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Welcome to the Kayak & Canoe Club of New York (KCCNY)! KCCNY is one of the largest whitewater clubs in the East. Despite our name, the club serves New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut, in addition to New York, where we formed in 1959. KCCNY features a whitewater paddling program with novice, intermediate, or expert trips planned for each weekend of the paddling season (most within a 3-hour drive from NYC).

This meetup is to encourage people in NYC (and surrounding areas) to try out the sport of white water kayaking, start a community of current white water kayakers, and create more opportunities to get on the water!

Upcoming events (4+)

Kayak Pool Sessions

Boys & Girls of Garfield

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2 hour pool session to try everything from basic handling to advanced playboating to working on that all important combat roll. Though no formal classes or instruction are currently planned for this session, many of the regulars are skilled boaters who will be glad to offer (usually good and helpful) advice.

Price: $20 Members/$25 non-members. Discounts available to certified instructors teaching the majority of the session. Please contact our training chair.

Location: Garfield Boys and Girls Club Pool, 490 Midland Ave., Garfield, NJ, 07026

Pool Rules & Safety: A signed waiver is required. All boats must be washed on the pool deck before the session and be free from debris before being placed in the water. Helmets and personal flotation devices must be worn. Whitewater kayaks and canoes only unless prior arrangements are made with KCCNY. More pool rules here.

Borrowing Boats: If you do not have boat, KCCNY does have equipment you can borrow with at least several days advance notice if you become a full member. Please reach out for more information.

This is the first of 14 sessions – every Sunday from 2:30-4:30PM through the end of March.

Kayak Pool Sessions

Boys & Girls of Garfield

[Registration Link Coming Soon]

2 hour pool session to try everything from basic handling to advanced playboating to working on that all important combat roll. Though no formal classes or instruction are currently planned for this session, many of the regulars are skilled boaters who will be glad to offer (usually good and helpful) advice.

Price: $20 Members/$25 non-members. Discounts available to certified instructors teaching the majority of the session. Please contact our training chair.

Location: Garfield Boys and Girls Club Pool, 490 Midland Ave., Garfield, NJ, 07026

Pool Rules & Safety: A signed waiver is required. All boats must be washed on the pool deck before the session and be free from debris before being placed in the water. Helmets and personal flotation devices must be worn. Whitewater kayaks and canoes only unless prior arrangements are made with KCCNY. More pool rules here.

Borrowing Boats: If you do not have boat, KCCNY does have equipment you can borrow with at least several days advance notice if you become a full member. Please reach out for more information.

This is the first of 14 sessions – every Sunday from 2:30-4:30PM through the end of March.

Kayak Pool Sessions

Boys & Girls of Garfield

[Registration Link Coming Soon]

2 hour pool session to try everything from basic handling to advanced playboating to working on that all important combat roll. Though no formal classes or instruction are currently planned for this session, many of the regulars are skilled boaters who will be glad to offer (usually good and helpful) advice.

Price: $20 Members/$25 non-members. Discounts available to certified instructors teaching the majority of the session. Please contact our training chair.

Location: Garfield Boys and Girls Club Pool, 490 Midland Ave., Garfield, NJ, 07026

Pool Rules & Safety: A signed waiver is required. All boats must be washed on the pool deck before the session and be free from debris before being placed in the water. Helmets and personal flotation devices must be worn. Whitewater kayaks and canoes only unless prior arrangements are made with KCCNY. More pool rules here.

Borrowing Boats: If you do not have boat, KCCNY does have equipment you can borrow with at least several days advance notice if you become a full member. Please reach out for more information.

This is the first of 14 sessions – every Sunday from 2:30-4:30PM through the end of March.

Kayak Pool Sessions

Boys & Girls of Garfield

[Registration Link Coming Soon]

2 hour pool session to try everything from basic handling to advanced playboating to working on that all important combat roll. Though no formal classes or instruction are currently planned for this session, many of the regulars are skilled boaters who will be glad to offer (usually good and helpful) advice.

Price: $20 Members/$25 non-members. Discounts available to certified instructors teaching the majority of the session. Please contact our training chair.

Location: Garfield Boys and Girls Club Pool, 490 Midland Ave., Garfield, NJ, 07026

Pool Rules & Safety: A signed waiver is required. All boats must be washed on the pool deck before the session and be free from debris before being placed in the water. Helmets and personal flotation devices must be worn. Whitewater kayaks and canoes only unless prior arrangements are made with KCCNY. More pool rules here.

Borrowing Boats: If you do not have boat, KCCNY does have equipment you can borrow with at least several days advance notice if you become a full member. Please reach out for more information.

This is the first of 14 sessions – every Sunday from 2:30-4:30PM through the end of March.

Past events (9)

Kayak Pool Sessions

Boys & Girls of Garfield

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