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.


  • Get Ready for the Clayton Police 5K

    The annual St. Louis Half Marathon & Clayton Police 5K will be held Sunday, November 4. Not ready for the race? Don't worry, The Center of Clayton can help!


  • Center Pool Closures

    The Competition Pool will be closed August 20-24 and the Leisure Pool will be closed August 27 – September 3 for annual cleaning.


  • Summer Hours End August 12

    The summer hours will come to an end on August 12, just before the start of the new school year. All hours, including holidays, are posted on the Hours page.


  • Free Group Fitness Class Trials

    Trying a new class can be intimidating, so The Center is offering free trial classes of some of our hottest offerings this fall. No registration needed, but space is limited.


  • Morning Pickup Basketball

    Pickup Basketball currently takes place weekly on Tuesday and Friday mornings from 6:30 am - 7:30 am and on weekends from 7:00 am - noon.


  • Shaw Park Pool End of Season Schedule

    Beginning August 13th, Shaw Park Aquatic Center and The Center of Clayton pass holders can enter Shaw Park Aquatic Center, The Center of Clayton or Maplewood Family Aquatic Center at NO CHARGE during posted hours of operation.

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  • Fall Program & Event Guide

    See what Clayton Parks and Recreation has in-store for your family this fall.


  • Clayton Parks & Recreation Summer Guide

    Plan your summer with the Parks and Recreation Guide with everything you need to know about summer 2018 in 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 2018 Guide
Printable Summer Guide PDF (4 MB)
 Camp 2018 Guide
Printable Camp Guide PDF (4 MB)
 Fall 2018 Guide
Printable Fall Guide PDF (4.7 MB)