Open Canoe Paddles!

UPDATE (8.12):

Many thanks to everyone that came out to paddle and assist with the first open canoe trips for the club. They were largely succesful, blessed with calm weather and received great review (greenpoint See more photos from the trips to Bushwick Inlet and down Newtown Creek and stay posted for forthcoming open trips!


August 4th (Saturday) Canoe Trip to Bushwick Inlet
A chance to practice some basic canoeing skills and strokes and explore this beautiful yet waterlocked habitat. This is a short paddle with time to eat a small meal and catch the sunset.
5:30 pm to 8:45 pm – Registration Now Closed

August 11th (Saturday) – Canoe trip into Newtown Creek
A trip through the infamous Newtown Creek. A longer paddle for people that are comfortable in boats and risk of exposure to foul air and water. An absolutely unique geography and history to explore.
4:30 pm to 7:30 pm  Registration Now Closed

Further info:
Applicants must be 18+ years of age and able to swim.  There is a $5 insurance fee for each paddler and event. Unless otherwise noted, all paddles leave depart from and return to our boatyard in Greenpoint, Brooklyn (49 Ash Street).  All boating equipment is provided by the North Brooklyn Boat Club, please bring appropriate clothing as paddlers may get wet. We will finalize the list of participants 36 hours before the paddle using a lottery system. Thank you for applying – we will be in touch soon!

*All trips are subject to change depending on weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances.