SUN MAR 17 > noon
Brooklyn Navy Yard By Bike
Getting a "Handle" on Sustainability: Special St. Patrick's Day Tour!
Pedal along with us on this bicycle tour as we explore the Brooklyn Navy Yard's transition from being one of the nation's foremost naval shipbuilding facilities to a national leader for sustainable urban industrial parks. Learn about the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation's sustainable development efforts including the nation's first multi-story "green" industrial building, first solar and wind-powered street lamps, New York City's first building-mounted wind turbines, adaptively reused historic structures, and new green buildings certified by the US Green Buildings Council. See the new Green Manufacturing Center while under construction. Length of Tour: 2 hours
Each participant must supply his/her own bicycle & bring and wear a safety helmet at all times while on the Brooklyn Navy Yard tour.
Need to rent a bicycle?
Our bike rental partner at Recycle a Bicycle is a community-based bike shop that offers bike rentals to tour goers for a discounted rate of $25 and proceeds go to support their youth programs. Their shop is located in DUMBO, just a short ride away from the start of the tour. Reservations required. Click here to arrange a bike rental or call 718-858-2972 to reach their DUMBO office. If they are out of rental bikes you can also check out Ride Brooklyn Bike Shop.
New this year: the Yard now has several Citi Bike locations, including one at BLDG 92. Check back soon for more information or learn more about Citi Bike.
$24 per person, 10% discount for members of the Brooklyn Historical Society, the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative, and the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, as well as tenants and employees of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation. Advance ticket purchase required. Click here to purchase tickets or contact us to request a private bicycle tour of the Yard.