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March 15, 2001

SELECTED RANGER WALKS & TALKS FOR MARCH

THE BRONX: Saturday, March 17: VALENTINE-VARIAN HOUSE. Explore this 1758 home, the second...

February 26, 2001

PARKS TO RECRUIT MORE THAN 1,000 LIFEGUARDS FOR SUMMER 2001

After hiring nearly 1,000 lifeguards last summer, Parks is continuing an aggressive...

February 9, 2001

SELECTED RANGER WALKS & TALKS FOR FEBRUARY

THE BRONX: Sunday, February 18: GEORGE SLEPT HERE. In honor of Washington's Birthday, tour...

January 18, 2001

NOMINEES FOR THE THIRD ANNUAL EMERALD AWARDS

The third Annual Emerald Awards for outstanding Parks projects will be announced at...

January 9, 2001

JANUARY ’01 RANGER WALKS & TALKS

THE BRONX: Saturday, January 13: HIKE THE NORTH WOODS. With the mosquitoes out of our way...

December 20, 2000

SUB-MARINE PLAYGROUND: PROJECT IN THE WORKS

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

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

CELEBRATION AT SNUG HARBOR IN STATEN ISLAND Yesterday, Commissioner Henry J. (StarQuest)...

August 11, 2000

A NATURAL PARTNERSHIP: PARKS AND NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TEAM UP AT SALT MARSH NATURE CENTER

Mayor Rudolph (Eagle) Giuliani, Deputy Mayor Rudy (Cobra) Washington, Commissioner Henry J....

August 10, 2000

PARKS CLASS OF 2000 BEATS THE HEAT AT ORCHARD BEACH

On Wednesday, August 9, Commissioner Henry J. (Star Quest) Stern joined members of...

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Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

BeachesRockaway 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

Tennis CourtsMarine Park

Marine Park's tennis courts will be closed for the season due to construction.

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