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November 14, 2013

Design And Construction Management Teams In Place For Rebuilding Of Rockaway Boardwalk

Preliminary work expected to begin this winter as boardwalk design is now being finalized...

November 13, 2013

Design And Construction Management Teams In Place For Rebuilding Of Rockaway Boardwalk

NYC Parks Commissioner Veronica M. White and NYC Economic Development Corporation President Kyle...

August 15, 2013

Army Corps Awards $26.4 Million Second Sand Pumping Contract For Post-Sandy Rockaway Beach Restoration As First Contract Sand Starts Pumping

Sand pumping began earlier this week and is part of first of two contracts Second contract...

August 12, 2013

Mayor Bloomberg And Secretary Jewell Announce Agreement On New Science And Resilience Institute As Part Of Cooperative Management Of 10,000 Acres Of City, Federal Parks In And Around Jamaica Bay

CUNY Will Lead Intensive Research Program at New Institute; New Jamaica Bay–Rockaway...

July 17, 2013

Volunteers and City Interns Paint Longest Mural in NYC in the Rockaways on Day of Service

NYC Parks Commissioner Veronica M. White joined NYC Service’s Chief Service Officer...

December 6, 2012

Back In The Swing Of Things

The playground at Beach 30th Street in the Rockaways has seen its share of difficult times during...

August 7, 2012

Mayor Bloomberg Opens Rockaway Park After $30 Million PlaNYC Renovation

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe yesterday cut the ribbon on the...

November 12, 2010

Queens Parks Employees Shine at "Best of Parks" Awards

Landscape Designers, Carpenters, Blacksmiths and More Honored at Ceremony

September 28, 2010

Kudos For A Rockaway Parkie

A visitor to Rockaway Beach found that it wasn't exactly how he had remembered it from his...

May 28, 2010

Parks Kicks Off Summer Beach Season in New York City

New York City’s beaches will open to the public this Saturday, May 29, with lifeguards on...

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Directions to Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

The area of Rockaway Beach from Beach 116th Street to Beach 109th Street will be temporarily closed as the US Army Corps of Engineers begins sand moving operations. Once work begins in this area, we expect the closure to last approximately one week.

More information about the Army Corps’ work to replenish Rockaway Beach is available on their NY District website.


BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Work is starting on the Rockaway Boardwalk Reconstruction Project. Read our April 2014 update for more information.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk Weather

  • Mon

    53°F
  • Tue

    58°F
  • Wed

    56°F
  • Thu

    53°F

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