Kayaking from LIC - photo by Ted Gruber
If you’ve ever seen kayaks going by the East River on the LIC coastline and wondered “geez, I wonder where they’re coming from?”, well we’ve got answers for you! The Long Island City Community Boathouse is actually located in (duh) Long Island City!
They are a volunteer organization and have weekday and weekend paddles. Best of all, you can do some FREE kayaking from Hallets Cove on Sundays.
The mission of the all-volunteer Long Island Community Boathouse is to provide western Queens residents, employees, and visitors with educational and recreational paddling programs. Our programs raise awareness about estuary ecology with the goal of restoring the natural beauty and health of New York Harbor for today’s and future generations.
Check them out at licboathouse.org