Did you know Gowanus was the beginning of America’s Independence? Paddle with the Dredgers and ask for planners to provide a barrier free shoreline access similar to Dutch Canals! Observe how Brooklyn has evolved from its revolutionary roots while enjoying a voyage of Gowanus Bay and lower Canal. Please note, this activity is from 19th Bunker Launch. Get your [ticket] today!
The Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club invites loyalist, revolutionaries and common folk to join our fun battle-themed voyage. Wear one of our RED PFDs to support the King. Arrive early for (limited) BLUE PFDs and join the revolution!
Each canoe will have up to 3 people. Solo paddlers are welcome, you will be paired with other members of the group based on experience and comfort in a canoe.
Meet at the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club 19th St. Launch, 2 19 St, Brooklyn, (off of 3rd Ave)Weather (wind, waves or evidence of storm) may cancel programming with one hour advance notice. Meet at the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club 19th St. Launch, 2 19 St, Brooklyn, (off of 3rd Ave.), wear sunscreen and bring a bottle filled with water. Close-toed shoes are recommended, and wear clothing you don’t mind potentially being splashed. Use a restroom before arrival, as we have limited facilities on-site. NO REFUNDS.
This program is part of Battle Week.