BEAT THE HEAT
Keep cool in the summer heat canoeing or kayaking Oleta River State Park's calm waters. Choose from open water or mangrove trails. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Any day. Oleta River State Park, 3400 NE 163rd St., North Miami. $2-$6. Details: (305) 919-1844 or www.floridastateparks.org. MAKE A SPLASH
Amelia Earhart Park offers a variety of outdoor activities. Mountain bike a 5.5-mile trail with challenging slopes and runs or practice a variety of water sports at the 91-acre lake. Learn to wakeboard with experienced coaches from the Miami Wakeboard Cable Complex. 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Amelia Earhart Park, 401 E 65th St., Hialeah. $6 parking fee. Fees vary. Details: (305) 685-8389 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
The Miami Beach Parks and Recreation Department introduces a new program, "True Beginner Tennis for Women." This beginner, eight-week program is for women ages 30-60 who wish to learn tennis in a relaxed environment. Certified female tennis professionals use elements of QuickStart Tennis, an innovative, international program for novice tennis players. 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 8:30-10 a.m. Saturdays. 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays and 8:30-10 a.m. Sundays. Flamingo Park Tennis Center, 999 11th St., Miami Beach. $195 per person. Details: (305) 606-6939 or email@example.com or www.miamibeachfl.gov/parksandrecreation/.