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 Sports

  • Youth Baseball (2019 CCPRD Baseball Registration Form)

    • CCPRD is accepting registrations for the 2019 Baseball 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. Tentative season information is as follows:
    • Registration Deadline: April 16, 2019
    • 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, 2019, no exceptions will be made)
    • Practices: Start the week of May 13, 2019, Coaches will contact players with practice info. Kid Pitch Teams may start practicing sooner than the 13th.
    • Games: T-Ball & Machine-Pitch games will be played on Mondays & Wednesdays. Kid-Pitch games will be played on Monday & Thursday or as determined by the league. (Game days could change)
  • Youth Softball (2019 CCPRD Softball Registration Form)

    • CCPRD is accepting registrations for the 2019 Softball 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. Tentative season information is as follows:
      • Registration Deadline: April 16, 2019
      • 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, 2019 no exceptions will be made)
      • Practices: Start the week of May 13, 2019, Coaches will contact players with practice info. Kid Pitch Teams may start practicing sooner than the 13th.
      • Games: T-Ball & Coach-Pitch games will be played on Mondays & Wednesdays. Kid-Pitch games will be played on Monday & Wednesday or as determined by the league. (Game days could change)
  • 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.
  • Youth Soccer (Registration Closed)

    • In 2019, the Clay Center Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce it will now be the home Clay Center Youth Soccer. CCPRD is excited to offer the program under the continued direction of Ashley Pfizenmaier. The program will provide soccer to youth Pre-K through 6th grade. CCPRD looks forward to having youth soccer join its expanding list of youth and adult offerings to the Clay Center Community. Please like our Facebook page to stay up date with youth soccer as well as our other programs.

Current Events

  • 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