Things To Do

 Things To Do

Jamaica Bay Festival

On Saturday, July 15, enjoy a feast of activities around the beach and bay in celebration of City of Water Day and the Jamaica Bay Festival. For a full lineup of activities, see:


Kayaking for Beginners

On Saturday, July 15 at 1 p.m., head to Beach 43rd and the bay for a kayaking for beginners program. Ages 6 and up with an adult. Dress to get wet, wear shoes that will not fall off, and bring water, sunscreen, and a snack. Kayaks, personal floatation devices, paddles and instruction will be provided.


Rockaway Film Festival: Muppet Treasure Island

On Saturday, July 15 at 8:30 p.m., head to the Beach 94th amphitheater to enjoy the Rockaway Film Festival’s second summer boardwalk feature, wacky 1996 musical comedy, “Muppet Treasure Island.”


Morning Moves at RISE

On Mondays, at 11 a.m., head to the RISE Center (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) to join Ann Fosteris’ Fitness to You class.


Core on the Floor

On Mondays, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., head to the RISE Center (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) for a free core and lower body class with Ann Fosteris of Fitness to You. All are welcome! Bring a mat.


JASA Weekly Arts

On Thursdays at 10 a.m., adults 60+ are welcome to JASA Rockaway Park Older Adult Center (106-20 Shore Front Parkway) for weekly painting/arts and crafts. Let your creativity be free! To RSVP and for more details, call: 718-634-3044.


Senior Walking Program

On Tuesdays at 8 a.m., join Lisa G at the Beach 59th Street boardwalk for a senior walking program for those 60 and older. If you have any questions, contact  or call (718) 760-6999.


Zumba Under the Stars

On Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., head to the Beach 108th hockey rink for Zumba Under the Stars, a dance workout class with Lisa G.


Cardio Punch

On Saturdays at 11 a.m., head to the boardwalk at Beach 60th Street for this total body, non-contact workout fit for all levels. Punch, hook, and kick to motivating, high-energy music that progress into heart-pumping combinations.


Market Street @ Beach 60th

On Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., head to Beach 60th and Rockaway Freeway to shop from vendors selling vegetables, homemade goods, baked goods, crafts and more. Live music.


Yoga on the Beach with Sonia

On Saturdays through August 19, at 9 a.m., head to Beach 32nd and the boardwalk to enjoy a free yoga program with Sonia. Bring a mat.


Yoga on the Beach

On Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:30 a.m., head to Beach 102nd for yoga on the beach with Soupy Campbell.


Hangar B Tour

On Sundays through July 30, at 10 a.m., head to Hangar B at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn to join a Park Ranger for a tour of Hangar B and the aircraft inside, which are part of Floyd Bennett Field’s aviation history.


Beach Safety Program

On Tuesday, July 18 at 11 a.m., head to Beach 108th and Shore Front for a beach safety program featuring tips and water rescue awareness training by the NYPD.


Community Garden Family Day

On Saturday, July 22 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., bring the family to the Bay 84th Community Garden (322 Beach 84th) to purchase produce and help support the garden’s Back to School BBQ in August. Activities, games, movie screening and more.

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