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Shelter Rentals and Special Event Permits (shelter, field and gym) are available. Shelters are available for public use on a first come first serve basis when not rented. Paid rentals always have priority.

Whether you take a stroll around the ½ mile trail at Clayton Community Park or learn how to throw some clay on the wheel in our pottery studio, we are THE PREMIER COMMUNITY FOR ACTIVE FAMILIES!

If you are interested in reserving a picnic shelter please visit the Clayton Community Center, or click here to reserve online!

Athletics fields are available for rent, please fill out the Field Rental Request Form and return to Nick Rummage at the Clayton Community Center for approval. 

The Clayton Community Center gym is available for rent outside of scheduled programs, if you are interested please stop by the Clayton Community Center during normal business hours to fill out a gym rental form. A 30-day notice is required. Email mlorion@townofclaytonnc.org with questions.

Clayton Community Center, 715 Amelia Church Road

This is the home to our Parks & Recreation offices.  The Clayton Community Center is a beautiful 32,000 sq. ft facility that includes an indoor walking track (1/16 mile), our fitness center, art and pottery classroom, and a large gymnasium - That is just the inside!!  Outside we have wonderful community garden with a greenhouse, outdoor ping pong tables, and disc golf nets.


Clayton Community Park, 1075 Amelia Church Road

​This is a beautiful park that boasts 1/2 mile paved trail, unpaved trails through the woods, three ball fields, two sand volleyball courts, a picnic shelter, unpaved wetlands, six tennis courts with a shelter, two playground areas, eight bocce courts also with a shelter and wildlife viewing area.  Click here to view the Clayton Community Park trails map. The shelter is available for rent. Please contact the Clayton Community Center for availability at (919) 553-1550.


All-Star Park, 400 Front Street​​

All-Star Park has several amenities for your family!  At this wonderful park we have a basketball court, picnic shelter, as well as a fenced-in playground to ensure that the little ones don't go running off!  Our shelter is available for rent. Please contact the Clayton Community Center for availability (919) 553-1550. 


East Clayton Community Park​, 1774 Glen Laurel Road​

This is one of our newest parks.  At this facility we have a picnic pavilion, soccer fields, multipurpose playing fields, a baseball field, 18 hole disc golf course and a one mile trail. This park is also home to the new Harmony Playground, a place where kids and adults of all abilities can play.



East Clayton Disc Golf Course, 1774 Glen Laurel Road​

This is one of our newest amenities for one of today's fastest growing sports! Developed with the help of volunteers and disc golf enthusiasts from the Capital Area Disc Golf League, the East Clayton Disc Golf Course features 18 "holes" under the canopy of the forested area in the eastern corner of East Clayton Community Park.  Disc golf (often erroneously referred to as frisbee golf) is a flying disc game, as well as a precision and accuracy sport, in which individual players throw a flying disc at a target. 

East Clayton Dog Park, 2027 Glen Laurel Road

Your four-legged family members will be in heaven at this park!!  We have about three acres of leash-free play area. We have two enclosed areas - one for small dogs and the other one is for large dogs.  No children under the age of 12 should be in the large dog fenced-in area. You MUST clean up after your dog and ALL dogs MUST wear current rabies tags. Please don't bring food for dogs or humans into the enclosed areas and absolutely NO dogs in heat! The park is open from dawn to dusk.   

Municipal Park, 325 McCullers Drive

The family-friendly park offers a fenced-in playground, basketball court, tennis court and a ball field. Bathrooms are open during baseball season. Everything an active family could want!   



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