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Parks and Rec Notes, Sept. 24



Youth basketball registration

Registration for basketball with the Clayton Parks Notes for boys ages 7-17 and girls age 7-15 (as of Dec. 31) is open until Sept. 29. Practices begin in November and games start in December and run until early March. There are typically two games or practices a week. Info: 919-553-1550.


A Pilates class for ages 16 and up will be offered by the Clayton Parks and Recreation Dept. Pilates emphasizes the balanced development of the body through core strength, flexibility and awareness. The class runs for six weeks, starting in September on Thursdays from 8:45 until 9:45 p.m. The fee is $20-35.

Tae Kwon Do

This Tae Kwon Do program for ages 7 and up focuses on self-confidence, discipline and physical fitness. The instructor, Joey Reeder, is an International Tae Kwon Do Federation certified black belt. Regulation uniforms are not mandatory. Testing to advance in belt rank is done for an additional fee. Classes start on the first Tuesday of each month and run from 6-8 p.m. Fees are $25-40.

Volunteers needed

The Clayton Parks Dept. is looking for volunteers. Opportunities include park beautification, special events and work in our community garden.

If you are interested or know a group looking for community service opportunities, call 919-553-1550 or come by the Clayton Community Center (715 Amelia Church Road).