South Jamaica is a residential community in Queens known for its proximity to shopping, dining, and outdoor recreation.
Head to the community for a market of low-rise apartment buildings and single-family homes on tree-lined streets. People flock to the area for its convenience and peaceful atmosphere, drawing in growing families and those looking for a tight-knit community in the city. A string of chain stores, fast-casual eateries, and independent shops line major thoroughfares like Sutphin Boulevard while neighboring communities like Ozone Park have even more shopping and dining options. For recreation, check out Baisley Pond Park. The local park features a variety of athletic fields and courts, BBQ spots, a playground, a running track, and its namesake pond.