Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways
March 15, 2001
THE BRONX: Saturday, March 17: VALENTINE-VARIAN HOUSE. Explore this 1758 home, the second...
February 26, 2001
After hiring nearly 1,000 lifeguards last summer, Parks is continuing an aggressive...
February 9, 2001
THE BRONX: Sunday, February 18: GEORGE SLEPT HERE. In honor of Washington's Birthday, tour...
January 18, 2001
The third Annual Emerald Awards for outstanding Parks projects will be announced at...
January 9, 2001
THE BRONX: Saturday, January 13: HIKE THE NORTH WOODS. With the mosquitoes out of our way...
December 20, 2000
A pirate's map. A treasure chest. A willow grove. A giant squid. A yellow submarine. The...
November 16, 2000
SOCCER DADS TRAP IT, PEP SCORES THE GOAL Eight soccer dads, six PEP officers and one...
November 3, 2000
CELEBRATION AT SNUG HARBOR IN STATEN ISLAND Yesterday, Commissioner Henry J. (StarQuest)...
August 11, 2000
Mayor Rudolph (Eagle) Giuliani, Deputy Mayor Rudy (Cobra) Washington, Commissioner Henry J....
August 10, 2000
On Wednesday, August 9, Commissioner Henry J. (Star Quest) Stern joined members of...
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
- Shape Up NYC: Zumba Fitness with Maxie
- 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
- 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