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Canoeing the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn

Canoeing the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is extremely rare.

About your host

Tim Gamble is an experienced kayaker and canoe paddler with many years of experience paddling in New York Harbor and is managing ticket sales. Owen Foote is an architect and urban planner an expert canoeist with extensive knowledge of and has been advocating for the Gowanus neighborhood for over 25 years. If he is not available, one of the guides he has trained will lead the experience.
Tim
Tim
Tim
Tim

About Gowanus Dregers Canoe Club

The Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club has been reviving the Gowanus Canal through Recreation, Education and Advocacy for over 20 years Our not for profit mission is to connect people with and to improve the canal and NY estuary. Funds raised from the Air BnB experience will directly fund our free programming as all staff are unpaid volunteers. Full details: http://www.gowanuscanal.org
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Gowanus Dregers Canoe Club. .

What we’ll do

Meet at the boathouse for a short safety presentation at the shoreline, where you will be outfitted with safety gear before starting your adventure. Then, embark on a voyage filled with questions and conversation on how recreation can have a positive influence on improving and encouraging environmental awareness and activism in an urban setting. Paddle along the Gowanus Canal to see a hidden…

What else you should know

Wear sunscreen, bring water to drink and a light jacket in case it gets cool.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Everything you will need We provide canoe, paddle, and lifejacket. Wear sunscreen.

What to bring

A light jacket or sweatshirt in case it gets cool
Tim
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₹3,591 per person
₹3,591 per person