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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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 […]

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 […]

What’s a Mookntaka? (a playful pairing of mark and karyn)

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

The Brooklyn-based art duo, Mookntaka (MOO-kin-tah-kah) is known for their playful and whimsical inflatable installations, but did you know that Mark Zlotsky and Karyn Lao also have individual creative practices? What’s a Mookntaka?, a solo show at the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club, dives into the duo's personal work, providing insight to their collaboration and inspiration […]

Event Series Creekers Jamboree

Ukulele Cabaret: Hot in the City [NEW LOCATION]

Hot in the City: 3pm Saturday July 27th
It's getting hot in here! Featuring Chris Combs, Gio Gaynor, Jamie Scandal, John Vitale, Lloyd United, Makalina, Pete Sturman, Rush Kress and Ukelinda hosted by Sonic Uke.

Prospect Park near the Picnic House
Enter on Prospect Park West at 3rd Street, or Grand Army Plaza.

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 […]

Event Series Monthly Gowanus Artists 2024

Tiziana Mazziotto and Joe Banish: Patterns & Textures

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

PATTERNS & TEXTURES is an exhibition of textured abstract paintings by Tiziana Mazziotto and abstract, visually-textured photographs by Joe Banish that are inspired by and depict the urban concrete and natural water environments that surround us. The patterns, textures, and colors present are at once familiar, yet each hints at something more than the sum […]

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 […]

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 […]

Event Series Art Walk with Gotham SideWalks

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. […]

Event Series Monthly Gowanus Artists 2024

Tiziana Mazziotto and Joe Banish: Patterns & Textures

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

PATTERNS & TEXTURES is an exhibition of textured abstract paintings by Tiziana Mazziotto and abstract, visually-textured photographs by Joe Banish that are inspired by and depict the urban concrete and natural water environments that surround us. The patterns, textures, and colors present are at once familiar, yet each hints at something more than the sum […]

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