Sleep Inn JFK Airport
177-08 Liberty Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11433
Phone: (718) 297-7000
Fax: (718) 297-7003
177-08 Liberty Avenue , Jamaica, NY, US, 11433
- Phone: (718) 297-7000
- Fax: (718) 297-7003
The New York Racing Association is responsible for maintaining this city racetrack. A world of entertainment unfolds at "The Big A" in Queens. Every conceivable type of handicap race is offered here, each attracting the top horses and jockeys because of generous purses. A fine restaurant, grill, bar, smoking lounge, sports bar, children's playroom, arcade and picnic area are available so that the entire family can enjoy the day.
It is acclaimed for hosting the U.S. Open Tennis Championships. It has over 800 members, 38 courts, 10 of which are indoors for all year round facility use, along with a junior Olympic pool complex. It also features a swimming pool wherein one can take lessons in the same. Come here with family or friends and indulge in a sporting activity, however if it leaves you too tired then have a wholesome fare at the restaurant here.
The best kayak training in the Northeast from Certified instructors.
At over 1200 square acres, Flushing Meadows Corona Park is Queens' largest park. It is the site of two former World's Fairs, one in 1939 and the other in 1964, as well as the home to the famous symbol of the 1964 Fair: the Unisphere. The park also encompasses Shea Stadium (where baseball's the New York Mets play), the USTA National Tennis Center, three lakes, the New York Hall of Science, the Queens Museum of Art, a golf course and a skating rink. The park holds several events regularly. To learn more check the website.
Named after the legendary jazz great who lived a few blocks from the site, this stadium is now the No. 2 venue at the USTA National Tennis Center after the Arthur Ashe Stadium. The arena has played host to some of the most exciting moments in tennis history. After being refurbished, the stadium provides a more intimate experience for spectators but still retains its legendary appeal.
Offering the chance to keep in shape or just paddle around seven days a week throughout the year, the Echo Park Indoor Pool Complex is a valuable resource for locals, and visitors may purchase a day-pass to get their swimming in. The diving tank, saunas and weight rooms for men and women, lockers, and snack bar are the backdrop to regularly scheduled swimming (or other exercise) classes. Other cultural activities are also hosted here; see website for details.
This riding academy is located within Hempstead Lake State Park and offers group trail rides and private lessons in huntseat, dressage, and English style riding.
Although its reign as a summer resort destination in the 50s and 60s has long since ended, this lovely beach is set for a come back once people realize how beautiful and close-by this beach truly is. Located on the south shore of Long Island in Queens Rockaway Beach provides New Yorkers with a beach that is accessible by subway. This beach is perfect whether you want to swim, surf, fish, play volleyball, or just enjoy strolling besides the ocean. Don't miss out on visiting the 1908 St. Rose of Lima Church to admire the classic architecture of the Rockaway subway stop.
McCarren Rink is the first outdoor rink in the New York borough of Brooklyn, providing the local residents with a great winter recreation opportunity. One can see kids and adults alike whizzing past, and having a great time. Admission price is affordable, and skate rentals are available as well. The rink can also be a fun and unusual spot to hold a special event. Visit their website for further details.
The largest pool in the city, Astoria Park Pool is a true New York treasure. This pool measures in at 330 feet (100 meters) and was designed to hold 3000 people. With a magnificent view of the Triborough Bridge sitting just along the horizon, a more scenic setting for a public pool is hard to imagine. During a scorching New York City summer day, there are few places more desirable to find yourself in.
McCarren Park Pool is one of the youngest entertainment destinations in Brooklyn. Although the pool has existed in McCarren Park in Brooklyn since 1936, it acquired its new identity in 2012. Next to the historic pool, a recreational facility was created, which has been the venue for several free and ticketed live music performances. Ample of space and a well-designed structure make this open-air venue a great place to catch some fun with family and friends. Pool party shows by live bands are held every Sunday for free of cost. And there can be no better romantic setting for an outdoor film festival, that is conducted here for an entire month. The 37,950 square foot pool is a great way to beat the heat, with plenty of room for everyone.
The shoe and skate company took over this ex-Odwalla facility, transforming it into a skate park by day and concert venue by night. Brooklyn has another great cultural epicenter.