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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 29, 2017

Apr 29

Learn-to-Row 1

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn to Row in New York City – no experience necessary!

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Apr 30

Kayak Tour at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This excursion along the park's waterways will take you into the William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge and up close to some of the park's varied wildlife.
Free!

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Sunday, May 14, 2017

May 14

Basic Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Basic canoeing is great for all skill levels. All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older.
Free!

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

May 20

Basic Canoeing

at Martling Pond (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 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,great for all skill levels. First-come, first-served.
Free!

Sunday, May 21, 2017

May 21

Basic Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Basic Canoeing is great for all skill levels. For ages 8 years and older. First-come, first-served.
Free!

Saturday, May 27, 2017

May 27

Ranger's Choice: Twilight Canoe Adventure (Advanced)

at Central Park , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening canoeing as the twilight turns into evening. Registration is required.
Free!

Sunday, May 28, 2017

May 28

Basic Canoeing

at Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Basic canoeing is great for all skill levels. All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older. The line to participate may close prior to 3:00 p.m. due to demand.
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