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OPEN TUESDAY 4th OF JULY Empire Kayaks will be open Tuesday July 4th 9am-5:45pm. Come celebrate at Empire Kayaks! Get on the water for a patriotic paddle by kayaking, Stand UpPaddleboarding or by trying the new Hobie Eclipse (Stand Up Pedal Board)..
HAPPY HOBIE DEMO DAY Sunday May 7 10am-2pm Join us for a free demo of all the great Hobie products! The new Hobie Eclipse Mirage Drive SUP, Hobie Stand Up Paddleboards, the Hobie Mirage Drive pedal kayaks (Now featuring reserve!) and the multi-functional Tandem Island are just some of the available Hobies to try out. Check out all the great fishing models! Pedaling is believing! Call 516 889 8300 to reserve.
KAYAK CLINICS: Empire Kayaks offers instruction throughout the season to make your paddling safer, more efficient and more fun! Find a clinic that addresses your needs and call 516 889 8300 to register. 2017 schedule: ACA Quick Start (Intro Clinic) 9-12pm May 21, July 1, July 23, Aug 13. Rescue Clinic 12:30-3:30 July 23, Rolling 12:30-3:30 July 1, Aug 13. Combo 9-1pm June 11, July 9, Aug 27, Sept 9. $100/ 3hr Clinic. Includes kayak, equipment and top notch instruction. (4 hr Combo Clinic $130.)
YOGA S.U.P. Saturdays July 15, Aug 5, Sept 2. 8:30 Check-in. Launch 9:00am. Join us throughout the summer for Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga. Our instructor will lead you through a session of yoga while you’re enjoying the natural splendor of floating on water on a S.U.P. Don't miss the bliss! Call 516 889 8300 to reserve.
KAYAK FISHING TOUR May 27, June 24, Sept 9. Our Hobie Fishing Team member, Mike D. spreads the joy of kayak fishing on these instructional tours on 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 in 2017. Call to register and for details. 516 889 8300
STAND UP PADDLEBOARD CLINICS July 1, July 23, Aug 13. 8:30 Check-in. Start 9am. These 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. $80/clinic. Includes S.U.P., equipment and top notch instruction. Call 516 889 8300 to reserve.
MARSH ECO TOURS June 10, June 25, July 22, Aug 12, Aug 26. 10am Check-in. Launch 10:30. Take a guided 1.5 hour eco-tour through the cuts of nearby Garrett Marsh. Kevin our local naturalist 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. $40pp includes kayak and guided tour. Call 516 889 8300 to reserve.
BIKAYAK TOURS Sept 10 8am Check-in. 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. $40 includes kayak and guided tour. Call 516 889 8300 to reserve.
OPEN TUESDAY 4th OF JULY Empire Kayaks will be open Tuesday July 4th 9am-5:45pm. Come celebrate at Empire Kayaks! Get on the water for a patriotic paddle by kayaking, Stand UpPaddleboarding or by trying the new Hobie Eclipse (Stand Up Pedal Board).
OPEN YEAR ROUND !
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4 EMPIRE BLVD. ISLAND PARK, NY 11558