AAC Programming

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Aging Together

Tuesdays, 2 p.m.
Join volunteer Wendy Kadushin, Ph.D. for group discussions on topics such as aging in America, depression and anxiety, loss and grief, and relationships and family.

Classes are FREE but registration is REQUIRED. For registration information, please email aacinfo@coralgables.com.

Aqua Zumba

Mondays and Wednesdays, 2-3 p.m.

Provides a fun and enjoyable, low-impact aquatic exercise with varying fitness levels. Aqua Zumba adapts the Zumba dance and international rhythm to water. Meet at The Palace Pool, 1 Andalusia Ave. Bring water shoes, towels and toiletries.

Arts, Crafts and Conversations

Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

Class provides an opportunity be get creative. Instructor presents weekly projects which students may participate in or choose another activity. Additionally, discussion topics are proposed each week. This class provides a creative outlet to help stimulate the mind. 


Tuesdays, 5:15 p.m.

Whether you’ve never danced ballet before or it’s been a long time, join us in this fun and safe ballet class. We will do simple barre exercises, ballet workout routines and fun center work.  This class will develop your musicality, flexibility, strength and grace, but most of all, we will share our love for ballet as a group.

Barre Intensity Class

Wednesdays, 9 a.m.

The Barre Intensity Class is a total-body workout that transforms you physically and mentally. Class fuses Pilates, dance, and functional fitness training to improve balance, build strength, make you more flexible, burn calories, and improve stability through a stronger core.

This classes incorporates: small, isolated movement to fatigue the muscles, large range of motion to elevate the heart rate and sequences of exercised for upper and lower body.

Book Club

Second Monday of each month at 2 p.m.

Read any good books lately? Join us for our monthly virtual book club meetings. List of upcoming books:

  • March: Greenlights by: Matthew McConaughey
  • April: Small Things Great by: Jodi Picoult
  • May: The Good Lord Bird by: James McBride

Book Club is FREE but registration is REQUIRED. For more information on how to join, please email aacinfo@coralgables.com

Brain Gym

Fridays at 2 and 3 p.m.

Introducing "BETTER MEMORY BASICS." This course targets auditory and visual memory working (short-term) memory and processing speed. Think of it as a personal gym, where you exercise your memory, attention, brain speed, people skills, intelligence and navigation instead of your abs, bi-ceps, and quads. Just as our bodies require care and exercise, so do our brains especially as we age. Exercise your brain and stay sharp.

Circulo De Lectura (Spanish Book Club)

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

¿Disfrutas leyendo libros que cambiarán tu vida, si los dejas? ¿Te gusta la idea de ser parte de una comunidad de personas de ideas afines y de corazón abierto? ¿Te tomarás este viaje en serio y te divertirás un poco también? Has venido al lugar correcto! Únese a nuestro Círculo de Lectura. mensual en español.

Do you enjoy reading books that will change your life, if you let them? Do you like the idea of being a part of a community of like-minded, open-hearted people? Will you take this journey seriously, and have some fun too? You have come to the right place! Join us at our monthly Spanish Book Club.

Classes are FREE but registration is REQUIRED.

July: “Una Vida Surrealista" by Joanna Moorhead.

August: "Hijos del Ancho Mundo" by Abraham Verghese.

Comunidad con Alma (Community with Alma)

First and fourth Friday of each month, 11:30 a.m.

No tienes que renunciar a algo, pero hay que estar dispuesto a: estar cuando se necesita, escuchar, no aislarnos, manejar el conflicto, considerando que las necesidades de TODOS son importantes. Nunca dudes que un grupo de personas reflexivas y comprometidas pueda cambiar el mundo. Realmente es lo unico que alguna vez lo ha hecho. (You don’t have to give up something, but you have to be willing to: be there when needed, listen, not isolate ourselves, handle conflict, considering that EVERYONE’s needs are important. Never doubt that a group of thoughtful and committed people can change the world. It really is the only thing that ever has.)

Classes are FREE but registration is REQUIRED.

Current Events Discussion Group

Thursdays, 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Join this weekly exchange of views on international, national and local topics.

Classes are FREE but registration is REQUIRED.

Domino Free Play

Tuesdays, 5 to 7 p.m.

Join us for a classic game of skills and strategies, for 2 to 4 players. Enjoy and compete with family and friends, single player, or doubles. Challenge yourself, hand after hand until someone emerges as the “Ultimate Champion of the Day”!

Classes are FREE but registration is REQUIRED.

Drawing & Painting

Mondays, 10:30 a.m.

Find your "Artistic Self" and enjoy the basics of pencil drawing and acrylic painting.

English Conversation

Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m.

Join AAC volunteers to strengthen your English listening and speaking skills.
Classes are FREE but registration is REQUIRED.

Essentrics – Classical Stretch

Fridays, 9 a.m.

Join us for a dynamic, gentle, full body, low impact workout combining stretching & strengthening. Through standing and floor work, this class will increase your flexibility and mobility.

French Conversation

Wednesdays or Thursdays at 10 a.m.

Join an AAC volunteer and practice the language of love. Participants must be able to converse in French.

Classes are FREE but registration is REQUIRED.

Game Day

Fridays, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Each week participants choose the games they wish to play such as Mahjong, Rummikub, Phase 10, and others.

Classes are FREE but registration is REQUIRED.

Intermediate French

Tuesdays, 1:30-3 p.m.

Join Jane Rahman for French lessons that focus on light-hearted short stories and discussion in French. 

Joy Share Club, discussion with friends

The 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month, 3 to 4:30 p.m

Join a community of people who are ready to reclaim joy by sharing their journey. Come along as we explore new experiences through discussions, forums, and other activities that foster friendship and support. 

Classes are FREE but registration is REQUIRED.

Knitting and Scrapbooking

Mondays and Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m.

Bring a project to finish or learn new crafts. All levels are welcome. Scrapbooking is a way of preserving, presenting, and arranging personal and family history in the form of a book, card or photo album.

Life in Motion

Mondays and Thursdays, 12:30 p.m.
Join Fitness Coordinator Maria for this low-impact dynamic movements class that helps improve physical strength, posture, balance, coordination, and brain health. 


Line Dancing

Mondays, 11:15 a.m.
Gain confidence by learning the basic line dance steps. Line dancing is a choreographed dance with repeated sequence of steps in which a group of people dance in one or more lines or rows moving in different directions. Join Fitness Coordinator, Maria Fleites, as we have fun, challenging your brain while learning new patterns and routines losing ourselves in the music!


Mondays, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Join us for a fun afternoon of playing Mahjong, a tile-based game devolved in China during the Qing dynasty!

Classes are FREE but registration is REQUIRED.

Mind and Melody Music

Tuesdays, 2 p.m.

Please note: 10 people minimum required to host the class. 

Join us for weekly music with Mind & Melody! No musical experience required. Professional musicians will lead you on a musical journey exploring unique instruments, musical genres, and memorable sing-alongs. Sing-along, sit back and listen, or get involved with playing simple instruments. This hour-long music group is a social space for musical fun. 

Support for the Mind & Melody Music program was provided by a grant from the Tristarr Adult Education Fund at the Coral Gables Community Foundation.

Mindful Meditation

Fridays, 12:30-1:30pm

Join us for Mindful Meditation, where you will learn what mindful meditation is and its relationship to kindness and compassion.

MS Amigos

Second Tuesday of each month, 4 p.m.

MS Amigos works to improve the quality of life for people affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in Central and Southern Florida and brings awareness to critical MS research. Join the movement toward a world free of MS. Looking for a way to get to know others and share ongoing support? Join our group that meets on the second Tuesday of each month with Maria Zaldivar.

Event is FREE but registration is REQUIRED.

Open Bridge

Tuesdays from 1 to 3 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon of open-play bridge with your friends at the AAC!



Wednesdays and Fridays, 2 to 4:45 p.m.

Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Pickleball's growing popularity can't be denied! It is one of the fastest-growing sports in the country. Join the AAC in a racquet sport that combines the best of badminton, tennis and table tennis.

Pickleball is FREE but registration is REQUIRED – space is limited.


Mondays at 10 a.m.

A class for beginners to learn classical Pilates. Anyone regardless of fitness level can benefit from this class. Please be sure to bring a mat, water, and comfortable clothes and shoes.

Saturday Strength and Toning

Saturdays, 10:15 a.m.

Combine strength exercises with body-sculpting toning in the new Strength and Toning class. Use light weights and flexible tubing while performing multifunctional sets of exercises to build muscles in your arms, legs, core and glutes. Emphasis is also placed on balance training.

Saturday Zumba

Saturdays, 9 a.m.

Have fun, burn calories, and dance your way to fitness with Zumba. Using Latin-inspired rhythms, along with pop songs and oldies, you will master easy dance steps to obtain a full-body workout. Relieve your stress, improve your coordination and enjoy yourself while getting your cardio done. No dance experience necessary. Bring a water bottle, a towel and a smile!


Party Bridge

Thursdays, 1-3 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon of playing party bridge, beginners welcome!

Classes are FREE but registration is REQUIRED.

Spanish Conversation

Mondays, 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Join Dr. Ramon Sanchez for Spanish Conversation for non-native speakers. The class will include reviewing basic grammar, discussing Latin American current events, reading short stories and interpreting lyrics of popular songs.

  • Prerequisite: Basic comprehension of Spanish   

Classes are FREE but registration is REQUIRED.

Sports Current Events

Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Join us for lively sports discussions! All levels of sports knowledge are welcome.



Wednesdays, 10:15 a.m.

Join us for a stretching class to improve your flexibility, mobility and joint health led by volunteer Christine.

Tai Chi

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:45 p.m.

Practice the internal ancient Chinese martial art of balance, memory, strength, and peace. Patrons may also participate in the class by sitting in a chair for a modified version of Tai Chi.

Chair Tai Chi

Fridays at 10 a.m.

A gentle exercise to help people receive the benefits of Tai Chi with the comfort and safety of a chair. This allows people who can't stand or who don't feel confident with their balance to participate and benefit. Benefits include balance, flexibility, range of motion, strength, energy, pain relief, tranquility, stress reduction and peace of mind.

Total Body Conditioning

Tuesday and Thursdays, 10 a.m.
Progressive full-body workout with a focus on toning and resistance training of all muscle groups. This class will focus on cardio, strength, stability, and flexibility. Participants always have the option to modify the range of motion and resistance. Participants should have the ability to work on and off the floor. Bring a mat – fitness weights are provided.

Watercolors for a Colorful Life

Wednesdays, 10 a.m.

The watercolors class will focus on getting comfortable with watercolor painting techniques and enjoying the process of painting. Participants will experiment with the flow of colors and water using creative techniques and be encouraged to put emotion into painting, exploring, and developing their creativity. 

Register for Watercolors 


Gentle Yoga

Fridays, 11:15 a.m.

This is a slow-paced practice that combines gentle yoga poses, breath work, meditation, and strengthening and stretching the entire body. This class is an invitation to relax, unwind, and de-stress while also learning and/or refining the fundamentals of a yoga practice. This class is open to all experience levels, although one should feel comfortable and confident with their ability to get up and down from the floor.

Restorative Yoga

Tuesdays, 4 p.m.

Join us for a spicy yoga class that will be equally relaxing yet challenging. Spicy Yoga will add a twist to the gentle Yoga practice by incorporating challenging postures for those at all levels of Yoga including beginners. Through various Yoga poses, pranayama’s, and asanas you will finish the class feeling accomplished, relaxed, and with a sense of wellbeing.

Life Seeds of Yoga

Wednesdays, 12:15 p.m.
Join volunteer Sandra Scheer in this class where she provides a holistic approach to health with movement, breathing and meditation techniques. Class level: medium. Please bring a mat, block and strap.

Young Viejos Softball League

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

A slow-pitch softball league for players 65 years old and older. Participants must register at the Coral Gables Youth Center prior to participation.

Additional information for Young Viejos

E. Jerry Llevada: 305-613-8378

Hector Martinez: 786-431-7032


Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:15 a.m. 
It's a calorie-burning dance fitness party. Zumba takes the "work" out of a workout, by combining high energy and motivating music with an interval-style workout. Try this aerobic workout that pushes endurance and tones the entire body. Sweat with a smile.

Zumba After Hours

Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Have fun burning calories and dancing your way to fitness after work with Zumba After Hours! Using Latin-inspired rhythms, along with pop songs and oldies, you will master easy dance steps to obtain a full-body workout. Relieve stress, improve your coordination, and enjoy yourself while getting your cardio done. 

No dance experience is necessary.