Things To Do

 Things To Do

Rockaway Jello


On Saturday, August 5 from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m., head to Jerry Rea’s lot (74-11 Beach Channel Drive) for a jello wrestling competition hosted by Andre The Pirate and The Bettina Show. Jump in the jello pool or sit back and watch the fun. Plus adult face painting, palm reading, Yummy A’s Food Empire, prizes, merch and live music from Butter Brain, Crystal Caverns, Rat King, Crash Test Auto. $20 entry. BYOB or $15 for drink bracelet.


Rockaway Sandcastle Contest

On Sunday, August 6, head to Beach 117th Street for the 7th Annual Rockaway Times Sandcastle Contest. Registration begins at 11 a.m. on the boardwalk. The contest begins promptly at noon. Contestants have until 2 p.m. to make their creations. Judging to follow. Giveaways, prizes and more.


Rollerwave Forever Young Skate Party

On Sunday, August 6 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., head to the Beach 108th hockey rink for a roller-skating beach party. Beach attire encouraged. Bring your own skates or rent for $20. Donation based. All ages.


JASA Weekly


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.


Chair Movement Class

On Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m., head to Temple Beth-El on Beach 121st Street for a Chair Movement Class led by Christine Walker. Donation based.


Chair Yoga

On Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., head to RISE (58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.) for a free chair yoga class led by certified yoga instructor Ruth Graves. Beginners to seasoned practitioners are welcome.


Yoga & Relaxation

On Thursdays at 9:30 a.m., head to Bay 12 in Riis Park to join Joann for yoga stretching, breathing and relaxation by the shore. For more info and updates, email:

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