Free Kayaking, Canoeing and Rowboat Options in New York City | MommyPoppins – Things to do in New York City with Kids

Check out these 11 spots where you can kayak, row or canoe this summer—all for FREE. Source: Free Kayaking, Canoeing and Rowboat Options in New York City | MommyPoppins – Things to do in New York City with Kids

Sustainable Waterfront Recreation Ideas | Sustainable Cities Collective

For cities located along a major waterfront – whether that’s a lake, river, or ocean – figuring out how to best utilize that space without harming the environment can be a challenge. http://www.sustainablecitiescollective.com/annajo/1223101/sustainable-waterfront-recreation-ideas-cities

City Services Map (boat launches, public beaches, water quality)

Access to Geospatial or location-based information and data is provided to the public through NYCityMap. NYCityMap is targeted towards non-mapping professionals and provides a wealth of geographic-based information from the input of a single location. In addition to indicating the specific building requested, users can select additional layers to add to the map such as […]

Reimagining the Waterfront | http://reimaginethewaterfront-civitas.com/

“This key CIVITAS initiative grew from recognition of the deteriorated condition of the East River Esplanade from 60th – 125th Streets and the documented lack of high-quality park space in the eastern areas of our community. Superstorm Sandy was a reminder that if we do not shape our waterfront edge, nature will continue to shape […]