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

Athletics

Coral Gables Youth Athletics.

Collage of kids playing sports. Basketball, soccer, volleyball and baseball.       

Athletic Philosophy:  The Coral Gables Community Recreation Department has adopted the philosophy of providing a fun, recreational, instructional athletic program while creating an “athlete first-winning second” environment for our participants.  

Team selection: Player evaluation is standard procedure for team formation. Players will be evaluated on their skill level and placed on teams accordingly. Evaluation dates and times will be provided at registration.  

Equipment: Team athletic equipment is provided by Coral Gables Community Recreation.  

Uniforms: Uniforms are provided by the Coral Gables Parks and Recreation Division. Full uniforms must be worn by all participants in order to participate in games. Shoes, shin guards, knee guards etc. are the responsibility of the participant.  

Transportation: Players are responsible for their own transportation to and from practices and games.  

Registration: Registration for athletic programs is accepted Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., at the Coral Gables War Memorial Youth Center located at 405 University Drive. All participants must present a birth certificate with the appropriate age by the start of the program at the time of registration.  

Player Commitment: To ensure the quality of the athletic experience for each participant, players are expected to make a commitment to the sport and attend practices and games as scheduled.  

Volunteer Coaches: The Coral Gables Youth Center athletics programs are supported by volunteer coaches, made primarily of parents. If you are interested in volunteering your time as a coach, please contact Carlos Pichardo at (305) 460-5600 for more details. Thank you to all our Current Volunteers!  


Athletic Programs: 


Girls Basketball Skills Training
Ages: 9-12-years-old

The goal of this program is to develop the fundamentals of ball handling, shooting, and passing skills. Players will progress through basic techniques into drills and mini-games. 
Practices will be held at the Coral Gables Youth Center, 405 University Drive.

March 28 - April 20 
Mondays and Wednesdays
5 - 6 p.m.

Cost:
Members: $80
Resident: $100
Non-resident: $125


Gables Developmental Soccer

The mission of the program is to provide community youth with a developmental soccer program. Gables Developmental Soccer program has adopted the philosophy of a fun, non-pressured, 'athlete first and winning second', environment. To ensure the quality of the athletic program, children need the parents' commitment to attend practices and games. All practices will be held at the Youth Center.

Divisions:

3-4 years old: Tuesday/Thursday  3:30 - 4:30 p.m. (Feb. 1 - April 28)
9-12 years old: Tuesday/Thursday 6 - 7 p.m.

Cost:
Members: $177
Resident: $237
Non-resident: $296


Basketball

The mission of the program is to provide community youth with a recreational basketball opportunity. The program has adopted the philosophy of a fun, non-pressured, 'athlete first and winning second', environment. To ensure the quality of the athletic program, children need the parents' commitment to attend practices and games. All practices will be held at the Youth Center.

Divisions:
7-8 years old: Monday/Wednesday 6 - 7 p.m.
9-10 years old: Tuesday/Thursday 6 - 7 p.m.
11-12 years old: Monday/Wednesday 7 - 8 p.m.
13-15 years old: Tuesday/Thursday 7 - 8 p.m.

Cost: 
Members: $177
Resident: $237
Non-resident: $296


Hoop It Up

The Coral Gables Youth Center is proud to present an exciting 3 on 3 basketball competition for boys and girls ages 15-18 years old. Form your own team and sign up for this great opportunity to play half-court basketball and improve your skills. No practices, no coaches, just competitive games.

Ages: 15-18 years old: Tuesday/Thursday, 8 - 9 p.m.

Cost: $240 per team


Blue Devils Baseball

Jan. 5 - June 1

Blue Devils Baseball program is an instructional baseball program where participants will learn the fundamentals of baseball while playing in a league. Participants will receive specialized instruction on throwing, catching, batting, fielding and agility. Players will learn all aspects of baseball to prepare them for the next level of play. 

6 years old: 7 years old Monday and Wednesdays, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
8 years old: 9 years old Monday and Wednesdays, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
10 years old: 12 years old Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 - 8 p.m. 

Cost:
Members: $256
Residents: $341
Non Residents: $426


Blue Devils Tee Ball

Jan. 5 - June 1

Monday and Wednesdays, 5 - 6:30 p.m.

Blue Devils Tee-Ball program is an instructional baseball program where participants will learn the fundamentals of baseball while playing in a league. Participants will receive specialized instruction on throwing, catching, batting, fielding and agility. Players will learn all aspects of baseball to prepare them for the next level of play. 

Cost: 
Members: $220
Residents: $288
Non Residents: $357