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BIKE

Explore the 300 acres of the Brooklyn Navy Yard on our specially-crafted bicycle tours. These tours focus on the architecture, infrastructure, and natural landscapes of the Yard, and each program is offered once per month, May through October. Each tour is certified by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES), making them a perfect outing for architecture and design professionals.

All tour participants must provide their own bicycle and wear a safety helmet. Click on the tours below for information on nearby bicycle rentals.


Brooklyn Navy Yard: Architecture & Infrastructure Bicycle Tour

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Brooklyn Navy Yard Building 25, home of Duggal Visual Solutions

Explore the rich and unique architecture of the Brooklyn Navy Yard on this guided tour by bus or bicycle. Take a closer look at the many layers of history visible in the landscape, from Civil War-era machine shops to innovative LEED-Certified structures, and how these buildings have been adapted for modern industry. Learn about development projects currently underway at the Yard, including Building 77, Admiral’s Row, and the Green Manufacturing Center, and the infrastructure that keeps the Yard – and all of New York City – running. This tour is certified by the American Institute of Architects for Continuing Education credit.

Select Weekends, Apr–Sep | Bicycle Tour | >> More Information <<


Brooklyn Navy Yard: Urban Ecology Bicycle Tour

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Brooklyn Grange with Sunflower - Andrew Gustafson

Discover the natural world in the midst an industrial park on this 2-hour tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, where we will explore waterways, meadows, and urban farms. The highlight is a visit to the stunning Brooklyn Grange rooftop farm, where we will learn how they produce thousands of pounds of vegetables annually and are a national leader in the development of rooftop and urban farming techniques. The tour will also visit an oyster restoration project led by students from the New York Harbor School, and the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative‘s Naval Cemetery Landscape. This tour is certified by the American Institute of Architects for Continuing Education credit.

Select Sundays, May–Sep | Bicycle Tour | >> More Information <<