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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

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Apr27

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

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

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

Saturday, May 11, 2019

May11

Kayak Tour

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Kayak along Freshkills Park's waterways! This two mile round-trip tour is a chance to explore the unique engineered landscape while the site is closed to the public.
Free!

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

May18

The Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

at 219th Street and Bronx BoulevardBronx, Hunts Point Riverside ParkBronx

8:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This paddling event raises crucial funds to support the Bronx River Alliance's 2019 Canoe Program, so that they can offer free and reduced-cost paddling adventures for Bronx families.

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

May19

Basic Canoeing

at Harlem Meer (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older. Line to participate may be closed prior to 12:30 p.m. due to demand.
Free!

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Saturday, May 25, 2019

May25

Twilight Canoeing

at Central ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 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!

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Sunday, June 2, 2019

Jun 2

Basic Canoeing

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This program is first-come, first-served, for ages 8 years and older. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Due to demand, the line may close prior to end time.
Free!

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Jun 8

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx BoulevardBronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us on a paddling adventure and explore the freshwater sections of the Bronx River!

Jun 8

Kayak Tour

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Kayak along Freshkills Park's waterways! This two mile round-trip tour is a chance to explore the unique engineered landscape while the site is closed to the public.
Free!

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Jun 9

Basic Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older. First-come, first-served. The line to participate may be closed prior to 12:00 p.m. due to demand.
Free!

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Jun15

Full River Paddle

at Concrete Plant ParkBronx, 219th Street and Bronx BoulevardBronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us on a paddling adventure and explore the freshwater and Estuary sections of the Bronx River! Registration is required.

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Jun15

Basic Canoeing

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This program is first-come, first-served, for ages 8 years and older. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Due to demand, line may close prior to end time.
Free!

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Jun22

Upper River Paddle

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location, 219th Street and Bronx BoulevardBronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us on a paddling adventure and explore the freshwater sections of the Bronx River! Registration is required.

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Jun23

Basic Canoeing

at Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Basic canoeing is great for all skill levels. All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older. First come, first served. The line to participate may close prior to 12:30 p.m. due to demand.
Free!

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Friday, June 28, 2019

Jun28

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Jul 6

Kayak Tour

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Kayak along Freshkills Park's waterways! This two mile round-trip tour is a chance to explore the unique engineered landscape while the site is closed to the public.
Free!

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Friday, July 26, 2019

Jul26

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Friday, August 23, 2019

Aug23

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Friday, September 27, 2019

Sep27

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

Friday, October 25, 2019

Oct25

Free Community Friday

at Westchester Avenue Park Entrance (in Concrete Plant Park)Bronx

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance on the last Friday of the month from June through October for fun activities including Foodway tours, free paddling, art workshops, and more!
Free!

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