Youth Programs (5+)

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Dance Classes

North Shore Park Youth Center – 501 72 Street
Classes begin August 20, 2022 (registration now open)
Dance classes for ages 2 and up offered by Epic Dance Center. For classes, dance attire, hours, registration and program descriptions, visit for more information.

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

Gymnastics Programs

Scott Rakow Youth Center – 2700 Sheridan Avenue
GymKidz offers various Gymnastics classes for all ages and abilities.  Gym Kidz also offers birthday parties that are designed to offer both fun and instruction. All parties have a structured activities session with a variety of enjoyable group exercises on all competitive events. Children will enjoy learning skills on the floor, vault, bars, balance beam and bounce house. Let our staff make your child’s birthday a special day! Visit for class descriptions, pricing and more information. Gym Kidz Call Center, text 754.600.3170 or email

Martial Arts

Two convenient locations!
Flamingo Park – 999 11 Street
North Shore Park – 501 72 Street*

Residents: $135 youth / $150 adults
Non-residents: $150 youth / $165 adults
Drop in fee: $15 res. / $30 non-res.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Wrestling Classes. Click here for class descriptions, dates, times and additional information > For more information or to contact instructor William Abreu click here >


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 AM – 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 >