Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways
November 26, 2002
On October 23, nearly 350 Parkies gathered in Keyspan Stadium for the 2002 "Best of Parks" and...
September 19, 2002
This past weekend, part one of what will now be the two part Nutella...
August 29, 2002
Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated...
August 1, 2002
The Native Americans called it "Reckanawahaha," meaning "the place of laughing waters."...
July 16, 2002
The Capital Project of the Month for June is the construction of emergency city-wide wells. A...
July 2, 2002
Some people may say that Queens is a diamond in the rough, but Parks knows better. Last...
June 10, 2002
The following individuals were awarded Employee of the Month on Monday, June 3. Two April...
June 5, 2002
The following individuals were awarded Employee of the Month for May on Monday, June 3. The...
May 24, 2002
Beach Opening- Saturday, May 25 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., seven days a week Place:...
May 6, 2002
Bike Month is the perfect time for Parks to celebrate its 150 miles of completed greenways....
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
- Zumba Under The Stars with Lisa G aka RockaZumbaWay
- Yoga on the Beach
- NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park
- 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