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Community Center: 

Community Center Hours
Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. to 9 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

Inside or out, our parks and facilities offer something for everyone!

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 contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (919) 553-1550. The Shelter Reservations form can be filled out and returned to the Clayton Community Center. 

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

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 - To find out when the gym is open, check out the gym schedule!  That is just inside!!  Outside we have wonderful community garden with a greenhouse!


Clayton Community Park, 1075 Amelia Church Road

​This is a beautiful park that boasts 1/2 mile paved trail, 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.  The shelters are available for rental.  Please contact the Clayton Community Center for availability. 


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 rental, 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, and a one mile trail.  Right now an incredible public-private partnership is raising money to build Clayton's first Universal Playground at this park - a playground where children of all abilities can play!  The shelter at this park is available for rental

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


Legend Park, 550 City Road

This park has a ball field and a mountain bike trail.  There is parking available at the entrance behind the outfield fence.  We have a dirt jump area for the mountain biker in your life.  Our trails here offers challenges to both beginners and advanced riders.  We have approximately eight miles of trail offering spectacular scenery to both bike riders and hikers.  Also see Triangle MTB for more mountain biking information.  Detailed information about the trail can be found here.


Have you discovered the Clayton River Walk on the Neuse or have you seen the Butterfly Art along Sam’s Branch Greenway? Click here to discover what you have been missing.

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