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Welcome to the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club


The Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club is a volunteer organization that is dedicated to providing waterfront access and education to the public. We are located on the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York and run programs on the shorelines of Gowanus, Red Hook and DUMBO.

During the past season, over 1,000 individuals participated in our programs and we logged over 2,000 trips on the Gowanus Canal. As people experience and enjoy the waterfront through our programs, they become advocates for its revitalization.

These efforts are proving to be fruitful. Recent legislation has provided funding primarily due to the rise in popularity of paddling on the Gowanus Canal.

All of our activities are free and our calendar will be updated as more events are scheduled. Our facilities are available to the general public to launch canoes, kayaks and rowboats.
Race Details
Gowanus Challenge Race
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Brooklyn's Coolest SuperFUNd Site
Sign from the Gowanus Dredgers Boat Launch

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