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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.



Firehouse 59 
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

Check our site for updates on the opening of our future home:
Rockaway Institute for a Sustainable Environment (RISE). Scheduled to open in 2016.

Success Stories:

Meet Jadel

In 2007, Jadel participated in her first RWA program as a 7th grader at PS43. Through high school she has been a valuable contributor to our ongoing efforts and today she continues to work with us as a practicing intern while she attends college. Hear more about Jadel's story.