This Workout Wednesday we checked out the FREE fitness facilities at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s newest addition, Pier 2.


Brooklyn Bridge Park’s new Pier 2 is a fun fitness haven, with five acres of state of the art facilities offering free sports and games for New Yorkers. There are basketball, handball and bocce courts – among many others – to keep the kids entertained for hours, and the stunning views of Manhattan’s Financial District make it an ideal tourist attraction.

Pier 2 is definitely worth checking out this summer because you can cool off after an intense workout at the seasonal Pop Up Pool and sandy beach. If you want to enjoy the water without getting wet, Pier 2 has you covered with kayak rentals that are free!

If you live in or are visiting New York this summer we definitely recommend taking a trip! Go to to check out all the events and activities. Here’s what you can expect to see and do:

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Basketball Courts are available for all ages and lights stay on until 11PM.

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Cool off under the shaded Handball Courts that are built from a historic shed skeleton.

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There are three Shuffleboard Courts and two Bocce Courts for the adults to get in on the action.

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Free Kayak Rentals are available Thursdays at 5:30PM and Saturdays at 10AM.

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It’s free to cool off at the Pop Up Pool and there’s some tasty refreshments available after you work up a sweat!

Noelle Chehab is the Junior Editor of Spa Week Daily. 

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