The Best Clayton Retirement Activities that Aren’t Golf!

So, you retired. Congratulations! This is an exciting new chapter in your life, and we’re so happy you’ve decided to consider spending your retirement in beautiful Clayton, NC.

Now that your days are a bit freer, you may have already started picking fun activities to fill them! We’d love to be of assistance to you, which is why we’re recommending these four retirement activities (that aren’t golf).

Why are we excluding golf, you may be wondering? Well, we’ve already written about it! It’s no secret that Clayton is a treasure trove of expertly landscaped golf courses. However, the fun activities we’re about to touch on are slightly less well known.

Fishing at a Nearby Lake

Two men sitting on a pier in the fall fishing.The greater Triangle area is home to numerous fishing spots! Just outside of Clayton in neighboring Holly Springs, Bass Lake Park is home to a 54-acre lake filled with catfish, bass, bream, and crappie.

Another great fishing spot is at the brand new Turnipseed Nature Preserve. You can fish along the creek and beaver ponds to your hearts content.

Get Active and Fit

Woman's silhouette running against the sunset.It’s never too late to get in shape! Clayton has a number of great options for staying fit and getting active. Consider signing up for a gym like Gold’s Gym, Clayton Fitness, or even Cross Fit Clayton.

If you enjoy running, consider joining Clayton’s Running Group for adults. Make new running friends, and explore new restaurants, shops, and bars throughout the Clayton area after your run.

Pick Up a New Hobby

Close up shot of a professional camera sitting on a table.Flex your creative muscle by picking up a new hobby like photography, crafting, or blogging! Find something that brings you joy, whether it’s watercolor painting, taking photos of interesting finds around Clayton, or writing up restaurants review, and bring it to the internet.

If you’re crafty enough, you can even sell some of your handmade goods on websites like Etsy.

Coach Your Favorite Sport

Man coaching young boy in baseball.Have a passion for sports like soccer, cheerleading, or basketball? Apply to become a youth sports coach at an organization like the Clayton YMCA.

You could also become a member of the Clayton Civitan Club. This organization provides community resources and activities, including a football league and cheerleading league.

Sign up to become a member and give back to your community!

See All There Is to Love About Clayton

Small-town living never looked so good. If you’re ready to find the perfect home in Clayton, North Carolina, then we highly recommend coming down for a visit to The Walk at East Village. Our community is brimming with fun amenities, social events, and beautiful move-in ready homes for sale.

Give us a call today to begin exploring all your Clayton real estate options!

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