The all-volunteer run organization offers free kayaking, evening classes and a winter swimming pool program.. In Short The group runs kayaks from three locations, May 17 through October 13. The first is in the West Village at Pier 40 and Houston Street, which operates from 9am to 6pm on weekends and holidays. The second is in midtown at Pier 96 at Clinton Cove at 56th Street. The midtown location operates from 9am to 6pm on weekends and holidays, is open weekday evenings (June 15 to September 15) from 5pm to 7pm, and holds Wednesday evening classes from 6pm to 8pm. The third location is at the 72nd Street connected walkway and operates from 10am to 5pm on weekends and holidays.