Addabbo To Host Official Beach Opening
Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Chairman of the City Council’s Parks and Recreation Committee announced that the Rockaway beach season grand opening will be held Friday, May 23 at 3:30 p.m. at Beach 97 Street and Shore Front Parkway.
Addabbo said that the season’s grand opening event with the assistance of the Department of Parks and Recreation, will feature the Big Apple Circus, clowns, music, free giveaways, lifeguards, new concession stands, Parks Department vehicle and equipment display, all in a carnival-like atmosphere.
"I think it is important to showcase some of the best beaches on the eastcoast", Addabbo stated. "An event like this is what the Rockaway community and borough residents deserve".