Scott Rakow Pool

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The World Health Organization has officially deemed this current outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19 a pandemic. As such, both the Governor of the State of Florida and the Miami-Dade County Mayor have issued official state of emergency declarations.

In response to this and in an effort to keep our residents and visitors safe, the City of Miami Beach is evaluating all events and measures to be taken. Please check the City’s Coronavirus COVID-19 web page frequently for updates.


The Scott Rakow Youth Center has a six lane lap swimming pool that is aerated in the summer and heated in the winter to maintain an 82 degree temperature year round. It is home to the Miami Beach Seahawks swim team as well as a variety of learn to swim classes. Lap swimming is also available and locker rooms are conveniently located.

Hours of Operation
Lap Swimming: 7 a.m. – 12 p.m

More Information

Summer Quarter

Monthly Sessions • June 1 - 23 / July 6 - 28 / August 3 - 25
Registration: May 6 (res.), May 13 (non-res.); Online @ 8:30 AM
Make-up classes due to inclement weather will be held on June 29 & 30, August 3 & 4, August 31 and September 1

Class Schedule Age Days Times Monthly Fee
Infant / Toddler 6 mo. - 2 Saturday & Sunday 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. $57 res. / $97 non-res.
Pre-School 3 - 4 Saturday & Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. $57 res. / $97 non-res.
Level 1 (test req.) 5-12 Saturday & Sunday 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $57 res. / $97 non-res.
Level 2 (test req.) 5-12 Saturday & Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. $57 res. / $97 non-res.
Level 3 / 4 (test req.) 5-12 Saturday & Sunday 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. $62 res. / $110 non-res.
Teen / Adult 13+ Saturday & Sunday 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. $62 res. / $110 non-res.

Summer Aquatics Registration Requirement
Participants currently enrolled in the Spring Aquatics Program must visit the pool office, prior to registration, to receive their correct class level. If your child is not currently registered in the Spring Aquatics Program they will need to be evaluated for placement prior to registration. Walk in swim tests are given on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 1:30 p.m.—4:30 p.m.

2020 Holiday Hours of Operations
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 20 6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
President's Day February 17 closed for construction
Memorial Day May 25 6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Independence Day July 3 6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
observed Friday
Labor Day September 7 6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Veteran's Day November 11 6:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day November 26 6:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving (day after) November 27 6:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Christmas Eve December 24 6:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Christmas Day December 25 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
New Year's Eve December 31 6:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
New Year's Day January 1 6:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

Quarterly, rotates every 3 months

Winter Quarter
December 2 - February 28, 2020 
(no class 12/23-1/5, 1/20, 2/17)
Registration Dates: November 12 (res.), November 18 (non-res.); Online @ 8:30 a.m.
Spring Quarter - at Normandy Isle Park Pool during SRYC Construction
March 2 - May 29, 2020
(no class 3/23 - 3/27, 4/10, 5/25)
Registration Dates: February 10 (res.), February 17 (non-res.); Online @ 8:30 a.m.

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Class Schedule Ages Days Times Res. / Non.Res
Pre-Swim Level IV 6 - 18 years Monday - Thursday 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. $180 / $327
Int. - Swim Level V 6 - 18 years Monday - Thursday & 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. $195 / $358
Friday 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Adv. Swim Team Level VI 6 - 18 years Monday - Thursday & 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. $210 / $381
Friday 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Walk in swim tests are given on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 PM and Saturday - Sunday 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.. You MUST have a profile and membership created on RecTrac AND a swim test in order to be eligible to register. If you are coming in for assistance you must bring participant's birth certificate or most current report card and one of the following: current lease or property tax statement showing your homestead exemption or approved exemption application; and one of the following: Picture ID, voter's card, driver's license or utility bill.

Spring Quarter: March 10 - May 28, 2020
Registration Dates: February 17, Online 8:30 a.m.
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Ages: 6 months - 5 years; 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Class is only offered to Miami Beach Residents and is FREE. Swim diapers for all non-potty trained children is mandatory. Adult is required in the pool with child. Call 305.673.7000 x. 2531 for more information.

Winter Quarter
December 2 - February 28, 2020 
(no class 12/23-1/5, 1/20, 2/17)
Registration Dates: November 12 (res.), November 18 (non-res.); Online @ 8:30 a.m.
Spring Quarter - at Flamingo Park Pool during SRYC Construction
March 2 - May 29, 2020
(no class 3/23 - 3/27, 4/10, 5/25)
Registration Dates: February 10 (res.), February 17 (non-res.); Online @ 8:30 a.m.

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Class Schedule Days Times Res. / Non.Res
Infant / Toddler Monday & Wednesday 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. $170 / $291
Pre-School Monday & Wednesday 3:30 p.m. - 4 :00 p.m. $170 / $291
Level 1 Tuesday & Thursday 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. $170 / $291
Level 2 Tuesday & Thursday 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. $170 / $291
Level 3 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. $186 / $327
Adult Wednesday 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. $85 / $152


SRYC Aquatics Registration Requirements
Participants currently enrolled in the Aquatics Program must visit the pool office, prior to registration, to receive their correct class level. If your child is not currently registered in the Spring Aquatics Program they will need to be evaluated for placement prior to registration. Walk in swim tests are given on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 1:30 p.m.—4:30 p.m. You must have a RecTrac profile in order to register. There will be NO makeup classes due to inclement weather.

Fall Quarter: September 10 - November 27, 2019
Registration Dates: August 19 (res.), August 26, (non-res.), Online 8:30 a.m.
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Class Schedule Ages Days Times Res. / Non.Res
Water Polo 8 - 14 years Monday & Wednesday 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. $200 / $364 + $10 (1 time reg. fee)

Water Polo Assessments are Mondays & Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. Miami Beach residents are required to bring 2 proofs of residency (Lease or property tax showing homestead exemption AND 1 additional: Utility bill, drivers license, or voters registration). You must have a RecTrac account to register, if you need to open a new account visit your neighborhood facility. There will be NO make up classes due to inclement weather. The SRYC Pool is closed on all City observed holidays. Click here for registration information & requirements.