The time has arrived to get your oars on at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Every Saturday from June 9 through September 1, kayaking and community rowing is available at the Boathouse at Pier 1. The time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. Last sign-up is an hour before closing time. For more info, see here.
In other BBP news, the non-profit NYC Fieldhouse that is underwriting the design and construction of the year round, multi-purpose rec and cycling facility on Furman Street near Pier 5 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, announces three upcoming community forums to discuss the project and hear feedback on its programming and design. Fieldhouse staff with the facility¹s architect and reps of Brooklyn Bridge Park will be present.
The first forum takes place June 18 at the Long Island College Hospital, 339 Hicks Street in Cobble Hill, 6:30-8:15 p.m. On June 20, a Red Hook forum will assemble at the South Brooklyn Community High School, 173 Conover Street, 6:30-8:15 p.m.; followed a June 25 forum in Brooklyn Heights/Downtown Brooklyn at the Callahan Center at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, 6:30-8:15 p.m. A fourth forum will be scheduled in DUMBO at a later date.
No RSVP is required, although members of the community are requested to email
NYCFieldhouse@gmail.com with the forum location they wish to attend.