Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways
March 4, 2013
New facility honors former President of the Marine Park Civic Association and will offer health...
December 6, 2012
The playground at Beach 30th Street in the Rockaways has seen its share of difficult times during...
August 7, 2012
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe yesterday cut the ribbon on the...
August 6, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2012 No. 289 www.nyc.gov MAYOR BLOOMBERG OPENS ROCKAWAY...
July 17, 2012
Mayor Bloomberg And Secretary Salazar Join Forces To Cooperatively Manage 10,000 Acres Of City, Federal Parks In And Around Jamaica Bay
The National Park Service and NYC Parks announces improved access and a seamless park experience...
June 15, 2012
Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe today joined City Council Member Lew Fidler, State Assembly...
October 20, 2011
The goal of The Great Urban Outdoor Event is to "engage, educate and employ" youth in and around...
October 17, 2011
About 600 youth representing New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, the Boy Scouts...
May 9, 2011
On April 30, volunteers pitched in to plant more than 20,000 trees in five parks citywide.
May 2, 2011
On Saturday, April 30, Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe joined Council Member Lew Fidler, NYC...
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
- 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