Help us make the 2018 season our best yet and make a donation to the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse today! 

We are raising $23,880 for our 2018 year and kayaking season, and we need your help! To keep up with the ever increasing demand for our free kayaking programs, we are looking to expand our kayak fleet, make repairs on the boats we already have, and buy additional safety equipment. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation today so we can keep providing free kayaking programs for people like you! View incentives below. Contact us

Corporations Please Reach Out.

Here’s exactly where your donations are going:

New boats ($12,300)
Insurance ($2,300)
Safety and other kayaking equipment ($6,500)
Repairs to our boats and equipment ($3,300)
Other expenses, including membership fees, website maintenance, promotional material, etc. ($6,300)
Structure, day-to-day operations and misc. (2,450)

We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and all donations are fully tax-deductible and can be made online securely through PayPal or in person during our public kayaking programs. We welcome any level of donation, but have provided the following as a guide:

$50 - Paddler Level - Buy us a paddle and we’ll put your name on it!
$100 - Safety Boater Level - We’ll thank you on our website.
$250 - Deck Boat Level - We’ll invite you and 3 friends to a private group paddle.
$500 - Kayak Roll Level - We’ll invite you and 6 friends to a private group paddle.
$1,000 - Kayak Guide Level - Buy us a boat and we’ll set up a private paddle for you and your friends (up to 20 people)!
$5,000 - Olympic Kayaker Level - Buy us 5 boats and we’ll set up a private local kayaking trip for you and your friends (up to 5 people)!

If you have any questions about donating to the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse or are interested in making a donation on behalf of a corporation, please contact us at

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Thanks to our friends and neighbors for your support in 2017!

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