Scott Rakow Pool

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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
August 20, 2018 – June 10, 2019
Monday – Friday: 6:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (closed 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.)

More Information

Monthly Sessions • June 2 - 24 / July 7 - 29 / August 4 - 26
Registration: May 8 (res.), May 15 (non-res.); Online @ 8:30 AM
Make-up classes on June 30, July 1 and September 1 & 2

Class Schedule Age Days Times Monthly Fee
Infant / Toddler 6 mo. - 2 Saturday & Sunday 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. $55 res. / $94 non-res.
Pre-School 3 - 4 Saturday & Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. $55 res. / $94 non-res.
Level 1 (test req.) 5-12 Saturday & Sunday 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $55 res. / $94 non-res.
Level 2 (test req.) 5-12 Saturday & Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. $55 res. / $94 non-res.
Level 3 / 4 (test req.) 5-12 Saturday & Sunday 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. $60 res. / $106 non-res.
Teen / Adult 13+ Saturday & Sunday 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. $60 res. / $106 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.

Quarterly, rotates every 3 months

Fall Quarter
September 4 - November 30, 2018
(no class 11/12, 11/22, 11/23)
Registration Dates: August 15 (res.), August 22 (non-res.); Online @ 8:30 a.m.
Winter Quarter
December 3 - February 28, 2019 
(no class 12/24-1/1, 1/21, 2/18)
Registration Dates: November 14 (res.), November 21 (non-res.); Online @ 8:30 a.m.
Spring Quarter
March 1 - May 31, 2019 
(no class 3/25 - 3/29, 5/27)
Registration Dates: February 13 (res.), February 20 (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 / $317
Int. - Swim Level V 6 - 18 years Monday - Thursday & 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. $195 / $347
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 / $370
Friday 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Walk in swim tests are given on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM and Saturday - Sunday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM. 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.

Fall Quarter: September 4 - November 30, 2018
Spring Quarter: March 5 - May 30, 2019

Tuesdays & Thursdays
Ages: 6 months - 5 years; 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 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.

2018 Holiday Hours of Operations
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 15 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
President's Day February 19 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Memorial Day May 28 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Independence Day July 4 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Labor Day September 3 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Veteran's Day November 12 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day November 22 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thanksgiving (day after) November 23 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Christmas Eve December 24 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Christmas Day December 25 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
New Year's Eve December 31 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
New Year's Day January 1 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Fall Quarter
September 4 - November 30, 2018
(no class 11/12, 11/22, 11/23)
Registration Dates: August 15 (res.), August 22 (non-res.); Online @ 8:30 a.m.
Winter Quarter
December 3 - February 28, 2019 
(no class 12/24-1/1, 1/21, 2/18)
Registration Dates: November 14 (res.), November 21 (non-res.); Online @ 8:30 a.m.
Spring Quarter
March 1 - May 31, 2019 
(no class 3/25 - 3/29, 5/27)
Registration Dates: February 13 (res.), February 20 (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. $165 / $282
Pre-School Monday & Wednesday 3:30 p.m. - 4 :00 p.m. $165 / $282
Level 1 Tuesday & Thursday 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. $165 / $282
Level 2 Tuesday & Thursday 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. $165 / $282
Level 3 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. $180 / $317
Adult Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. $82.50 / $145


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.

Two - 4 month sessions / year

Fall Quarter: September 11 - December 19, 2018
Spring Quarter: March 6 - June 26, 2019
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Class Schedule Ages Days Times Res. / Non.Res
Water Polo 8 - 15 years Monday & Wednesday 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. $200 / $353 + $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.