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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

Sunday, May 6, 2018

May 6

Animal of the Month Club: Great Blue Heron Canoe Adventure

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On this program, enjoy a paddle in Clove Lakes Park and view the incredible Great Blue Heron and other birds of this habitat. Ages 8+.
Free!

Sunday, May 13, 2018

May 13

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.
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!

May 13

Basic Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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!

Saturday, May 19, 2018

May 19

2018 Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard , Bronx , Hunts Point Riverside Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance for the 2018 Amazing Bronx River Flotilla, "A 5-mile Paddle for the River"!

May 19

Arts, Culture & Fun: CONSUMATA

at Lafayette Avenue and Edgewater Road (in Hunts Point Riverside Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a concert with CONSUMATA as we kick off the Bronx River Alliance paddling season.
Free!

Saturday, May 26, 2018

May 26

Ranger's Choice: Twilight Canoe Adventure

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. Participants must have prior canoe experience and must be able to demonstrate proper technique. Registration required.
Free!

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Jun 2

Bronx River Full River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard , Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us on a 5-mile paddling adventure and explore the Bronx River!

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Jun 16

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard , Bronx

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

Friday, June 29, 2018

Jun 29

Free Community Fridays

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all paddlers! Come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River!
Free!

Friday, July 27, 2018

Jul 27

Free Community Fridays

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all paddlers! Come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River!
Free!

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Aug 4

Bronx River Estuary Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

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

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Aug 25

Bronx River Estuary Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

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!

Friday, August 31, 2018

Aug 31

Free Community Fridays

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all paddlers! Come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River!
Free!

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Sep 8

Bronx River Estuary Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

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!

Friday, September 28, 2018

Sep 28

Free Community Fridays

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all paddlers! Come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River!
Free!

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Sep 29

Bronx River Estuary Paddle

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

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!

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Oct 20

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard , Bronx

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!

Friday, October 26, 2018

Oct 26

Free Community Fridays

at Concrete Plant Park , Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all paddlers! Come explore the tidal section of the Bronx River!
Free!

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