Shake-A-Leg Miami teaches you how to responsibly skipper and crew a simple daysailing keelboat in familiar waters with light to moderate wind and sea conditions. Successful completion of course comes with logbook and U.S. Sailing memebership. This 24-hour class meets every Sat. morning for six weeks at Shake-A-Leg Miami, 2600 S. Bayshore Drive, Miami. Classes begin Jan. 18. Ages 16 and up. Cost is $520. Details: (305) 858-5550.
JUNIOR MARINE CERTIFICATION
Biscayne Nature Center hosts "Junior Naturalist Two-Day Certification in Marine Animals." Learn about sea turtles, manatees, dolphins and whales through hands on activities, nature walks, experiments and arts & crafts through Dec. 28. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Price $25 for members, $35 for non-members. Details: (305) 361-6767, ext. 119.
Skate Park now open, including beginner, intermediate and expert ramps for skaters and BMX bikers. Open 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. At Amelia Earhart Park, 401 E. 65 St., Hialeah. $5 for two-hour session. Details: (305) 685-8389.
Take a two-hour water safari through the shallow Seagrass Beds, the home of many exciting creatures. 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Fee $10 per person. Registration required. Details: (305) 361-6767, ext. 119.
Pleasant 2.5-mile round trip down the beach, led by a naturalist who will guide you through the history of Key Biscayne and the Bear Cut Preserve. 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at Biscayne Nature Center, 6767 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Fee $10 per person. Registration required. Details: (305) 361-6767, ext. 119.