Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy  will celebrate the official reopening and 6th Anniversary of the Environmental Education Center on Saturday, September 25 from 1 to 5 pm at 99 Plymouth Street in Brooklyn Bridge Park. This free, family-friendly afternoon features special birthday festivities inside the Education Center, as well as outdoor activities presented in collaboration with Billion Oyster Project, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Bridge Parents, and New York State Department of Conservation.

Visitors are invited to explore unique educational exhibits and animals, and take part in a wide range of kid-friendly activities including crafts, a community art project using recycled materials, a mini photo booth, Park scavenger hunts, Lego building and more. Brooklyn Public Library will present a nature themed storytime at 2:30 PM at the Pebble Beach stairs.

This is a free, all-ages event and is open to the public with no advanced registration required.

The Environmental Education Center has been closed since the start of the pandemic and will reopen in a limited capacity for weekly Open Hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays (3:00-5:00pm) and Saturdays (1:00-5:00pm) starting Saturday, September 25 with COVID-19 protocols and safety measures enforced.

  • Participants and staff are required to wear masks at all times.
  • All Environmental Education Center visitors ages 12 and older are required to provide proof that they have had at least one dose of the Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines. Visitors who cannot provide proof of their vaccination upon arrival will not be permitted entry.