Skip Navigation
Find a Park
 

-- or --




loading

Loading...

 
Last Visited »

Important Global Message

Maintenance Alert

The Miami-Dade County Portal will be undergoing maintenance starting at 11 p.m. Saturday, May 3 and for all of Sunday, May 4. Intermittent outages may be experienced. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Thank you for your patience as we improve our online services.

Fit2Play

Fit2Play® After-School & Out-of-School

Register

Camps will be held August 18 - June 4, 2015, Monday - Friday, from 2 - 6 p.m., at 41 Miami-Dade park locations.

  • Price: $25- $35 per week. Transportation available from select schools to select Fit2Play park sites for an additional charge. Qualifying families can receive financial aid, including full scholarships.

Kids will enjoy fun, fully-supervised programming after school with activities focused on fitness, nutrition and wellness, and developing their appreciation of nature, science and the cultural arts.

Each day's session begins with homework help, during the school year, and is followed by Sports, Play and Active Recreation for Kids (SPARK) activities.

Physical Fitness

Camp leaders are trained recreation professionals, and certified physical fitness and nutrition specialists. With parental permission, registrants may participate in the UHealth StudyPDF used to track fitness levels, nutritional needs and progress. Physical fitness assessments include a sit-and-reach test, timed sit-up and push-up test, pacer test, and 400-meter run.  

Under the supervision of Miami-Dade Parks certified therapeutic recreation specialists, registrants with disabilities can choose to participate in groups composed exclusively of kids with disabilities or alongside children without disabilities.  

Specialized Out-of-School Program

Miami-Dade County Parks also offers a Specialized Out-of-School Program at the Deering Estate at Cutler through the Estate's award- winning Living Classroom. Equipped with ecofacts and tools, live or preserved specimens, photographs and simple laboratory experiments, the Estate's Education and Interpretive Staff use hands-on interdisciplinary curriculum in the fields of ecology, geology, marine biology, archaeology, history, and art.

The Deering Estate at Cutler’s NESTT (Nurturing Environmental Stewards of Today and Tomorrow) Program is taught in conjunction with any participating K-8 public or private school during regular or after school hours. The homeschool enrichment classes; Marine Conservation Science and Policy, Wildlife Conservation, and Applied Environmental program can be scheduled at any school, park or community center as part of a before-school or after-school care program. Classes are typically offered once weekly for a two hour session. 

For more information, please visit www.deeringestate.org, or call 305-235-1668, ext. 222

Local 10 Story on Fit2Play After-School Program

Miami's ABC-TV news affiliate, WPLG-TV/Channel 10, recently aired a news story on the Miami-Dade Parks Fit2Play After-School Program that's making fitness and nutrition fun for kids!

  • Check out the story and see how much fun and how impactful Fit2Play is for kids after school.

If you cannot view PDF Get Acrobat! files, you can download Acrobat Reader  for free from Adobe Systems, Inc. In order to use PDF files, you must have Acrobat installed on your computer.

Back to Top Page Last Edited: Tue Aug 12, 2014 12:07:26 PM
parks
 
 
Corner
Corner

You are now leaving the official website of Miami-Dade County government. Please be aware that when you exit this site, you are no longer protected by our privacy or security policies. Miami-Dade County is not responsible for the content provided on linked sites. The provision of links to these external sites does not constitute an endorsement.

Please click 'OK' to be sent to the new site, or Click 'Cancel' to go back.