Unless otherwise noted, canoeing events depart from 2nd St. near Bond St. Walking tours depart from 9th St. F/G Subway entrance near Smith St. Bicycle tours depart from Brooklyn Borough Hall at Court and Joralemon Sts.

[ Rain 30 min. Prior to start time may cancel event and Dates +60 days in the future are subject to change ]

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Outdoorfest on Gowanus Canal!
Departure from 2nd Street Landing for a Sunset Voyage

Outdoorfest on Gowanus Canal!

Friday, June 8th 2018 6:00pm to 7:30pm

10-days of outdoor adventure in the five boroughs of New York City includes a sunset voyage on the Gowanus Canal!  Outdoorfest is accepting reservations for this fantastic Gowanus voyage!

Tour will be led by Owen Foote, Gowanus urban planner/architect, adventurer and founding member of the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club, to discuss the past present and future of our waterway.  


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6:00pm to 7:30pm
 
Gowanus Challenge SuperFUN Canoe Race

Gowanus Challenge SuperFUN Canoe Race

Saturday, June 9th 2018 2:00pm to 5:00pm

The Gowanus Dredgers officially issue a challenge to you, and/or your boathouse to test your mettle on our home turf, the mighty Gowanus Canal, once the life blood of Manufacturing Brooklyn. It's now being called the “Venice of Brooklyn” by real estate developers alongside a growing "Makers" collection of creative industrialists. Funds raised will support our boathouse improvements (restroom, lighting, equipment, etc.) and facility operational costs.


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Creekers Jamboree
Creekers Jamboree

Creekers Jamboree

Saturday, June 16th 2018 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Creekers Jamboree celebrates Roots and Americana music on the third Saturday of every month this Summer! Hello Bittersweet with Rose Thomas Bannister & The Filthy Unbelievers start our 2018 festival with funtastic musical performances in the Gowanus Dredgers Boathouse, donations encouraged.


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Canoe Gowanus - Self Guided Voyages
Grain Silos on Gowanus Shoreline

Canoe Gowanus - Self Guided Voyages

Wednesday, June 20th 2018 6:00pm to 8:00pm

FREE (donations encouraged) self-guided canoeing of the Gowanus Canal. Bring a friend and we'll outfit you with equipment and give quick navigation instructions at the dock. Self-guided voyages can be limited to 15-20 min. if there's a crowd but otherwise, we expect you to return to the dock 15 min. prior to closing.  Upon request, we will provide gloves and bags so you may remove trash found along our estuary.


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6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
June Meeting of Gowanus Dredgers

June Meeting of Gowanus Dredgers

Wednesday, June 20th 2018 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Socialize with the Dredgers at Parklife, 636 DeGraw St. to discuss the latest updates on Gowanus Revival efforts and get involved.  We continue to plan new and fun events on our shoreline and waterway.  The agenda will include:


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8:00pm to 10:00pm
 
Swamped
Elliott Sharp

Swamped

Thursday, June 21st 2018 7:30pm to 9:30pm

A special performance for Make Music New York, esteemed guitarist and composer Elliott Sharp will lead a flotilla of ten canoes along the Gowanus Canal at dusk and after sunset on June 21, while playing a 90 minute solo guitar concert amplified by waterproof Ultimate Ears speakers, towed in the water behind each boat.


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7:30pm to 9:30pm
 
 
Many Layered Moments by Katie Westmoreland & Michelle Zassenhaus
Afternoon Light Sift / Reflect on Club Walls

Many Layered Moments by Katie Westmoreland & Michelle Zassenhaus

Saturday, June 23rd 2018 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Opening Reception, with snacks and drinks Saturday, June 2 from 5-8pm

Many Layered Moments is an exhibition of temporal landscape works by Katie M. Westmoreland and Michelle Zassenhaus.  The show consists of a light filtering window installation, a canopy of flowing textile paintings, and long exposure photographs of the coast of New York City.   


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1:00pm to 5:00pm
 
Canoe Gowanus - Self Guided Voyages
Grain Silos on Gowanus Shoreline

Canoe Gowanus - Self Guided Voyages

Saturday, June 23rd 2018 1:00pm to 5:00pm

FREE (donations encouraged) self-guided canoeing of the Gowanus Canal. Bring a friend and we'll outfit you with equipment and give quick navigation instructions at the dock. Self-guided voyages can be limited to 15-20 min. if there's a crowd but otherwise, we expect you to return to the dock 15 min. prior to closing.  Upon request, we will provide gloves and bags so you may remove trash found along our estuary.


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Lighten Up Brooklyn on Gowanus Canal
Morning Voyage on Gowanus Canal

Lighten Up Brooklyn on Gowanus Canal

Sunday, June 24th 2018 10:00am to 11:30am

Join the Dredgers for an athletic workout voyage to promote clarity of mind, time away from screens and focus on navigation.  We guarantee you will feel happier and more vibrant at the end of the trip! This exercise program teaches new skills while exercising for an hour on our waterway.  The workout is for 90 min. (or less) but you must arrive at or 10 min. prior to departure time. 

(weather permitting and check calendar to confirm dates & participation limited to 13)


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10:00am to 11:30am
 
 
 
Canoe Gowanus - Self Guided Voyages
Grain Silos on Gowanus Shoreline

Canoe Gowanus - Self Guided Voyages

Wednesday, June 27th 2018 6:00pm to 8:00pm

FREE (donations encouraged) self-guided canoeing of the Gowanus Canal. Bring a friend and we'll outfit you with equipment and give quick navigation instructions at the dock. Self-guided voyages can be limited to 15-20 min. if there's a crowd but otherwise, we expect you to return to the dock 15 min. prior to closing.  Upon request, we will provide gloves and bags so you may remove trash found along our estuary.


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6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
 
Many Layered Moments by Katie Westmoreland & Michelle Zassenhaus
Afternoon Light Sift / Reflect on Club Walls

Many Layered Moments by Katie Westmoreland & Michelle Zassenhaus

Saturday, June 30th 2018 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Opening Reception, with snacks and drinks Saturday, June 2 from 5-8pm

Many Layered Moments is an exhibition of temporal landscape works by Katie M. Westmoreland and Michelle Zassenhaus.  The show consists of a light filtering window installation, a canopy of flowing textile paintings, and long exposure photographs of the coast of New York City.   


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1:00pm to 5:00pm
 
Canoe Gowanus - Self Guided Voyages
Grain Silos on Gowanus Shoreline

Canoe Gowanus - Self Guided Voyages

Saturday, June 30th 2018 1:00pm to 5:00pm

FREE (donations encouraged) self-guided canoeing of the Gowanus Canal. Bring a friend and we'll outfit you with equipment and give quick navigation instructions at the dock. Self-guided voyages can be limited to 15-20 min. if there's a crowd but otherwise, we expect you to return to the dock 15 min. prior to closing.  Upon request, we will provide gloves and bags so you may remove trash found along our estuary.


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  • Grain Silos on Gowanus Shoreline

    Canoe Gowanus - Self Guided Voyages

    Wednesday, July 4th 2018 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    FREE (donations encouraged) self-guided canoeing of the Gowanus Canal. Bring a friend and we'll outfit you with equipment and give quick navigation instructions at the dock. Self-guided voyages can be limited to 15-20 min. if there's a crowd but otherwise, we expect you to return to the dock 15 min.

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  • Grain Silos on Gowanus Shoreline

    Canoe Gowanus - Self Guided Voyages

    Saturday, July 7th 2018 1:00pm to 5:00pm

    FREE (donations encouraged) self-guided canoeing of the Gowanus Canal. Bring a friend and we'll outfit you with equipment and give quick navigation instructions at the dock. Self-guided voyages can be limited to 15-20 min. if there's a crowd but otherwise, we expect you to return to the dock 15 min.

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    La Medicina / Gowanus Blues

    Saturday, July 7th 2018 1:00pm to 5:00pm

    July 11th, 2018 Opening Reception 6-9pm 

    La Medicina / Gowanus Blues is an art installation & collaboration between Melissa Hernandez & Laura Eliason featuring their collaborative mix of artwork on Dredgers Boathouse walls, that are on view during public boating hours.

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  • Morning Voyage on Gowanus Canal

    Lighten Up Brooklyn on Gowanus Canal

    Sunday, July 8th 2018 10:00am to 11:30am

    Join the Dredgers for an athletic workout voyage to promote clarity of mind, time away from screens and focus on navigation.  We guarantee you will feel happier and more vibrant at the end of the trip! This exercise program teaches new skills while exercising for an hour on our waterway.  The workout is for 90 min. (or less) but you must arrive at or 10 min. prior to departure time. 

    Read More

  • Grain Silos on Gowanus Shoreline

    Canoe Gowanus - Self Guided Voyages

    Wednesday, July 11th 2018 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    FREE (donations encouraged) self-guided canoeing of the Gowanus Canal. Bring a friend and we'll outfit you with equipment and give quick navigation instructions at the dock. Self-guided voyages can be limited to 15-20 min. if there's a crowd but otherwise, we expect you to return to the dock 15 min.

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  • Many Layered Moments by Katie Westmoreland & Michelle Zassenhaus

    Saturday, June 23rd 2018 1:00pm to 5:00pm

    Opening Reception, with snacks and drinks Saturday, June 2 from 5-8pm

  • Canoe Gowanus - Self Guided Voyages

    Saturday, June 23rd 2018 1:00pm to 5:00pm

    FREE (donations encouraged) self-guided canoeing of the Gowanus Canal. Bring a friend and we'll outfit you with equipment and give quick navigation instructions at the dock. Self-guided voyages can be limited to 15-20 min.

  • Swamped

    Thursday, June 21st 2018 7:30pm to 9:30pm

    A special performance for Make Music New York, esteemed guitarist and composer Elliott Sharp will lead a flotilla of ten canoes along the Gowanus Canal at dusk and after sunset on June 21, while playing a 90 minu

  • June Meeting of Gowanus Dredgers

    Wednesday, June 20th 2018 8:00pm to 10:00pm

    Socialize with the Dredgers at Parklife, 636 DeGraw St. to discuss the latest updates on Gowanus Revival efforts and get involved.  We continue to plan new and fun events on our shoreline and waterway.  The agenda will include:

  • Canoe Gowanus - Self Guided Voyages

    Wednesday, June 20th 2018 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    FREE (donations encouraged) self-guided canoeing of the Gowanus Canal. Bring a friend and we'll outfit you with equipment and give quick navigation instructions at the dock. Self-guided voyages can be limited to 15-20 min.