Mill Basin Marina
Avenue Y & East 69th Street
Sunrise to Sunset (April 1 to December 1)
- Swimming, diving, or bathing
- Rafts or other inflatables
- Consumption of alcohol
- Any discharge into water
- Pets off leash or in the water
- Open flame
- Storing personal property
- Motor vehicles without specific authorization
Site Fee: No
ADA Accessible: Yes
Rest Area: Yes
Take the Belt Parkway to the Kings Plaza exit and then North on Flatbush Avenue to Avenue U. Turn right on Avenue U and continue east for ten blocks until you get to East 69th Street. Make a right on East 69th Street and continue until Avenue Y. Entrance is on right side.
Beginner paddlers can try the Mill Basin; it is about 2-3 miles and takes about 2.5 hours. Intermediate paddlers will like the Ruffle Bar which is 3 hours (3-6 miles) away or Canarsie Pol which also about 3 hours (4-6 miles) away. Expert paddlers will venture towards the Rockaways. The journey is about 4-5 hours away covering 6-9 miles. Or a trip to Jamaica Bay which takes about 4-6 hours and is about 10-25 miles.
Hazardous Launch/Landing Conditions
Boat traffic in basin. Jet skis in basin
Very little in basin
Emergency Landing Points
In Basin Docks at every house on waterside.