Projects

Although we are a boating organization by name, the North Brooklyn Boat Club does more than just provide access to our local waterways. We are also involved with addressing, and trying to solve, the ecological issues that surround us and embracing the rich nautical history that preceded us. To effectively involve the local community in environmental education, awareness, and remediation, we run and partner with a number of organizations on creative and worthwhile projects. We invite you to help out with any of the projects below or contact us if you have a project that may fit well with our mission.

Water Quality Testing

  As a participant in the New York City Water Trail Association's Citizen Water Quality Testing Project we sample water off our dock each week from May through September. Our samples are...
Gardening & Composting

Gardening & Composting

We grow fruit and vegetables and maintain an active community compost bin for kitchen scraps and food wastes.
Boat Building & Restoration

Boat Building & Restoration

We believe that the only thing better than exploring NYC from the water is doing so in a vessel made and maintained with your own hands. Be it canoes, kayaks, rowboats or paddles we seek to employ...