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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!

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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
    Slight Chc Rain
    57°F
  • Sat
    Rain Likely
    55°F
  • Sun
    Breezy
    51°F
  • Mon
    Sunny
    54°F

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