Learn to kayak—and advance your skills to the next level. Most kayak classes begin in the Pier 4 embayment at Brooklyn Bridge Park, providing a protected area to learn to paddle or improve your skills. Our instructors are experienced in guiding students of all ages through basic strokes, paddling techniques and advanced skill development. Come prepared to have fun and check out our FAQs on what to wear and bring!”
Address & Directions
We are located at One15 Brooklyn Marina, 159 Bridge Park Dr, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Whether you enter from Pier 6 located near Atlantic Avenue or Old Fulton Street, follow the path to the One15 Brooklyn Marina between piers 3 and 5. You’ll know it when you arrive: you’ll see the moored sailboats.
Classes and programs typically meet at our home base at the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse. Your guide or instructor will provide information upon registration.
There is indoor public parking at the One Brooklyn Bridge Park residential tower. Free parking in the neighborhood near the park is extremely limited and cannot be counted on, but you could try. We highly recommend taking public transportation, biking or walking to the park. BBP is accessible by subway (A/C to High Street, F to York Street or 2/3 to Clark Street train station) bus (nearest buses are the B25, B61, B63, B67) or arrive by East River Ferry or NY Water Taxi.
If biking is your preferred means of transportation then the Brooklyn Bridge Park is the perfect place for you. Whether you enter from the North or South Entrance of the park, there’s a bike path that will lead you to Pier 4.