2020 Guided

Paddle Programs

Jeff Coates leads two different summer public paddle programs at Eagle Creek Outfitters within Eagle Creek Park, on the NW side of Indianapolis.

 

  • Sunset Guided Paddle Program

  • Full Moon Guided Paddle Program

 

Paddle Programs Location:

Eagle Creek Outfitters, inside Eagle Creek Park

www.eaglecreek-outfitters.com

(317) 327-7130

2020 Dates-

Obviously due to the current coronavirus pandemic "shutdown" situation, group programs like this summer paddle program are on hold....We'll post, once we know, when these unique paddle programs will resume for the summer of 2020. Stay safe, & practice social isolation!  Hope to see you this summer..!!

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Sunset Guided Paddle Program

  • No paddle experience needed!

  • Instruction & safety talk

  • Leisurely paddle at sunset

  • Explore Eagle Creek reservoir

  • Kayaks and canoes provided

  • Experienced guide (Jeff Coates)

  • All gear provided

  • Often see wild eagles!

2020 Dates of Guided Sunset Paddle Programs

Here are the limited dates we had during the COVID-19 affected Summer of 2020:

  • Tues July 28th

  • Tues Aug 4th

  • Tues Aug 18th

  • Thurs Sept 10th (special group)

  • Tues Sept 15th

  • Sun Sept 27th (special group)

  • Tues Sept 29

The new Marina vendor decided to offer limited Guided Sunset Paddle Programs, & cancel all Full Moon Paddle Programs for the Summer of 2020.  Hope things get better in 2021..!!

 

Location

  • Start/Finsh at Eagle Creek Outfitters (see map above)

  • inside Eagle Creek Park (there is Gate Admission)

 

Prices

  • $20 for single kayak

  • $30 for canoe/double kayak

  • $10 if you bring your own canoe/kayak

  • Gate Admission to Park

 

Schedule

  • 5:30pm - Check-In/Gear Check

  • 6:00pm - Required Safety Orientation/Paddle Instructions

  • 6:30pm - Leave Shore

  • 8:00pm - Return to Shore

*times subject to change; based on weather and sunset

 

Registration/Reservations

 

Additional Information

  • Reservations required (limit 35 people per evening)

  • Minimum age of 14 years to paddle solo, 6 years with adult

  • Max 3 persons per canoe (center person must be youth)

  • Questions:  ecreservations@gmail.com

  • Registrants will be notified promptly if ECO cancels a program due to weather or unforseen circumstances

 

Photos

Uniquew action photos will be taken by Jeff Coates during the paddle, and will available at:  www.truenorth360photogallery.com

 

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CANCELLED FOR 2020

Full Moon Guided Paddle Prog

  • No paddle experience needed!

  • Instruction & safety talk

  • Leisurely paddle 

  • Explore Eagle Creek reservoir

  • Kayaks and canoes provided

  • Experienced guide (Jeff Coates)

  • All gear provided

  • Seeing moon is pretty cool, but weather dependent!

Friday & Saturday Evenings Nearest  Monthly Full Moon

  • June, July, August, September, October

  • All dates are weather permitting

  • June Dates To Be Announced

  • July Dates To Be Announced

  • August Dates To Be Announced

  • September Dates To Be Announced

  • October Dates To Be Announced

 

Location

  • Start/Finsh at Eagle Creek Outfitters (see map above)

  • inside Eagle Creek Park (there is Gate Admission)

 

Prices

  • $25 for single kayak

  • $35 for canoe/double kayak

  • $10 if you bring your own canoe/kayak

  • Gate Admission to Park

 

Schedule

  • 7:00pm -  Check In/Gear Check

  • 7:30pm -  Required Orientation/Instructions

  • 8:00pm -  Leave Shore

  • 9:30/10:00pm -  Return to Shore

*times subject to change; based on weather and sunset

 

Registration/Reservations

 

Additional Information

  • Reservations required (limit 35 people per evening)

  • Minimum age of 14 years to paddle solo, 6 years with adult

  • Max 3 persons per canoe (center person must be youth)

  • Questions:  ecreservations@gmail.com

  • Registrants will be notified promptly if ECO cancels a program due to weather or unforseen circumstances

 

Photos

Uniquew action photos will be taken by Jeff Coates during the paddle, and will available at:  www.truenorth360photogallery.com

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Downtown Canal Boat Rental

This Wheel Fun Rentals franchise location rents paddle boats (seat up to 4 people) and single and double kayaks!.

 

The Downtown Canal is an awesome spot to sight-see the historic downtown area, with cool spots you can see from your boat including the White River State Park, the Indiana State Museum, the USS Indianapolis National Memorial, and the NCAA National Headquarters.

 

Stop by if you're in downtown Indianapolis!  The Downtown Canal is definitely a destiniation point to visit!  PHONE:  (317) 916-2910

Eagle Creek Outfitters

ECO is located inside Eagle Creek Park, on the northern part of Eagle Creek Reservioir.  Kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, and stand up paddle boards are available to rent. ECO also has hybrid mountain bikes, pontoon boats, or a sailboat (must pass ECO Sailing Course).

 

With the wide variety of boats & bikes available, self-guided tours of the beautiful scenery of Eagle Creek Park is an option for all!   All paddling and safety gear provided

Contact TrueNorth and Associates

Email:  truenorth360@comcast.net

Photo Gallery:  www.truenorth360photogallery.com