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Thu 18 Jul
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

A little more than a beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Tina and Kelly, ACA certified kayak instructors, for more than just the basics. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thursdays: 6:30 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5

Registration: Required
Thu 18 Jul
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 773-3271

A little more than a beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Tina and Kelly, ACA certified kayak instructors, for more than just the basics. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thursdays: 6:30 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5

Registration: Required
Thu 18 Jul
SmartStart Paddling Orientation: Kayak
Thursday, July 18, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Selkirk Shores State Park
(315) 298-5737

This course will introduce participants to basic water safety and paddling skills. Taught by American Canoe Association certified instructors, this course is a great introduction for entry-level kayakers. Get out on the water to discover the fundamentals of kayaking!Meet at Pine Grove Boat Launch.

· Pre-registration is required! To register for the course please visit or contact the Park Office at 315-298-5737.
· Don't forget a water bottle and sunscreen! Dress for the weather and for getting a little wet. Good shoes, no flip flops!
· Kayaks are available first come first serve or you may bring your own.

Registration: Required
Wed 24 Jul
Kayaking with Matt
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 652-0786

A beginner’s class on kayaking! Join an ACA certified kayak instructor for a one-hour session on the basics of kayaking in the park pond. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided. Weather permitting. Space is limited. For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.

Wednesday, July 24: 2pm – 3pm, 6pm – 7pm

Registration: Required
Thu 25 Jul
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

A little more than a beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Tina and Kelly, ACA certified kayak instructors, for more than just the basics. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thursdays: 6:30 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5

Registration: Required
Thu 25 Jul
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 773-3271

A little more than a beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Tina and Kelly, ACA certified kayak instructors, for more than just the basics. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thursdays: 6:30 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5

Registration: Required
Fri 26 Jul
Hudson River Kayak
Friday, July 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Warm weather is here, come learn to kayak with us! This wonderful paddle is a fantastic way to start. The Park Naturalist will lead this paddle along the river pointing out signs of wildlife and other wonderful sights while teaching strokes and kayaking safety. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay at the park office, $2 for adults, $1 for children and seniors. If you need to rent it will be $15.

Registration: Required
Fri 26 Jul
Hudson River Kayak
Friday, July 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Moreau Lake State Park Nature Center
(518) 793-0511

Warm weather is here, come learn to kayak with us! This wonderful paddle is a fantastic way to start. The Park Naturalist will lead this paddle along the river pointing out signs of wildlife and other wonderful sights while teaching strokes and kayaking safety. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay at the park office, $2 for adults, $1 for children and seniors. If you need to rent it will be $15.

Registration: Required
Sat 27 Jul
Paddles Up Niagara
Saturday, July 27, 2019 07:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

Niagara River Greenway, NYS Parks, Wear it! New York, Town of Grand Island, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper www.bnwaterkeeper.org/paddlesup
Sat 27 Jul
Paddles Up Niagara
Saturday, July 27, 2019 07:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 773-3271

Niagara River Greenway, NYS Parks, Wear it! New York, Town of Grand Island, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper www.bnwaterkeeper.org/paddlesup
Sun 28 Jul
Kayaking with Matt
Sunday, July 28, 2019
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 652-0786

A beginner’s class on kayaking! Join an ACA certified kayak instructor for a one-hour session on the basics of kayaking in the park pond. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided. Weather permitting. Space is limited. For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.

Sunday, July 28: 9am – 10am, 11am – 12pm

Registration: Required
Wed 31 Jul
Moreau Kayak Trip
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Moreau Lake State Park
(518) 793-0511

Summer is here, come learn kayaking with us! This wonderful summer time paddle is a wonderful way to learn a new fun way to spend time outside. The Park Naturalist will lead this beginner's paddle around the lake pointing out signs of spring and other wonderful sights that are more enjoyable from an up-close perspective given by a kayak. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay at the park office, $2 for adults, $1 for children and seniors. If you need to rent it will be $15.

Registration: Required
Wed 31 Jul
Moreau Kayak Trip
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Moreau Lake State Park Nature Center
(518) 793-0511

Summer is here, come learn kayaking with us! This wonderful summer time paddle is a wonderful way to learn a new fun way to spend time outside. The Park Naturalist will lead this beginner's paddle around the lake pointing out signs of spring and other wonderful sights that are more enjoyable from an up-close perspective given by a kayak. Reservations are required with 24 hours advanced notice, please call 518-793-0511. Please meet and pay at the park office, $2 for adults, $1 for children and seniors. If you need to rent it will be $15.

Registration: Required
Thu 01 Aug
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

A little more than a beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Tina and Kelly, ACA certified kayak instructors, for more than just the basics. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thursdays: 6:30 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5

Registration: Required
Thu 01 Aug
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 773-3271

A little more than a beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Tina and Kelly, ACA certified kayak instructors, for more than just the basics. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thursdays: 6:30 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5

Registration: Required
Fri 02 Aug
Fun Facts with Kelly: Kayaking
Friday, August 2, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

Do you enjoy kayaking, or perhaps want to try something new? Look at the world from a different perspective and paddle around the lagoon within Beaver Island State Park. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
Fri 02 Aug
Fun Facts with Kelly: Kayaking
Friday, August 2, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 773-3271

Do you enjoy kayaking, or perhaps want to try something new? Look at the world from a different perspective and paddle around the lagoon within Beaver Island State Park. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
Sat 03 Aug
Kayaking with Kelly
Saturday, August 3, 2019
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

A beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Kelly and Tina, ACA certified kayak instructors for one-hour lessons. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Saturday: 11am – 12 pm, 1pm – 2pm, 3pm – 4pm

Registration: Required
Sat 03 Aug
Kayaking with Kelly
Saturday, August 3, 2019
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 773-3271

A beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Kelly and Tina, ACA certified kayak instructors for one-hour lessons. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Saturday: 11am – 12 pm, 1pm – 2pm, 3pm – 4pm

Registration: Required
Thu 08 Aug
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

A little more than a beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Tina and Kelly, ACA certified kayak instructors, for more than just the basics. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thursdays: 6:30 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5

Registration: Required
Thu 08 Aug
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 773-3271

A little more than a beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Tina and Kelly, ACA certified kayak instructors, for more than just the basics. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thursdays: 6:30 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5

Registration: Required
Thu 08 Aug
Smart Start Kayaking Course
Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mine Kill State Park
(518) 827-6111

Take our Smart Start Kayak Course! During this course, you will learn the basic strokes and maneuvers to successfully paddle on calm, flat water. We have many diverse kayaks available for rent for $10.00. Bought your own kayak already? That's fine too! You can take the Smart Start course for FREE. Sign up today as there are a limited number of spaces!

Pre-registration is REQUIRED. No walk-ins will be allowed. PFD's are REQUIRED. Children must be 10 years of age to kayak on their own. Accommodations can be made for younger children. Please call the park office at (518) 827-8690 to register or for more information.

Registration: Required
Sat 10 Aug
W.O.W. (Wear It on the Water) Paddle Fest
Saturday, August 10, 2019 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wilson-Tuscarora State Park
(716) 751-6361

Free event featuring Smart Start Kayaking Classes – kayak, paddle and life jacket provided for the class. Wet exit and recovery demos, life jacket and boating safety information. Free t-shirt to the first 100 people at the event. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
Registration: Required
Thu 15 Aug
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

A little more than a beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Tina and Kelly, ACA certified kayak instructors, for more than just the basics. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thursdays: 6:30 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5

Registration: Required
Thu 15 Aug
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 773-3271

A little more than a beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Tina and Kelly, ACA certified kayak instructors, for more than just the basics. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thursdays: 6:30 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5

Registration: Required
Fri 16 Aug
Moonlight Paddle
Friday, August 16, 2019 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mine Kill State Park
(518) 827-6111

Back by popular demand, Mine Kill is hosting another moonlit paddle! Participants will get the chance to paddle around the reservoir and if the water is high enough, we might even be able to paddle up the creek. This is a great way to have some fun, test your skills, and listen for some wildlife on a nice relaxing night. Canoes are welcome to join!

Space is very limited, so sign up fast! Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Participants must be 10 years of age or older. Kayaks are available to rent for $10.00. No alcoholic beverages are permitted. PFD's are REQUIRED and must be worn AT ALL TIMES. For more information or to sign up, please call the park office at (518) 827-8690.

Registration: Required
Thu 22 Aug
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

A little more than a beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Tina and Kelly, ACA certified kayak instructors, for more than just the basics. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thursdays: 6:30 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5

Registration: Required
Thu 22 Aug
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 773-3271

A little more than a beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Tina and Kelly, ACA certified kayak instructors, for more than just the basics. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thursdays: 6:30 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5

Registration: Required
Sat 24 Aug
Kayking with Kelly
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

A beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Kelly and Tina, ACA certified kayak instructors for one-hour lessons. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Saturday: 11am – 12 pm, 1pm – 2pm, 3pm – 4pm

Registration: Required
Sat 24 Aug
Kayking with Kelly
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 773-3271

A beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Kelly and Tina, ACA certified kayak instructors for one-hour lessons. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Saturday: 11am – 12 pm, 1pm – 2pm, 3pm – 4pm

Registration: Required
Sat 24 Aug
Kayaking with Matt
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 652-0786

A beginner’s class on kayaking! Join an ACA certified kayak instructor for a one-hour session on the basics of kayaking in the park pond. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided. Weather permitting. Space is limited. For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.

Saturday, August 24: 9am – 10am, 11am – 12pm

Registration: Required
Thu 29 Aug
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

A little more than a beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Tina and Kelly, ACA certified kayak instructors, for more than just the basics. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thursdays: 6:30 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5

Registration: Required
Thu 29 Aug
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 773-3271

A little more than a beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Tina and Kelly, ACA certified kayak instructors, for more than just the basics. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thursdays: 6:30 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5

Registration: Required
Sat 31 Aug
Kayaking with Kelly
Saturday, August 31, 2019
Wilson-Tuscarora State Park
(716) 751-6361

A beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Kelly and Tina, ACA certified kayak instructors for one-hour lessons. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Saturday, August 31: 11am – 12, 1pm – 2pm, 3pm – 4pm

Registration: Required
Sat 31 Aug
Adventure Kayaking
Saturday, August 31, 2019 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Mine Kill State Park
(518) 827-6111

Come Adventure Kayaking with Mine Kill! Depending on water levels, participants will get the chance to paddle up the Schoharie Creek on a guided tour. You'll see amazing sights from different soil types, aquatic invasive, bald eagles, fish, rock formations, small waterfalls, and more!

Kayaks are available to rent for $10.00. Personal kayaks or canoes are permitted for free. All participants are required to wear an approved and fitting PFD that will be checked by staff. Participants must be 10 years of age or older. Arrangements can be made for younger children but please call ahead. Pre-registration is REQUIRED; no walk-ins will be allowed. Flip-flops are not allowed. Please wear sneakers, water shoes, or closed toe sandals. Barefoot is not recommended. For more information or to sign up, please call the park office at (518) 827-8690.

Registration: Required
Thu 05 Sep
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

A little more than a beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Tina and Kelly, ACA certified kayak instructors, for more than just the basics. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thursdays: 6:30 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5

Registration: Required
Thu 05 Sep
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 773-3271

A little more than a beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Tina and Kelly, ACA certified kayak instructors, for more than just the basics. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thursdays: 6:30 p.m.— 8:30 p.m.

July 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; September 5

Registration: Required
Sat 07 Sep
Kayaking with Kelly
Saturday, September 7, 2019
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

A beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Kelly and Tina, ACA certified kayak instructors for one-hour lessons. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Saturday: 11am – 12 pm, 1pm – 2pm, 3pm – 4pm

Registration: Required
Sat 07 Sep
Kayaking with Kelly
Saturday, September 7, 2019
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 773-3271

A beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Kelly and Tina, ACA certified kayak instructors for one-hour lessons. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Saturday: 11am – 12 pm, 1pm – 2pm, 3pm – 4pm

Registration: Required
Sat 14 Sep
Moonlight Paddle
Saturday, September 14, 2019 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Mine Kill State Park
(518) 827-6111

Back by popular demand, Mine Kill is hosting another moonlit paddle! Participants will get the chance to paddle around the reservoir and if the water is high enough, we might even be able to paddle up the creek. This is a great way to have some fun, test your skills, and listen for some wildlife on a nice relaxing night. Canoes are welcome to join!

Space is very limited, so sign up fast! Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Participants must be 10 years of age or older. Kayaks are available to rent for $10.00. No alcoholic beverages are permitted. PFD's are REQUIRED and must be worn AT ALL TIMES. For more information or to sign up, please call the park office at (518) 827-8690.

Registration: Required
Sun 13 Oct
Fall Paddle
Sunday, October 13, 2019 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Mine Kill State Park
(518) 827-6111

John Burroughs once said "How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days." If you want to witness some beautiful Autumn colors, sign up for our Fall Paddle Tour! We'll paddle up the Schoharie Creek if the water level allows and witness the bright yellows, reds, and oranges, that signal the changing of the seasons. This is a relaxing, quiet tour for patrons who need to rent a kayak, or have their own. Sign up today as there are a limited number of spaces!

We have many diverse kayaks available for rent for $10.00. Pre-registration is REQUIRED. No walk-ins will be allowed. PFD's are REQUIRED. Children must be 10 years of age to kayak on their own. Accommodations can be made for younger children. Please call the park office at (518) 827-8690 to register or for more information.

Registration: Required