| The Yonkers Paddling & Rowing Club, Inc. is a not-for-profit membership organization whose purposes are to: Encourage the growth of, and participation in, rowing and paddling sports. Educate and inform the public about the environment of the Hudson River and the importance of its protection for present and future generations. Teach and foster rowing and paddling skills among adults and youths. Encourage use of safety skills and procedures in rowing and paddling sports in particular, and in water sports in general. Provide sites for storage of boats and the conduct of rowing and paddling programs, and... Publicize, organize and conduct rowing and paddling events of all types, including, but not limited to competitive events.