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New York State Canal Corporation's Signature Event

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Great day for the kids!
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So much Fun!
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4th Annual Hudson Crossing Cardboard Boat Race

Location: Fort Hardy Park Beach
Address: Route 29
City: Schuylerville, N.Y. 12871
Canal: Champlain Canal
  • Date: Sat, 08/09/2021
  • Time: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • County: Saratoga
  • Admission: $10 - $25 entry fee per boat / s
  • Organization: Hudson Crossing Park, Inc.
  • Contact: Marlene Bissell
  • Tel: (518) 859-1462
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: http://www.hudsoncrossingpark.org
Description: Come join the fun as a spectator or enter the race. Build a human powered boat made of corrugated cardboard or 100% recycled materials that will hold one crewmember and be seaworthy on the Hudson River in Schuylerville.Registration open on the beach from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Folks of all ages may bring pre-built boats or construct their boat on-site between 8:00 - 12:30. (Must bring own PFDs) Races begin at 1:00 with contestants competing in 5 different categories. Plan to get wet! Live music, Hot Dog Cart, Rotary Club BBQ, and more. Vendor inquiries welcome. An unforgettable day of fun and great photo opportunities! Check the web site or call for a list of 'acceptable' boat-building materials.

Directions: Northway to exit 14. Follow signs for Schuylerville. Continue following Route 29 east through the Village of Schuylerville. Pass the U.S. Post Office and the first Fort Hardy Park entrance. Cardboard Boat Races at the Beach Entrance to the park.

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