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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

New York City parks are now open. We continue to urge caution in parks under wintry conditions: parks paths can be slippery, snow cover can cover frozen lakes and bodies of water, and branches may have fallen. If you see a fallen branch call 311.

Some recreation centers will open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. today with limited staffing.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

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Saturday, January 11, 2014

Rockaway Community Park Coastal Clean-up

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Location: Almeda Avenue & Beach 58th St. (in Rockaway Community Park)
Category: Nature, VolunteerFree!

Monday, January 20, 2014

Spring Creek Coastal Clean-up (REGISTRATION FULL)

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Location: 157th Avenue and 77th Street (in Spring Creek Park),157th Avenue and 77th Street
Category: Volunteer, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of ServiceFree!

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Astronomy

6:00 p.m.
Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, AstronomyFree!

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Exploring Our Climate

1:00 p.m.
Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)
Category: Education, NatureFree!

Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Know Before You Go

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.

Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways Weather

  • Tue
    Chance Snow
    28°F
  • Wed
    Becoming Sunny
    31°F
  • Thu
    Increasing Clouds
    34°F
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow
    35°F

7-day forecast

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