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KAYAK FISHING SEMINAR SUN MAY 3 9am-10:30am Join our Hobie Fishing Team member in a free hands on seminar explaining the benefits of fishing from a Hobie Mirage Drive Kayak. Learn how to accessorize your kayak. Rod & reel selection, local fish to target, bait & tackle will also be covered. Hobie Kayaks available for demo after seminar . Call to reserve. 516 889 8300
HAPPY HOBIE DAY SUN MAY 3 10am-2pm Join us for a free demo of all the great Hobie products! Hobie Stand Up Paddleboards, the Hobie Mirage Drive pedal kayaks and the multi-functional Tandem Island are just some of the available Hobies to try out. Hobie Fishing Team members on hand to explain the advantages of fishing from a Hobie! This year the all new 2105 pedal kayaks will be featured.
KAYAK CLINICS: Empire Kayaks offers instruction to make your paddling safer, more efficient and more fun! Find a clinic that meets your needs, then call to register. ACA Quick Start May 3(9-12) May 30(9-12), June 28(11:30-2:30), July 26(9-12), Aug 16(9-12), Sept 6(9-12). Rescue Clinic 12:30-3:30 May 30, Sept. 6 Rolling 12:30-3:30 July 26, Aug 16. $75.00/clinic, includes kayak and equipment. Combo (Fee for this 4 hour clinic is $100) May 24(11:30-3:30), June 14(9am-1pm), July 12(11:30-3:30), Aug 2(9am-1pm) Aug 23(11:30-3:30), Sept 13(9am-1pm), Oct. 10(9am-1pm). Call to reserve 516 889 8300
YOGA S.U.P. SUN MAY 31, SUN JUNE 14, SUN AUG 9, SUN AUG 30 8:30am Check-in. Launch at 9:00. Join us throughout the summer for Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga. Our instructor leads you through a session of yoga while you’re enjoying the natural splendor of floating on water on a S.U.P. Yoga & S.U.P. rental $40pp. Call to reserve 516 889 8300
KAYAK FISHING TOUR SUN MAY 17, SAT JUNE 20, SUN JULY 12, SAT SEPT 19.8:15am Check-in Launch 9:00am. Back to Empire 2:30pm. Hobie Fishing Team member, Mike D. spreads the joy of kayak fishing on these instructional tours of the kayak fishing friendly waters surrounding Empire Kayaks showing the advantages of fishing from a kayak. Join Mike D. and experience the thrill of kayak fishing.
STAND UP PADDLEBOARD CLINICS MAY 24, JUNE 28, JULY 12, AUG 23. 8:30 Check-in. Start 9am. This 2 hr clinic offers more in depth instruction on the skills and knowledge needed to enjoy the sport of Stand Up Paddling safely and efficiently. Launching, landing, standing, turning, stopping, paddling straight, self recues are just some of skills covered. $75/Clinic includes SUP, equipment & great instruction.
MARSH ECO TOURS SAT MAY 23, SAT JUNE 20, SAT JULY 4, SUN JULY 19, SAT AUG 1, SAT AUG 15, SUN AUG 30. 10:00am Check-in. Launch 10:30am. Take a guided 1.5 hour eco-tour through the cuts of nearby Garrett Marsh. Matt our marine biologist will lead these family friendly tours explaining the unique ecosystem of the marshes while pointing out the unique birds and other wildlife of the bay. $35pp Reserve at 516 889 8300 .
S.U.P.er FIT CLASS SAT MAY 30, JUNE 13, JULY 18, AUG 1 & 29. SUNDAYS JUNE 21, JULY 5, AUG 16, SEPT 6. 8:30 Check-in. Launch 9:00 Our Stand Up Paddleboard Fitness classes are a blast! Have some fun on a Stand Up Paddleboard with a fitness class on water. After going over the basics, we head onto the bay to exercise on our boards with the added enjoyment and challenge of being on the water! Call to reserve 516 889 8300.
BIKAYAK TOURS SUN JUNE 7, SUN SEPT 13. 8:00am Check-in. Everyone should do at least one Bikayak tour every summer. A 25 mile bike tour through the barrier island of Long Beach and back to Empire where we launch our kayaks for a 3 mile tour on the bay. All you need for these tours are a bike, a helmet and a good attitude. Bike and kayak tour $40 includes kayak rental. Call 516 889 8300 to reserve.
S.U.P.er FIT CLASS SEPT 6. 8:30 Check-in. Launch 9:00 Our Stand Up Paddleboard Fitness classes are a blast! Have some fun on a Stand Up Paddleboard with a fitness class on water. After going over the basics, we head onto the bay to exercise on our boards with the added enjoyment and challenge of being on the water! Call to reserve 516 889 8300.
KAYAK FISHING TOUR SEPT 12.8:15am Check-in. Hobie Fishing Team member, Mike D. spreads the joy of kayak fishing on these instructional tours of the kayak fishing friendly waters surrounding Empire Kayaks showing the advantages of fishing from a kayak. Join Mike D. and experience the thrill of kayak fishing.
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4 EMPIRE BLVD. ISLAND PARK, NY 11558