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The New York City Downtown Boathouse (Kayaking)

  • The Downtown Boathouse is an all volunteer-run nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free access to the harbor in New York City through public kayaking programs.  Our mission is to encourage safe public use of harbor waters of New York City and thereby provide residents of this space-constrained city with increased recreational opportunities.  We support our operations exclusively through volunteers and with your public donations.

Pier 26

Pier 40 (NOTE – See Pier 26)
Pier 96
72nd Street –
Governors Island


Waterfront Access/Activity Sites (Biking, Kayaking, Rowing, Sailing)

Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway

  • When its founders started in 1998, a 14-mile greenway along Brooklyn’s industrial waterfront was inconceivable to New York City officials. Now the greenway is recognized as an essential public health and sustainable transportation resource that will shape the future development of Brooklyn’s waterfront.After ten years of building support, planning, and securing funding, the greenway is poised to become a unified New York City capital project.

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