Join FBW, the Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse, Ke Aloha Outrigger and Resilience Paddle Sports for a day of activities celebrating Hoboken’s waterfront. City of Water Day, sponsored by the Waterfront Alliance and NY & NJ Harbor Estuary Program, takes place in waterfront communities throughout the metropolitan region.
Connect the Waterfront: The Final Stretch
12 noon – Meet at the Sinatra Park Amphitheater
Join FBW for a festive march led by the Hungry March Band up the central waterfront to Maxwell Place Park. Celebrate progress on Hoboken’s riverfront and show your support for completing Hoboken’s public waterfront park. Free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, fajitas by East LA and entertainment by Gus Hurteau.
Completing a Plan for the Central Waterfront: A Guided Tour
9 AM – Meet at 11th Street & Sinatra Drive North
FBW Executive Director Ron Hine will lead the walk from 11th down to 4th Street and discuss how to extend the award-winning standards of the park at Hoboken’s South Waterfront northward, potentially making Hoboken one of the world’s great urban waterfronts.
Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse & Ke Aloha Outrigger
10 AM Beach clean up
11 AM – 3 PM Free kayaking in the Hoboken Cove
The Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse is an all-volunteer run nonprofit providing free kayaking and stand up paddleboarding (SUP) from the only sandy beach access to the Hudson River south of the GW Bridge. See website for details & to make reservations.
Ke Aloha Outrigger’s mission is to ignite interest and facilitate public access to the waterways of New York and New Jersey through the Polynesian traditions of the outrigger canoe by offering affordable first-rate watersport programs and education. KeAlohaOutrigger.org.
All events will take place outdoors. Masks are required on land if you’re unvaccinated, and we ask that you maintain social distancing where possible.
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