OUR EVENTS:

Designed to engage the public in understanding the potential eco-system that a well-informed community and healthy coastal environment can provide for themselves and their families.

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August 2014

 

Rockaway! Bike Tour

TIME: Sunday, August 3rd, 2014, 9:30AM Depart

DEPARTURE LOCATION: Firehouse 59 at Beach 59 St. & Rockaway Beach Blvd., Rockaway, New York.

The Rockspot Bike Tour is an interactive tour that allows participants to explore select sites of environmental and historical significance along the Rockaway Peninsula.

Join us for an exciting ride to Ft. Tilden/ Gateway National Park for the Rockaway! Exhibition being hosted by MOMA and Rockaway Artists Alliance.

We will be meeting with a guide at Ft. Tilden. The exhibition is entirely free and takes about 1.5 hrs to enjoy. To learn more about the exhibition go to:  http://momaps1.org/rockaway1

This ride is about 4 miles of flat ground but may be a challenge for many due to the heat of the summer. We have a select number of bikes that can be loaned for this tour. Bikes are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Advanced registration required. Special thanks to National Park Service for sponsoring this event. 


September 2014

Calypso Steel Band Concert

TIME: Saturday, September 13th, 1PM-4PM
LOCATION: Beach 17th st Amphitheatre- O'Donohue Park, Far Rockaway.

Join us for a festive day off the beach with a steel band concert hosted by Rockaway Waterfront Alliance. 

The concert will take place at O'Donohue Park- Beach 17th St outdoor amphitheatre from 1 to 4PM. Come enjoy the festivities.


 

American Littoral Society Intl Coastal Clean Up

TIME: Sunday, September 28th, 10AM - 12PM

LOCATION: Beach boardwalk at Beach 59th St

Join us for the Annual Coastal Clean Up on Rockaway Beach. People of all ages are encouraged to participate. All trash collected at this event will be entered into the national database, which goes to help establish legislation to reduce trash along our shores.

Students can receive community service hours for their efforts. Students should bring any paperwork from their schools for signatures. 

Registration is not required. This event is hosted rain or shine! More Info (powered by Commune)


October 2014

 

Rockspot Bike Tour

TIME: Sunday, October 12th, 2014, 11 AM - 1PM
DEPARTURE LOCATION: Jacob Riis Bathouse, Rockaway, New York

The Rockspot Bike Tour is an interactive tour that allows participants to explore select sites of environmental and historical significance along the Rockaway Peninsula.

This tour will depart from Jacob Riis Bathouse and travel through Gateway National Park to explore the west end of the Rockaway Peninsula.

Participants must bring their own bikes for this tour or rent one from Wheel Fun Rentals on the day of the event located in Jacob Riis Park Mall(not a shopping mall but rather the building by rest rooms) located on the south west corner of the large parking lot at Jacob Riis Park. Cruisers are $10 hourly, or $22 for a half day rental (4 hours.)  Event participants renting a bike, get a $5 off coupon here. If you are planning to rent a bike from them please call them in advance at 917 231-6229

Advanced registration is required for this tour as space is limited.  More Info (powered by Commune)

Special thanks to National Park Service for sponsoring this event.


 

4th Annual Hip Hop Halloween Celebration

TIME: Saturday, October 18, 2014,  1PM - 4PM
LOCATION: Hip Hop Community Garden/ Beach 59th St @ Rockaway Beach Boulevard

Join Rockaway Waterfront Alliance for the 4th Annual Hip Hop Halloween. Celebrate halloween with family and friends by taking part in painting a pumpkin, face painting and festive food. This event is free and open to the public. No registration required.  More Info (powered by Commune)


 

Success Stories:

Meet Gale

Gale is the parent of two elementary school children who have taken part in the RWA Aqua 101 Summer Program for three consecutive years. Gale has seen a real impact on her children's lives through RWA programs. Hear more about Gale's story.

 

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