Cold Spring Harbor Kayak Cruise Scheduled
OYSTER BAY, NY – Friends of the Bay and the WaterFront Center are teaming up for the second year on conservation kayak cruises, the first of three scheduled for May 15 in Cold Spring Harbor.
The rain date for the event, which will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., is May 16.
Kayaks will depart from the village of Laurel Hollow Beach, where parking is available, around 9 a.m. for a two-hour guided tour led by Breann Ross, a WaterFront Center naturalist, and Bill Bleyer, author, historian and president of Friends of the bay.
Cruise fees, which are tax-deductible, for those with their own kayaks are $ 20 per adult and $ 10 for children under 15. For those who don’t have their own kayaks, the special event price is available at $ 55 for a single-seater kayak rental. and participation fee and $ 65 for a double kayak.
Seating for the cruise will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions and every kayaker must wear a mask ashore, organizers say. To avoid social distancing issues, kayakers can arrive between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. to register and get on the water, organizers said.
A paddle, which was donated by West Marine, will also be raffled off at the event.
Profits raised during the event will be shared between the two organizations to support their respective awareness programs.