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

Special Events

Moving to a New Normal: Reopening our Parks Facilities Safely


Magical Park After Dark

Aug. 20, from 7 - 9 p.m.

The world’s first digital playground is returning to Coral Gables. Download the Magical Park app on your smartphone or tablet for lots of interactive fun. Complete levels to earn prizes.

Available games include:

  • Prehistoria: Dinosaur adventure.
  • Augmentia: Kitten rescue.
  • Alienspace: Alien saving.
  • Robotica: Robot workshop.
  • Evergreen: Recycling practice.
  • Ocean Rescue: Cleaning up the reef.
  • Australia Adventure: Learn about the animals of Australia.

Bring your own headphones to access audio-play mode. This event is FREE for all. Reserve a ticket for each attendee, including adults and children at: www.playgables.com. For assistance contact: parksandrecreation@coralgables.com


Cycle Day in the City Beautiful is Back
Sept. 18 tours from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Get ready to tour our City Beautiful from the seat of your bicycle on Saturday, Sept. 18. A variety of themed family tours will be offered starting at 9 a.m. for $10 per participant and tour. Tours require advanced ticket purchase per rider ages 5+ and include a safety lesson and goody bag with gear. Tours take approximately 2 hours.  Reserve your tour ticket in advance at playgables.com.

  • Tour 1 – Coral Rocks at 9 a.m.
  • Tour 2 – Gables Kids Passport at 10:00 a.m. (includes kids’ bike rodeo & 1-hour tour for children ages 5+)
  • Tour 3 – Merrick’s Treasures at 11:30 a.m.
  • Tour 4 – Cool Canopies at 12:30 p.m.

Club P.L.A.Y Parents Night Out
Every Friday starting Aug. 27 - Dec. 17 from 6 - 9 p.m.

Registration is now open for members and residents. Drop off your child(ren) with their favorite Club P.L.A.Y counselors and enjoy a parents night out! Your children will enjoy fun-filled adventure as they participate in active games, arts and crafts, board games and more!. Pizza and Juice will be provided by the Youth Center, but children are welcome to bring their own dinner. Non-residents can register on Aug. 9th. Register online at playgables.com or in-person at the Youth Center on 405 University Drive, Coral Gables: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. or Saturday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Additional information: 305-460-5600 or parks@coralgables.com or visit gablesrecreation.com.


Paws In The Pool

Venetian Pool’s Annual Dog Swim! It’s that time of the year again! Bring man’s best friend for a day at the pool. The Venetian Pool will open its doors for two sessions to accommodate both small and large dogs.
Please bring proof of current rabies vaccination and be prepared to clean up life’s little messes. Only those accompanied by a dog will be permitted to enter the facility. Please plan on keeping your dog leashed when not in the pool. Any dog showing signs of aggression will be asked to leave.

Tickets will be sold ONLY ONLINE at Playgables.com; 100 dog maximum per session.

Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021

Sessions and times:
Session 1: 10a.m. – 1p.m. Small dogs only (0 through 30lbs.)
Session 2: 1:30p.m. – 4:30p.m. Large dogs only (31lbs. and up)

Fee:
$7 per dog
$5 per human (Admission only granted to those accompanied by a dog)


Romance Under The Stars
At the Venetian Pool
Feb. 14, 2022 from 6 - 10:00 p.m.

Our annual Romance under the Stars event is back! Join us on Valentine’s Day Feb. 14, 2022 for a night of fun, dancing, and romance at the historic Venetian Pool. This year’s theme is to be determined.

Adults ages 21 & older (Proof of age will be checked at door).

Fee: $75 per person. ($150 per couple)
Includes buffet style dinner, group dancing, and a souvenir photo to take home.
For food options please email us at VPinfo@coralgables.com

Event is limited to 75 participants.
No refunds after February 11th 2022. Purchase your tickets online at www.playgables.com