The Scott Rakow Youth Center was built in 1976 to serve the teens of Miami Beach. It has now grown to serve children and adults of all ages with a variety of recreational activities. The Youth Center is a multi- faceted facility that houses an ice skating rink, outdoor swimming pool, six bowling lanes, gymnasium, arts and crafts center, game room, media room, fitness center, multi-purpose room, music room and computer lab. Families are encouraged to enjoy a day of fun every Saturday and Sunday. We also offer a variety of classes for children of all ages, adults and seniors that include: swimming, ice skating, hockey and sports leagues. Who Is Scott Rakow?
Programs, Activities, Classes & ClubsThe Scott Rakow Youth Center offers a variety of programs, activities, classes and clubs for children and adults of all ages. Please click on a link below for more information for offerings at Scott Rakow.Adult Programs (18+)Toddler Programs (0 - 4 years)Youth / Teen Programs (5 - 17 years)Senior Programs
Game RoomThe Scott Rakow Youth Center game room is equipped with four pool tables, three ping pong tables and a foosball table for your enjoyment.Hours of OperationMon - Thurs: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm (Adults Only)Sat - Sun: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm (Family Day)FeesResidents: FREENon-Residents: $10 half day, $20 full (Family Day) or $5 (Adults Only Day)
Ice Skating RinkOur state of the art 12,885 square ft. ice skating rink is home to many programs for children and adults that include Figure Skating, Ice Hockey, Open Sessions, Private Lessons, Birthday Parties and Rentals. The Scott Rakow Youth Center rink offers a “Sled Hockey” league for the mobility impaired. The ice rink has bleacher seating for spectators and two handicapped accessible restrooms conveniently located nearby. The on site pro shop provides one-stop shopping convenience for supplies and equipment including skates, hockey pads, skate guards, leg warmers and gloves. For more information please visit our Ice Rink page.Hours of Operation (Public Sessions)Fri: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (All Ages)Fri: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (Teen Night*)Sat: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pmSat - Sun: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm* ID or report card requiredFeesResidents: $3Non-Residents: $6 child, $9 adultSkate Rental Fee: $2 res., $4 non-res.Programs / ActivitiesPublic Sessions / Freestyle SessionsGroup LessonsPrivate LessonsIce HockeyParty RentalsIndoor Basketball CourtThe Scott Rakow Youth Center has one of the few indoor courts located on Miami Beach. We invite you to come play in our gym.Hours of OperationMon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm (High School Only)Sat - Sun: 9:30 am - 11:30 am (Adults*)Sat - Sun: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm (Teens ages 13 - 17**)Sat - Sun: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Family Time***)*Adults: Must be out of high school. Residents must show a valid ID or drivers license.**Teens: Middle & high school students ONLY, must show school ID. Must be registered by a parent or guardian. No groups or full court games.***Family day includes usage of gameroom, basketball gym and swimming pool (pool is open Sundays ONLY). Non-residents that pay $5.00 are only permitted to use the basketball gym during the above times. FeesResidents: FREENon-Residents: $5PatioThe Scott Rakow Youth Center has a 105 ft by 53 ft patio. The sheltered patio is equipped with a safety surface making is ideal for a birthday party, game, theme event or a nice place to sit and enjoy the outdoors.Swimming PoolThe Scott Rakow Youth Center is a six lane lap swimming pool that is aerated in the summer and heated in the winter to maintain an 82 degree temperature year round. It is home to the Miami Beach Seahawks Swim Team as well as a variety of learn to swim classes. Lap swimming is also available and locker rooms are conveniently located. For more information please visit our Aquatics page.Hours of OperationMon / Fri: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (Closed on No-School Days & Holiday Breaks)Tues / Wed / Thurs: 6:45 am - 2:00 pm (6:45 am - 8:00 am on No-School Days & Holiday Breaks)Sun: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm (Closed from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm)