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August 15, 2007

You Can Help Design Queens' Parks Of The Future

Parks collects surveys for PlaNYC regional parks As part of PlaNYC, Parks & Recreation is...

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

Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Know Before You Go

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Rockaway Beach is closed between Beach 38th Street and Beach 57th Street to accommodate the nesting areas of several endangered and threatened shorebird species. To learn more, please visit our Rockaway Beach Endangered Species Nesting Area page.

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