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Club P.L.A.Y

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Club P.L.A.Y. is a well-rounded recreational program with an emphasis on teamwork, friendship, sportsmanship, and FUN!
Weekly activities include a cultural hour, a fitness challenge, games, and sports. Monthly activities include cooking, special events, and a story hour. Homework assistance is available Mondays through Thursdays at the parent’s request.

To schedule your child, contact Yanessa Rodriguez, Youth Center Recreation Specialist at (305) 460-5630.

Kids posing in the war memorial youth center pavilion.

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

Session 1: August 19 - September 13
Session 2: September 16 -October 11
Session 3: October 14 - November 8
Session 4: November 12-December 20
  5 Week Session 

Club P.L.A.Y. Days and Hours:
Monday-Friday, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Kids playing in the war memorial youth center playground.


Sessions 1-3 (4 weeks)

Session 4 (5 weeks)










Club P.L.A.Y. fees do not include the fee for Club P.L.A.Y. All Day or any camp as these are separate programs.


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.
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Club P.L.A.Y. All Day

Wondering what to do with the kids on those days when school is off? Wonder no more! The Coral Gables Youth Center offers a Club P.L.A.Y. All Day for children in grades K-6. These special Club Days provide your child with fun filled adventure as they participate in active games, arts and crafts, and board games. Don’t wait, register today. Space is limited.

Daily Fee:
Members: $27
Residents: $36
Non-Residents: $45

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Early drop-off begins at 7:30 a.m.*
Pick-up ends at 6:00 p.m.*

Club P.L.A.Y. All Day Dates:

  • September 30
  • November 4
  • October 9
  • November 11
  • October 25
  • November 27

Snack is included in daily fee. Children should bring a lunch and drink. Lunch, drink and additional snacks can be purchased at the Concession Stand at the Coral Gables Youth Center.

*An additional fee of $12.50 will be assessed for every 15 minutes (or any part of) a parent is late picking up a child. Assessment of fee begins at 6:01 p.m.