Free Kayaking - 2013 Season
An all-volunteer organization dedicated to providing free access to the Hudson River.
Offers walk-up public kayaking at three locations on the Hudson River... Pier 40, Pier 96 and 72nd Street.
2013 season starts mid-May and runs through mid-October
Open every Saturday, Sunday and holiday plus selected weekday evenings.
See website for more info on weekday evening programs and free guided river trips.
Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse
Non-profit organization running free walk-up public kayaking programs at Dumbo and Pier 1 on Saturdays and Sundays.
Hoboken Cove Boathouse
Non-profit organization running free walk-up public kayaking programs at Hoboken Cove on selected Saturdays and Sundays.
L.I.C. Community Boathouse
A growing boathouse on the East River in Long Island City. They offer a variety of free kayaking programs.
North Brooklyn Boat Club
The North Brooklyn Boat Club is dedicated to enabling and advocating for human-powered boating on
and environmental restoration of the waterways around Greenpoint and Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Red Hook Boaters
A Group offering free Kayaking and Canoeing in Brooklyn's Red Hook neighborhood.
They operate out of the New York City Kayak and Canoe Launch at the Valentino Park at the end of Coffey Street in Brooklyn.
Check their website for their scehdule.
Kayak Staten Island
An all-volunteer organization providing free kayaking for the public at the shoreline on South Beach in Staten Island.
Future boathouse in the Rockaways providing access to Jamaica Bay.
The Gowanus Dredgers
A canoe club based on the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. Runs a public access and canoeing program in the canal.
Inwood Canoe Club
Founded in 1902, the Inwood Canoe Club is the oldest canoe and kayak club in Manhattan. The Inwood Canoe Club offers free public kayaking during the summer.
Sebago Canoe Club
A canoe and kayak club with a facility in Paerdegat Basin on Jamaica Bay (a national wildlife refuge), at the foot of avenue N in Brooklyn.
They also have a cabin on Lake Sebago in Harriman State Park for members. They offer free public kayaking programs and also have storage facilities for members of their club.
Yonkers Paddling & Rowing Club
A kayak club based in Yonkers on the river right near the train station. They run a lot of trips, and have storage facilities available for members.
Long Island Paddlers
http://www.lipaddlers.org Based on Long Island NY, the club organizes paddling trips for a range of skill levels in all parts of Long Island.
New York Kayak Polo
New York Kayak Polo is a non-profit organization with the aim of promoting the game of Kayak Polo (also known abroad as Canoe Polo) in the New York City area. The group was born as one of the volunteer programs in the Downtown Boathouse in the summer of 2002, but they have evolved into an independent organization. They encourage people to try this exciting water sport. Located at Pier 66.
Freshkills Park Kayak Tour
Join us on Sunday, July 8, as members of the Freshkills Park team, with assistance from Kayak Staten Island and through generous support from the Downtown Boathouse, guide you through the creeks of Freshkills Park via kayak.