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Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

 Baseball Fields

Looking for a baseball league for your child to join?

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Accessible denotes a wheelchair softball field.

  Know when to go: view upcoming athletic area usage.

NameLocation# of FieldsType of SurfaceAccessible
Canarsie Beach ParkSeaview Ave. & East 92nd St9Turf/Regulation
Monroe Cohen (Canarsie Park)Seaview Ave. & E. 108 St.3Turf/Little League
Gerritsen BallfieldsGerritsen & Gotham Avenues7Turf/Regulation/Asphalt
Marine ParkFilmore Ave & Marine Parkway13Turf/Little League
Rocco Torre BallfieldsAve. U & East 38th St.2Turf/Little League
McGuire ParkBergen Avenue between Avenue V and Avenue X5Turf
Michaellis Bayswater ParkBch Channel Dr., B 32 St. and Dwight-Norton2Turf
Idlewild ParkRockaway Blvd., Springfield Blvd. and 149 Ave.1Turf
Idlewild Pk- Field of Dreams224 St. S. of 147 Ave.1Turf
Broad ChannelCross Bay Parkway between 20th Road and Broad Channel3Turf

How to Reserve an Athletic Field or Court
Organized leagues or special events need a permit to use an athletic field or court. For people under 18, the permit is free. For those 18 and over, a fee is required.

To reserve space, please see Athletic Permits and Applications.

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

  • Sat
    Decreasing Clouds
    76°F
  • Sun
    Slight Chc Thunderstorms
    79°F
  • Mon
    Mostly Sunny
    71°F
  • Tue
    Sunny
    73°F

7-day forecast

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