Governors Island will be open until 7PM on July 4 with ferry service from Brooklyn and Manhattan

It's Your Island!

Love Governors Island? Become a part of our community!

There are many ways to deepen your relationship with your favorite New York City island oasis:

Join Us

Become a founding member of Governors Island! You’ll get special insider access while your support will help care for our lush landscapes, create more free public programming, and ensure the Island remains a vibrant shared space for all.

Stay in Touch

Sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of this page, and always be up-to-date on the latest Island happenings.

Connect with us

Follow us on Twitter and Instagram, and like us on Facebook. You can even follow the adventures of the Island’s working dog, Max, on Instagram.

Volunteer with us

Our amazing volunteers improve the Island experience for everyone! Whether it’s maintaining our landscapes or welcoming visitors, there are many ways to lend a hand.

Make a donation

We rely on private contributions to keep the Island beautiful and welcoming for all. Your gift will help fund essential programs, supplies and amenities.

This year, for the very first time, you can adopt a piece of Governors Island!

Become a Corporate Member

Corporations enjoy special insider benefits, including the opportunity to host custom volunteer projects on the Island. Bring your team and spend a rewarding day digging in the dirt!