Youth Programs (5+)

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Fire Cadet Program

Scott Rakow Youth Center – 2700 Sheridan Avenue & Miami Beach Fire Station 2
Sundays, 9 AM – 1 PM
Grades: 9 – 12
Fee per session: $150 res.
Begins September 11, 2022
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High schoolers interested in firefighting careers will gain hands on experience as well as a better understanding of the daily responsibilities of a Miami Beach firefighter. Coursework will include a physical and academic portion with hands-on training in first aid, fire prevention and firefighting skills. For more information please call 305.861.3616 or email


Voice Lessons
Scott Rakow Youth Center – 2700 Sheridan Avenue
Group and private voice lessons available. Instructor Kelly O’Shea. For more information call 305.673.7205. Click here to register with KO Voice Studio >

Open Chess Play

Two convenient locations!
North Shore Park – 501 72nd Street – Saturdays from 12 PM – 2 PM
Scott Rakow – 2700 Sheridan Ave – Sundays from 12 PM – 2 PM
Begins Sunday, June 5
Join us for open chess play to practice, learn and sharpen your skills in a friendly environment. All skills levels are welcome. Sharpen your skills or learn to play. A National Scholastic Chess Foundation instructor will be available to help both new and experienced players.



Scott Rakow Youth Center – 2700 Sheridan Avenue
Classes begin March 2, 2023 (registration now open)
Class Dates: 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20
Time: 4 PM – 5 PM
Drop In Class Fee: $25 res. ($30 non-res) or
8-week program fee: $160 res. (176 non-res.)
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Design your own Amusement Park in this super fun program! Bring to life and learn the physics and engineering concepts of your favorite fast, dropping and spinning carnival rides! Can you design the next Disney World? Click here to read more about the class curriculum >

Rhythmic Gymnastics

North Shore Park and Normandy Isle Park and Pool
Registration now open
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Rhythmic Gymnastics is the connection between sport and art, which includes elements of dance, ballet, facial expressions, plastics, elements without and with apparatus, and some elements of acrobatics. Click here to read more about the class curriculum >