Kayak at Freshkills Park

Friday, September 25, 2020

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.

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Kayak along Freshkills Park's waterways! This two mile round-trip paddle is a chance to explore the creeks and shorelines of Freshkills Park and experience the wildlife while the site is closed to the public. The tour is free but registration is required.

Register online

Registration: By registering for this event, you confirm you will provide your own transportation. Each ticket holder may bring up to 3 additional guests in their car. Due to limited reservations, carpooling with friends and family is encouraged.

Location: We will meet in the LA Fitness parking lot (350 Wild Avenue, Staten Island NY 10314) before entering the Freshkills Park site together.

Gear: Wear sturdy shoes that you don’t mind getting wet or muddy. Wear clothes that can get wet, and avoid heavy fabric like cotton and jeans. Please also bring water and sunblock. Life jackets will be provided and are required during the tour.

Technology: Feel free to take photos, but consider carefully before bringing any electronic devices with you as they may possibly get wet, damaged, or dropped during the program.

Restrictions: All visitors must be at least 16 years of age and able to kayak to attend this tour. You will be asked to sign an activity waiver before participating in the program.

Cancellation: This tour will be canceled if registration is too low, or if there is a 60% or greater chance of rain on the day of the event. You will be asked to confirm your registration by email before the tour. As we receive cancellations, names will be added from the waitlist. If you know you will be unable to attend, please cancel by emailing freshkillspark@parks.nyc.gov so we can fill the reservation. 

Covid-19 Precautions:

  • All visitors and staff must wear a mask during the entire event.
  • Masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer will be available.
  • All high contact points will be sanitized before and after the event.

By participating in this event you are acknowledging that you and your guests have not experienced a fever, not tested positive for COVID-19, and have not been exposed to anyone with COVID-19 within 14 days of the event. Should you develop symptoms after registration, please cancel your registration by emailing freshkillspark@parks.nyc.gov.

Suggested donation: $10

Location

Freshkills Park Event Entrance Accessible
350 Wild Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10314
Staten Island
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Location Details:
Location: We will meet in the LA Fitness parking lot (350 Wild Avenue, Staten Island NY 10314) before entering the Freshkills Park site together.

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Freshkills Park,

Contact Number

(929) 481-2795

Contact Email

freshkillspark@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Nature, History, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Wildlife

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