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The Sixth Annual Lake DeForest Day at Lake DeForest

The Sixth Annual Lake DeForest Day

Lake DeForest Day is a family-friendly day of paddling and appreciating beautiful Lake DeForest in New City, NY. Take part in the Family Walk and 5K Fun Run over the causeway at Lake DeForest! The event is a fundraiser for Hackensack Riverkeeper and Keep Rockland Beautiful. The day will feature the always-entertaining Supervisor's Race and several open paddle sessions.

Schedule: Check-in begins 30 min. prior to each time slot 8:30 am: Supervisors Challenge 9:00 am: Opening Ceremony 9:30 am - 11:00 am: Family Walk and 5K Fun Run 9:30 am - 11:00 am: Kayak/Canoe Session 1 (rental) 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Bring your own Kayak/Canoe Session 1 11:30 am - 1:00 pm: Kayak/Canoe Session 2 (rental) 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Kayak/Canoe Session 3 (rental) 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Bring your own Kayak/Canoe Session 2 * In the unlikely event Lake DeForest Day is canceled due to extremely inclement weather, you may use your donation towards another paddling event, special paddles, or at either of their paddling centers.

Venue/Parking and Check-in: Parking and check-in for the event will be at the New City Little League field: 41 Strawtown Road, New City, NY 10956, near the intersection of Strawtown Road and Fringe Court. Turn-by-turn directions here. From the field, it's a short walk along the waterfront to the kayak launch/walk starting point. Shuttle buses will also be provided to take people to and from the field. Folks with their own boats must also check in at New City Little League Field before driving to the boat drop area.

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