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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

To ensure the safety of workers and park users, access to Rockaway Beach will be closed from Beach 86th to Beach 110th Streets for approximately six weeks beginning April 8, 2019, while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins sand dredging operations. The surf beach from Beach 87th to Beach 91st Streets will be closed. Please use the nearby surf beaches at Beach 69th Street and Beach 111th Street.

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