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Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

 Skate Parks

The Department of Parks & Recreation will provide an attendant during official operating hours. Each participant will be required to sign a waiver (those under 18 will need their guardian's signature) before being allowed to use the facility.

Requirements for use:

NameLocationPhoneHoursFeaturesNotes
Rockaway Skate ParkShore Front Parkway at 91st Street (just off the boardwalk)(718) 318-4000This skate park is currently closed due to Hurricane Sandy.
Far Rockaway Skate ParkBeach 11th Street off Seagirt Blvd, near the Rockaway Beach Promenade(718) 318-4000Dawn to duskLocated just off the beach, Far Rockaway Skate Park is a smooth running concrete park with stairs, rails, ledges, bowled corners and a volcano. All edges are covered with metal for a smoother grind. There is a parking lot conveniently located adjacent to the skate park.This skate park is unsupervised. Scooters and inline skates are permitted.
Canarsie Skate ParkNortheast corner of the parkDusk to 9:00 p.m.This concrete skate plaza is complete with boxes, rails and ramps. Unique to Canarsie Skate Park, there is an obstacle trail around the perimeter of the park which allows skateboarders to practice more tricks.This site is unsupervised.

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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.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways Weather

  • Fri
    Sunny
    81°F
  • Sat
    Slight Chc Thunderstorms
    84°F
  • Sun
    Scattered Thunderstorms
    84°F
  • Mon
    Scattered Thunderstorms
    85°F

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