What's New

What's New


Support Team RISE @ 2023 United Airlines NYC Half on March 19!

Donate now to support RISE, an official charity partner of 2023 United Airlines NYC Half on Sunday, March 19. If you want to be one of the five runners representing RISE, click here for more information.

Sign Up for Living Classroom Field Trips!

RISE is hosting FREE Living Classroom field trips and programs for Rockaway public schools. Click here to learn more.

Monday Morning Moves

Join us for this FREE fitness class with Ann Fosteris. No need to register. Just show up Monday mornings at eleven o'clock. Join neighbors of all ages and fitness levels. You will feel good and look great in no time!

Masks are required at RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Far Rockaway, NY 11692.

Chair Yoga at RISE

Certified yoga instructor Ruth Graves offers a free chair yoga class at RISE, Tuesday mornings, 10:30 to 11:15.

Ruth has practiced all kinds of yoga (chair, mat, Shivananda) for more than twenty years. She studied with Lakshmi Voelker, refined her skills at Shivananda in the Bahamas, and works at Rockaway YMCA.

Beginners to seasoned practitioners--and everyone in between--are invited.

Masks are required at RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Far Rockaway, NY 11692.

VAX UP Far Rock Campaign

VAX UP FAR ROCK! is an outreach campaign focused on serving Rockaway residents with up-to-date information on the COVID-19 vaccination.

Click here to learn more.

Greater Rockaway Community & Shoreline Enhancement Plan

RISE established a new initiative to conduct a comprehensive site assessment and preliminary design, with community input, to enhance the shoreline of the Rockaway peninsula into an extensive, biodiverse, and habitat-rich dune system.

Click here to read our final report.