City of Coral Gables Community Recreation - March 2021
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Welcome Spring!
We welcome spring and the extended daylight hours brought to us by the March Equinox. This season is the ideal time to visit and enjoy your Coral Gables parks. For a full listing of Coral Gables parks visit gablesrecreation.com.
Enjoy the last month of the Coral Gables Farmers Market
Join us every Saturday through March 27 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. in front of City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way. Take your pick from any of our friendly vendors selling an array of fresh fruits and vegetables, prepared foods, baked goods, flowers, plants and more.
Cycle Day in the City Beautiful – A New Coral Gables Family Event
Saturday, March 27, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Get ready to tour our City Beautiful through organized family bicycle tours. Tours include a safety lesson and a goody bag for those 5-years-old and older. Cost is $15 per participant. Children under age 5 may participate free of charge if they ride in a bike trailer or attached seat. Additional information: 305-460-5600 or specialevents@coralgables.com
Watch Beauty and the Beast Under the Gables Moonlight

On Saturday, March 20, at 6 p.m., the movie animated Beauty and the Beast film will be shown outdoors under the Gables moonlight at Phillips Park, 90 Menores ave., Coral Gables. Bring your own lawn chairs and/or blankets.
Cost is $10 per family pod of up to four people.
Coming up:
  • April 17: Jurassic Park at War Memorial Youth Center Athletic Field. 
Reserve Your Express Visit from the Easter Bunny Today!

On Saturday, April 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the Easter Bunny will be back in town to pay our little ones a special socially distanced home visit. Cost is $10 per household and includes up to two baskets with candy-filled eggs and crafts. This is a ticketed event exclusively for Coral Gables residents. For additional information contact specialevents@coralgables.com or 305-460-5600.
Club Play Spring Break Camp
K-8 Grade students
Make the break from school extra special and join us at the Youth Center for games, arts and crafts, special events, sports, and more.
March 29 - April 2, from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fee:
Members: $167
Residents: $222
Non-Residents: $278
Tumblebees Gymnastics Spring Break Camp
Ages 4-12
Campers will enjoy instructional coaching on our Olympic-style equipment including an air track, balance beam, bars, rings, spring floor, and tumble-trak.
March 29 - April 2, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fee:
Members: $176
Resident: $235
Non-Resident: $294
Junior Lifeguard Spring Break Camp
Ages 7-12
Come see what lifeguarding is all about. This camp is geared towards teaching children water safety through the eyes of a lifeguard.
March 29 – April 2, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fee:
Residents: $190
Non-Residents: $220
Varsity Spring Break Tennis Camp
Ages 11-18
This camp is for students who aspire to play on their high school team. Classes will cover shot placement, strategy, stroke development, and point play. 
Participants must bring racquets and proper tennis shoes.
March 29 - April 2, from 1 - 4 p.m.
Fee:
Residents: $375
Non-Residents: $465
Recreational Spring Break Tennis Camp
Ages 5-10
Check out this top rated junior tennis camp. Our camp will focus on teaching solid stroke fundamentals, court positioning, point play and most importantly FUN!
March 29 – April 2, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fee:
Residents: $375
Non-Residents: $465
Registration is Now Open for the Spring Session of Gymnastics 

We are excited to welcome Tumblebees Gymnastics to the War Memorial Youth Center. They offer a wide variety of programs for children ages 4 to 8 that include individual and teams training. Gymnastics programing is available Monday through Saturday.
Registration is open for the Blue Devils Baseball Team

Blue Devils Baseball Coach Pitch
Ages 5-8
Jan. 11 - April 14
Mondays and Wednesdays
5 - 6:30 p.m.
Free Community bocce Nights
For all ages and abilities.
At the Coral Gables War Memorial Youth Center.
Bocce, also known as lawn bowling, is one of the most widely played games all over the world. Meet by the batting cages at the Coral Gables War Memorial Youth Center for an introductory lesson, followed by a relaxed game of Bocce.
For more information please e-mail: PlayForAll@coralgables.com
Dates: March 17 and April 21
Dance is Universal via Zoom

Children ages 6-10 with and without disabilities are invited to learn dance moves and make new friends through a new program lead by a Spectrum Dance Certified instructor.
This program is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Cost is $45 for residents; $55 for non-residents
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Family Sign Language Classes via Zoom

This class is taught by a deaf adult exclusively for families of children up to 12-years-old with hearing loss. Classes are available on Wednesdays from 6 - 7 p.m. via Zoom. Cost is $20 for a session of four classes. For more information email PlayForAll@coralgables.com
Get ready to move and groove

Join our very own Fitness Coordinator, Maria Fleites in this energetic online Zumba video lesson as she teaches you step-by-step how to move with the beat.
Join us for Fitness Fridays in the Park 

Come to Salvadore Park, on 1120 Andalusia Ave., on Fridays at 10 a.m. between March 5 and 26, to enjoy a Pilates class for adults ages 50+. Bring a mat, water, towel and wear a facemask.
Cost is $10 for residents; $12.50 for non-residents.
Pre-registration is required.
Limited spots are available.
Love to Stay Healthy and Fit 

The Adult Activity Center continues to offer a series of monthly Zoom fitness classes for adults ages 50+ that will help you stay healthy and fit. Free classes such as Pilates, line dance, life in motion, total body conditioning, Zumba, chair tai chi, and body and brain yoga are available daily.
Visit Marlin Park
Marlin Park, located in the southernmost section of the City at 6540 Marlin Drive, is a 0.44-acre park in the Kings Bay neighborhood. Sprawling live oak trees provide welcoming shade for visitors to enjoy a moment of relaxation. A nature-inspired playground offers children the ideal location to climb and play around. Complimenting this beautiful open space are native habitat plantings commonly found in Oak hammock forests such as stoppers, gumbo limbo, wild coffee, coontie, locust berry, and wart fern.
United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) Florida Miami District 13 Professional of the Year Award 

Coral Gables congratulates our very own Robert Gomez, Professional Tennis Operations Supervisor at the Biltmore and Salvadore Park Tennis Centers on receiving the USPTA Florida Miami District 13 Professional of the Year award for his leadership, passion and professionalism which has helped grow the game of tennis while inspiring others to reach their potential. Proud that you are part of our team. 
The Living in The City Beautiful publication for February - April 2021 is now available online

Take a look at the latest issue of the Living in the City Beautiful magazine now available online. The February - April 2021 issue details your favorite upcoming special events that you will not want to miss. It also includes details of current recreational programs at the War Memorial Youth Center, Venetian Pool, William H. Kerdyk Biltmore and Salvadore Tennis Centers, Biltmore and Granada Golf Courses, Adult Activity Center and more.
Happening in May:
Coral Gables Summer Family Literacy Festival: Saturday, May 29
Save the date!