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Water FUN - Canoeing Then Picnic!!!

The Canoe Trip is a Sierra Club Event...

 

Lets have some Summer FUN ...

Canoe - Nissequogue River!!!

Lets Mingle... REBOOT Brain ...

Melt away the STRESS!!!


IMPORTANT UPDATE:

• Be Creative... please bring your water toys, water guns, water pistols etc

• Pack a Sandwich or a snack for the Canoe... we plan to stop half-way along the river, take a food break and chill and enjoy the view. We are allowed to take a small cooler on the canoe as well.

• If possible, please wear water shoes or sandals with straps. So you have the option to walk or jump in the water.

• Be prepared to get wet...  :-)

COST = Around $20 per person*

However it does vary depending on how many people are in your canoe

Please BRING CASH !!! They don't take credit Cards!

* Based on 3 persons per canoe

=== > The PLAN < ===

1. We get together & Mingle @ Paul T Given Park

2.They transport us to the mouth of the River

3. Canoe for 3 hours

4. Check out the Waterfall

5. Then Picnic 

6.  

Bring Granola bars, bananas, water (on the Canoe)

Bring Chair/Mat Cooler, Food (for the PICNIC)

Bug Spray / Sunblock / Extra Clothing (if you plan to have fun and get wet)

Suggested to Wear Water Shoes or Sandals with Straps

Please Don't Forget The Positive MOOD, a FUN Attitude and your Camera!

 

MEETING LOCATION

Paul T Given County Park, Smithtown, NY

Please use the following link for directions...

https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Paul+T+Given+County+Park,+Smithtown,+NY

 

AFTER PARTY... 

After the Trip, you can Optionally Join us for...

PICNIC by the Water!

We go back to the car to bring FOOD/chair/cooler

 

This is posted on Multiple Meetup Groups !

 

Please CHECK THIS PAGE FOR UPDATES before departing...

 

EVERYONE ON THE CANOE MUST WEAR LIFE JACKETS!

This is an event organized for our friends to get together and socialize. We are not professional hikers or professional organizers. You are welcome to join us but before you attend you must familiarize yourself with the risks associated with this type of activity.

All Attendees required to sign Liability Waiver

Hiking or outdoor activities have inherent risks. Your participation in our hikes or other events could be dangerous and can result in serious injury, medical emergency, even death. It is your responsibility to learn the trails and to follow the group so you do not get detached from the group. Make yourself aware of your surroundings and trail conditions at all times. You agree to participate in these events completely at your own risk and to take full responsibility for your own safety and well being, including those of your guests. You agree not to hold the Organizer, Co-Organizer, Assistant Organizers, Event Organizer, Event Hosts, Hike Leader or any other members responsible for any injuries, mishaps, or any other situation that may happen at a planned event. Your attendance at the event signifies that you have read and accept the terms of this liability waiver.


 




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  • Thuy

    First time with the group and it was fun! Thanks Tony, Louisa and Issac for the ride. Thanks Len for putting up this amazing event. It was nice meeting other awesome members of this group too!

    June 2, 2014

  • louisa

    Beautiful day surround by beautiful ppl, thx Len for organizing

    June 2, 2014

  • sue

    Wonderful event, very well organized and planned. Thanks Len and Doug

    June 1, 2014

  • Claudia C.

    Beautiful day spent canoeing on the water! A great way to spend a Sunday-first time with this meerup and it was nice meeting so many people!

    1 · June 1, 2014

  • Tony

    I'm driving, and departing from Jackson Heights, Queens. If anyone needs a ride and can meet me at 74th St Broadway, I can offer a ride.

    1 · May 28, 2014

  • Isaac L.

    Need a ride for 2 from Queens, can meet at Jamaica station, or Kew Gardens/Forest Hills.

    1 · May 26, 2014

    • catherine h.

      Hi Issac, I'm coming from Astoria, would it be possible to hitch a ride with you on Sunday morning? Otherwise I'm not sure if my train LIRR would get to Smithtown in time at 11AM! If so, where should we meet? Thanks

      1 · May 27, 2014

    • Isaac L.

      Hi Catherine, you may have misunderstood me. I was also asking for a ride.

      May 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Couple of us from Manhattan. If there are sufficient num of people looking for transportation, perhaps we could rent a car? Please reply to this post if you are up for it. Rgds -

    2 · May 26, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hey both, I am very sorry but I wont be going due to something unplanned coming up. I do hope both of you can find alternatives...enjoy!

      1 · May 28, 2014

    • Len

      If you are coming from Manhattan and need a ride. Take LIRR from penn station to Hicksville. I have room in my car to pick up a few from there. Be at Hicksville LIRR station by 10 am. Please email me for confirmation if interested.

      1 · May 28, 2014

  • Len

    IMPORTANT UPDATE:

    Be Creative... please bring your water toys, water guns, water pistols etc

    Pack a Sandwich or a snack for the Canoe... we plan to stop half-way along the river, take a food break and chill and enjoy the view. We are allowed to take a small cooler on the canoe as well.

    If possible, please wear water shoes or sandals with straps. So you have the option to walk or jump in the water.

    Be prepared to get wet... :-)

    1 · May 27, 2014

  • Nataly

    Need a ride from Manhattan. Can meet at Jamaica Station. Thank you.

    1 · May 27, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Anyone going from Manhattan? Thanks.

    1 · May 26, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Veena, There are two of us (sans car) from UES. Are you looking for a ride or offering one?

      1 · May 26, 2014

    • catherine h.

      Can I share also?? Just sent my cell #

      May 27, 2014

  • Isaac L.

    Hey Len, will there be squirrels at this park, If there are I'll bring my nuts.

    May 26, 2014

  • Beau

    Did it last year. It was a ton of fun!

    1 · May 24, 2014

  • Thuy

    I'm very interested in this trip and this will be my first meetup with the group. I live in Purchase, NY. Does anyone still have a seat in their car? I'll help pay for gas. Thank you!

    1 · May 22, 2014

  • Laura

    This sounds like fun! Anyone planning to go by car from the city? I'll help pay for gas.....

    1 · May 21, 2014

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