Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club

Unless otherwise noted, canoeing events depart from 19th St. off of 3rd Ave. Walking tours start from different locations and bicycle tours depart from Brooklyn Borough Hall.  Other events occur inside or outside our boathouse, at 165 2nd St. / off Bond St.

[ Rain 30 min. Prior to start time may cancel event and dates +30 days in the future are subject to change ]

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A Persistence of Cormorants Poetry Reading

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

A Persistence of Cormorants is a summer-long poetry reading series on our shoreline featuring accomplished and exceptional poets from the New York area, many of who live in Brooklyn. On each of the scheduled Sundays, from 1:30 to 3:30, up to four featured poets will read for 10 to 15 minutes each. Gerry reads poetry at […]

Let’s Restore the Gowanus Canal Together: Understanding the Natural Resource Damages Assessment Plan, Part Two

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

Commonly referred to as NRDA, the Natural Resource Damages Assessment is an important piece of the Gowanus Canal Superfund project that will help restore fish, wildlife, habitat and human uses of the canal that were lost to both industrial pollution and the more recent remediation work. The group of federal agency representatives that will oversee […]

Event Series The Boathouse Jam

The Boathouse Jam

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

Wednesdays April 3 through October 30th, 2024 6:00 - 8:30 PM  The Boathouse Jam is hosted by the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club to activate our shoreline while fostering the continued resurgence of acoustical collaborations in Brooklyn. We are inclusive of all - young & old, new & seasoned musicians. Just bring a smile and your musical […]

Full Moon Gowanus Voyage – May

Gowanus Dredgers Bunker (19th St.) 2 19th St., Brooklyn, NY

Join our Crew on a full-moon guided adventure!! More romantic than a candlelit dinner, the magic of canoeing the Gowanus Canal under a full moon will leave you in awe. Meet at the the Gowanus Dredgers Bunker, at the end of 19th St / off 3rd Ave, 11232 - NOT our 2nd St. boathouse. Tickets […]

Event Series Walk-Up Paddles

Free Walk-Up Paddling

Gowanus Dredgers Bunker (19th St.) 2 19th St., Brooklyn, NY

Stop down and launch a canoe for a self-guided paddle from our floating docks at the Gowanus Dredgers Bunker Launch Site!  Limited to the mouth of the Gowanus Canal to 9th Street and Free (donations encouraged). Please note, this activity is NOT at our 2nd St Boathouse. Bring a friend and we'll outfit you with equipment and give […]

Event Series Unheard-of Ensemble

Unheard-of Ensemble : Not in Fact Dead

Gowanus Dredgers Bunker (19th St.) 2 19th St., Brooklyn, NY

Unheard-of Ensemble's Cultural Ecologies returns! The first performance at the Bunker (2 19th Street) features ensemble members and composer-performers Ford and Iva presenting two premieres. Ford’s work sets the murky, sentimental poetry of Brad Vogel, Gowanus local and former Dredgers captain with video created in collaboration with artist Bonnie Ralston, while Iva’s work explores her […]

A Persistence of Cormorants Poetry Reading

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

A Persistence of Cormorants is a summer-long poetry reading series on our shoreline featuring accomplished and exceptional poets from the New York area, many of who live in Brooklyn. On each of the scheduled Sundays, from 1:30 to 3:30, up to four featured poets will read for 10 to 15 minutes each. Gerry reads poetry at […]

Event Series The Boathouse Jam

The Boathouse Jam

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

Wednesdays April 3 through October 30th, 2024 6:00 - 8:30 PM  The Boathouse Jam is hosted by the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club to activate our shoreline while fostering the continued resurgence of acoustical collaborations in Brooklyn. We are inclusive of all - young & old, new & seasoned musicians. Just bring a smile and your musical […]

Arts Gowanus presents: Gowanus Art Parade – Creatures of the Canal!

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

Come one! Come all! March with Arts Gowanus and creatively show everybody your Gowanus love ❤️! All are invited to join us on Saturday, June 1 in the inaugural Gowanus Art Parade! The theme is Creatures of the Canal – Real or Imaginary. Come rain or shine, join us and show us your creature creations! Wear your art! Don your […]

Event Series Walk-Up Paddles

Free Walk-Up Paddling

Gowanus Dredgers Bunker (19th St.) 2 19th St., Brooklyn, NY

Stop down and launch a canoe for a self-guided paddle from our floating docks at the Gowanus Dredgers Bunker Launch Site!  Limited to the mouth of the Gowanus Canal to 9th Street and Free (donations encouraged). Please note, this activity is NOT at our 2nd St Boathouse. Bring a friend and we'll outfit you with equipment and give […]

Event Series The Boathouse Jam

The Boathouse Jam

Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse 165 2nd St, Brooklyn, NY, United States

Wednesdays April 3 through October 30th, 2024 6:00 - 8:30 PM  The Boathouse Jam is hosted by the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club to activate our shoreline while fostering the continued resurgence of acoustical collaborations in Brooklyn. We are inclusive of all - young & old, new & seasoned musicians. Just bring a smile and your musical […]

Art Walk with Gotham SideWalks

Local artist Rich Garr leads this exploration through the Gowanus waterfront. He is a longtime area artist focusing on public art and community. This walking tour is a multi-sensory collage featuring art, and responding to the area's renowned history and current events. Swoon, Mast, Guild, Wolf Tits and other funky street artists are typically featured. […]

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