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Con Edison Cardboard Kayak Race

Con Edison Cardboard Kayak Race

Jul 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Brooklyn Bridge Beach
Under Brooklyn Bridge at FDR Drive Lower Manhattan
New York, New York

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

FREE

As part of City of Water Day, Brooklyn Bridge Beach is open for one day only for a unique kayak race. Starting at 10:30 am, each team builds life-size paper boats made of 10 sheets of cardboard, 3 rolls of gaffing tape, and 10 rolls of clear waterproof packing tape to race at 1:30 pm (yes, some of them sink). When not in use for the Cardboard Kayak Race, the Brooklyn Bridge Beach will be open for free public kayaking (10 am–1 pm) and beach education activities (3 pm–4 pm), first come first serve.

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