Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways
September 15, 2003
When it first opened its gates in 1988, Mullaly Skate Park in the Bronx was the first of its...
September 10, 2003
On Thursday, August 28, on the last day of their program, Summer Tree Corps participants went...
July 22, 2003
The following individuals were awarded Employee of the Month on Friday, July 18, 2003....
July 2, 2003
Kids have a new place to perfect "a grind" and learn other skateboarding and inline skating...
May 23, 2003
On Wednesday, Mayor Bloomberg announced what New Yorkers have been waiting all winter to hear:...
May 7, 2003
Last Friday, another sport was added to the roster of athletics our City’s parks offer. The...
April 30, 2003
Firefighters from across the city, New York State Court Officers, NYPD Officers, EMS workers and...
April 15, 2003
Lately it seems every conversation about art in New York City requires at least some mention of...
March 27, 2003
Now that spring has arrived, there’s no excuse to stay inside. You owe it to your sunlight...
December 5, 2002
On Monday, December 2, 2002, the following individuals were awarded Employees of the Month for...
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