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Family Camping at Marine Park

Saturday, July 12, 2014

6:00 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families.  Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families.  

Space is limited and families are chosen by lottery.  To enter your family in the lottery, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, July 2nd

Location

Salt Marsh Nature Center in Marine Park Accessible
East 33rd Street and Avenue U
Brooklyn
Directions to this location

Location Details:
Specific location details will be announced to selected lottery participants

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(718) 421-2021

Categories

Nature

Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Know Before You Go

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

PlaygroundsSeba Playground

Seba Playground will be closed to reconstruct the current Seba Tot Lot into a playground for children of all ages. The new design will enlarge the toddler area by adding a custom spray shower, seating, and two new tot play units. Additional play spaces will also be added for 5 to 12 year olds, and will include a large accessible play unit, a second spray shower and seating area. These two play areas will be joined by 15 additional swings for both age groups. The site will also feature an accessible drinking fountain, attractive plantings, and a bicycle rack.

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

The United States Army Corps of Engineers has resumed pumping sand onto Rockaway Beach in efforts to repair and restore the beach. Access to the beach area from Beach 61st Street to Beach 19th Street may be limited while the pumping operation continues. The Corps expects sand placement work to be completed by the end of October, weather permitting. Swimming is not permitted at Rockaway Beach, or any NYC beach, after Labor Day. Please visit the United States Army Corps of Engineers’ website for more information.

Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways Weather

  • Fri
    Mostly Sunny
    67°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Sunny
    77°F
  • Sun
    Mostly Sunny
    80°F
  • Mon
    Mostly Sunny
    72°F

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