Aviator Sports and Events Center, located at Floyd Bennett Field (FBF) in Brooklyn, is a premier multi-sport and recreational complex. FBF was NYC’s first municipal airport and is part of Gateway National Recreation Area. Aviator has refurbished four historic aircraft hangars and surrounding grounds, in partnership with the National Park ...
Floyd Bennett Field has served as the home to our Nation’s most notable aviators including Howard Hughes, Amelia Earhart, Wiley Post and the infamous Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan.
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Aviator Sports Center Floyd Bennett Field. Aviator Sports Brooklyn, located at 3159 Flatbush Ave. Brooklyn, NY, in Floyd Bennett Field. It’s easy to reach Aviator from anywhere in the tristate area. The Q35 Bus is accessible from Brooklyn College Station and Kings Plaza which are junction points for 12 bus lines.
There are multiple sports fields in the New York units of Gateway National Recreation Area. Gateway has basketball courts, baseball/softball fields, soccer fields and cricket pitches. Jamaica Bay Unit. Floyd Bennett Field. All organized sports are managed through Aviator Sports. Fort Tilden. Permits are required for the use of the athletic fields.
Spaces for Events and Facility Rentals in Brooklyn. 175,000 square feet of indoor space. 10,000 square foot hardwood floor for basketball, volleyball, indoor tennis, trade-shows, fundraisers, graduations, and special activities. 10,000 square foot indoor turf field for soccer, football, fitness training, classes and special activities.
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Floyd Bennett Field has been without a sports franchise since the Brooklyn Aviators disbanded amid financial crisis in 2012, just three years after it debuted. If the American Basketball Association sounds familiar to you, it’s because it’s the same name as a a previous league founded in 1967. That league rivaled the NBA and included the New York Nets among its roster, until the NBA and the ABA merged in 1976.
Registration for Fall Classes is now open for all sports! Aviator Sports is open for classes in Basketball, Soccer, Gymnastics, Hockey, Learn To Skate and Youth Programs. Aviator Sports is excited to offer our After School Program featuring homework help, fun activities, and bus transportation from select schools.
By Bus: Take the Q35 Southbound on Flatbush Avenue and get off at the Floyd Bennett Field stop by the Gateway Marina. Cross the street to the Ryan Visitors Center and proceed east approximately ½ mile to the Car-top Boat Ramp. Hanger B is located near the water, abutting the site and will be visible from the Ryan Visitors Center.
The Floyd Bennett Field Gardens Association runs a community garden at the airfield. Members can apply for a 10’ x 20’ plot of land on which they can grow their own garden. For more information, see the Floyd Bennett Field Gardens Association website.
Aviator Sports and Events Center is a sports and events center in Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, New York City. Operating as a concessionaire of National Park Service, Aviator has refurbished four historic aircraft hangars and surrounding grounds in partnership with the NPS. The area includes 175,000 square feet of indoor sports and event space along with adjoining outdoor turf fields and free parking for 2,000 cars. Aviator provides a variety of sports and leagues play including basketball, foo