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EVENTS SUSPENSION AND FACILITY CLOSURES FOR SAFETY PRECAUTIONS: All City events including THE FARMERS MARKET AT MERRICK PARK and sports tournaments will be suspended until further notice. The Coral Gables War Memorial Youth Center, the Coral Gables Venetian Pool, and the Coral Gables Adult Activity Center will be closed until further notice. Consistent with Miami-Dade County's declared state of emergency, City of Coral Gables Mayor Raúl Valdés-Fauli has declared a City State of Emergency effective March 12, 2020 due to the public health threat of COVID-19. This proactive measure allows the City to better ensure the public safety of our residents. For up-to-date information visit:

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Children smiling at the Youth Center park.

Coral Gables Parks and Recreation focuses on positively impacting Coral Gables residents and guests by providing recreational opportunities and services that promote their growth, socialization, positive interactions and family involvement. This is intended through programming, exceptional parks, and facilities that meet community desires while providing excellent care and customer service.

To enrich the quality of life for residents and guests through inclusive recreational opportunities, facilities, services, and events that create memorable life experiences.

Enhancing your lifestyle by making leisure our passion.

Passion, Fun, Dedication, Honesty, Professionalism, and Family.

Business Hours
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon.

Holiday Hours

  • New Years Day, January 1st: Closed
  • Martin Luther King Day: Open regular hours
  • Presidents' Day: Open regular hours
  • Memorial Day: Closed
  • Independence Day: Closed
  • Labor Day: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Veterans Day: Open regular hours
  • Thanksgiving Day: Closed
  • Day After Thanksgiving: 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Day before Christmas: 7:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Christmas Day: Closed
  • December 31st: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Contact us:
Phone: 305-460-5600
Fax: 305-460-5639
City of Coral Gables Parks and Recreation Division
405 University Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33134

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