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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 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
    Showers
    59°F
  • Fri
    Partly Sunny
    65°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Sunny
    66°F
  • Sun
    Breezy
    63°F

7-day forecast

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