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CORAL GABLES YOUTH ATHLETICS

Girl playing volleyball.   Boys basketball game, shooting a free throw.    Girls playing soccer out on the field.

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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GO TO THIS LINK FOR ATHLETIC PROGRAMS

Flag Football League

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Ages: 7 - 13 years old

Season: September 18 - December 15
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, 6:00 p.m.,  7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m.
 Fridays, 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m.

Fee:
Members: $170
Residents: $226
Non-Residents: $283

Girls Volleyball 

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Ages: 8 - 15 years old

Season: August 26 - November 16
Practice and Games - Days and Times

Ages 8 - 11 years old - Junior Division:
Practices: Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Games: Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m., Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.

Ages 12 - 15 years old - Senior Division:
Practices: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Games: Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m., Saturdays, 11:00 a.m.

Fee: 
Members: $170
Residents: $226
Non-Residents: $283

GVC Tournament Volleyball Team 

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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

Kidokinetics

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Ages 2-7 years old

The “Fun Way to Fitness” – your child will learn a new sport each week. They will be introduced to the basics of each sport in a fun and non-competitive atmosphere.  Activities include soccer, hockey, tennis, basketball, volleyball, football, golf, hula hoops, obstacle courses, T-ball and more. All classes are led by experienced coaches who will provide a fun and safe environment for learning. Kidokinetics focuses on individual achievement to improve the child’s self confidence.  
For more information contact (954) 385-8511 or visit www.kidokinetics.com

Ages 2 - 4 years old:
Mondays, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. 
Mondays, 5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
September 9 – October 28 (7-weeks)
November 4 - December 16 (6-weeks)
No class September 30 or November 11.

Ages 3 - 5 years old:
Mondays, 6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
September 9 – October 28 (7-weeks)
November 4 - December 16 (6-weeks)
No class September 30 or November 11.

Ages 4 - 7 years old:
Tuesdays, 5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
September 10 - October 29 (8-weeks)
November 5 - December 17 (7-weeks)

Fee: 6-Week Session 7-Week Session 8-Week Session
Members $63 $72 $82
Residents $82 $96 $120
Non-Residents $102 $110 $136

T-shirts are available for an additional $10 (paid to KidoKinetics staff).

Youth Basketball League

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Ages 7-14 years old
Season: January 13, 2020 - April 25, 2020

Practice days and times will vary depending on coach availability.

Practice & Game Days: 
Ages 7-8: Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays
Ages 9- 10: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
Ages 11-12: Monday, Wednesdays, Saturdays
Ages 13-14: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

Fee:
Members: $170
Residents: $226
Non-Residents: $283

Under 8's Soccer League

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Ages 5-8 years old
Season: January 28, 2020 -  April 30, 2020

All teams will practice from 5:00 p.m. -  6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 
Games: Thursdays and Saturdays

Fee:
Members: $170
Residents: $226
Non-Residents: $283

Turkey Hoop Shoot 3 Point Contest and Skills Challenge!

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Age categories (co-ed):  9-10, 11-12, 13-14 and 15-16 years old.

Come to the Coral Gables Youth Center and show off your basketball skills. Participate in our 3 point shooting contest or skills challenge.

Ages 13 - 16 years old
Friday, November 15,
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Ages 9 - 12 years old
Saturday, November 16
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Participants must register on or before November 14.
Proof of age Required (Birth certificate or driver’s license) 

Entry Fee:  5 canned goods for donation to Camilus House.

Hoop It Up Tournament

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Ages 14 - 18 years old
The Coral gables Youth Center is proud to present an exciting 3 vs 3 basketball competition for boys and girls ages 14-18. 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.

Friday, November 15, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
First Round

Saturday, November 16, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Playoffs

Participants must register on or before November 14 
Proof of age Required  (Birth certificate or driver’s license) 

Entry Fee: 5 canned goods for donation to Camilus House.

Maximum 4 players per team