Things to Do

Things To Do

Learn to Paddle 101

On Friday, July 8 at 3 p.m., head to the Seaplane Ramp at Floyd Bennett Field to enjoy a fun “how to” paddle program. Learn to get in and out, go forward, turn, stop and back up a kayak. Dress to get wet, wear shoes that will not fall off, and bring water, sunscreen, and a snack. Kayaks, personal floatation devices, paddles, and instruction provided.


Thrilla in Camilla

On Friday, July 8, FDNY Boxing takes on the West Yorkshire Firefighters Boxing Team at St. Camillus (Beach 100th and Shore Front). Doors open at 6 p.m. and first bout is 7:30 p.m. For tickets, see


Rockaway Market Street

On Saturday, July 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., head under the elevated A train track at Beach 60th

for an outdoor market including vendors such as: Blacksmith’s Breads, Edgemere

Farm, Horman’s Best Pickles, Mushroom Queens, Rockaway Soda, Saratoga Peanut Butter

Company, and more! Live music.


Jamaica Bay Rangers Choice: Sounds

On Sunday, July 10 at 3 p.m., head to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center and join a ranger as they explore the sounds of spring at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. Learn about the world of sound and how it affects the environment and the way we experience it..All ages. Dress for the weather conditions. Register by calling (718) 318-4340.


Movie Under the Stars: The Loneliest Whale

On Tuesday, July 12 at 8:30 p.m., head to the Beach 30th boardwalk to enjoy The Loneliest Whale: The Search for 52. "This documentary follows the quest to locate the iconic 52 Hertz Whale. Due to its unique and singular sonic signature (a frequency that other whales cannot hear), scientists and the general public believe it has spent its entire life in solitude.” Bring a chair or blanket to enjoy.


Free Classes

It’s summer semester!  The Peninsula Adult Leaning Center is offering GED (High School Equivalency), ESOL(English for Speakers of Other Languages), Adult Basic Education classes. Schedule an appointment to register. Classes begin July 11th. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Peninsula Adult Leaning Center, Queens Library, 92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd. Call 718-945-7058


Floyd Bennett Field Kayaking

On Saturdays and Sundays at 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., head to Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn for a free kayaking program for beginners. Open to those ages 6 and up. Kayaks and life jackets provided. Bring snacks, water and sunscreen.


Rock N’ Clean Sundays

Every Sunday at 10 a.m., meet at the Adventure Park on Beach 101 and Shorefront for a free 30-minute workout and 30 minute beach cleanup.


Hatha Yoga with Soupy

On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, head to Beach 102nd at 8:30 a.m. for yoga on the beach with Kevin Soupy Campbell.


Shape Up NYC: Cardio Punch

Every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., join at Beach 59th Street and the boardwalk for a free Cardio Punch fitness class presented by NYC Parks. Bring a towel and water. Punch, hook, and kick to motivating, high-energy music that progress into heart-pumping combinations.


Chair Yoga at the Temple

On Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m., join Christine Walker for Chair Yoga at Ohab Zedek on Beach 135th and Rockaway Beach Blvd. Classes are on a donation basis. For more info, contact Christine at 516-503-4249


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