Summer Reading Storytime
Suggested Ages: 2 to 7
Join the Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water.
Wednesdays through July 20. At the Pier 3 Greenway Terrace (with a view of the Brooklyn Bridge). See our guide to Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Each first Friday of the summer months, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Greenway Terrace is activated with performances, meditations, and other expansive experiences held throughout the space. With the theme of “Release, Restore, Rejoice” each Summer Friday provides a unique experience and fresh line-up, all curated by singer-songwriter Madison McFerrin.
Grab a drink and enjoy the beautiful…More info
Glide along the East River on kayaks from the volunteer-run Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse (Pier 4 Beach). All levels welcome. Advanced registration required.
Kids under 14 must ride in a double kayak with an adult except on Sundays from 12 pm to 2:30 pm when kids age 7 or older can paddle alone (as long…More info
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with monthly educational themes, a 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more. Drop-in hours three afternoons a week offer the opportunity for self-led investigation with guidance by expert educators to…More info
Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for 2-hr basketball clinics led by KING Hoops, NYC’s premier youth basketball organization. Learn basketball basics as head coaches lead participants through drills and games.
Recommended for ages 7-17. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
Every Tuesday through August 30.
Advanced online registration and waivers required, although…More info
This expansive park has great attractions and a gorgeous only-in-NYC view. Explore refurbished piers, most of which host playgrounds (our favorites are at Pier 6 including giant Slide Mountain, Sandbox Village, Swing Valley and the splashy Water Lab). Play in the sand and admire tide pools at Pier 4 Beach (no swimming/wading).
Find a variety of yummy concessions throughout the park and restrooms at Piers 2,5 & 6.More info