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. Lights are on for evening play until 9pm.
The Pier 2 Courts may be reserved for the following sports: basketball, handball, 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.
Permits must be obtained prior to undertaking regulated activities as defined in the Park Rules and Regulations.
Generally, permits are required if you want to (this list is not exclusive or exhaustive):
Yes, there are restrooms at Pier 6 at Fornino and in Quay Tower; in the Boathouse in the Pier 5 Uplands, in the orange building on Pier 2, under Squibb Bridge; at Empire Stores in Empire Fulton Ferry, and in 99 Plymouth Environmental Education Center.
Yes. There are water fountains throughout Brooklyn Bridge Park and each has a water bottle filling feature.
Water fountains are turned off for the winter season when outside temperatures reach freezing.
To play basketball, volleyball, or soccer you must bring your own equipment. Equipment for pickleball and the ping pong tables can be borrowed from the roller rink when it is open (an ID card is held as collateral).
Yes! There are lots of places to eat and find food at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Please browse through all the concessions and nearby eateries here. Many nearby restaurants and bars are listed on online with the DUMBO BID, Atlantic Avenue BID, and with the Montague Street BID.
Parking near Brooklyn Bridge Park is very limited. We recommend taking public transportation, biking, or walking to the Park. BBP is accessible by bus, subway and ferry.
There are limited metered parking spaces in a public parking lot on Furman Street near Pier 2. The parking spaces are metered for both a minimum and a maximum of three hours. Please note that parking on the Loop Road (between Pier 5 and Pier 6) is not allowed, it is a drop off space only.
There are two paid parking lots in the Park. A parking garage is located near Pier 6, accessible on the south side of 360 Furman Street. A parking garage operated by LAZ is located near Pier 1, accessible on the south side of 90 Furman Street (under Squibb Bridge).