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Free Outrigger Paddling at Hudson River Park's Pier 66 - Session 1

Get on the water in NYC!  Come experience outrigger paddling for free.

This event will have outrigger paddling.  SUP paddling may be added before the event.  Check the comments field below for updates.

This event is open to the public on a first come, first served basis.

RSVPing to this meeup does not guarantee you a spot.

However, your acknowledgement helps us plan our day to make sure we get you on the water as quickly as possible!

A completed waiver is required for participation.

Click here to fill out the waiver.

We paddle rain or shine except when there is lightening.  Remember to wear sunscreen and to bring a bottle of water in the canoe to stay hydrated. You are free to wear whatever you want provided you do not mind the possibility of it getting wet. You may want to consider bringing something dry you can change into afterwards. Assume anything you bring in the canoe will get soaked and/or lost.

The novice sessions will involve a half hour introduction on the dock to familiarize you with the technique, commands and safety protocol of the canoe. This is then followed by a 30 to 45 minute session on the water.

More details can be found at: http://newyorkoutrigger.org/novices/program-description/

DONATIONS:

One final note, you may already know that we are a non-profit 501c3 educational organization and fully volunteer based. Any cash or check donations – while not required - would be greatly appreciated and go towards funding our efforts  to continue providing New Yorkers with the experience of outrigger paddling in New York City.

Any donations can be given your land training instructor.  In addition, you can donate via our website

http://newyorkoutrigger.org/members/

by clicking on the "Donate" button.

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  • New York O.

    Please remember to fill out the waiver in advance to avoid delays once you arrive. Thanks! https://newyorkoutrigger.wufoo.com/forms/new-york-outrigger-2014-novice-waiver/

    July 5, 2014

  • Steven C.

    Nice! Manhattan is where we want to be, if not in Hawaii that is, we will see you there, Steven +1.

    July 2, 2014

  • William C

    Hello Paddlers, due to unscheduled construction at Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 4, we will be moving the novice session to Pier 66 in Manhattan (26th St. & 12th Ave). Please adjust your RSVP accordingly. Sorry for the inconvenience!

    July 2, 2014

  • Nancy s.

    Paddled in the Hudson. Time to try the East River.

    June 30, 2014

  • WALTER S P.

    Hello my friends, ALOHA. I'm anxious to paddle although with travel commitments. I'm trying to organize myself to confirm attendance.

    June 25, 2014

  • Yvonne Y.

    Hi ~ I saw there a session 2.3.4 below, are they the same as session 1 ? Or can we stay a little bit longer after session 1 ?

    June 23, 2014

    • New York O.

      Hi Yonne - all sessions will have the same format.

      June 24, 2014

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