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May 30, 2006

Parks Kicks Off Summer Beach Season In New York City

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

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,...

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,...

March 10, 2004

AS THOUGHTS DRIFT TOWARDS WARM WEATHER, PARKS & RECREATION KEEPS ITS EYES ON THE WATER

As most New Yorkers begin looking forward to spring’s arrival, the City is already preparing...

September 15, 2003

All In A Hard Day’s Work: Mullaly Skate Park Reborn

When it first opened its gates in 1988, Mullaly Skate Park in the Bronx was the first of its...

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:...

April 15, 2003

MeMorabiliA QNS

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

August 1, 2002

MARITIME PLAYTIME IN THE SUMMERTIME

The Native Americans called it "Reckanawahaha," meaning "the place of laughing waters."...

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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

  • Sun

    53°F
  • Mon

    56°F
  • Tue

    56°F
  • Wed

    53°F

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