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Kayaking and Canoeing

Families canoeing

Explore New York City's beautiful waterways this season, by getting in a boat and paddling along some of the city's rivers, lakes, bays, and ocean. Join kayak and boating tours or take lessons, or strike out on your own along the New York City Water Trail.

Kayaking and Canoeing Events

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Aug 6

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Paddle in the East River with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Aug 8

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Paddle in the East River with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Free!

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Aug 9

Intermediate Canoeing

at Kaiser Park Entrance (in Kaiser Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Intermediate canoe programs are great for those with prior canoe experience. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Free!

Aug 9

Basic Canoeing

at Lasker Pool & Rink (in Central Park) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Basic canoe programs are great for all skill levels. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Aug 13

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Paddle in the East River with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Aug 15

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 15

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Paddle in the East River with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Free!

Aug 15

Basic Canoeing

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Basic canoe programs are great for all skill levels. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 15

Intermediate Canoeing

at Beach 35th Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park) , Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Intermediate canoe programs are great for those with some prior experience. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Free!

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Aug 16

Basic Canoeing

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Basic canoe programs are great for all skill levels. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Aug 20

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Paddle in the East River with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Aug 22

Ranger's Choice: Hike and Paddle Gerrittsen Creek

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Participants are chosen by lottery. To enter your name in the lottery, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Tuesday, August 11th.
Free!

Aug 22

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.

Must See
Event
Aug 22

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Paddle in the East River with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Free!

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Aug 23

Basic Canoeing

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Basic Canoe programs are great for all skill levels. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Free!

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Aug 27

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Paddle in the East River with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Aug 29

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 29

Kayaking

at Pier 2 Dock (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Paddle in the East River with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse.
Free!

Aug 29

Randall's Island Salt Marsh Canoe Excursion

at Randall's Island Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Prior canoe experience is required. To register visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, August 19th
Free!

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Sep 5

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.

Must See
Event

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Sep 20

Basic Canoeing

at Golden Pond In Crocheron Park (in Crocheron Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Basic canoe programs are great for all skill levels. Children aged 8 and older are welcome.
Free!

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep 26

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Oct 3

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.

Must See
Event

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Oct 10

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct 17

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Come canoe through Shoelace Park, Bronx River Forest, the New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Oct 24

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Calling all novice paddlers: come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River and experience the beauty of estuary!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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