What's New

What's New


Raffle to Support RISE Youth Programs!

100 percent of all proceeds from the raffle will support RISE youth programs, including sending high school students to UIA World Congress of Architects Conference in Denmark this summer!

Open Call: Art Underneath the Elevated 2023

RISE is launching another open call for artists to submit proposals for temporary art installations to activate the public space underneath or adjacent to the elevated A-train in Far Rockaway, Queens. For more information please click here.

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

Core on the Floor, a brand-new FREE thirty-minute class focusing on core and lower body and led by Ann Fosteris of Fitness to You, is 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.