May 21 – Northeast Alumni Gathering, NYC

May 21, 2022 4:00 pm
May 21, 2022 7:45 pm

We are thrilled to invite you to our Northeast Alumni Gathering at Manhattan Kayak’s Boathouse in Hudson River Park, New York City. Sign-up for a free paddling block in Pier 84 Cove, or stay on land and enjoy food and drink with Chewonki friends on Manhattan Kayak’s riverfront patio. And, if you’re up for a short adventure, come early for the Manhattan Skyline Kayak Tour, featuring super panoramic views of the city from the Hudson River.

If you sign-up to paddle, we will send you additional links to complete your registration with Manhattan Kayak. Not interested in paddling? No worries; kayaking is not required.

Individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.


  • 4:00 – 5:30 – Manhattan Skyline Kayak Tour ($50 Adults/$25 Young Alumni 12-26)
  • 5:45 – 7:45 – All Ages Private Party at Manhattan Kayak Boathouse (Free)
  • 5:45 – 6:30 – First Block of All Ages Paddling in Pier 84 Cove (Free)
  • 6:45 – 7:30 – Second Block of All Ages Paddling in Pier 84 Cove (Free)

More About Manhattan Skyline Tour

Get super panoramic views of Manhattan’s skyline with Chewonki alumni and friends. Learn some quick basics on land then embark with the guide for 45 minutes on the scenic Hudson River near Times Square. Choose from single or double sit-on-top kayaks, which are super stable for first-timers, or traditional touring kayaks. We’ll cover 1-2 miles.

  • 4:00 – 5:30 pm
  • Cost $50/adults, $25/young alumni (12-26)
  • No swimming or boating experience needed
  • Maximum weight is 225 lb per person
  • Ages 12-14 must ride a double kayak with an adult. 

More About All Ages Paddling in Pier 84 Cove

Enjoy the calm cove water between the Pier 84 Boathouse and the Intrepid Aircraft Carrier on a kayak or stand-up paddleboard. The experience begins with a short, 5-minute lesson on land, and paddlers must stay in the supervised cove area.

  • Block 1: 5:45 – 6:30 pm
  • Block 2: 6:45 – 7:30 pm
  • Free, Ages 3+
  • No swimming or boating experience needed
  • Maximum weight is 250 lb per person


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