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The Rockaway Peninsula is located just 19 miles from midtown Manhattan and easily accessible by mass transit. Make a day trip of it.



RISE Center
58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd.
Far Rockaway, NY 11692

Events take place directly off Rockaway Beach or Jamaica Bay just a block from the MTA subway. Check listings for exact locations.

By Subway

Take the "A" Train /Far Rockaway/JFK to Beach 60th St Station. 1.5 hrs from midtown Manhattan.

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By Car

Take the Flatbush Avenue to Cross Bay Bridge. Follow Rockaway Beach Blvd to Beach 59th St.

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General Information 

Volunteer Opportunities

Events & Press Inquiries



Rockaway Waterfront Alliance
PO Box 900645
Far Rockaway, NY 11690
TEL 718 327-5919

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.