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Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

 Wi-Fi Hot Spots

Stay connected to the Internet from your laptop, smartphone, tablet, and other mobile devices while enjoying parks across New York City. Check your email, share a photo, update your social networks, stream a video, get directions, and more.

LocationTypeProviderSSID
Back Seating areaLimited FreeCablevisionGuestWiFi
LibraryLimited FreeCablevisionGuestWiFi
Exhibit Hall Limited FreeCablevisionGuestWiFi
Front seating area of nature centerLimited FreeCablevisionGuestWiFi
Front picnic area of nature centerLimited FreeCablevisionGuestWiFi
Pathway to nature centerLimited FreeCablevisionGuestWiFi
Free    Partner Site

How to Connect

Looking to get online? Find a wi-fi site near you, learn more about how to connect to that site, and find out how to safely use public wi-fi.

Get Connected to Wi-Fi in Parks

Wi-Fi Hotspot Types

Free – Wi-Fi access is free for all users at all times, provided by AT&T.

Limited Free – Connect for free for three ten-minute sessions every 30 days or purchase a 99 cent day pass for service through midnight, provided by Time Warner Cable and Cablevision. WiFi service is free at all times to Cablevision’s Optimum Online and Time Warner Cable broadband subscribers.

Partners – Enjoy WiFi access provided by an NYC Parks partner organization.

Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Know Before You Go

There are currently 3 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

ParkTribute Park

Due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, this park is closed until further notice.

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

The area of Rockaway Beach from Beach 116th Street to Beach 109th Street will be temporarily closed as the US Army Corps of Engineers begins sand moving operations. Once work begins in this area, we expect the closure to last approximately one week.

More information about the Army Corps’ work to replenish Rockaway Beach is available on their NY District website.


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

  • Thu
    Sunny
    48°F
  • Fri
    Slight Chc Drizzle
    48°F
  • Sat
    Slight Chc Drizzle
    54°F
  • Sun
    Mostly Sunny
    56°F

7-day forecast

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