Contact: 919-553-1551; townofclayton.org
Fall youth athletics
The Clayton Parks and Recreation Department will offer co-ed soccer for ages 4-5 and 6-7 (as of July 31) this fall. The season runs from August through October.
Girls softball will also be offered in age groups 8U (coach-pitch), 10U, 12U and 14U (as of Jan. 1, 2017) from August until October.
Volleyball for girls ages 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14 (as of Oct. 15) is available with the season running from August through October.
Volleyball and softball teams play throughout Johnston and Wake counties.
Registration opens June 6 for Town of Clayton residents and family annual members or on June 20 for open registration. Sign-ups close on July 4 or when the age group is full.
The fee is $25-60.
A week-long half-day QuickStart tennis camp for ages 7-10 will be held at the Clayton Community Park from 9 a.m. until noon daily from July 25-29.
A week-long half-day QuickStart tennis camp for ages 11-16 will be held at the Clayton Community Park from 9 a.m. until noon daily from July 25-29. Contact or visit the Clayton Parks Dept. website to register.
The cost for each camp is $60-75.
Girls Volleyball Camp
A volleyball camp for ages 9-14 will be held June 14-16 from 9 a.m. until noon daily at the Clayton Community Center. Basic skills will be covered. The fee is $45-90. Contact or visit the Clayton Parks Dept. website to register.
Pacers Baseball Camp
A week-long Paces Baseball Camp for ages 7-14 will be held June 25-29 from 9 a.m. until noon daily. Coaches from William Peace University will direct the camp, which covers hitting, fielding, throwing and base running. The camp will be at East Clayton Community Park and costs $90-110. Contact or visit the Clayton Parks Dept. website to register.
Keys to Fielding Camps
A two-day, Keys to Fielding Camp for ages 11-14 will be held May 2-3 at East Clayton Community Park.
A two-day, Keys to Fielding Camp for ages 7-10 will be held May 2-3 at East Clayton Community Park.
Chris Duty, head coach at William Peace University, will lead the camp staff. The fee is $45-60.
Both camp times are from 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Keys to Hitting Camps
A two-day, Keys to Hitting Camp for ages 11-14 will be held April 25-26 at East Clayton Community Park.
A two-day, Keys to Fielding Camp for ages 7-10 will be held April 27-28 at East Clayton Community Park.
Chris Duty, head coach at William Peace University, will lead the camp staff. The fee is $45-60. Both camp times are from 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Challenger British Soccer Camp in Clayton
A Challenger British Soccer Camp will be held in Clayton from June 20-24. The camp includes programs for each age group.
First kicks for ages 3-4 is from 9-10 a.m daily and costs $99. Mini soccer for ages 4-5 is from 10-11:30 a.m. and costs $112. A half-day camp for ages 6-14 runs from 9 a.m. until noon and costs $155. A Golden Goal Bonus Camp for ages 6-14 is from 1-3 p.m. (for half-day campers) for $45. To register or for more info, visit challengersports.com.
The Clayton Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of exercise classes, including Zumba, yoga, pilates, cardio kick and more for all ages. For information on the offerings, times and fees, go to townofclaytonnc.org online.
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.
Clayton Community Center Memberships
Memberships for use of the Clayton Community Center are available through the Clayton Parks and Recreation Department for residents of the Town of Clayton and non-residents. Non-residents rates vary from $50-160 yearly (depending on ages/numbers of family members), $8-20 monthly or $6-10 monthly. Residents fees are only $5 per year.
The Clayton Parks and Recreation Department is always looking for volunteers. Opportunities include park beautification, special events and work in our the community garden. If you are interested or know a group that is looking for community service opportunities, call 919-553-1550 or come by the Clayton Community Center (715 Amelia Church Road).
Contact: 919-975-1411; selma-nc.com
The Selma Parks and Recreation Department offers Zumba classes, which fuses Latin and International rhythms with a dynamic workout session that is fun and easy to do. Classes are at the Harrison Center for Active Aging weekly on Thursdays from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. The cost is $5 per person.