We put people on the water.

We teach them to paddle.

We give them access to the Hudson River.

What We DO

  • YPRC provide skills and training in kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddleboards and all forms of human-powered boating
  • RiverRiders provide Environmental Education under the guise of recreational paddling
  • RiverRiders will help create the next generation of steward for the Hudson River and the environment.
  • RiverRiders provide an athletic, recreational and educational experience for children, young adults and adults.
  • RiverRiders gives young people and adults from disadvantaged neighborhoods the opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities
  • YPRC partners with the City of Yonkers to provide FREE Community Paddling programs at JFK Marina and Park creating increased utilization and appreciation of this wonderful riverfront resource. 
  • YPRC provides launches for all human powered boaters to the Hudson River.

A river is more than an amenity, it is a treasure.

— Oliver Wendell Holmes

Our Mission

Yonkers Paddling & Rowing Club serves as an anchor institution along the Yonkers riverfront nurturing paddling and environmental awareness.