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Saturday, November 8, 2014

Wilderness Survival

1:00 p.m.
Location: Remsen Avenue and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park)
Category: NatureFree!

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Birding: Raptor Migration

11:00 a.m.
Location: Gateway Drive and Erskine Street (in Spring Creek Park)
Category: Birding, Nature, KidsFree!

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Birding: Waterfowl

10:00 a.m.
Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)
Category: Birding, NatureFree!

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Salt Marsh Exploration Hike (moderate)

11:00 a.m.
Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)
Category: NatureFree!

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Astronomy: The Geminids Meteor Shower

7:00 p.m.
Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)
Category: Nature, Kids, AstronomyFree!

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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

  • Thu
    Rain
    57°F
  • Fri
    Mostly Cloudy
    66°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Sunny
    67°F
  • Sun
    Breezy
    61°F

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