Gateway to The Rockaways
Home of the FIRST Surfing Beach in NYC

 Rockaway BEACH Civic Association has been in existence since 1962 with boundaries on the North of Jamaica Bay, on the West - Beach 108th Street, on the South- the Atlantic Ocean and on the East - Beach 79th St. As of Feb 2014  OUR EAST BOUNDARY NOW IS NOW BEACH 73 STREET    

 We strive to protect and promote the best interest of the residents; to promote and strive for the improvement and betterment of all public facilities and services; to promote and encourage a better community and civic spirit of Rockaway Beach. We welcome all who choose to work with us towards this common goal.


RBCA Membership Meeting 

  -  Thursday – February 5, 2015  - 7:30pm

Knights of Columbus Hall  - 333 Beach 90 Street 


Participatory Budgeting - $1 Million on the table for our community for proposals to spend the $1 Million of City Council discretionary capital funds. Council Member Ulrich and the Participatory Budgeting volunteers have received dozens of suggestions at civic meetings, stores, outreach sessions, FB posts, phone calls, e-mails.FINAL IDEAS meeting at 7:30 PM on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at the Rockaway Knights of Columbus (333 Beach 90th Street). Come meet the PB volunteers, discuss your ideas and see which ones they're already researching. Voting will take place in late March. For information, call the Council office (718) 318-6411.

Parks Dept. put out an RPF  for 10 vendor selling locations on the streets in front of where the boardwalk should be.  4 of those locations are in our area - B 73 St by the elevated bathrooms, at "The Waves" @ B 84;103 & 107.We objected and the Community Board supported this objection and it is now on hold.  Details and discussion at our next membership meeting on 2/5/15.

          Upcoming Events: 

Jan 22nd - Thursday - 10AM Queens Boro President Melinda Katz - State of the Boro @ Queens College                                                                          Jan 27th - Tuesday - 7:30pm Participatory Budget -  Your ideas on how to spend $ 1 million -  K of C Hall 333 B 90                                                    Jan 28th  - Wednesday - 7:30pm - 100th PCT community council meeting K of C Hall 333 B 90                                                                                  

Feb 5th - Thursday - RBCA Meeting -7:30 pm K of C Hall 333 B 90                                                                                                                                  Feb 7th - Saturday - 7pm - 100th Pct Chili Cookoff - K of C Hall - 333 B 90 St                                                                                                              Feb 10th - Tuesday - 7:15pm - CB #14 Meeting  K of C Hall - 333 B 90 St   

March 5th - Thursday - RBCA Meeting - 7:30 pm K of C Hall 333 B 90                                                                                                                       March 7th - Saturday - ROCKAWAY - St. Patrick's Day Parade 1PM
















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