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Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk


Coney Island

Riegelmann Boardwalk/Coney Island Beach Almost a century before the boardwalk opened along the Atlantic Ocean, Coney Island was on its way to becoming the… Read More

Coney Island Beach - Horseshoe Crabs in New York City Parks

Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from the Atlantic Ocean onto Coney Island Beach. Female horseshoe crabs arrive on the beach to lay their eggs, with their male… Read More

First Symphony of the Sea

This 332-foot long, ten-foot tall cast-concrete sculpture wall by artist Toshio Sasaki (1946-2007) was installed on the boardwalk outside the Aquarium for Wildlife… Read More

Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese Monument

Following the death in 1999 of Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team captain Pee Wee Reese, Stan Isaacs of Newsday and Jack Newfield of the New York Post wrote several… Read More

Directions to Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

BeachesConey Island and Coney Island Boardwalk

NYC beach season has been extended through September 13. After Labor Day, beaches will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. At Coney Island, the following locations will remain open for swimming: Coney Island Avenue, Brighton 6th Street, Brighton 4th Street, Brighton 2nd Street, Ocean Parkway, West 8th Street, West 12th Street, Stillwell Avenue, West 16th Street, West 19th Street, and West 33rd Street. We may adjust swimming beaches on a daily basis due to site and surf conditions, so please observe all posted signs and flags to swim in safe locations, so please observe all posted signs and flags and swim only where a lifeguard is present.

BeachesConey Island and Coney Island Boardwalk

Portions of the boardwalk are closed to reconstruct the street ends of Brighton 2nd Street and West 33rd Street in Coney Island, Brooklyn in order to provide new ADA compliant ramps to the boardwalk, sitting areas, new planted areas and lighting.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2016

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