2700 Sheridan Avenue  •  Miami Beach FL 33140  •  P: 305-673-7767  •  F: 786-394-5451

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?

Building Hours of Operations    
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 8:30 pm (excluding special programming)
Saturday - Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm (Family Day - excluding Ice Rink*)

Entrance Fees                                          
Residents: FREE                                                                                                                       
Non-Residents: $10 half day, $20 full day
* Family Day includes usage of game room, basketball gym and swimming pool (Sundays only).

Click on a link below for more information!
Bowling Lanes                                                                     Patio
Fitness Center Swimming Pool
Gameroom Rentals
Ice Skating Rink Programs, Activities, Classes & Clubs
Indoor Basketball Court  Gymnastics NEW!        

Bowling Lanes
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (Children must be accompanied by an adult)
Monday - Thursday: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm (Children must be accompanied by an adult)
Saturday - Sunday: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm* (Children 3rd grade and under must be with an adult)                    
Fees (per game)    
Residents: FREE  
Non-Residents: Weekdays $5 / person, Weekend $10 / person (Family Day - 4 hour usage)
The Scott Rakow Youth Center features a six lane, state of the art, bowling alley area that is equipped with an electronic scoring system. Sneakers MUST be worn at all times while bowling. Bowlers must be 40" and taller. 1 adult per 4 children.  *On Saturday & Sunday last game is opened at 4:30 pm. The Saturday & Sunday times are pending private bowling parties, please call 305-673-7767 to confirm hours. The bowling area is also available for rent. Click here for rental information.


Fitness Center
Click here for hours of operations.
The newly designed fitness center at Scott Rakow Youth Center includes: free weights, workout machines, treadmills, elliptical machines, stationary bicycles, etc. Flat screen televisions are also on each wall to make your workout even more enjoyable!

Game Room
Monday - Thursday: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Adults Only
Saturday - Sunday: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm Family Day
Residents: FREE  
Non-Residents: $10 (4 hour building usage)  
The Scott Rakow Youth Center game room is equipped with four pool tables, three ping pong tables and a foosball table for your enjoyment.


Ice Skating Rink
Friday: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm All Ages                           
Friday: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Teen Night*
Saturday: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm  
Saturday - Sunday: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm  
Residents: $3 Skate Rental Fee: $2
Non-Residents: $6 child, $9 adult Skate Rental Fee: $4
The Ice Skating Rink will be closing on Sunday, April 20, 2014 for construction. Please call 305-673-7767 for more information. Our 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. * ID or report card required. Click here for skating lessons, ice hockey and more!


Indoor Basketball Courts
Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri.: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm High School Only - not applicable throughout the summer
Mon., Tues. & Wed. 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm Adults Only (Sept. 1 - 30, 2014 only)
Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Children must be accompanied by an adult
Fridays 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Children must be accompanied by an adult
Saturday - Sunday: 9:30 am - 11:30 am Adults*                                
  11:30 am - 1:00 pm Teens, ages 13 - 17**
  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Family Time ***
Residents: FREE  
Non-Residents: $5  
The Scott Rakow Youth Center has one of the few indoor courts located on Miami Beach. We invite you to come play in our gym. *Adults: Must be out of high school. Residents must show a valid ID or driver's license.**Teens: Middle & high school students ONLY, must show school ID. Must be registered by a parent or guardian. ***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.  No groups or full court games.

Adult Basketball Leagues will begin October 2014.  Please contact Luis at 305-673-7767 for more information.


The Scott Rakow Youth Center has a 105 ft by 53 ft patio.  The sheltered patio is equipped with a safety surface making it ideal for a birthday party, game, theme event or a nice place to sit and enjoy the outdoors. Click here for rental information.


Swimming Pool
Hours - Year-Round
Effective August 19, 2014 - June 9, 2015
Monday & Friday: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm Closed on no-school days & holiday breaks
Tues., Wed., Thurs.: 6:45 am - 2:30 pm                               
  6:45 am - 8:00 am No-school days & holiday breaks
Effective September 7, 2014
Sunday: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm Closed from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Residents: FREE  
Non-Residents: $6 youth, $10 adult  
Swim Diapers: $2  
The 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. Look under programs, activities, classes and clubs below for aquatic classes information.


The Scott Rakow Youth Center has several areas available for rent, click below for more information.
Bowling Parties
Ice Rink
School Parties


Programs, Activities, Classes & Clubs
The 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 
Inclusion / Special Populations