Kayaking on the Hudson

June 6, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
72nd Street at the Hudson River
Manhattan Community Boathouse

kayakingJoin the Manhattan Community Boathouse for a paddle on the Hudson! Our free walk-up kayaking program operates on a first-come, first-served basis and is suitable for people of all ages and athletic abilities. Kayaks, paddles, lifejackets and basic instructions are provided. Please allow time for waiting in line when planning your visit. We cannot guarantee that you will have a chance to go out if you arrive less than an hour before we close. The last boat of the day goes out 15 minutes before the program closes for the evening. Weather permitting.

All participants must sign a liability waiver and know how to swim. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian. Paddlers under the age of 16 must share a boat with an adult.

Programming is supported by donations, staffed entirely by volunteers, and offered to the public free of charge. For more information about free kayaking or volunteering with the Manhattan Community Boathouse, please visit manhattancommunityboathouse.org.

Weather looking iffy? Wanna know if the event is still on?
Check the SOH Twitter feed or visit nyc.gov/parks/soh 2 hours before the event.

To donate to Riverside Park Programming, or to volunteer please call 212.870.3070.

Summer on the Hudson programming is free to the public. Seating is limited, unreserved, and available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 1-2 hours before the event. If there is heavy rain at the time of the event, the event will be cancelled. No rain dates are scheduled. If attendance reaches maximum capacity management reserves the right to close participation.