Please note that the Downtown Boathouse is closed for the 2023 season and will reopen in May 2024. Check back next year for updates.
Tribeca’s Pier 26 Boathouse is operated by the Downtown Boathouse, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization launched in 1994 with the mission of providing safe, free — yes, free! — public access to the New York Harbor through kayaking programs. After a brief instructional lesson, adults and children are able to go paddling that very same day in a protected embayment in the Park’s Tribeca waters.