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405 University Drive
Coral Gables,


Coral Gables Youth Athletics.

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

Athletic Philosophy: the Coral Gables Parks and recreation Division 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 the Coral Gables Parks and recreation Division.

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 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., at the Coral Gables youth Center located at 405 University Drive. All participants must present a Birth Certificate with appropriate age by start of 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!

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GVC Tournament Volleyball Team Volleyball.

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Ages 13 - 16 years old 
Season: November - April

Gables Volleyball Club is a club team that plays in   Florida Region of USA Volleyball Tournaments. Participants must attend tryouts and be selected to a team before registration.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
For tryouts information please call  Jerry Jones, Recreation Specialist at  305-460-5606. 

Fee: $150

Flag Football LeagueFootball.

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Ages: 7 - 13 years old
Season: September 15 - January 19, 2021

The Coral Gables Youth Center Flag Football Program is a community-supported league designed for boys and girls ages 7 – 13. Flag Football has adopted the philosophy of a fun, non-pressured, “athlete first winning
second” environment.

Practice and Games - Days and Times
Ages 7 - 9 years old:
Practices: Tuesdays and Thursdays,
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Games: Thursdays, 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m.
Ages 10 - 13 years old:
Practices: Tuesdays and Thursdays
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Games: Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m.
Fridays, 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m.