A guide to outdoor sporting options in Miami and South Florida this summer

Looking to stay fit and have fun? Try these summertime fun activities, from paddleboarding to free yoga around town.

Paddleboard on Biscayne Bay with South Beach Kayak
Whether it’s a standup paddleboard or kayak rental, South Beach Kayak has you covered with rentals by the hour on Biscayne Bay just north of the Venetian Causeway. Starting rates from $15 to $30.
Address: 1771 Purdy Ave., South Beach; 305-975-5087
Web: http://southbeachkayak.com.
 

Learn to Surf at F1RST Surf Shop
If there’s swell in South Beach, First Street is the place to be. F1RST Surf Shop offers surf lessons and board rentals in addition to all your surf supply staples for sale.
Address: 40 S. Pointe Dr., Suite 107, South Beach; 305-397-8103
Web: http://f1rstshop.com
 

Beach Bootcamp at Miami Beach EDITION
In partnership with the husband and wife duo behind V Art of Wellness, the Miami Beach EDITION offers a daily schedule of beach bootcamp and yoga classes for $30.
Address: 2901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 786-257-4775
Web: http://assets.editionhotels.com/076a743c/EDITION_FITNESS_CAL.pdf
 

Go Sailing with RA Charters
Whether it’s a full day, half day or sunset sail through Biscayne Bay, step aboard RA, a 45-foot sailing ketch with Captain Asaad for private charters of up to six guests.
Address: Dinner Key Marina, Pier 7, Slip 8, Coconut Grove; 305-989-3959
Web: http://www.racharters.com/index.htm
 

Mountain Biking at Oleta River State Park
With 10 miles of intermediate to challenging trails, four miles of novice trails, three miles of paved trails and onsite bike rentals available, Oleta River State Park is a destination for mountain biking enthusiasts. Kayaking, canoeing, hiking, primitive camping and beaches are also available. Your trip is not complete without a smoked fish sandwich at Blue Marlin Fish House.
Address: 3400 NE 163rd St., North Miami Beach; 305-919-1844
Web: https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Oleta-River
 

Learn to Sail at Coconut Grove Sailing Club
With Learn To Sail courses, a summer camp for kids and a charter fleet available to members, Coconut Grove Sailing Club is your destination for all things sailing.
Address: 2990 S. Bayshore Dr., Coconut Grove; 305-444-4571
Web: https://www.cgsc.org
 

Boat Rentals For the Tech Generation
If you’re looking for a boat rental across South Florida, from fishing charters to sail boats to megayachts, there’s an app for that. Get My Boat (https://getmyboat.com) and Boatbound (https://boatbound.co) offer on demand boat rentals in the same vein as Airbnb for apartments.
 

Go Snorkeling at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
Take a daytrip to the Keys and venture out to the third largest coral reef in the world with a snorkel excursion from John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo from $29.95 per person.
Address: 102601 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo; 305-451-6300
Web: http://pennekamppark.com/snorkeling-tours/
 

Learn to dive at Jupiter Dive Center
If you’ve always wanted to get dive certified, Jupiter Dive Center offers certification, trips and more.
Address: 1001 N. Hwy A1A Alternate, Jupiter; 561-745-7807
Web: http://jupiterdivecenter.com
 

Go Parasailing in Key West
Head to the Southernmost Point to soar 300-feet above the water on a parasail trip with Fury Water Adventures. $45 per person.
Address: 241 Front St., Key West; 888-976-0899
Web: https://www.furycat.com
 

Flowrider at Boca Resort
Test your surf skills at the Boca Resort & Club with their Flowrider surf simulator. Surf lessons are also available at the beach.
Address: 501 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton; 888-543-1277
Web: http://www.bocaresort.com
 

Learn to Kitesurf with TKS Miami
Harnessed to a kite and propelled by the wind, kitesurfing is the perfect Miami Beach water sport for thrill seekers. Get the skills you need with private or dual lessons with TKS Miami.
Address: 260 Crandon Blvd. Unit 33, Key Biscayne; 305-361-0168
Web: http://tksmiami.com/kiteboarding-miami.html
 
Catamaran Excursions with Spirit Yacht Charters
For a family fun boating adventure, hop aboard the Spirit of Lauderdale sailing catamaran for a sunset or day sail excursion.
Address: 801 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954-579-8181
Web: http://spiritoffortlauderdale.com/cast-away-day-sunset-ft-lauderdale/
 

Free Outdoor Yoga Across Miami
From free yoga in Bayfront Park to Jose Marti Park and the Little Haiti Cultural Center Address: 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Downtown; 305-358-7550
Web: http://www.bayfrontparkmiami.com/YogaClasses.html)
 
As well as free yoga at sunrise and sunset at 3rd Street on Miami Beach
Web: http://3rdstreetbeachyoga.com
 

Deep Sea Fishing with The Reward Fishing Fleet
The Reward Fishing Fleet offers anglers a four-hour trip aboard a 70-foot fishing boat with all the latest in fish-finding technology, equipment and bait from $50 per person.
Address: 300 Alton Rd., South Beach; 305-372-9470
Web: www.fishingmiami.com
 

Flyboard with We Deliver Watersports
Choose a body of water in South Florida and We Deliver Watersports will deliver equipment for any requested water activity. Among its most exciting offerings is the Flyboard jet pack. Riders strap the powerful boards to their feet and are able to hover over the water up to 25 feet in the air.
Phone: 978-692-1000
Web: www.flyboardsurfclub.com
 

Tandem Sky Rides at Florida Ridge Air Sports Park
Experience South Florida from the clouds at Florida Ridge Air Sports Park. Guests can hang glide from 1,500 feet to 5,280 feet in the air with an instructor or solo for more experienced riders.
Address: 12671 E. State Road 80, Clewiston; 863-805-0440
Web: www.thefloridaridge.com

Everglades Airboat
Experience nine miles of wildlife in the Florida Everglades with Coopertown’s original airboat rides.
Address: 22700 SW Eighth St., Coopertown; 305-226-6048
Web: www.coopertownairboats.com
 

Hike Biscayne National Park
Hike the enchanted seven-mile Spite Highway Trail at Elliot Key Biscayne National Park’s largest island. The island is only accessible by boat, and once there, hikers can enjoy an array of plant and animal life as they walk under the canopied trail. A remote beach greets hikers at the end of the trail.
Addresss: 9700 SW 328 St., Homestead.; 305-230-7275
Web: www.nps.gov/bisc/index.htm

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