What's New

What's New

 

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

Meet the five folks who were selected to represent and run for RISE, an official charity partner of 2023 United Airlines NYC Half on Sunday, March 19.

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.

Core on the Floor

Ann Fosteris of Fitness to You said, "I want to try out a new class at RISE. If there is interest, a good time to begin will be January."
 
Well, there is interest! Core on the Floor, a thirty-minute class focusing on core and lower body, will be offered weekly at RISE on Mondays, 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Participants should bring their own mats. All levels are welcome.
 
Masks are required inside RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Far Rockaway, NY 11692.

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 inside RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Far Rockaway, NY 11692.

Chair Yoga

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 inside RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Far Rockaway, NY 11692.

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.