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Welcome the Town of Clayton, North Carolina

Community Center: 
919-553-1550

Hours of Operation: 
Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
​Saturday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED

Winter Hours (Nov. 1-  Feb. 28):
Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Physical Address:
715 Amelia Church Road
Clayton, NC 27520

Below you will find the most frequently asked questions regarding Parks and Recreation.  Feel free to explore.

How do I register for a class, program, or athletics event?
Where is the Clayton Community Center?
What amenities does the Community Center offer?
How do I join the Clayton Community Center?
What are the hours at the Clayton Community Center?
How do I know if I am a resident of the Town of Clayton?
Where can I find athletic schedules and other information?
Do I have to be a member of the Center to take classes or participate in athletics?
When is Open Gym time for the basketball court at Clayton Community Center?
How do I report a concern on a trail, park or greenway?
I have a great idea for a program or class.  Who should I contact?
How can I volunteer with Parks and Recreation?
Does the Town of Clayton have a Swimming Pool?
Does the town have a dog park?
How do I sponsor a ball team or special event?
How do I rent a Ball Field or Basketball Court?
Can I reserve a picnic shelter?
Where are the Tennis Courts in Town?
Where are the parks and trails in town and how long is each trial?
Why are bathrooms sometimes closed?
Are alcoholic beverages permitted in parks?
Can I fish in the pond at Clayton Community Park?


How do I register for a class, program, or athletics event?

You can register online here or visit the Community Center.

Where is the Clayton Community Center?

The Community Center is located at 715 Amelia Church Road.

What amenities does the Community Center offer? 

The Community Center has an indoor walking track, full basketball gym, multipurpose room, art and pottery class room and childcare space. We also have light free weights and a limited number of ellipticals and stationary bikes.

How do I join the Clayton Community Center?

To join the community Center you will need to stop by the front desk with a copy of your drivers license and utility bill.

What are the hours at the Clayton Community Center?

March- October: Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM-9:00PM, Friday 8:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sat 9:00 AM-2:00 PM Closed Sunday
November-February: Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM-9:00 PM, Friday 8:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sat 8:00 AM-4:00 PM, Sunday 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

​How do I know if I am a resident of the Town of Clayton?

All Town residents pay Clayton City Taxes, most utilize Town of Clayton Utilities. If you have any questions whether or not you are a resident please contact Customer Service at (919) 553-5002. 

Where can I find athletic schedules and other information?

Schedules, Rules, Coaches Information, and Field Conditions can be found at www.quickscores.com/Clayton

Do I have to be a member of the Center to take classes or participate in athletics?

No, however if you are a Non-Resident and get a annual family membership you pay the Resident rate for classes, camps and athletics.

When is Open Gym time for the basketball court at Clayton Community Center?

Please check the monthly open gym calendar as times do vary. Click here to view the gym schedule.

How do I report a concern on a trail, park or greenway?

Please contact the Clayton Community Center with any concerns at (919) 553-1550. If it is an emergency please call 9-1-1.

I have a great idea for a program or class.  Who should I contact?

Please contact the Program Coordinator at (919) 553-1555

How can I volunteer with Parks and Recreation?

We are always looking for volunteers for special events, work in the community garden, coaching and more. Please fill out the volunteer form.

Does the Town of Clayton have a Swimming Pool?

At this time the Town does not operate any swimming pools.

Does the town have a dog park?

Yes, the Town has a Dog Park across from East Clayton Park at 2027 Glen Laurel Road.

How do I sponsor a ball team or special event?

We would love to talk with you about sponsoring a ball team or event, please contact the Community Center at (919) 553-1550. 

How do I rent a Ball Field or Basketball Court?

Fields and courts are available for rentals around Clayton Parks and Recreation scheduled program for availability and information please contact our Athletic Supervisor at (919) 553-1551

Can I reserve a picnic shelter?

Yes, Picnic Shelter Rentals are available at All Star, Community Park and East Clayton Community Park. Contact the Community Center for availability and information.

Where are the Tennis Courts in Town?

There are six tennis courts at Clayton Community Park on Amelia Church Road. 

Where are the parks and trails in town and how long is each trial?

Park Map

Why are bathrooms sometimes closed?

During the winter months, water is turned off in some of the park facilities to prevent the pipes from freezing. 

Are alcoholic beverages permitted in parks?

No. 

Can I fish in the pond at Clayton Community Park?

Fishing is allowed with a current NC Fishing license. Chemicals are occasionally added to the pond for weed control, therefore we require fishermen to catch and release. 

If you have any other questions please contact the Clayton Community Center at (919) 553-1550 

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