Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

 Paddleboat Rentals

Please note: Due to insurance reasons, the public is not permitted to launch personal boats at these sites. Please see our list of Public Launch Sites for alternative locations.

NameLocationPhone #Season
Marine ParkParking lot near Ave U. and 33rd St. (Across from the Nature Center)(917) 533-6196 or (805) 650-7770April - October
HoursTypes of BoatsFeesMore Info
Open Daily through October 7 from 9:00 a.m. to sunset. In November, this facility is open Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from 10 a.m. to sunset.Single kayaks, double kayaks, stand up paddle boards, pedal boats and bikesCan be found at Wheel Fun Rentals Marine Park website

Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Know Before You Go

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Beach access is currently closed from Beach 38 Street to Beach 57 Street to protect the sensitive nesting areas of threatened and endangered shorebirds. Beach access in these areas will open again in late August. To learn more, please visit our Rockaway Beach Endangered Species Nesting Area page.

ParkPaerdegat Basin Park

Ecology Park hours are 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Fridays-Sundays, through September 5.

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