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 (2020 Registration Form)

    • Season: August 31, 2020-October 24, 2020
    • Divisions: Grades 1st-2nd, 3rd-4th, 5th-6th (Determined by players grade entering the 2020-21 school year). The 5th-6th grade division will only be played if the CCFA tackle program does not have a tackle season.  If CCFA has a tackle season, we encourage participation in that program and we will not play the 5th-6th grade division. 
    • Practices: Start the week of August 31, 2020.  Coaches select practice day, time, and location and will contact players with practice information.
    • Games: Start September 19, 2020.  Games will be played on Saturday mornings at the CCCHS practice football field.
    • Registration Deadline: August 17, 2020

Youth Girls Volleyball (2020 Registration Form)

    • Season: August 31, 2020-October 25, 2020
    • Divisions: Determined by players grade entering the 2020-21 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 31, 2020. Coaches select practice day, time, and location and will contact players with practice information. The 2nd-3rd grade clinic will start September 13, 2020.
    • Games: Games for the 4th-6th grade league start September 20, 2020. Games will be played on Sunday afternoons at the CCCHS District Gym.
    • Registration Deadline: August 17, 2020

Youth Baseball (Registration Closed)

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

Youth Softball (Registration Closed)

    • Season: May-June
    • Divisions: T-Ball: 4-6 yr olds, Coach/Machine 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, 2020 no exceptions will be made)

Youth Soccer (Registration Closed)

    • Season: April-May
    • Divisions: Preschool through 6th grade

Adult Co-Ed 6-on-6 Volleyball (Registration Closed)

    • Season: January-February
    • Divisions: Co-Ed only, must be 18 or over

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