The Downtown Boathouse 2017 Free Public Kayaking season is now officially over. Thanks to the great efforts of our wonderful volunteers, more than 30,000 people were able to go kayaking with us in 2017. It is an incredible achievement. Thanks as well to the community for your ongoing support.
We look forward to serving you in 2018!
The Downtown Boathouse is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free public access to the harbor in New York City through public kayaking programs. Our mission is to encourage safe public use of the harbor waters of New York City and thereby provide residents of this space-constrained city with increased recreational opportunities. Our operations are made possible through volunteers and with your public donations and support.