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May 26, 2006

Parks Kicks Off Summer Beach Season In New York City

This week, Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe joined Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg,...

April 17, 2006

Renovations Of A Different Tune In Store For Canarsie Park

On Tuesday, April 11, Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe joined Council Member...

April 11, 2006

Renovations Of A Different Tune In Store For Canarsie Park

Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe was joined today by Council Member Lewis...

April 7, 2006

This Weekend In Parks

Manhattan Join Parks & Recreation’s Chief Naturalist Mike Feller for a nature...

January 11, 2006

In Memory Of Irving Domenech

Irving Domenech, Park Supervisor and 19-year veteran of Parks & Recreation, passed away this...

September 14, 2005

PARTNERING FOR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Throughout the summer months, Parks & Recreation has been working closely with Partnerships...

March 21, 2005

SPRING HIKES THROUGHOUT THE BOROUGHS

It's official--spring is here! Take advantage of the season's delights by exploring one of...

October 6, 2004

THE GROUNDBREAKING SCOOP
GOING FOR THE SILVER

Demonstrating a firm commitment to the environment, Parks & Recreation is embarking on the...

July 19, 2004

JUST BUZZING AROUND? CHECK OUT MARINE PARK’S NEW OBSERVATION BEEHIVE

Visitors to the Salt Marsh Nature Center at Marine Park in Brooklyn are in for a treat this...

July 13, 2004

DON’T GO POSTAL—GO COASTAL!

New York City is steamy in summer, but Parks & Recreation’s 14 miles of public beaches,...

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

  • Tue
    Chance Showers
    68°F
  • Wed
    Rain Likely
    58°F
  • Thu
    Rain Likely
    55°F
  • Fri
    Partly Sunny
    62°F

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