Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways
July 11, 2001
Now for the first time, the Urban Park Rangers offer high school students internships year...
July 9, 2001
Since last year, Kathy Reilly Triangle has been re-imagined, planted with a mix of Blue Girl...
July 3, 2001
This year, the International Festival of Conservation, the culmination of a month-long...
May 29, 2001
As the music played, the children danced, and the hot dogs were consumed, Coney Island Beach...
May 22, 2001
Queens Recreation held its third annual Talent Show on Friday, May 18 at the Forest Park...
May 15, 2001
Over one third of New York City's parkland is forest, marshland, and fragile ecosystem. This...
May 3, 2001
If Rich (Ricardo) Murphy has his way, when you drive into Queens, you'll notice a...
April 26, 2001
Previously, when a park user wished to cross Van Cortlandt Park from east to west, highways...
April 19, 2001
BRONX: Sunday, April 22: EARTH DAY. A day of music, games, and activities in honor of...
April 6, 2001
With a total of $60 million in ecological restoration projects, Parks' Natural Resources...
Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways
Know Before You Go
There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.
Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk
Due to construction, Beach 118th - Beach 126th Streets are closed to swimming until July. Beaches are fully open at Beach 86th Street, Beach 97th Street, Beach 106th Street, and Beach 112th - Beach 117th Streets.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2016
Marine Park's tennis courts will be closed for the season due to construction.
Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways Weather
- Zumba Under The Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay
- Yoga on the Beach
- NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park
- Torrey Botanical Society Field Trip: Tour the Wilder Side of Marine Park
- Ranger's Choice: Idlewild Birding by Canoe Excursion (advanced)
- Barbecuing Areas
- Baseball Fields
- Basketball Courts
- Bicycling and Greenways
- Bocce Courts
- Cricket Fields
- Dog-friendly Areas
- Fitness Equipment
- Football Fields
- Golf Courses
- Handball Courts
- Hiking Trails
- Kayak/Canoe Launch Sites
- Model Aircraft Fields
- Nature Centers
- Paddleboat Rentals
- Roller Hockey
- Skate Parks
- Soccer Fields
- Spray Showers
- Tennis Courts
- Volleyball Courts
- Wi-Fi Hot Spots