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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

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Jennifer's Annual Flushing Bay Shoreline Cleanup

at World's Fair Marina, Pier 1 (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Please join the Empire Dragon Boat Team, in partnership with Riverkeeper and NYC Parks, as we work together to clean-up the Flushing Bay shoreline. Join the cleanup,…
Free!

May 7

Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we kick off our paddling season with our annual Amazing Bronx River Flotilla and help us raise vital funds for our canoe program.
Free!

Sunday, May 15, 2016

May 15

Basic Canoeing

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
. The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Free!

May 15

Discovery Day at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the world’s largest landfill-to-park project with over 700 acres and 8 miles of trails open for tours and recreation.
Free!

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Event

Saturday, May 21, 2016

May 21

Basic Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, May 22, 2016

May 22

Basic Canoeing

at Harlem Meer 110th Street and Lenox Avenue (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Free!

Saturday, May 28, 2016

May 28

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

May 28

Ranger's Choice: Twilight Canoe Adventure (Advanced)

at Central Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening canoeing as the twilight turns into evening. Participants must have prior canoe experience. Registation required
Free!

Sunday, May 29, 2016

May 29

Basic Canoeing

at Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Free!

May 29

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Jun 4

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 4

Basic Canoeing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Free!

Jun 4

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Jun 5

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 5

Basic Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 5

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Jun 11

Upper River Paddle & Pick Up

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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us on a paddling adventure, and help us clean the freshwater sections of the Bronx River to remove floatables.

Jun 11

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 11

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Jun 12

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 12

Intermediate Canoeing

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 12

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Jun 18

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 18

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Jun 19

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 19

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Jun 25

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 25

Basic Canoeing

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 25

Intermediate Canoeing

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 25

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Jun 26

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 26

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Jul 2

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 2

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Jul 3

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 3

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Jul 9

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 9

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Jul 10

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 10

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Jul 16

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 16

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Jul 17

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 17

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Jul 23

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 23

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Jul 24

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 24

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Jul 30

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 30

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Jul 31

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 31

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Aug 7

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 7

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Aug 13

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 13

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Aug 14

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 14

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Aug 20

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 20

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Aug 21

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 21

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug 27

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 27

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Aug 28

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 28

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sep 3

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 3

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Sep 4

Kayaking on the Hudson

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Kayaks, paddles, life jackets and basic instructions are provided.
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 4

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Free!

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