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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, August 22, 2018

Aug22

Gowanus Dredgers Battle Paddle

at Dredgers 2nd Street DockStaten Island

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of Gowanus at the Dredgers 2nd St. dock.
Free!

Friday, August 24, 2018

Aug24

Free Community Rowing at Van Cortlandt Park Lake

at South end of lake (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Rowing is a beautifully simple, healthy, and empowering sport, and the waters of the lake are an ideal place to pursue its pleasures.
Free!

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Aug25

Bronx River Estuary Paddle

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on a 2.5-mile paddling adventure and explore the estuary sections of the Bronx River!

Aug25

Volunteer at Free Public Rowing on Prospect Park Lake

at The Well House (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
The Village Community Boathouse, based on Pier 40 in Hudson River Park, seeks qualified volunteers to help with its satellite community rowing program in Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
Free!

Aug25

White Island Sunset Canoe Trip (Advanced)

at Marine ParkBrooklyn

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Explore the waters of Gerritsen Creek and paddle by this special island where only wildflowers and wild birds reside. Prior canoe experience required. Registration is required.
Free!

Aug25

Twilight Canoe Adventure

at Central ParkManhattan 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 and must be able to demonstrate proper technique. Registration required.
Free!

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Aug26

Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Village Community Boathouse is offering free Community Rowing. No experience is necessary though rowing does require some physical dexterity. Meet at Noon.
Free!

Friday, August 31, 2018

Aug31

Community Fridays at the Foodway

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Get the most out of the dog days of summer with free activities at Concrete Plant Park by the Foodway!
Free!

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Sep 1

Kayaking & Canoeing

at Hallet's CoveQueens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
LIC Community Boathouse offers free kayaking and canoeing (weather permitting) at Hallets Cove. People of all ages are welcome to participate or volunteer.
Free!

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Sep 2

Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Village Community Boathouse is offering free Community Rowing. No experience is necessary though rowing does require some physical dexterity. Meet at Noon.
Free!

Sep 2

Kayaking & Canoeing

at Hallet's CoveQueens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
LIC Community Boathouse offers free kayaking and canoeing at Hallets Cove, located just north of Socrates Sculpture Park. People of all ages are welcome to participate or volunteer.
Free!

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Sep 8

Bronx River Estuary Paddle

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on a 2.5-mile paddling adventure and explore the estuary sections of the Bronx River!

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Sep 9

Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Village Community Boathouse is offering free Community Rowing. No experience is necessary though rowing does require some physical dexterity. Meet at Noon.
Free!

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Sep16

Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Village Community Boathouse is offering free Community Rowing. No experience is necessary though rowing does require some physical dexterity. Meet at Noon.
Free!

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Sep23

Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Village Community Boathouse is offering free Community Rowing. No experience is necessary though rowing does require some physical dexterity. Meet at Noon.
Free!

Friday, September 28, 2018

Sep28

Community Fridays at the Foodway

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

4:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Calling all paddlers! Come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River!
Free!

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Sep29

Bronx River Estuary Paddle

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on a 2.5-mile paddling adventure and explore the estuary sections of the Bronx River!

Sep29

Basic Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
First-come, first-serve. For ages 8 years old and up. Line may close prior to scheduled program end time due to demand.
Free!

Sep29

Ranger's Choice: Paddle and Hike Orchard Beach

at Pelham Bay ParkBronx

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join a paddle across the lagoon as we explore the salt marsh and the rich biodiversity found within. We well then land on the shores of the Hunter Island Nature Preserve for a hike.
Free!

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Oct 7

Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Village Community Boathouse is offering free Community Rowing. No experience is necessary though rowing does require some physical dexterity. Meet at Noon.
Free!

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Oct14

Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Village Community Boathouse is offering free Community Rowing. No experience is necessary though rowing does require some physical dexterity. Meet at Noon.
Free!

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Oct20

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx BoulevardBronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on a paddling adventure and explore the fresh water sections of the Bronx River!

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Oct21

Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Village Community Boathouse is offering free Community Rowing. No experience is necessary though rowing does require some physical dexterity. Meet at Noon.
Free!

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