BEACH DAY 

JUNE 18th, 2016

SATURDAY MORNING: WAKE-UP AND Take the A Train or Beach bus to Rockaway

  Photo from nycsubway.org

Photo from nycsubway.org

The A train or Q 35

OvR Beach Bus (9:30AM or 12:30PM)

Option 1: Early route picksup from LES, Williamsburg, Bushwick and will get you to 1:30PM Surf (get off at Beach 67) & SUP (get off at Riis).

Option 2: The later route pickups from Williamsburg and  Bushwick and gets you to the beach by 3:00PM surfing (get off at Beach 67) or 3:00PM meditation (get off at Riis!)

Book the bus now. 

10AM - 3:00PM LEARN TO SURF! 

Start times: 10:00AM, 11:00AM, 1:30PM, 3:00PM

Find out why Rockaway is our own little beach town. Surf lessons with Skudin all morning will start with on land practice and take you into the water to ride your first wave. Surf reservations here. **Surfers can take the Q22 to easily get from Beach 67 to Beach 169***

1:00PM STAND UP PADDLEBOARDING ON THE BAY

Enjoy 60 minutes of learning water safety, basic SUP techniques & exploring Rockaway’s beautiful Jamaica Bay on a Stand Up Paddleboard - under the supervision of A-Team Paddleboarding’s certified instructors. Book your SUP lesson here.

  Team OutdoorFest Surfing at Rockaway Beach in 2014

Team OutdoorFest Surfing at Rockaway Beach in 2014

  Riis Park Beach Bazaar Map

Riis Park Beach Bazaar Map

Location: 

Afternoon activities will all take place at Riis Park. Poetry, meditation, yoga & beach clean-up will be at Bay 14 while post-event beer drinking and hanging out will take place at Bay 9. 

2:30PM POetry workshop 

In this workshop, poet Max Stossel will perform a couple pieces to set the tone, then give a prompt and allow the group to write and ultimately share stories/poems from their own lives.

3:00PM MEDITATION WITH BEACH SESSIONS

Nothing is more important than intention. Come and channel your inner wave with a guided beach meditation. See it on the schedule.

3:30PM : BEACH YOGA

We're taking over the beach for an hour with Pop Up Yoga NYC to find peace by the sea. Open level vinyasa flow with ocean views.  See it on the schedule.

Plus, Find out how yoga affects the moisture of your skin with a free before-and-after skin hydration test.

  Photo by Tys Dan Tyson

Photo by Tys Dan Tyson

  Photo from Lizzmonade.com

Photo from Lizzmonade.com

 

5:00PM : BEACH CLEAN UP WITH SURFRIDER & NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION

Join local advocacy groups Surfrider NYC and the NPCA to help do a beach clean up and learn more about their ocean saving initiatives. See it on the schedule.

  Photo by Ali Bradley from 2014 Cleanup

Photo by Ali Bradley from 2014 Cleanup

 

7PM + ON: AFTER PARTY AT RIIS PARK BEACH BAZAAR

First beer free for volunteers thanks to Sierra Nevada + live music & eats. Hop on the beach bus to get an easy ride back to Brooklyn. See it on the schedule.

JOIN US ON JUNE 18th for beach day! 

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