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April 12, 2002

EVERY DAY IS EARTH DAY AT PARKS

On Sunday, April 21, the Central Park Conservancy and the Urban Park Rangers invite you to...

February 28, 2002

AMERICORPS AND URBAN PARK RANGERS

First envisioned in 1910 by writer/philosopher William James, the Cooperation for National...

February 22, 2002

PARKS CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

On February 7, presiding over his first event as Parks Commissioner, Adrian Benepe delivered...

October 31, 2001

CONGRATULATIONS TO NINE EXCEPTIONAL EMPLOYEES

Maria A. (Curly Top) Oliveras is Bronx’s Employee of the Month for October. Curly Top...

October 19, 2001

ROLL ’EM! CITYWIDE BOCCE TOURNAMENT, TAKE SEVEN

The City’s bocce courts were filled to capacity last weekend when top players pulled out their...

August 22, 2001

THE WILD NEW SUMMER EXPLORER PROGRAMS:

This summer the Urban Park Rangers have been offering Explorer Programs filled with educational...

August 8, 2001

THE PATERNO TRIVIUM: WHERE ROADS AND PEOPLE MEET

Trivium is Latin for the place where three roads intersect, and Paterno refers to Dr. Charles...

July 31, 2001

IN BROOKLYN: FROM BLUEPRINT TO PARKLAND

On Thursday, July 26, 2001 the Parks broke ground on a project twenty years in the making. A...

July 11, 2001

ROOKIE PARKIES PLEDGE TO “DEFEND FROM WASTE OUR NATURAL RESOURCES”

Now for the first time, the Urban Park Rangers offer high school students internships year...

July 9, 2001

A NEW GARDEN TRIANGLE IS PLANTED AND DEDICATED IN McKINLEY PARK

Since last year, Kathy Reilly Triangle has been re-imagined, planted with a mix of Blue Girl...

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

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