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What is a Membership at Clayton Community Center?  What do I get?  How much does it cost?  Do I get a card?  Do I get reduced rates on classes?

We are glad you asked!  There is so much to do at Clayton Community Center and becoming a member allows you access to SO MUCH!  Below is all the information you need to join and if you still have questions…just give us a call at 919-553-1550!

What is the difference between a resident and a non-resident?

Clayton residents are defined as anyone living in the Town limits of Clayton. At the time of registration, residents must bring proof of their Town of Clayton address, such as a utility bill. 

A non-resident is anyone living out side the Town limits of Clayton.
A Clayton address does not automatically make you a Clayton resident.

What do I get with my annual membership?

Participants purchasing an annual membership will be eligible to register for all classes, programs, youth and adult athletics for the resident rate as well as register in advance with Clayton residents.

Membership Includes:

Advanced registration time periods

Open gym times for basketball, volleyball, and other sports

Access to indoor track, elliptical, and stationary bikes during operating hours

Resident rates on programs to include:

  • All athletic programs
  • All classes
  • Rentals (picnic shelters)
  • Camps
  • Senior Trips

Membership Card Policy:

All members will receive a membership card that will allow them access to the Community Center and for proof of membership when enrolling in a class or registering for an athletic program. Each member must scan their card in order to enter the Community Center each visit. Members must also have their picture taken for Clayton Parks and Recreation’s access only. There will be a $5.00 replacement fee for lost cards.


All participant memberships with Clayton Parks and Recreation are based on an executed contract and agreement.

Membership Rates and Membership Types:

A Town of Clayton utility bill as proof of residency and identification is required upon registration. 
*Resident Rates are per person, ages 11 & older. A Resident is defined as anyone living within the Town limits of Clayton. 

Membership Terms Defined:

Individual: Consists of an individual 18 – 54 years of age at time of membership registration.

Middle School Students: Defined as any individual enrolled in middle school at the time of membership registration. All students must have a parent and/or legal guardian come to the Community Center and register their child/student for a membership.

High School Students: Defined as any individual enrolled in high school at the time of membership registration. All students must have a parent and/or legal guardian come to the Community Center and register their child/student for a membership.

Family w/ Dependents: Consists of parents and/or legal guardian with children (under the age of 23) living in the same household.

Family w/ No Dependents: Consists of two adults living in same household.

Senior Individual: One person age 55 & over at time of membership registration.

Senior Family No Dependents: Consist of two adults ages 55 & over living in the same household.

Note: Clayton Parks and Recreation reserves the right to revise fees for membership and all programs and events without advance notification. Membership rights are as defined by Clayton Parks and Recreation and memberships may be rescinded for cause or violation of policy with a refund of a pro rata share of the original cost based on time remaining in the membership.

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