Kayak with Your Park! Your Health!

Kayak at Canarsie Pier this Wednesday with Gateway and the American Heart Association.
Gateway and the American Heart Association invite you to kayak at Canarsie Pier this Wednesday from 3-6 P.M.

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News Release Date: August 13, 2012
Contact: Kim McLeod, 718-354-4530

WHAT: Your Park! Your Health! will celebrate the end of a successful summer engaging new communities with heart-smart outdoor recreation at Gateway. This collaboration between the American Heart Association and the National Park Service introduced over 600 New Yorkers, especially from Hindu and Spanish-speaking communities, to overnight camping and kayaking at Gateway National Recreation Area's Jamaica Bay Unit.

WHERE: Canarsie Pier, Brooklyn. Look for the signs.

WHEN: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M

WHO: Anyone can come! No charge and no reservations required.

NOTE: Bring clothes that can get a bit wet. Sunglasses, sunscreen, bug repellant, a hat and some water are highly recommended. Life jackets will be provided and must be worn. Program may be cancelled in case of inclement weather.

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