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River Riders Opening Day & Memorial for Founder Gerry Blackstone

  • YPRC River Riders John F Kennedy Memorial Drive Yonkers, NY, 10701 United States (map)

Gerry Blackstone founded the YPRC River Riders program at JFK Marina to provide free kayaking for the community of Yonkers. Gerry successfully ran tours up & down, and across the Hudson River with local youth. Please come out, and help us honor him the way he would want us to. 

Free paddling all evening! 

At 3:45PM we will talk a little about Gerry and his contribution to the Yonkers waterfront, followed by a moment of silence before the first kayak is launched. 

Tour times: 1st tour 4:00PM, 2nd tour 4:45PM, 3rd tour 5:30PM, last tour 6:15PM.  


Later Event: July 14