The Lakes at Darlington County Park open for weekends starting May 25, 2024! For more information, click here
Toggle Bar

header1

header2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

July 20, 2021

 

Media Contact for the County of Bergen

Contact: Derek Sands

Phone: 201.250.6080         E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MEDIA ADVISORY – LYNDHURST – FRIDAY

BERGEN COUNTY TO HOST GROUNDBREAKING FOR NEW ROWING CENTER IN RIVERSIDE COUNTY PARK

What:  Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Board of County Commissioners invite members of the media to Riverside County Park South on Friday, July 23 for a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the construction of a new rowing center boathouse on the Passaic River. The project will replace an aging and repurposed structure currently used to store rowing equipment. The new state of the art two-story boathouse will meet the increased demand for public rowing with more efficient and increased boat storage and improved instructional and meeting spaces. Funding for the Boathouse comes from the Bergen County Open Space Trust Fund and grants from NJ Green Acres and the NJ Office of Natural Resource Restoration.

Where:  Bergen County Riverside County Park South – Riverside Ave, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071 (please click here for a map of the park)

When:  Friday, July 23rd at 10:00 a.m.

Who:

Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco

Bergen County Commissioner Chair Steve Tanelli

Representatives from the Passaic River and Bergen County Rowing Associations

Representatives from NJ Green Acres and the NJ Department of Environmental Protection

Representatives from the Passaic River Coalition

Media: Open

Additional Information: Attached is a rendering of the future rowing center boathouse

# #

Riverside Boathouse Rendering