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Shaw Park Aquatic Center

Aquatic Programs

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Early Morning Lap Swim

One lap lane will be available for early morning lap swimmers to share.  Offered Monday through Friday from 5:15am - 6:45am for Shaw Park Aquatic Center season pass holders only.  Participants must register at The Center of Clayton's Welcome Desk to receive a laminated card to use during Early Morning Lap Swim time. Cost: $40

Water Aerobics

(Ages 16+) Start your day with outdoor water exercise! Each class includes a warm-up, a fast-paced shallow-water aerobic workout designed to increase cardiovascular performance and build endurance, and a warm-down session for stretching at the end of class. It’s twice the workout on land in half the time! Classes are free for passholders, but registration is required. Registration for Residents is $35.00 per session and General Admission is $40.00 per session. Options are listed in the online registration section below.

Group Swim Lessons

Shaw Park Aquatic Center offers outdoor swim lessons. Class participants should sign up for class based on age.  On the first day, participants will be separated into group according to their skill level. Additional levels are available at The Center of Clayton.

Private Lessons

The City of Clayton offers private instruction in swimming and diving. Clients will be contacted within one week of registration to arrange lessons.  The Aquatic Program Coordinator may discuss scheduling only once all registration materials and payment have been received. Please fill out the Private Swim Lesson Form and submit it either online, by fax, by mail, or at the Center of Clayton Welcome Desk.


Online Registration

Clayton Parks and Recreation has partnered with Perfect Mind for program registration. Browse currently available Aquatic Center programs below or manage your account at

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