New York Outrigger Canoeing

There are many ways to experience NYC through its waterways but one of the most unique may be by outrigger canoe. From the traditions of the pacific and Polynesian culture the sport of outrigger paddling and racing has navigated its way to NYC thanks to New York Outrigger. With teams of 6 people in each Outrigger Canoe propelling it forward is no easy task. Working together as a team and finding your rhythm is important but meeting new people and having fun is a must. New York Outriggers offer free novice sessions most weekends from late-Spring to early-Fall and can be found in the Pier 66 Boathouse in Hudson River Park.

New York Outrigger also offer fun programs like Paddle Fit, Growth and Racing.Opportunites for Stand Up Paddle Boarding as well.

The Spot: New York Outrigger

Location: 221 12th Ave, Pier 66 New York, NY 10001

Hours: May Vary Visit Website

Price: FREE Novice Sessions

Get there:

Take M23 crosstown bus west on 23rd Street to Chelsea Piers which is the last stop and walk 3 blocks or 3 piers north.

You can transfer to the M23 from the C/E subway lines on 8th Ave. & 23rd Street, the 1/9 lines on 7th Ave. & 23rd Street, the F and Path Trains on 6th, the N/R on Broadway, or the 4,5,6 over on the east side.