Fitness

  • Surf shops and schools, 2016 edition

    Surf shops and schools, 2016 edition

    Rockaway is home to the only official surfing beaches in New York City: Beach 67th-Beach 69th Street, as well as Beach 87th-92nd Streets. The growing popularity of surfing as an urban sport draws more visitors to our beaches each year. If you want to catch a wave, or need any beach related gear, there are

  • Grand opening: Rockaway Beach Golf Club

    Grand opening: Rockaway Beach Golf Club

    Welcome Rockaway Beach Golf Club to the list of new businesses opening this year. The area’s first indoor golf club is owned by local firefighters Christian Stathis and Patrick Hayden, and Steve Stathis, the owner of the legendary Boarders Surf Shop. With three PGA Tour Simulators, and a full bar, the Club is a great

  • Support Rockaway W.I.S.H. at CROM

    Support Rockaway W.I.S.H. at CROM

    Experience the cross training of Pilates, Kettlebells and Yoga all in one session at a workshop hosted by CROM Physical Culture. Chris Romulo from CROM, Lena Roca from Yoga on the Rocks and the new addition to Rockaway Beach, Pilates by Elisa Bluming and Kim Kuznitz will join forces in a course to show how

  • Bicycle Shops in Rockaway

    Bicycle Shops in Rockaway

    In summertime, the vehicle of choice for Rockaway residents is the bicycle. There is no easier way to get around the peninsula while enjoying the ocean breeze. There are two full-service bicycle shops to meet all your needs, including sales of new and refurbished bikes, as well as repairs, parts and accessories. Paul’s Bicycle Shop

  • Surf shops and schools, 2015 edition

    Surf shops and schools, 2015 edition

    Rockaway is home to the only official surfing beach in New York City, and probably the only surfing beach in the world accessible by subway. If you want to catch a wave, or need any beach related gear, there are a number of great surf shops and schools, and you can find a map of

  • Signs of spring: Rockapulco Run schedule announced

    Signs of spring: Rockapulco Run schedule announced

    The Rockapulco Run club has announced their 2015 running calendar:   Saturday, March 21, 2015 9am St. Patrick’s Day 10 miler Saturday, April 11, 2015 9am spring 15 miler Saturday, May 9, 2015 9am Mother’s Day Half Marathon Sunday, June 21, 2015 8:30am Father’s Day 15 miler Saturday, July 11, 2015 8am Firecracker 10 miler

  • Your winter guide to Rockaway

    Your winter guide to Rockaway

    As a plentiful December recedes, the bleak reality of a New York winter starts to set in. If you need to throw off the seasonal blues, satisfy that craving for some open sky by heading out to Rockaway Beach. And bring your South Brooklyn and Rockaways Brokelyn Beer Book (now 20% off), because Whit’s End,

  • BattleRock 3: A Night of Muay Thai

    BattleRock 3: A Night of Muay Thai

    CROM MARTIAL TRAINING, the local Martial Arts and CrossFit gym, will host BattleRock 3: A Night of Muay Thai at Beach Channel High School on September 27th. Coming on the heels of two successful shows at the start of the summer season, BattleRock3 is expected to draw 700 spectators. The evening’s main event is a

  • NYC’s 1st Annual Ruck March: What to expect

    NYC’s 1st Annual Ruck March: What to expect

    VEThack will be holding New York’s first ever Ruck March on September 3, 2014, to raise awareness around the issue of Veteran suicide. After returning from heavy combat in Iraq, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Gene Wu lost one of his Marine brothers to suicide. Wu was determined to reduce the rate of Veteran suicides to

  • Fort Tilden WOD

    Fort Tilden WOD

    I couldn’t make it in to my usual box today, so instead I did the Fort Tilden WOD and enjoyed this incredible 360-degree view: Trail run for 1.25 miles Climb 65 steps to the top of Battery Harris East 3 rounds of 100 single unders and 25 strict push ups Descend 65 steps Trail run