Paddle lessons & Tours in Kayaks & PADDLE-BOARDS

June 20th - august 31st (weather permitting)



Wednesdays: Intro to Paddling & Evironmental Awareness 4:00pm-7:30pm (Kayak & SUP)

 After a brief introduction, participants will learn paddling basics in the cove at JFK Marina. In addition, there will be many opportunities to take trips up the river. Youths are encouraged to participtate in our environmental awareness program.

 Members & Non-members are welcome, no experience is required, must be 6 yrs. and older to participate. Come on down and lets have some fun!!!

Whats included: Kayaks & SUPs, paddle, lifejacket(pfd), experience guides

What to bring: Hat, bathing suit, waters shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses. 


Thursdays & Fridays: paddling Skills & fitness 10am-12:00pm(Kayak & SUP) 

(Staff, Volunteers & Members only)

These trainings are held either in the cove at JFK Marina, YPRC Clubhouse or Lake Sebago. You will learn safety and trip planning, how to maneuver kayak and paddle-board  strokes, and rescues.

What’s included: Kayak or SUP, paddle, life jacket(pfd), experienced kayak instructors.

What to bring: Hat, proper clothing, water shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses.

Participant requirement: Be able to paddle independently. 8 yrs. old and older

Please be there 15 Minutes before program starts!


Thursdays & Fridays: Paddling tours 3:00PM-5:30PM(Kayak & SUP)

1st tour - Afternoon paddle - 3:00pm-5:30pm (free)

On this tour we either paddle north to the Corinthian or Palisade Boat Club or down the river to our Yonkers Paddling & Rowing Club depending on the currents and wind.

What’s included: Kayak, paddle, life jacket(pfd), experience kayak instructors.

What to bring: Hat, proper clothing, water shoes, sunscreen. We recommend that you do not bring personal items on the water. 

Participant requirements: Be able to maintain control of watercraft independently. Children must have a guardian present at all time. Under 8 years old will paddle with an adult.

Please be there 15 minutes before program starts.