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General Information
Phone Numbers
305-460-5600
Emergencies: Dial 911
Location
405 University Drive
Coral Gables,
FL
33134

After School Care

Club Play, Premier Leisure Activities for Youth.

Club P.L.A.Y Afterschool registration will open for residents and members starting on July 26th. Non-residents can register on August 9th.

Join our fun and safe afterschool care for children in K - 5th grade. The program aims to provide a well-rounded recreation program with emphasis on teamwork, friendship, discovery, and fun! The children will participate in arts and crafts, games, sports, and much more.
Homework assistance is available Monday - Friday.

Register online at playgables.com or in-person at the Youth Center on 405 University Drive, Coral Gables: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. or Saturday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Additional information: 305-460-5600 or parks@coralgables.com or visit gablesrecreation.com.

To schedule your child, contact Farah Rodriguez, Youth Center Recreation Specialist at (305) 460-5625. Kids posed at playground for photo

Club P.L.A.Y. Days and Hours:
  Monday - Friday, 2 - 6 p.m.

Groups

  • Kindergarten - First Grade  (Green Group)
  • Second - Third Grade  (Red Group)
  • Fourth - Fifth Grade  (Blue Group)
  • Sixth - Eighth Grade (Purple Group)

Sessions

  • Session 1: Aug. 23 - Sept. 17
  • Session 2: Sept. 20 Oct. 15
  • Session 3: Oct. 18 - Nov. 12 
  • Session 4: Nov. 15 - Dec. 17

Fee:

Sessions 1-2
Members: $280
Residents: $373
Open registration: $466

Session 3-4
Members: $309
Residents: 466
Open registration: $559.20
*Prices will increase after session 2*

If interested in child care on days when school is off, please visit our Club P.L.A.Y. All Day web page for more information. 


Payments:

It is required that payment of the session fee is made prior to attendance. Any payment not made prior to the start of the session will be charged an additional $10 late fee.
An additional fee of $12.50 will be assessed for every 15 minutes (or any part of) a parent is late picking up their child. Assessment of fee begins at 6:01 p.m.

Club P.L.A.Y. Transportation: 

The Coral Gables Youth Center-Club P.L.A.Y. does not provide transportation from school.

Membership pays!  Cut the cost of participation by 25% by becoming a Full Member of the Coral Gables Youth Center. Memberships are good for 1 year and provide discounted registration fees and priority registration. Please check War Memorial Youth Center page for details.

Registration Requirements: 

  • A copy of the most recent report card from the current school year must be presented when registering for Club P.L.A.Y.

  • Verification of participation in an authorized magnet program which would delay a child’s arrival to the Youth Center is required.
  • Parent or legal guardian must be present to sign waiver form at the time of registration. **Children must be registered to participate in Youth Programs.