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Miami-Dade bike trails: See where you can ride

Miami-Dade is filled with great trails that allow you to be active with your bicycles on a budget. Whether you want to mountain bike or just take a nice cruise, here are 13 free and cheap bike trails in Miami-Dade County that you and your family can enjoy. Remember to always take sunscreen, a water …

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Paddleboats & other watercraft rentals in Parks

Parks in South Florida offer watercraft rentals for folks who adore an excursion on the water. Watercraft for rent include stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, paddleboats & others.  Prior to venturing out, phone first. Some parks require pre-payment for watercraft rentals, and occasionally rentals are not available for other reasons. Broward Parks offering boat rentals include Quiet …

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Public Pools, Water Playgrounds & Water Parks in South Florida

Refreshing fun is offered at pools, water parks and water playgrounds in South Florida.   Entry for pools & water parks is often relatively inexpensive, especially for municipal venues. Some pools & water parks are not open until further notice. Public Pools Plenty of parks and recreation facilities in South Florida feature public pools with relatively …

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Half-price games & other deals for recreation venue in West Broward

In The Oasis shopping area at Sawgrass in Sunrise, an indoor arcade and family-friendly recreation venue offers deals & discounts. In The Game deals include $5 off with sign up for e-mail & $10 playcard on your birthday Tuesdays — free mini bowling with meal purchase Tuesdays — free kids meal with purchased entree Wednesdays …

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What has reopened in Miami – UPDATED

Keeping track of what’s open or closed throughout Miami-Dade County can seem like a daunting task. So we’ve compiled a list to help you out! Keep in mind that the status of places may suddenly change, so we always advise checking with a venue (when possible) for official confirmation. We’ll be updating this list, so …

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Inexpensive Guided Tours at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is open again and is offering after-hour guided tours Tuesdays and Fridays at 5 p.m. through Nov. 26 with advanced reservations required through Webtrac.  Naturalist guides will lead the way on an hour and a half tour taking adventurists through the butterfly garden, into the shaded Ashley Trail loop, the Sea …

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Try Bayfront Park’s free virtual yoga classes

Who wants to do yoga? Bayfront Park’s free yoga classes are available virtually!  Sponsored by Baptist Health South Florida, the classes are offered at 6 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday for beginners, intermediate and advanced participants. To keep up with latest news, sign up for the daily Miami on the Cheap newsletter. You can also follow us on …

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Affordable workouts available at 3 Miami-Dade fitness rooms

Looking for a place to work out but can’t spend too much on a gym membership? Miami-Dade County has reopened three community fitness centers – at an affordable price for bargain-hunters. The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department is offering use of its wellness facilities for $5 per month, plus tax and an …

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