Public Recreation

Clay Center Recreation strives to enhance and improve the experience of our community and its visitors. We’d enjoy having a conversation regarding your interests and how we can best implement those enhancements, please contact us directly to set up a time.

Email: cityparkdept@claycenterks.com
Patrick Hayes, Public Recreation Superintendent

Current Programs Offered

Youth Flag Football (2019 CCPRD Flag Football Registration Form)

CCPRD is accepting registrations for the 2019 Flag Football season. Registration info will be sent to schools and the newspaper and can also be picked up from the City Hall. Coaches and volunteers are always needed to help our programs run successfully. Team sponsorships are always welcome as well. If you have any questions, please let us know. Season information is as follows:

    • Program Dates: August 19, 2019-October 12, 2019
    • Divisions: Grades 1st-2nd, 3rd-4th (Determined by players grade entering the 2019-20 school year)
    • Practices: Start the week of August 19, 2019.  Coaches select practice day, time, and location and will contact players with practice information.
    • Games: Start September 7th, 2019.  Games will be played on Saturday mornings at the CCCHS practice football field.
    • Registration Deadline: July 31, 2019

Youth Girls Volleyball (2019 CCPRD Volleyball Registration Form)

CCPRD is accepting registrations for the 2019 volleyball season. Registration info will be sent to schools and the newspaper and can also be picked up from the City Hall. Coaches and volunteers are always needed to help our programs run successfully. Team sponsorships are always welcome as well. If you have any questions, please let us know. Season information is as follows:

    • Program Dates: August 19, 2019-October 12, 2019
    • Divisions: Determined by players grade entering the 2019-20 school year.  Grades 2nd – 3rd grade will participant in a 6 week clinic setting, learning the fundamentals of volleyball.  4th– 6th grade will practice and have matches against opposing teams.
    • Practices: Practices for the 4th-6th grade teams start the week of August 19, 2019.  Coaches select practice day, time, and location and will contact players with practice information. The 2nd-3rd grade clinic will start September 8th, 2019.
    • Games: Games for the 4th-6th grade league start September 8th, 2019.  Games will be played on Sunday afternoons at the CCCHS District Gym.
    • Registration Deadline: July 31, 2019

Youth Baseball (2019 Registration Closed)

CCPRD’s 2019 Youth Baseball season has now concluded. Thanks to our coaches and volunteers who help our programs run successfully!

    • Baseball Divisions: T-Ball- 4-6 yr old, Machine Pitch- 7-9 yr olds, Kid Pitch 10-12yr olds. (Must be 4 years old to participate, Age determined as of May 1, no exceptions made)
    • Season Runs: May-June

Youth Softball (2019 Registration Closed)

CCPRD’s 2019 Youth Softball season has now concluded. Thanks to our coaches and volunteers who help our programs run successfully!

    • Softball Divisions: T-Ball 4-6 yr old, Coach Pitch- 7-8 yr olds, Fast Pitch 9-10 yr olds, 11-12 yr olds. (Must be 4 years old to participate, Age determined as of Jan. 1, no exceptions made)
    • Season Runs: May-June

Youth Soccer (2019 Registration Closed)

CCPRD’s 2019 Youth Soccer season has now concluded. Thanks to our coaches and volunteers who help our programs run successfully!

    • Soccer Divisions: Pre-K through 6th grade
    • Season Runs: April-May

Practice Time Requests & Ball Field Reservations

  • Practice Time Requests: Does your Clay Center softball team need a field to practice on?  CCPRD will allow non-city recreation affiliated teams to use city fields for practice at no charge.  Simply fill out our practice time request form then e-mail it to cityparkdept@claycenterks.com.  We’ll do our best to accommodate your requests in a timely manner.  Practice requests will only be honored until the start of CCPRD softball program.
  • Ball Field Facility Reservations: Is your softball team or organization looking to host games or tournaments in Clay Center?  CCPRD will allow non-city recreation affiliated teams/organizations to rent city fields for games and tournaments for a minimal fee.  Simply fill out our ball field facility reservation form and return it to City Hall with your payment.  We’ll do our best to accommodate your requests based on availability of the fields or facility your request.

Safari Run Pickets at Dexter Park!

  • Leave a lasting memory at Dexter Park! Purchase a fence picket and honor or remember that special person, promote your business or just to recognize your support for the park. We are currently accepting orders. Picket orders will be placed 3 times a year, March, July, and October. Order forms can be returned to City Hall prior to the end of these 3 months. If you have any questions, please let us know. Safari Run Picket info