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Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Beach 3 St. to Beach 153 St. and Boardwalk to Atlantic Ocean.

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From surfers to swimmers to the Ramones, everyone wants to "hitch a ride to Rockaway Beach." Rockaway Beach is a year-round resource for residents all along the Rockaway peninsula, and it comes alive each summer from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend with millions of visitors.

Beach goers can enjoy the sand and water, the variety of concessions, and the city's only legal surfing beach, located between 67-69 Street and 87-92 Street. Rockaway Beach is also home to a variety of playgrounds and other outdoor activities.

Events

Rockaway! Exhibit from MoMA PS1: The Surf Club

Rockaway!, a free public arts festival sponsored by the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy (JBRPC) to celebrate...

Directions to Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

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BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

A high surf advisory is in effect until August 28. High surf and dangerous rip currents are expected in all NYC beaches. Please visit our Water Safety page for more information.

Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk Weather

  • Fri
    Sunny
    78°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Sunny
    79°F
  • Sun
    Chance Thunderstorms
    86°F
  • Thu
    Chance Thunderstorms
    86°F

7-day forecast

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