The Village Community Boathouse or ’’VCB’’ is a Manhattan–based nonprofit dedicated to promoting rowing, boat building, environmental stewardship and human-powered recreational boating on the Hudson River and the New York Estuary.
VCB is entirely run by volunteers and financed by donations and modest membership fees.
The organization in the only one in New York City providing public rowing in the Hudson River. Free rowing session are offered usually two or three times a week, mostly in the warmer months from April to October, weather permitting. VCB is located within the Hudson River Park at the south side of Pier 40, which is at the intersection of West Houston and West Street.
Coordinates 40°43'42.384" N -74°0'47.971" E