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Coral Gables,

Fitness & Wellness

Fitness & Wellness

Woman working out at the youth center.

Reopening Coral Gables Parks and Recreational Facilities For Limited Use – Phase 1

All special events requiring a Special Events Permit will be suspended until further notice. All City events including sports tournaments will be suspended until further notice. Facility closures until further notice: Parks and open spaces below 1 acre in size; park amenities such as playgrounds, basketball courts and exercise equipment; the Adult Activity Center, the Venetian Pool, and the Youth Center and Ball Field. For additional and updated information on the reopening phases visit

Parks will continue to provide free virtual programming on Facebook at

Fitness Center Hours of Operation: 

Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Phone: 305-460-5616

Fitness memberships are available for individuals ages 15 and older.
Guest Fee is $13 per day and an exercise waiver is required

Fitness Members enjoy these benefits:

  • One year annual membership to the Fitness Center.

  • Priority registration and a 25% discount on Fitness Center programs.

  • Complimentary toddler-sitting service while using the facility.

  • Use of gymnasium when not in use by the Coral Gables Parks and Recreation Department.

Amenities of our Fitness Center:

  • Towel is provided to workout

  • Water fountain is available

  • Lockers accessible

  • Full restrooms with showers

  • Television and music

  • Basketball court overview

  • Weight scale

  • Toddler-sitting service while you workout (For toddlers 18 months and older, must be potty-trained) Please call front desk at (305) 460-5600 to schedule service. NOT available during the summer season from June - August.

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

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Ages 12 years old and above People posing with different sports objects.

This program is designed to improve strength, speed, agility, quickness and aerobic fitness required for the given sporting activity. Whether it is golf, baseball, basketball, tennis and any other sport, this program will enhance your play by making you stronger, faster and with more endurance to participate and compete in your chosen sport. The use of resistance equipment, aerobic equipment, and on-field or court activities will be applied to target the specific muscle group or energy system required for the sport.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Wednesday is active recovery day where the participant is encouraged to work out on their own. Times vary depending on the time of year and sport.

Member: $120/week
Resident: $160/week
Non-Resident: $200/week

Additional Sessions and Group Training can be arranged.


(not offered during the summer season June - August) Young girl working out.
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Ages 8 - 12 years old 

This is a supervised conditioning program for boys and girls ages 8 to 12. The program provides a forum through which the child will be introduced to appropriate conditioning techniques which will be used in later stages of development.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Member: $35/month
Resident: $46/month
Non-Resident: $58/month


(not offered during the summer season June - August) Young girl working out.
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Ages 13 - 15 years old 

This conditioning program for teens offers supervised strength training and aerobic conditioning.

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Member: $42/month
Resident: $56/month
Non-Resident: $70/month


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Children 7 - 12 years old
Juniors 13 & 14 years old
Adults 15 years old and above Men grappling and practicing jiu jitsu

This program teaches the fundamentals of grappling, ground fighting, MMA, self-defense and the sport of Judo.
The training involved improves reaction time, builds abdominal strength, and increases flexibility and overall core strength. Among many things, students will learn to execute take-downs and to escape being mounted, choked and grabbed from many angles as well as simple self-defense techniques which are specifically catered to reality based attack situations.

Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m. 

Member: $40/month
Resident: $50/month
Non-Resident: $68/month


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Ages 16 years old and above Man doing push-ups with dumbbells.

This Boot Camp / 30 Minute Circuit is designed to increase endurance and overall strength for men and women. It is for all fitness levels and participants work at their own pace. Core abdominal exercises are one of the main objectives to keep the body aligned and strong. We train with functional exercises such as squats, lunges, push ups and lower back stability utilizing toning bands, medicine balls and other modalities including resistance machines; which will help in every day activities.

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 6:15 a.m. - 6:45 a.m.

Member $60/month
Resident $80/month
Non-Resident $100/month


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Ages 15 years old and above Men and women with different sports poses.

This Strength and Conditioning program is part of the series Sports Specific Fitness and Conditioning developed by The Fitness Center, Inc. The program will guide the participant through the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by athletes today.

Days and Times can be arranged

Six-Session Fee:
Member: $180
Resident: $240
Non-Resident: $300


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Ages 15 years old and above Man working out with dumbbells.

This class entails an intense muscle conditioning routine that utilizes a specific combination of flexibility and core training. This combination will be the basis for maintaining and strengthening your body, thus making you leaner and more defined. This program will help you improve those hard to reach areas! You will experience a challenging exercise routine that will help you achieve your fitness goals.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Members: $28/month
Residents: $37/month
Non-Residents: $46/month


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Ages 7 years old and above Man and woman practicing taekwondo.

This martial arts class teaches balance, control of aggression, and reduces insecurities through the diligent practice of physical techniques and the internalization of philosophical principles. (Parent/child participation encouraged)

Beginners, Thursday, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Members: $35/month
Residents: $45/month
Non-Residents: $55/month

Program Requirements:
USTA Membership, WTF Uniform, and School Patch/Emblem.


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Ages 7 years old and above Man and woman practicing taekwondo.

This is an advanced class in the practice of Taekwondo. It is for participants achieving a 7th Kup level or higher from our Wednesday Taekwondo class. Participants will have a deeper study and practice of physical techniques and philosophical principles of the martial arts. (Parent/child participation encouraged).

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Members: $60/month
Residents: $80/month
Non-Residents: $100/month

Class is on-going year round. Registration is preferred on the 1st of the month, but participants can register at any time.

Program Requirements:
USTA Membership, WTF Uniform, and School Patch/Emblem.


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Ages 18 years old and above Man practicing tai chi.

Join the Chinese Art of Moving Meditation! Tai Chi has a toning and smoothing effect on the body. Tai Chi sculpts the waistline while it tones other areas of the body. Tai Chi is a low impact form of exercise that helps to strengthen the legs and bring flexibility to the muscles of the body. Its relaxed and slow method of movement can be thought of as a form of moving meditation or moving yoga, thus combining physical movements with mental focus to create an intense form of exercise. First class is FREE.

Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Members: $30/month
Residents: $40/month
Non-Residents: $50/month


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Ages 15 years old and above People meditating yoga.

We will help you relax your body through different “asanas” or postures. Each class offers instruction in alignment, breathing, and meditation to increase physical health, increase flexibility, reduce stress, and energize the body and mind. This class is for everyone from beginning students to advanced ones.

Dates and Times are TBA. *Please call the front desk (305) 460-5616 for class information.

Members: $40/month
Residents: $50/month
Non-Residents: $68/month


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Ages 55 years old and above Seniors working out.

This class is an introduction to a more active lifestyle through no-impact or low-impact aerobics. Participants may use stationary bicycles, treadmills and perform muscle strengthening exercises. Blood pressure and heart rate are monitored.

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. or 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Members: $36/month
Residents: $48/month
Non-Residents: $60/month


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Ages 10 years old and above Man and woman training Aikido.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


Member: $35/month
Resident: $45/month
Non-Resident: $55/month