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August 28, 2009

Parks Urges Beachgoers to Exercise Caution Due to Tropical Storm Danny

Closures are possible this weekend due to high waves, heavy surf, and rip currents.

May 22, 2009

Lifeguard chair on a beach

Parks Kicks Off Summer Beach Season in New York City

The City’s beaches will open to the public this Saturday, May 23, with lifeguards on duty...

May 27, 2008


Which Way to the Beach?

Over the three-day Memorial Day Weekend, more than 228,000 New Yorkers visited the City’s beaches.

May 23, 2008

Parks Kicks Off Summer Beach Season in New York City

New York City's beaches open for fun in the sun!

May 3, 2008


Free activities included face-painting, kite-building and a chance to build a solar race car!...

August 15, 2007

You Can Help Design Queens' Parks Of The Future

Parks collects surveys for PlaNYC regional parks As part of PlaNYC, Parks & Recreation is...

August 2, 2007

Surf, Surf, Surf Away At Rockaway Beach

On July 27, Commissioner Adrian Benepe, Assembly Member Audrey Pheffer, Surfriders...

July 27, 2007

Surf, Surf, Surf Away at Rockaway Beach

Commissioner Adrian Benepe, Assembly Member Audrey Pheffer, Surfriders Foundation’s NYC...

June 19, 2007

Mats Make Beaches Accessible To All New Yorkers

Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe today joined Commission on Human Rights...

October 24, 2006

A Doggone Good Time

Pups and pooches dressed in costume flocked to Rockaway Beach for the first “It’s My...

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

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