Things To Do

Things To Do

Isadora on the Beach

On Thursday, July 29 at 6:30 p.m., head to Beach 86th Street to see a free dance performance of the works of Isadora Duncan.


Rockaway Cove Paddle

On Friday, July 30 at 12:30 p.m., join NPS at Riis Landing for a free kayaking tour. Kayaks provided. For more information and to make reservations, call (718) 758-3671


Photo Contest Winners Announced

On Friday, July 30 at 5 p.m., head to Caracas on Beach 106th for the announcement of the winners of the Rockaway Times photo contest. Any finalist (top 30) can also pick up their poster-sized photo. Happy hour prices til 6 p.m.


Rockaway Times Sandcastle Contest

On Sunday, August 1, head to Beach 117th Street for our annual sandcastle contest. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. on the boardwalk. The contest starts at 12:30 p.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m. Judging will take place and winners announced after 3 p.m. Giveaways for all participants. Trophies, gift certificates and other prizes for winners. Bring your own sand tools in possible.


National Night Out Against Crime 100

On Tuesday, August 3, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., head to the Beach 94th parking lot for the 100th Precinct’s NNOAC. There will be food, a DJ, raffles, games, and fun for all!


National Night Out Against Crime 101

On Tuesday, August 3, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., head to O’Donohue Park on Beach 17th Street for the 101st Precinct’s NNOAC. There will be resources, music, games, a BBQ, a rock wall and more.


Fire Control Tower Excursion

On Thursday, August 5 at 11 a.m., join NPS for a kayak paddle along the Rockaway shoreline past Rockaway Cove to the WWII Fire Control Tower. Enjoy a natural history discussion and return with incoming tide back to Riis Landing. Call (718) 758-3671 to make a reservation.


Yoga On the Beach w/ Sonia

Every Saturday at 10 a.m., under the gazebo on Beach 32nd Street, join Sonia for yoga practice combining meditation and movement. Bring sunscreen, yoga mat, water, towel, yoga blocks and yoga strap.


Yoga on the Beach

Kevin Campbell is back with yoga/human movement classes on Beach 104th Street at 8:30 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Head to the beach and get your om on.


Yoga by the Shore

Join Joann on the beach for Yoga postures, breathing practices, relaxation and meditation for all. Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in Riis Park Bay 12. Bring a towel or mat.


Yoga with Christine

Christine Walker offers Sunday 8:30am Yoga Flow on Sundays at 8:30am and Mondays at 7 p.m., plus meditative yin yoga at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays, all on the Beach 126th boardwalk. Bring a mat or towel.


Zumba Under the Stars

Every Thursday through September, head to the Beach 108th hockey rink at 7:30 p.m. for Zumba with Lisa G. Enjoy this free dance workout.


Seaplane Ramp Kayaking

Every Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 a.m., head to the Seaplane Ramp at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn for a free kayaking for beginners’ program. Ages 6 and up welcome. Kayaks and lifejackets provided. Dress to get wet.


Rockaway Running Club

Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30 a.m., meet on the boardwalk at Beach 126th Street to join for a 3-mile run to Beach 97th Street and back. About 9/10 min mile pace but all levels welcome to run/jog or walk. For questions, reach out to @maegreed_  on Instagram.

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