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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, June 6, 2015

Jun 6

Basic Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Basic canoe programs are great for all skill levels.
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 6

Annual Bronx River Festival: Hello Herring

at 180th Street & Boston Road (in Bronx Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This festival will include an animal show, music, free community paddles, a ramble tour, live performances, and more.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Jun 7

Basic Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures.
Free!

Jun 7

Discovery Day

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Freshkills Park for an opportunity to discover the trails and hills of the landfill-to-park project!
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Jun 13

Estuary Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Encounter saltwater marshes and wildlife that thrive in the tides as you paddle the saltwater section of the Bronx River.

Must See
Event
Jun 13

Basic Canoeing

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Basic Canoe programs are great for all skill levels.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Jun 20

Upper River Paddle

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Canoe through the Bronx River Forest, New York Botanical Garden, and Bronx Zoo.

Jun 20

Learn to Sail with TASCA's Basic Sailing Program: Summer Session

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Participants will learn to tie knots, rig a boat, and understand using the wind (as your engine) to sail the boat.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Jun 21

Intermediate Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
For Intermediate programs some prior canoe experience is preferred.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Jun 27

Tree Planting & Community Paddle

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

9:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help re-forest the river banks. There will be a free canoe paddle after this volunteer project.
Free!

Jun 27

Learn to Sail with TASCA's Basic Sailing Program: Summer Session

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Participants will learn to tie knots, rig a boat, and understand using the wind (as your engine) to sail the boat.

Jun 27

Ranger's Choice: White Island Birding by Canoe (Advanced)

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Explore the waters of Gerritsen Creek and paddle by a delicate island where only wildflowers and wild birds reside.
Free!

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Jun 28

Intermediate Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on a range of canoe adventures.
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, June 29, 2015

Jun 29

Learn to Sail with TASCA's Basic Sailing Program - Summer Session

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Participants will learn to tie knots, rig a boat, and understand using the wind (as your engine) to sail the boat.

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

Discovery Day

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Freshkills Park for an opportunity to discover the trails and hills of the landfill-to-park project!
Free!

Must See
Event

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