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Rockaway Beach opens swimming season after NYC strikes surprise lifeguard deal

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May. 27, 2024 By Bill Parry

Rockaway Beach welcomed back tens of thousands of New Yorkers on Saturday as the city reopened 14 miles of public beaches, one day after Mayor Eric Adams announced a surprise deal between NYC Parks and DC37, the union representing lifeguards, so more beaches could open during the Memorial Day weekend.