Wetland Clean Up + Kayak Tour

May 07, 2021 2:00pm

Join the Freshkills Park Alliance for a wetland clean up at our Kayak Launch site. Following the clean up volunteers will have the opportunity to Kayak along Freshkills Park’s waterways! This two mile round-trip paddle is a chance to explore the creeks and shorelines of Freshkills Park and experience the wildlife while the site is closed to the public.

Registration: By registering for this event, you confirm you will provide your own vehicle to enter the park.

Location: We will meet at L.A. Fitness Parking lot , (350 Wild Ave, Staten island, NY, 10314). We we will carravan together along East Service Road, making a left on Victory Blvd, and another left onto the west service road and enter the park together at 2:00 PM sharp.

Gear: Wear sturdy shoes that you don’t mind getting wet or muddy. Wear clothes that can get wet, and avoid heavy fabric like cotton and jeans. Please also bring water and sunblock. Life jackets will be provided and are required during the tour.

Technology: Feel free to take photos, but consider carefully before bringing any electronic devices with you as they may possibly get wet, damaged, or dropped during the program.

Restrictions: You will be asked to sign an activity waiver before participating in the program. Participants must be Ages 18+

Cancellation: This event will be canceled if registration is too low, or if there is a 60% or greater chance of rain on the day of the event. You will be asked to confirm your registration by email before the event. As we receive cancellations, names will be added from the waitlist. If you know you will be unable to attend, please cancel your registration by email so we can fill the reservation. info@freshkillspark.org

Covid-19 Precautions:

All Visitors and Staff must wear a mask during the entire event.

Masks, Gloves, and Hand sanitizer will be available.

All high contact points will be sanitized before and after the event.

By participating in this event you are acknowledging that you and your guests have not experienced a fever, not tested positive for COVID-19, and have not been exposed to anyone with COVID-19 within 14 days of the event. Should you develop symptoms after registration, please cancel your registration by email.

info@freshkillspark.org

Can’t make it for Spring Cleaning?  You can still help by promoting our volunteer projects with your friends and neighbors. Students can receive credit for community service hours.  We will also be adding more volunteer opportunities as the season continues.

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