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Kayaking and Canoeing

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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

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Apr 29

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

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to sail on Meadow Lake, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Lectures on sail theory, learn to tie knots, rig a boat, understand using the wind (as your engine) to sail a boat.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

May 17

Basic Canoeing

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

1:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Free!

Saturday, May 23, 2015

May 23

Basic Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Free!

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Sunday, May 24, 2015

May 24

Basic Canoeing

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

1:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Free!

May 24

Basic Canoeing

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

1:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
ur trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Free!

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Saturday, May 30, 2015

May 30

Ranger's Choice: Twilight Canoe

at Central Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening canoeing as the twilight turns into evening. Register at www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, May 20th.
Free!

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Saturday, June 6, 2015

Jun 6

Basic Canoeing

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

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

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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!

Saturday, June 13, 2015

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!

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!

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

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.
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.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on a range of canoe adventures.
Free!

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