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August 2, 2007

Surf, Surf, Surf Away At Rockaway Beach

On July 27, Commissioner Adrian Benepe, Assembly Member Audrey Pheffer, Surfriders...

July 27, 2007

Surf, Surf, Surf Away at Rockaway Beach

Commissioner Adrian Benepe, Assembly Member Audrey Pheffer, Surfriders Foundation’s NYC...

July 9, 2007

A Shore Good Thing Along The Bay Ridge Waterfront

On June 25, Commissioner Adrian Benepe joined Congressman Vito Fossella, State Senator Marty...

June 19, 2007

Mats Make Beaches Accessible To All New Yorkers

Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe today joined Commission on Human Rights...

April 20, 2007

Announcing Free Cityparks Seniors Fitness Program Starting April 30

City Parks Foundation is pleased to announce the start of its Spring 2007 CityParks Seniors...

November 20, 2006

Flight 587 Commemorated In The Rockaways

On November 12, 2001, the City was still reeling from the tragic events of September 11 when...

October 24, 2006

A Doggone Good Time

Pups and pooches dressed in costume flocked to Rockaway Beach for the first “It’s My...

October 12, 2006

Parks & Recreation Breaks Ground On New Seba Playground

Brooklyn Borough Parks Commissioner Julius Spiegel was joined by City Council Member Lewis A....

June 16, 2006

This Weekend In Parks : Adventures NYC!

Find an adventure this weekend in one of your borough's parks

June 13, 2006

Students And Stewards Clean Up The Coast

Volunteers work together to clean up Dubos Point on a beautiful spring day.

Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Know Before You Go

There are currently 3 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

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

A high rip current risk is in effect through Tuesday, August 30, 2016. Visit the Water Safety page for more information on how to prepare for rip currents.
Anticipated Completion: 08/30/2016

Tennis CourtsMarine Park

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

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