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Thu 24 Aug
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, August 24, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

Join ACA certified kayak instructors for a beginner's class on Smartstart Paddling Orientation for your kayak. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. (Let us know if you are using your own.) Sorry no pets allowed! Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thu 24 Aug
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, August 24, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 773-3271

Join ACA certified kayak instructors for a beginner's class on Smartstart Paddling Orientation for your kayak. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. (Let us know if you are using your own.) Sorry no pets allowed! Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Sat 26 Aug
Kayaking with Tina: Beginner's Class
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

A beginner's class on kayaking! Join ACA certified kayak instructors for a one hour session. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided. Weather permitting. Space is limited. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Saturday Programs: 11am, 1 pm and 3 pm

Sat 26 Aug
Kayaking with Tina: Beginner's Class
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 282-5154

A beginner's class on kayaking! Join ACA certified kayak instructors for a one hour session. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided. Weather permitting. Space is limited. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Saturday Programs: 11am, 1 pm and 3 pm

Sat 26 Aug
Kayaking with Molly and Save the River
Saturday, August 26, 2017 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
(315) 482-2479

$10 per person. Must be 13 or older to participate. Come learn about how you can become a Riverkeeper Volunteer while brushing up on your kayaking skills! Molly will teach the ACA course Smartstart Your Kayak which is perfect for anyone new to kayaking and will reiterate proper paddling technique for more experienced paddlers. Following the kayak training, Kate Brehany from Save the River will talk about various factors that threaten the health of our river and what you can do to help. You will have plenty of time to look for wildlife and explore our shoreline! Participants will receive a Tshirt and an invasive species guide. Please call for additional information and to preregister.

Registration: Required
Sat 26 Aug
Kayaking with Molly and Save the River
Saturday, August 26, 2017 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wellesley Island State Park
(315) 482-2722

$10 per person. Must be 13 or older to participate. Come learn about how you can become a Riverkeeper Volunteer while brushing up on your kayaking skills! Molly will teach the ACA course Smartstart Your Kayak which is perfect for anyone new to kayaking and will reiterate proper paddling technique for more experienced paddlers. Following the kayak training, Kate Brehany from Save the River will talk about various factors that threaten the health of our river and what you can do to help. You will have plenty of time to look for wildlife and explore our shoreline! Participants will receive a Tshirt and an invasive species guide. Please call for additional information and to preregister.

Registration: Required
Sat 26 Aug
Adventure Kayaking
Saturday, August 26, 2017 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Mine Kill State Park
(518) 827-6111

Brand new this year is the 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 invasives, 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 or email us at MineKillSP@parks.ny.gov

Thu 31 Aug
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, August 31, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

Join ACA certified kayak instructors for a beginner's class on Smartstart Paddling Orientation for your kayak. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. (Let us know if you are using your own.) Sorry no pets allowed! Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thu 31 Aug
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, August 31, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 773-3271

Join ACA certified kayak instructors for a beginner's class on Smartstart Paddling Orientation for your kayak. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. (Let us know if you are using your own.) Sorry no pets allowed! Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Sat 02 Sep
Kayaking with Tina: Beginner's Class
Saturday, September 2, 2017
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

A beginner's class on kayaking! Join ACA certified kayak instructors for a one hour session. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided. Weather permitting. Space is limited. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Saturday Programs: 11am, 1 pm and 3 pm

Sat 02 Sep
Kayaking with Tina: Beginner's Class
Saturday, September 2, 2017
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 282-5154

A beginner's class on kayaking! Join ACA certified kayak instructors for a one hour session. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided. Weather permitting. Space is limited. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Saturday Programs: 11am, 1 pm and 3 pm

Sat 02 Sep
Mine Kill Kayaking
Saturday, September 2, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mine Kill State Park
(518) 827-6111

Interested in kayaking but not sure where to start?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
Wed 06 Sep
Moonlight Paddle
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 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, lease email us at MineKillSP@parks.ny.gov or call the park office at (518) 827-8690.

Registration: Required
Thu 07 Sep
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, September 7, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

Join ACA certified kayak instructors for a beginner's class on Smartstart Paddling Orientation for your kayak. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. (Let us know if you are using your own.) Sorry no pets allowed! Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thu 07 Sep
Kayaking with Tina
Thursday, September 7, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 773-3271

Join ACA certified kayak instructors for a beginner's class on Smartstart Paddling Orientation for your kayak. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. (Let us know if you are using your own.) Sorry no pets allowed! Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.