middle school program

march 4 through june 1, 2024 | tuesdays and thursdays | 4:00-6:00pm

812 edgewater road, bronx, ny 10474

Experience all of Rocking the Boat's exciting hands-on activities in our afterschool program for 6th through 8th graders.


boat carpentry

Learn the basics of boat carpentry by using hand and power tools to build model boats and other maritime masterpieces.



Experience the sport of sailing on the Bronx River, learning how you can literally go places with just wood, wind, and water.


environmental science

Discover the true nature of the Bronx by watching osprey hunt, great blue herons glide, fish jump, and saltmarshes sway, all while rowing handmade wooden boats on the Bronx River.


join rocking the boat in high school

8th grade students will receive priority for applying to our High School Student programs!

All Rocking the Boat participants are strongly encouraged to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. We will continue to follow guidelines from the CDC and local public health protocols, and will adjust our programming and safety measures as needed. Read our COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols for more info.


“I love Rocking the Boat—it is so much fun! I learned so many things!”

“My RTB experience has been great—exploring, getting out on the water, rowing and sailing have been an unforgettable experience!”


Take 6 train to Hunts Point Avenue, walk south on Hunts Point Ave (crossing under the Bruckner Expressway overpass) until you reach Lafayette Ave. Make left turn at Lafayette Ave and walk all the way down the steep hill to Edgewater Road. Cross Edgewater Road and train tracks and make a sharp left on the sidewalk alongside a warehouse. Rocking the Boat is the first entrance on the right.

rocking the boat
812 edgewater road
bronx, ny 10474

phone: 718.466.5799

Rocking the Boat is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Download Form 990.