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Events for July 2016

July 23, 2016 (9a)
Full River Paddle
Shoelace Park (219th and Bronx Blvd.) to Concrete Plant Park

Join us on a paddling adventure and explore the fresh water and Estuary sections of the Bronx River!
Start Location: 219th and Bronx Blvd
End Location: Concrete Plant Park

Please note: We will be paddling over 4.5 miles of river to our end destination, please plan accordingly and be aware, you will be resposible for the transport of your vessel through all miles and 3 portage stations.

All need to wear close toed attached shoes and complete an ACA adult or child waiver.

Please bring limited personal belongings and a light snack.

Registration opens 2 weeks prior to trip date at 10a and ends day before trip at 10a. There is a limited of 20 tickets, once site has sold out of tickets there are no spots open and no waiting list. Please plan your purchase accordingly.

Registration is available here.

July 23, 2016 - August 20, 2016 (12-7pm)
Swale: Floating Food Forest
Concrete Plant Park- Entrance on Westchester Ave between Whitlock Ave & Bronx River Ave.

SWALE- Floating Food Forest

All are welcome to tour through the Swale - a floating food forest designed to provide free vegetables and herbs like kale, beets, chard, arugula, leeks, atichokes and others grown for the community.

Open to the Public
July 23rd- August 20th
Every Wednesday to Sunday

Movies Under the Stars
July 27, 2016

Community Paddle
July 30, 2016

Family Day
August 6, 2016
Hosted by Youth Ministries for Peace & Justice

A Day in the Life of the Bronx River
August 13, 2016
12pm- 4pm

ABC 7 News article describing the Swale

For more information about guided tours please contact Dariella Rodriguez 718 328 5622 x16

July 23, 2016 (1pm-5pm)
Rocking the Boat: Community Sailing
Hunts Point Riverside Park, Lafayette Ave & Edgewater Road

Rocking the Boat


All community members from all ages are welcomed to come explore the beautiful Bronx River and learn to sail with our long time partners, community rowing experts, Rocking the Boat!

Sunday, June 5
Saturday, July 23
Sunday, August 21


Hunts Point Riverside Park
- Lafayetter Ave & Edgewater Road

No reservations necessary

For more info please visit Rocking the Boat or call 718.466.5799

Directions: Take 6 train to Hunts Point Avenue, walk south on Hunts Point Ave (crossing under the Bruckner Expressway overpass) until you reach Lafayette Ave. Make left turn at Lafayette Ave and walk all the way down the steep hill to Edgewater Road. Cross Edgewater Road and train tracks to Hunts Point Riverside Park.