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September 10, 2003

NYC TEENS BUILD CHARACTER AND COMMUNITY PRIDE

On Thursday, August 28, on the last day of their program, Summer Tree Corps participants went...

July 22, 2003

CONGRATULATIONS EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH

The following individuals were awarded Employee of the Month on Friday, July 18, 2003....

July 2, 2003

LAUNCH RAMP AND QUARTER PIPE COME TO FOREST PARK

Kids have a new place to perfect "a grind" and learn other skateboarding and inline skating...

May 23, 2003

MAYOR KICKS OFF BATHING SUIT SEASON AT CONEY ISLAND

On Wednesday, Mayor Bloomberg announced what New Yorkers have been waiting all winter to hear:...

May 7, 2003

BROOKLYN GOES BATTY FOR CRICKET

Last Friday, another sport was added to the roster of athletics our City’s parks offer. The...

April 30, 2003

BROOKLYN GREENSTREET DEDICATED TO FALLEN FIREFIGHTER

Firefighters from across the city, New York State Court Officers, NYPD Officers, EMS workers and...

April 15, 2003

MeMorabiliA QNS

Lately it seems every conversation about art in New York City requires at least some mention of...

March 27, 2003

A HIKE FOR EVERY BOROUGH

Now that spring has arrived, there’s no excuse to stay inside. You owe it to your sunlight...

December 5, 2002

CONGRATULATIONS NOVEMBER EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH

On Monday, December 2, 2002, the following individuals were awarded Employees of the Month for...

November 26, 2002

PARKS PRAISES ITS BEST DISTRICTS

On October 23, nearly 350 Parkies gathered in Keyspan Stadium for the 2002 "Best of Parks" and...

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

  • Wed
    Rain
    61°F
  • Thu
    Rain Likely
    56°F
  • Fri
    Slight Chc Rain
    62°F
  • Sat
    Sunny
    65°F

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