Scott Rakow Youth Center

2700 Sheridan Avenue  •  Miami Beach, FL 33140  •  P: 305.673.7767  •  F: 786.394.5451


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 was built in 1976 to serve the teens of Miami Beach. It has now grown to serve children and adults of all ages with a variety of recreational activities. The Youth Center is a multi-faceted facility that houses an ice skating rink, outdoor swimming pool, six bowling lanes, gymnasium, arts and crafts center, game room, media room, fitness center, multi-purpose room, music room and computer lab. Families are encouraged to enjoy a day of fun every Saturday and Sunday. We also offer a variety of classes for children of all ages, adults and seniors that include: swimming, ice skating, hockey and sports leagues.

Building Hours of Operations
Monday – Sunday: 7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
*with a closure from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

*Building is CLOSED to the public on Teacher Planning Days, Holiday Breaks and all legal holidays. Call the center for special hours of operations.

Bowling Lanes
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. & 6:15 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

*Bowlers must be 40″ & taller. Sneakers are required to bowl. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. (1 adult per 4 youth). Last game is opened at 4:30 p.m. on weekends and at 7:45 p.m. on Monday – Friday. ** Bowling lanes may close at 12:00 p.m. on weekends pending private parties. Please call in advance to confirm.


Basketball Gym Open Play
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 10:45 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Adults Only)
Saturday – Sunday: 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Teens Only)
Saturday – Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Youth & Family)


Mondays: 11:15 a.m. – 2 p.m. & 6:15 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. & 6:15 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. & 6:15 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturdays & Sundays: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Ice Rink
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Entrance Fees**
Residents: FREE
Non-Residents: $7

*Family Day includes usage of the game room, bowling, basketball gym. **Monday – Friday all children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Saturday & Sunday children 3rd grade & under must be accompanied by an adult at all times, children 4th grade and up must have a membership to be in the facility without an adult present.