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Time to shape up! We love being fit, and helping others to get fit in unconventional ways that break up the routine of the monotonous workout, is our specialty.
Wakeboarding is one of the most exhilarating and popular extreme water sports around and it's making a splash at Amelia Earhart Park. The 91-acre crystal blue lake offers the thrill of flying on water with Wakeboarding, Waterskiing, Knee Boarding and Bare Footing lessons taught by champion coaches of the Miami Wakeboard Cable Complex.
Open to novices and the experienced, for kids and adults; all equipment and gear is provided. Fees vary.
The sandy white beaches at Matheson Hammock Park and Crandon Park are great places to relax, play and swim; and their waters are prime spots for Kite-Boarding. Matheson's active breezes and calm, shallow bayside waters make launching easy.
It's a great beach for beginner, or those who simply enjoy a peaceful practice session. Crandon's open ocean and waves offer challenging sails for wind warriors. Equipment rentals and lessons are offered at the beachside water sports concessions.
Mountain Biking at Amelia Earhart Park will take you off the beaten path and onto a woodland mountain-bike trail that's 5.5 miles of tracks with challenging slopes and runs. Bike as long as you want; access to the trails is free.
Parking fee: $7.00 (only on weekends)
Fitness Boot Camps
Fitness Boot Camps are fun, created for all fitness levels, and will produce the results you are looking for, as they work all the muscle groups. Enjoy the workout on your own, with friends, or even with the kids, because family programs are offered too. Miami-Dade Parks has more than 9 different fitness boot camp-programs around the County, at Tropical Park, AD Barnes Park, Tamiami Park, Hammocks Community Park, South Dade Park and Kendall Soccer Park.
Experience the shooting sports at the Trail Glades Sport Shooting Range, just minutes from the turnpike at Tamiami Trail and Chrome Ave. The range offers a 35-position, 7-to-50-yard pistol range; a 32 position, 25-to-100-yard rifle range; six trap-and-skeet fields, which include a five-stand operation station; one international skeet field; and 50-yard practical range with 6-to-8 positions.
Also offered, are safe shooter classes and range accommodations for law enforcement groups. Fees vary.
Homestead Air Reserve Park offers the adrenalin pumping action-adventure sport of Paintball. Whether you're a first-timer or a veteran competitor hooked on that Technicolor crossfire, the professionals who operate the park's Family Paintball Center, offer a complete paintballing experience for players ages 8 and up.
The two outdoor fields are equipped with inflatable bunkers for tactical maneuvers, and all-inclusive play packages that provide all the necessary gear, including a mask, paintball pistol, hopper, chest protector, paintballs, and choice of CO2 or pressurized-air tank. Participants also receive basic instruction and safety tips prior to play
Skateboarding is fun and one of the fastest growing sports offering a moderate cardio workout. Experience the adrenalin rush and learn new tricks at Miami-Dade Parks outdoor skate parks complete with ramps for various skill levels.
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