availability. Parking during school days and some events may also be congested throughout the year. We will let members know in future alerts if any foreseen crowding should arise.


  • Online Registration Email

    On Friday, July 28 all active accounts with a valid email address were sent a system generated email (from containing your login and a temporary password.


  • 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.

 Summer 2017 Guide
Printable Summer Guide PDF (4 MB)
 Camp 2017 Guide
Printable Camp Guide PDF (1 MB)
 Fall 2017 Guide
Printable Fall Guide PDF (5 MB)