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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

Click here to Register

Summer Playground Program- June 12-August 18, 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Registration starts Saturday, March 4 at 8am for Clayton Residents and Annual Family Members. Click here for payment information and frequently asked questions.

Click Here for the registration form. ALL Registration for the Summer Playground Program must be done in person at the Clayton Community Center. 

After School Art
Ages 5-7. 8-10. 11-17. These four week class are designed to teach participants the basics fundamentals of art using age appropriate projects.

After School Program
Games, Crafts, Homework and more! Join the After School Staff for a school year full of Fun. Transportation is provided from West Clayton Elementary and Cooper Elementary. Children must be picked up by 6:30 p.m. After School is open early on early release days.

Kids & Clay
Ages 6-8. A Fun Class for little hands! In this 5 week class a variety of projects will be made based on a session theme. The last class will be for glazing all work and can be picked up two weeks later. 
The Great Outdoors   Tuesdays   1/10 - 2/7    4:30-5:45 p.m.
You Name it!             Tuesdays   2/28 - 3/28  4:30-5:45 p.m.

Tweens Pottery
Ages 9-13. This 6 week class designed for tweens will let them explore hand building techniques while creating theme based projects. 
Potted Pets             Mondays   1/23 - 2/27   4:30-5:45 p.m.
​Mexican Explorers   Mondays    3/13 - 4/17  4:30-5:45 p.m.

Homeschool Pottery
Ages 8-12. In these 6 week sessions, participants will create unique projects that are different each time. Mrs. Joan creates new projects with art history and creativity in mind.
Tuesdays  1/3 - 2/7    10-11:30 a.m.
​Tuesdays  2/28 - 4/4   10-11:30 a.m.

Teen Clay Sampler
Ages 13-18. This class is for any teen who would like to experience making projects on and off the wheel. The first 3 weeks are devoted to handbuilding the next 2 weeksare lessons using the potters wheel and the last class will be to glaze all the pieces. 
Thursday  12/22 - 1/26  4:30-6 p.m.

Tae Kwon Do
Ages 7+. With a focus on self-confidence, discipline and physical fitness, Tae Kwon Do is taught by International Tae Kwon Do instructors. New class starts on the first Tuesday of each month. 
Tuesdays  6-8 p.m.

Kids Yoga
Ages 6-12. By practicing yoga kids will develop; confidence, body-awareness, strength and flexibility, relaxation techniques, increased focus and concentration. Children will be introduced to basic Yoga poses, learn how to calm themselves and play games during this six week class. 
Thursday  12/22 - 1/26      5-5:45 p.m.
Thursday    2/9 - 3/16       5-5:45 p.m.

Tennis
Check back in the Spring for Tennis Classes starting in March

After School Nature
Ages 6-9. Join our nature instructor each week for a new adventure! We will learn about habitats, native animals, the food chain and much more in this hands-on 6 week program. 
Monday   3/20 - 4/24  4:30-6:15 p.m.

Summer Playground Program
Our popular Summer Camp Program runs weekly from June 12-August 18, registration for Residents and Annual Members starts on Saturday, March 4 at 8 a.m. Call (919) 553-1550 for more information.

Specialty Camps: 
The Clayton Community Center offers half day, specialty classes for all ages. Camps include Nature, Art, Pottery, Tennis and More! Click here for dates and Registration information.

Click here to view our complete Program & Events Guide.

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