The Winthrop Murray Crane Community House and The Dalton Youth Center are home to the many programs offered by the Dalton CRA.  Both buildings belong to a Trust that was set up by  W. Murray Crane.  The Community House has a Pool, Fitness Center, Gymnasium, Group Exercise studio, racquetball courts, and conference rooms.  Also as a center piece for the town, The Community House has a gorgeous sprawling side lawn with a white marble memorial fountain, a perfect place for pictures.  The Dalton Youth Center is home to the Youth of the community with a small gymnasium, pool tables, foosball and ping pong tables.  See below for rental rates of some of the facilities.


The Dalton CRA is home to the only public access pool in the town of Dalton. From Lap swimming and Family swims to swim lessons and Water Aerobics the pool is an essential part of our community, check out the Aquatics page for descriptions to these programs. See the rate sheet to find rates and options for all participants of our pool.

Fitness Center

You won’t find a one size fits all approach to fitness here.  Instead, you’ll find a warm, friendly atmosphere, knowledgeable and experienced staff, and a different kind of energy.  Whether you’re a die hard fitness buff, a weekend warrior or you prefer to work at your own pace, the CRA Fitness Center provides members with a variety of fitness services to suit their individual needs.  We offer affordable membership options and daily rates. See Rates.


The CRA has 2 racquetball/walley ball courts that are open during our business hours. Call in advance to book an hour at a time. See Rates.

Conference Rooms

The Dalton CRA has a small conference room with table & chairs holds 12 comfortably. Room is  equipped with a TV.  We also have a large conference room that has room for 4 tables with 8 to 10 people at each table or just set up chairs for a conference setting.  

CRA Birthday Parties

Want to give you family and friends a gathering but not enough room at home. We have two different parties choices to choose from.


Enjoy one hour in our party room and one hour in the pool with a certified lifeguard.
For availability (Sundays) and fee please contact the CRA at 684-0260.

DYC gym or game rooms are available Saturdays and Sundays for your child’s birthday party!  Adult Supervision Required!
For DYC Parties please contact Dan McMahon at 684-0260 ext 204 or


Memorial Lawn & Fountain

Great for birthday parties, weddings and special events. 
$200 – For wedding ceremony or special event
$50 – For the use for photos only

CRA Wedding Brochure