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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

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Jul 31

Kayaking at South Beach

at South Beach Boardwalk at Ocean Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore of South Beach.
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!

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Aug 4

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 6

Kayaking at South Beach

at South Beach Boardwalk at Ocean Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore of South Beach.
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

Basic Canoeing

at Lasker Pool & Rink (in Central Park) , Manhattan , Harlem Meer (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Basic canoe programs are great for all skill levels. Canoe programs are limited to ages 8 years and older.
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!

Aug 7

Intermediate Canoeing

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join our Urban Park Rangers on a canoe adventure at Marine Park.
Free!

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Aug 11

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Aug 13

Upper River Paddle and Pick Up

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard , 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 of floatables!

Aug 13

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 13

Basic Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This program is perfect for beginners and those looking to practice their skills.
Free!

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!

Aug 13

Canoeing (Intermediate)

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our Urban Park Rangers on a canoeing adventure at Bayswater Park. Some prior canoeing or kayaking experience preferred.
Free!

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Aug 14

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!

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!

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Aug 18

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Aug 20

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 20

Ranger's Choice: Hike and Paddle Gerritsen Creek

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a vigorous hike through the sandy paths of Marine Park then launch a canoe from Gerrittsen Beach. Prior canoe experience preferred, ages 8 years and older only.
Free!

Aug 20

Kayaking at South Beach

at South Beach Boardwalk at Ocean Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore of South Beach.
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

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!

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Aug 25

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug 27

The Great Escape

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come to the Park for a boat race and living history program to honor the 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 27

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 27

Community Paddle

at Starlight Park South Entrance , Bronx , Starlight Docks (in Starlight Park) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on a canoe trip within estuary of the Bronx River.
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!

Aug 27

Hudson River Canoe Adventure (Advanced)

at Inwood Hill Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Prior canoeing or kayaking experience is required. Canoe programs are limited to ages 8 years old and older. Pre-registration is required.
Free!

Sunday, August 28, 2016

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!

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Sep 1

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sep 3

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 3

Kayaking at South Beach

at South Beach Boardwalk at Ocean Avenue (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach) , Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Kayak Staten Island for free public kayaking off the shore of South Beach.
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

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!

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sep 8

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Sep 10

Upper River Paddle and Pick Up

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard , 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 of floatables!

Sep 10

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Sep 15

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Sep 17

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Sep 22

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Sep 24

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 24

Community Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Canoe opportunity for beginners and families within Estuary of the Bronx River.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Sep 29

Kayaking

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock!
Free!

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Oct 8

Upper River Paddle and Pick Up

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard , 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 of floatables!

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