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14

89°F

Sunrise
05:38 AM
Sunset
08:26 PM
Tide

HIGH 3:41 PM


Low 10:14 PM

Park Hours and Info

Park is Open 7 Days a Week | 6AM - 1AM
Entry is Free!

Pier 28AM - 11PM* Pier 56AM - 11PM* Education Center3-5PM (THU/FRI), 1-5PM (SAT) Pier 6 Volleyball Courts6AM - 11PM Playgroundssunrise-sunset

Pier 2

Pier 2
Pier 2
Pier 2
Pier 2
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How To Get Here

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Parking is limited, so we encourage you to take public transportation. And lucky for you, there are plenty of transportation options.

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Subway

2
3

Clark Street

A
C

High Street or Jay St- MetroTech

4
5

Borough Hall

F

York Street

Bus

B25
B61
B63
B67

B25 (at Fulton Ferry Landing), B61 (at Atlantic Avenue and Hicks Street), B63 (on the loop road near Pier 6 in the park), or B67 (at Jay Street and York Street)

CitiBike

Nearby CitiBike stations: Atlantic Ave & Furman St (Pier 6); Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2; Old Fulton St (Pier 1); Water St & Main St (Main Street)

NYC Ferry

East River route to Dumbo/Fulton Ferry; or South Brooklyn Route to Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6/Atlantic Avenue or DUMBO/Fulton Ferry.

Places to See

Pier 2

Pursue your favorite kind of fun on Pier 2 with five acres of activities. Find basketball, handball, ping pong, pickleball, fitness equipment, swing sets, a play turf, picnic tables, and free, seasonal kayaking programs. There is something for every athlete.

Pier 2

People playing in the Pier 2 Basketball Courts on a cloudy day.

© Alexa Hoyer

Basketball on Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 2.
Benches on the pathway overlooking the water with a view of Pier 2.

© Alexa Hoyer

View of Pier 2
Boy swinging on the swings at Pier 2 with the Brooklyn Bridge in the distance.

© Alexa Hoyer

Swings at Pier 2
Group of boys playing football on the Pier 2 Play Turf on a sunny day.

© Alexa Hoyer

Pier 2 Play Turf.
Group of people playing basketball at sunset on a court at Pier 2.
Basketball at Pier 2
Woman using the fitness equipment under the Pier 2 canopy on a cloudy day.

© Alexa Hoyer

Pier 2 Fitness Equipment.
Benches on the pathway overlooking the water with a lawn behind on a sunny day.

© Alexa Hoyer

Take in the view along Pier 2’s water front benches.
People sitting on benches by the water with a view of Pier 2 and lower Manhattan at sunset.

© Alexa Hoyer

View of Pier 2 and lower Manhattan.
Blue ping pong tables at the courts on Pier 2 on a cloudy day.
Ping Pong at Pier 2
Couple walking down Pier 2 Promenade at night, illuminated by the Pier 2 roof lights.

© Alexa Hoyer

Pier 2’s roof provides plenty of light to take a walk after sundown.
Boys playing football on the Play Turf on a cloudy day.

© Alexa Hoyer

Pier 2 Play Turf.

ABOUT PIER 2

Pier 2 is dedicated to active recreation and features a variety of activities and attractions. A wide promenade wraps around the pier, offering magnificent views of lower Manhattan and the New York Harbor. Restrooms, lockers, water fountains/bottle refilling stations, picnic tables and bike racks are also available on site. The pier and all facilities are fully ADA accessible.

PERMIT RULES

The Pier 2 Courts may be reserved for the following sports: basketballhandball, and ping pong, fees may apply for permitted use of courts. Athletic league use is not permitted on the Pier 2 Play Turf. Please visit our permits page for more information.

FAQs

When do I need a permit?

Are there public restrooms?

Are there water fountains?

Do I have to bring my own equipment for sports?

Are there restaurants nearby?

Are lockers available?

Is there parking?

The New York Harbor was once the busiest in the World.

Trees, lawns, and shrubs are managed organically

Construction of the park began in January 2009.

Brooklyn Bridge Park published its Master Plan in 2000.

There are more than 300 trees planted in the Pier 2 Uplands.

The water spray feature in the Pier 2 Uplands features pile caps cut away from Pier 3.

The remaining structural “skeleton” of the extant shed on Pier 2 defines play areas and provides shelter.

THINGS TO DO AT BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK

20,000

participated in environmental education programs

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Days Open Per Year

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3,000

Trees in the park

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