Canoeing on the Bronx River
Paddle the Bronx River with the Bronx River Alliance!
Please note: Some events are free, others are not. Visit bronxriver.org for more information.
September 12th Lake Paddle Bronx Zoo $25 Adults, $15 Children
September 18th Community Friday Starlight Park FREE
September 19th Estuary Paddle Concrete Plant Park $35 Adults
Septemner 25th Community Friday Starlight Park Free
September 26th Lake Paddle Bronx Zoo $25 Adults, $15 Children
October 3rd Estuary Paddle Concrete Plant Park $35 Adults
October 9th Community Friday Starlight Free
October 10th Lake Paddle Bronx Zoo $25 Adults, $15 Children
October 16th Community Friday Starlight Park Free
October 17th Estuary Paddle Concrete Plant Park $35 Adults
October 23rd Community Friday Starlight Park Free
October 24th Lake Paddle Bronx Zoo $25 Adults, $15 Children
October 30th Community Friday Starlight Free
October 31st Estuary Paddle Concrete Plant Park $35 Adults
November 7th Lake Paddle Bronx Zoo $25 Adults, $15 Children
COVID19 Safety Protocols
Perform a Self-Health Check at home prior to participating in an event with the Bronx River Alliance. If you exhibit any of the following symptoms, please do NOT leave home:
Shortness of Breath or difficulty breathing
Fever (especially above 100.4 ℉)
New loss of taste or smell
Wear a Face Covering
Masks/face coverings are required to participate in any on-water event with the Bronx River Alliance and must remain on for the duration of the event. A face mask must cover your nose and mouth.
Practice COVID-safe hygiene
Wear a mask/face covering whenever you leave home and cannot maintain at least 6 feet of distance from others.
Wash your hands often, using soap and water and scrub for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available and rub into hands for 30 seconds.
Do not touch your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
If you have touched or repositioned your mask, it is recommended that you wash/use hand sanitizer before touching anything else.
Monitor your health more closely than usual for cold or flu symptoms.
Upon arrival at the event
Please maintain at least six feet of distance between you and others at all times, and do not touch others.
Participants will have their temperature checked upon arrival. If anyone is measured to be above the CDC-recommended threshold (currently 100.4 ℉), the temperature will be read again in 5 minutes. If the second temperature scan also is above the threshold, the person will be asked to leave immediately.
Hand sanitizer and gloves will be available at the registration table.
ACA waivers and Photo waivers must be filled out and signed before participants get out on water.
Canoes will be reserved for participants who live in the same household only; kayaks will be reserved for individual participants.
Please note, all youth under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian present and participating to be allowed to go on any public canoe excursion.
All paddlers should meet at the respective boat launch area by the stated start time of the program; unfortunately, we are unable to accomidate anyone passed the grace period of 15 minutes.
For more information on how one might prepare for their paddling trip, visit our FAQ’s page here!
The Bronx River Alliance reserves the right to turn away, deny or refuse service to any person(s) who it suspects may pose a health risk to its staff, paddlers, community or themselves.
Please Note: All of the above programming dates/times are subject to change,
please check our calendar events for any updated information and cancellations.