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Clarkston Community School District


Community Education

Family Tailgate

NEW! Please join us for our First Annual Clarkston Community Education Family Tailgate! This is a free family event. It will be held in front of Clarkston High School on Friday, September 14th (rain or shine). There will be music, kiddie games, corn hole, face painting, photo booths, food trucks, freebies and more!

Show your Clarkston pride by pre ordering our 1st annual tailgate shirts. The shirts must be preordered by September 4th. Shirts will be available to pick up at the tailgate. We will not sell shirts at the tailgate and no refunds will be given.

Please see our event flyer for further event details and shirt order information. We hope to see you there - Go Wolves!

Family Tailgate Flyer

*note, this is a free family event with the exception of preordering a tailgate shirt and purchasing food from the food trucks.

Our Programs



Winter programs run from January - Mid March.

Registration for winter programs will open:

Online - December 2018

Walk in/Call in - December 2018


Spring programs run from Mid March - May.

Registration for spring programs will open:

Online - December 2018

Walk in/Call in - December 2018


Summer programs run from June - August.

Registration for summer programs will open:

Online - April 2019

Walk in/Call in - April 2019

Clarkston Aquatics

Clarkston Aquatic programs run all year.

SWIM lessons

  • Brought to you by Clarkston Community Education
  • 6 week sessions
  • Wednesday evenings at CHS Pool
  • Swim Lesson Flyer - Fall Session One 2018


  • Brought to you by Oakland Live Y'ers
  • Monday - Friday evening practices at CHS and OU Pools
  • Open House Flyer - Wed, August 29th
  • Please contact OLY for any questions regarding youth swim team:

Registration Information

Effective January 1st, 2015, Independence Township Parks, Recreation & Seniors will be providing customer registrations for Clarkston Community Education.

6 Ways to Register


  1. Walk-In to 6483 Waldon Center Dr. Clarkston, MI 48346, lower level. The office is open Monday - Friday, from 8am - 5pm, & closed for holidays.
  2. Mail-In a registration form and payment to Independence Township, 6483 Waldon Center Dr. Clarkston, MI 48346.
  3. Phone-In to 248.623.4326 and press 1 for a registration attendant.
  4. Drop-In your registration form and payment in the after hours drop box located on the parking lot side of the Independence Township offices.
  5. Fax-In your registration form and pay by credit card at 248.620.7454.
  6. Online by clicking the "sign on" icon at

Checks should be made payable to
Independence Township.


Checks should be made payable to
Independence Township.

Registration Form

Registration Form

Athletic Packet

For Cross Country and Lacrosse participates only:

In addition to completing a registration form, an athletic packet will need to be completed. This packet will need to be completed once per school year. Completed packets should turned into the participant's head coach prior to their first day of practice. Athletic packets are available here.

Drop/Refund Policy


Please read carefully before registering for a program.

A full refund will be given if a program is canceled by the office.

A participate requested refund must be made prior to the beginning of the second class, regardless of attendance. Participate refunds will be charged a $10 processing fee. The cost of materials cannot be refunded.


Issued for programs/events meeting once or twice unless requested two business days in advance of starting date.

School Closings

In the event Clarkston Community Schools are closed due to weather, all Community Education classes will be canceled. We will make an attempt to reschedule canceled classes if possible. You will be notified via email about rescheduled canceled classes.


Mary Beth Rogers, Executive Director
P: 248.623.5410

Hayley Ladi, Community Education/Aquatics Coordinator
P: 248.623.4326, ext. 2

Kristina McCabe, Community Education Registration Clerk

Aleese Johnston, Community Education Assistant

Office Hours
Monday - Friday

P: 248.623.4326, ext. 1

P: 248.623.4326, ext. 2