The Cliffs at Gowanus Grand Opening
Suggested Ages: 6 to 14+, Adult Friendly
Climb for free at a new 42,000 square feet climbing space, with tallest walls and the largest climbing space in NYC. Enjoy live music, complimentary craft beer, climbing competitions, and free intro clinics available for new climbers. In a Kids Corner, fully staffed with youth coaches, kiddos will have the opportunity to climb, learn to belay and engage in various climbing games and activities. Younger kiddos can enjoy climbing coloring books and other age appropriate activities.
See favorite family films on the fifth floor or Time Out Market New York, with materials for a fun arts and crafts activity (coloring, watercolors) during the screening.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
Starts June 1.
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…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