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FREE KAYAKING on the Hudson Sunday June 19, 10am–5pm. Pier 96, Twelfth Avenue at 56th Street (downtownboathouse.org).
The New York City Downtown Boathouse offers complimentary kayaking every weekend through October at three Hudson River docks. No need to make a reservation, just walk right up and get in line! Nautical experts provide the equipment and the know-how—though they do ask that you sign a liability waiver, and wear a bathing suit, or shorts and a T-shirt. An adult must accompany kids under 16 in the boat. Ages 2 and up are welcome.
FATHER, SON COMPETITIONS at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Sunday June 19, 12pm–1pm. Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Pier 86 between 46th Street and 12th Avenue [(212) 245-0072, intrepidmuseum.org]. Subway: A, C, E to 42nd Street–Port Authority; N, Q, R to 42nd Street; S, 1, 2, 3, 7 to 42nd Street. Free with museum admission: ages 18 and up $24, ages 7–17 $19, ages 3–6 $12, children under 3 free. Team up with dad for some friendly competition and test your athletic skills with traditional games like a balloon toss, potato sack races and egg-in-spoon relays. Winners get bragging rights and a prize from the museum. All ages are welcome.
GET OUT ON THE WATER FOR A TOTALLY ENTERTAINING FATHER’S DAY!
Treat Dad to something different this Father’s Day aboard the Spirit of New York and see the city from a unique perspective. There will be a buffet, an engaging DJ, entertainment and great views.
FATHER’S DAY LUNCH: Includes a complimentary bloody mary or mimosa for dad and free juice and soda for kids. Boarding is at 11:30am and the cruise lasts from noon until 2:00pm. The price is $57.90 per adult and $34.95 per child age 3-12*
FATHER’S DAY DINNER: Boarding is at 6:30pm, and the cruise is from 7:00pm – 10:00pm. The price is $79.90 per person*
To make reservations call (866) 483-3866.