Wednesday Night Paddle

RATING - Beginner SK2 (click on link to see rating info), Night Trip, approx 5-8 miles, Medium Speed


This trip tends to have flat water, currents up to about 2MPH under some bridges, and can sometimes have brisk winds, though we usually pick a sheltered route on windy nights.


LOCATION & DESCRIPTION - This trip launches from George English Park (the park at the corner of Sunrise and Bayview Drive, across from the Galleria) and has about a dozen possible routes depending on wind and current. This trip can be as long (or short) as we feel like making it! Snacks/dinner afterwards sometimes, location TBD.


PARKING - FREE at the Tennis Center - don't park in the metered area, there are occasionally break-ins over there.  Don't park in the spaces reserved for Tennis Center, though it's OK to pull in briefly to offload.


LAUNCH - The launch is from a flat rocky beach near the Tennis Center toward the north side of the park.


KAYAK RENTALS - Kayak rentals are not available for this trip.


GEAR - BASICS plus NIGHT TIME GEAR. Please visit the GEAR page link for specifics!

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  • Whitney

    Stuck working tonight - if anyone needs to ask a question, email...

    October 16, 2013

  • Ryan

    I Have two 10ft tandem (two seater) kayaks and cannot transportat them safely, I have a small car with no roof rack. If you can take me and my kayaks I am offering to let you borrow one (two seats) for the night. Please contact me ASAP message me #.

    October 14, 2013

  • Rick A.

    I'm a rookie, started kayaking in May, looking forward to meeting other kayakers in the area as well as having a great time on my inaugural night paddle!

    October 14, 2013

  • Daniel F.

    Hey Whitney, leaven for Indy next Tuesday for surgery and won't be back until late Dec or the first of the year. Take care

    October 10, 2013

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