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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

In order to keep swimmers safe, Rockaway Beach will be closed to swimming this summer in the area between Beach 91st Street and Beach 102nd Street. The concessions and bathrooms at Beach 97th Street will remain open, as will the surfing beach from Beach 88th Street to Beach 91st Street. Please visit other sections of Rockaway Beach as an alternative for swimming and recreation.

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