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About Center of Clayton

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The Center of Clayton will serve the evolving needs and interests of all constituencies of the City of Clayton and the School District of Clayton by providing a broad range of recreation, sports, wellness and community-based programs.

About Us

The Center of Clayton is a shared usage facility with 94,400 square feet devoted to sports, fitness, swimming, recreation, education, and wellness enhancing programs. This unique facility was created through a partnership between the School District of Clayton and the City of Clayton. The Center of Clayton is attached to Clayton High School and is utilized for athletic programs, classes, and recreations needs of the students.
The Clayton Parks and Recreation Department manages the day to day operations of The Center and the School District of Clayton maintains the building and grounds.

The Clayton Recreation, Sports and Wellness Commission, Inc. (CRSWC) governs The Center of Clayton by setting the policies and giving a unified direction to this multi-use facility. On the panel of six, two are members of the School District of Clayton’s Board of Education, two are members of the City of Clayton’s Board of Aldermen, and two are Citizen-At-Large. The Commission meets at 8:00 a.m. the fourth Friday, quarterly at The Center of Clayton. Any citizens desiring to be considered for a Citizen-At-Large should contact the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation.

CRSWC Audit Reports

Links to the independent audit reports for the CRSWC, which oversees The Center of Clayton recreation facility, are listed below.

Center of Clayton Policies

The Center of Clayton User Guide contains a comprehensive list of rules, regulations and policies for users of the facility. The Guide is updated on an as-needed basis.