Grand Opening Events

Mayor Toni Harp of the City of New Haven will host a “Ribbon Cutting” and luncheon for her invited guests on Monday, September 17th, at 11:00 AM.

Then, on Saturday, September 22, 2018, Canal Dock and the City of New Haven will together host “Community Day” from approximately 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. This will be the first chance for the general public to explore this new signature facility and see some of the gradually expanding boating programs in action.

Tentative Schedule of Activities(view/download PDF here)

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Tentative schedule of boating demonstrations:

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Yale Grad Crew & Visitor “Learn to Row”
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Metro Boating in the Dragon Boat
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Canal Dock Members in Zephyrs
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Yale Grad Crew
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: “Visitor Learn to Paddle & Row”
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Canal Dock Members in the Dragon Boat
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Metro Boating in Zephyrs & “Visitor Learn to Boat”