• Two Hour Thursday - Geist Reservoir Biweekly Paddle

    Two Hour Thursday Geist Reservoir Biweekly Paddle Level: Easy - Beginner or Intermediate or Advanced (multiple groups). MEET AT 6:00pm and we will LAUNCH at 6:30pm. Kayak or SUP! Paddling isn't just for the weekends! This event is a part of our weekly paddling series. From Spring until Fall, every other Thursday, we meet for an evening of fun, social and/or fitness paddling. On this Thursday, we'll be out on Geist Reservoir, while on the alternating Tuesdays, we'll be out on Eagle Creek Reservoir. This event's level is great for families, beginners and the seasoned paddler. We usually have a large turnout and possibly split into smaller groups, focusing on beginners, fitness, or those just out for a steady paddling pace. We meet at Geist Park on Florida Road on Indy's Northeast side, every other Thursday evening at 6:00pm, launch at 6:30pm and plan to be off the water by 8:30pm. We sometimes go out to dinner as a group afterward. There is no charge for parking or launching, yet get there early as the parking lot does fill up quickly. Suggested items to bring: Kayak or SUP, paddle, PFD, wide brimmed hat, sun block, hand sanitizer, sunglasses, large sponge, bilge pump or container to bail out water, water, snacks, weather radio, towel, change of clothes, water shoes, paddling gloves, rain gear, bug spray, safety whistle, drybags, Ziplock bags, camera, binoculars, rope, headlamp or flashlight, a sense of adventure, and a good dose of humor. For clothing try to use something other than cotton, especially if the weather is cool. Polypropylene or polyester are good choices since neither holds water and they wick moisture away from you. RENTALS: For Kayak or SUP rental reservations with Freedom Kayak Adventures, call[masked]. Fee is $25 for a single-seat kayak and $35 for a tandem kayak for this event. Event hosts reserve the right to cancel due to inclement weather. Any cancellation or adjustment to the schedule will be posted in this event's message thread. RSVP is per each event, not the entire summer. When you RSVP please answer ALL of the questions. Your answers can not be seen by the public. Only the organizers and trip leaders will see your responses. ---------------------------------------------------------------- WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY FOR KAYAKING, CANOEING AND ALL OTHER ACTIVITIES By RSVPing to, and attending this event you acknowledge you have read and agree to IYAK's Waiver of Liability: https://www.meetup.com/IYAK-Indiana-Kayakers/pages/25179426/Liability_Waiver/

  • Two Hour Tuesday - Eagle Creek Reservoir Biweekly Paddle

    Eagle Creek Boat Ramp

    Two Hour Tuesday Eagle Creek Reservoir Biweekly Paddle Level: Easy - Beginner or Intermediate or Advanced (multiple groups). Kayak or SUP! Paddling isn't just for the weekends! This event is a part of our weekly paddling series. From Spring thru Fall, every other Tuesday, we meet for an evening of fun, social and/or fitness paddling. On this Tuesday, we'll be out on Eagle Creek Reservoir, while on the alternating Thursdays, we'll be out on Geist Reservoir. This event's levels are great for families, beginners and the seasoned paddler. We usually have a large turnout and possibly split into smaller groups, focusing on beginners, fitness, or those just out for a steady paddling pace. We will be meeting at the Dandy Trail boat ramp, located about a block north of Rick's Cafe Boatyard, every other Tuesday evening at 6:00pm, launch at 6:30pm and plan to be off the water by 8:30pm. We usually go out to dinner as a group afterward. The boat ramp entrance fee is $5, cash only. You can optionally purchase yearly passes. If you don't need to drop off a boat at the ramp there is a free parking lot between Rick's and the boat ramp. If you park here you'll have to walk about 100 yards to get to the launch site. Suggested items to bring: Kayak or SUP, paddle, PFD, wide brimmed hat, sun block, hand sanitizer, sunglasses, large sponge, bilge pump or container to bail out water, water, snacks, weather radio, towel, change of clothes, water shoes, paddling gloves, rain gear, bug spray, safety whistle, drybags, Ziplock bags, camera, binoculars, rope, headlamp or flashlight, a sense of adventure, and a good dose of humor. For clothing try to use something other than cotton, especially if the weather is cool. Polypropylene or polyester are good choices since neither holds water and they wick moisture away from you. Rental Boats: If you need to rent a kayak, contact Freedom Kayak Adventures at[masked]. The cost for this event is $25 for a single seater and $35 for a tandem kayak. Remember, IYAK requires everybody to wear a PFD while they are on the water. Safety first! Event hosts reserve the right to cancel due to inclement weather. Any cancellation or adjustment to the schedule will be posted in this event's message thread. RSVP is per each event, not the entire summer. When you RSVP please answer ALL of the questions. Your answers can not be seen by the public. Only the organizers and trip leaders will see your responses. ---------------------------------------------------------------- WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY FOR KAYAKING, CANOEING AND ALL OTHER ACTIVITIES By RSVPing to, and attending this event you acknowledge you have read and agree to IYAK's Waiver of Liability: https://www.meetup.com/IYAK-Indiana-Kayakers/pages/25179426/Liability_Waiver/

  • Two Hour Thursday - Geist Reservoir Biweekly Paddle

    Two Hour Thursday Geist Reservoir Biweekly Paddle Level: Easy - Beginner or Intermediate or Advanced (multiple groups). MEET AT 6:00pm and we will LAUNCH at 6:30pm. Kayak or SUP! Paddling isn't just for the weekends! This event is a part of our weekly paddling series. From Spring until Fall, every other Thursday, we meet for an evening of fun, social and/or fitness paddling. On this Thursday, we'll be out on Geist Reservoir, while on the alternating Tuesdays, we'll be out on Eagle Creek Reservoir. This event's level is great for families, beginners and the seasoned paddler. We usually have a large turnout and possibly split into smaller groups, focusing on beginners, fitness, or those just out for a steady paddling pace. We meet at Geist Park on Florida Road on Indy's Northeast side, every other Thursday evening at 6:00pm, launch at 6:30pm and plan to be off the water by 8:30pm. We sometimes go out to dinner as a group afterward. There is no charge for parking or launching, yet get there early as the parking lot does fill up quickly. Suggested items to bring: Kayak or SUP, paddle, PFD, wide brimmed hat, sun block, hand sanitizer, sunglasses, large sponge, bilge pump or container to bail out water, water, snacks, weather radio, towel, change of clothes, water shoes, paddling gloves, rain gear, bug spray, safety whistle, drybags, Ziplock bags, camera, binoculars, rope, headlamp or flashlight, a sense of adventure, and a good dose of humor. For clothing try to use something other than cotton, especially if the weather is cool. Polypropylene or polyester are good choices since neither holds water and they wick moisture away from you. RENTALS: For Kayak or SUP rental reservations with Freedom Kayak Adventures, call[masked]. Fee is $25 for a single-seat kayak and $35 for a tandem kayak for this event. Event hosts reserve the right to cancel due to inclement weather. Any cancellation or adjustment to the schedule will be posted in this event's message thread. RSVP is per each event, not the entire summer. When you RSVP please answer ALL of the questions. Your answers can not be seen by the public. Only the organizers and trip leaders will see your responses. ---------------------------------------------------------------- WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY FOR KAYAKING, CANOEING AND ALL OTHER ACTIVITIES By RSVPing to, and attending this event you acknowledge you have read and agree to IYAK's Waiver of Liability: https://www.meetup.com/IYAK-Indiana-Kayakers/pages/25179426/Liability_Waiver/

  • IYAK 10th Year Anniversary Party

    Summit Lake State Park

    Event Difficulty: Easy We're always looking for an excuse to paddle, eat, and have fun. What better reason to do all this than to celebrate IYAK's Tenth Anniversary. It's hard to believe IYAK is ten years old. Starting out with just a handful of members, we have grown substantially. Let's come out and celebrate the friendliest and best kayak group in Indiana. We will meet at the Sunset Shelterhouse. After you enter the park, turn right at the stop sign at the T. Then turn left at the first road. Look for the IYAK banner. Map Link: https://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/summit_lake_trail.pdf Plans are in the works. Dinner? Demo time? Games? Paddling & rescue practice? What are your suggestions? If you'd like to serve on the committee please post below. We'd like to have some fresh ideas to make this a very special occaision. Several volunteers will be needed to make this event come off smoothly. The more volunteers, the easier the work load will be . Please contact the event hosts if you are interested in helping. If you need to rent a kayak please call Freedom Kayak Adventures at[masked]. The cost is $50 for a single seat kayak or $60 for a tandem. If you have any other questions call Paul at[masked]. When you RSVP please answer ALL of the questions. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY FOR KAYAKING, CANOEING AND ALL OTHER ACTIVITIES By RSVPing to, and attending this event you acknowledge you have read and agree to IYAK's Waiver of Liability: https://www.meetup.com/IYAK-Indiana-Kayakers/pages/25179426/Liability_Waiver/

  • Two Hour Tuesday - Eagle Creek Reservoir Biweekly Paddle

    Eagle Creek Boat Ramp

    Two Hour Tuesday Eagle Creek Reservoir Biweekly Paddle Level: Easy - Beginner or Intermediate or Advanced (multiple groups). Kayak or SUP! Paddling isn't just for the weekends! This event is a part of our weekly paddling series. From Spring thru Fall, every other Tuesday, we meet for an evening of fun, social and/or fitness paddling. On this Tuesday, we'll be out on Eagle Creek Reservoir, while on the alternating Thursdays, we'll be out on Geist Reservoir. This event's levels are great for families, beginners and the seasoned paddler. We usually have a large turnout and possibly split into smaller groups, focusing on beginners, fitness, or those just out for a steady paddling pace. We will be meeting at the Dandy Trail boat ramp, located about a block north of Rick's Cafe Boatyard, every other Tuesday evening at 6:00pm, launch at 6:30pm and plan to be off the water by 8:30pm. We usually go out to dinner as a group afterward. The boat ramp entrance fee is $5, cash only. You can optionally purchase yearly passes. If you don't need to drop off a boat at the ramp there is a free parking lot between Rick's and the boat ramp. If you park here you'll have to walk about 100 yards to get to the launch site. Suggested items to bring: Kayak or SUP, paddle, PFD, wide brimmed hat, sun block, hand sanitizer, sunglasses, large sponge, bilge pump or container to bail out water, water, snacks, weather radio, towel, change of clothes, water shoes, paddling gloves, rain gear, bug spray, safety whistle, drybags, Ziplock bags, camera, binoculars, rope, headlamp or flashlight, a sense of adventure, and a good dose of humor. For clothing try to use something other than cotton, especially if the weather is cool. Polypropylene or polyester are good choices since neither holds water and they wick moisture away from you. Rental Boats: If you need to rent a kayak, contact Freedom Kayak Adventures at[masked]. The cost for this event is $25 for a single seater and $35 for a tandem kayak. Remember, IYAK requires everybody to wear a PFD while they are on the water. Safety first! Event hosts reserve the right to cancel due to inclement weather. Any cancellation or adjustment to the schedule will be posted in this event's message thread. RSVP is per each event, not the entire summer. When you RSVP please answer ALL of the questions. Your answers can not be seen by the public. Only the organizers and trip leaders will see your responses. ---------------------------------------------------------------- WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY FOR KAYAKING, CANOEING AND ALL OTHER ACTIVITIES By RSVPing to, and attending this event you acknowledge you have read and agree to IYAK's Waiver of Liability: https://www.meetup.com/IYAK-Indiana-Kayakers/pages/25179426/Liability_Waiver/

  • Two Hour Thursday - Geist Reservoir Biweekly Paddle

    Two Hour Thursday Geist Reservoir Biweekly Paddle Level: Easy - Beginner or Intermediate or Advanced (multiple groups). MEET AT 6:00pm and we will LAUNCH at 6:30pm. Kayak or SUP! Paddling isn't just for the weekends! This event is a part of our weekly paddling series. From Spring until Fall, every other Thursday, we meet for an evening of fun, social and/or fitness paddling. On this Thursday, we'll be out on Geist Reservoir, while on the alternating Tuesdays, we'll be out on Eagle Creek Reservoir. This event's level is great for families, beginners and the seasoned paddler. We usually have a large turnout and possibly split into smaller groups, focusing on beginners, fitness, or those just out for a steady paddling pace. We meet at Geist Park on Florida Road on Indy's Northeast side, every other Thursday evening at 6:00pm, launch at 6:30pm and plan to be off the water by 8:30pm. We sometimes go out to dinner as a group afterward. There is no charge for parking or launching, yet get there early as the parking lot does fill up quickly. Suggested items to bring: Kayak or SUP, paddle, PFD, wide brimmed hat, sun block, hand sanitizer, sunglasses, large sponge, bilge pump or container to bail out water, water, snacks, weather radio, towel, change of clothes, water shoes, paddling gloves, rain gear, bug spray, safety whistle, drybags, Ziplock bags, camera, binoculars, rope, headlamp or flashlight, a sense of adventure, and a good dose of humor. For clothing try to use something other than cotton, especially if the weather is cool. Polypropylene or polyester are good choices since neither holds water and they wick moisture away from you. RENTALS: For Kayak or SUP rental reservations with Freedom Kayak Adventures, call[masked]. Fee is $25 for a single-seat kayak and $35 for a tandem kayak for this event. Event hosts reserve the right to cancel due to inclement weather. Any cancellation or adjustment to the schedule will be posted in this event's message thread. RSVP is per each event, not the entire summer. When you RSVP please answer ALL of the questions. Your answers can not be seen by the public. Only the organizers and trip leaders will see your responses. ---------------------------------------------------------------- WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY FOR KAYAKING, CANOEING AND ALL OTHER ACTIVITIES By RSVPing to, and attending this event you acknowledge you have read and agree to IYAK's Waiver of Liability: https://www.meetup.com/IYAK-Indiana-Kayakers/pages/25179426/Liability_Waiver/

  • Full Moon Paddle at Eagle Creek

    Eagle Creek Boat Ramp

    Trip Difficulty: Easy (Beginner to Advanced skill levels) Time for another full moon paddle. This time we will be going to Eagle Creek. We will meet at the boat ramp on Dandy Trail near Rick's Cafe Boatyard. It costs $5 to use the marina. If you are renting a boat there is free parking between the marina and Rick's Cafe Boatyard. We will meet at 7pm and try to be on the water at 7:30pm. The "Sturgeon" moon is scheduled to rise about an hour after sunset. We will paddle around until the group wants to return. Since we will have plenty of time we should be able to paddle the entire length the reservoir and maybe up into the creek that feeds it. We may break up into two or more groups to accommodate those who want to return early and those who may want to stay out later RENTALS: For Kayak or SUP rental reservations with Freedom Kayak Adventures, call[masked]. Single seat boats are $30 and tandem kayaks are $40 Suggested items to bring: Wide brimmed hat, hand sanitizer, sunglasses, large sponge, bilge pump or container to bail out water, water, snacks, towel, change of clothes, water shoes, paddling gloves, rain gear, bug spray, safety whistle, camera, flashlight/headlamp, a sense of adventure, and a good dose of humor. For clothing try to use something other than cotton, especially if the weather is cool. Polypropylene or polyester are good choices since neither holds water and they wick moisture away from you. * Due to paddling at night, you MUST wear your PFD and you MUST have some form of light on you or your boat for this trip Event hosts reserve the right to cancel due to inclement weather. Any cancellation or adjustment to the schedule will be posted in this event's message thread. Please answer ALL of the questions when you RSVP. WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY FOR KAYAKING, CANOEING AND ALL OTHER ACTIVITIES By RSVPing to, and attending this event you acknowledge you have read and agree to IYAK's Waiver of Liability: https://www.meetup.com/IYAK-Indiana-Kayakers/pages/25179426/Liability_Waiver/

  • Two Hour Tuesday - Eagle Creek Reservoir Biweekly Paddle

    Eagle Creek Boat Ramp

    Two Hour Tuesday Eagle Creek Reservoir Biweekly Paddle Level: Easy - Beginner or Intermediate or Advanced (multiple groups). Kayak or SUP! Paddling isn't just for the weekends! This event is a part of our weekly paddling series. From Spring thru Fall, every other Tuesday, we meet for an evening of fun, social and/or fitness paddling. On this Tuesday, we'll be out on Eagle Creek Reservoir, while on the alternating Thursdays, we'll be out on Geist Reservoir. This event's levels are great for families, beginners and the seasoned paddler. We usually have a large turnout and possibly split into smaller groups, focusing on beginners, fitness, or those just out for a steady paddling pace. We will be meeting at the Dandy Trail boat ramp, located about a block north of Rick's Cafe Boatyard, every other Tuesday evening at 6:00pm, launch at 6:30pm and plan to be off the water by 8:30pm. We usually go out to dinner as a group afterward. The boat ramp entrance fee is $5, cash only. You can optionally purchase yearly passes. If you don't need to drop off a boat at the ramp there is a free parking lot between Rick's and the boat ramp. If you park here you'll have to walk about 100 yards to get to the launch site. Suggested items to bring: Kayak or SUP, paddle, PFD, wide brimmed hat, sun block, hand sanitizer, sunglasses, large sponge, bilge pump or container to bail out water, water, snacks, weather radio, towel, change of clothes, water shoes, paddling gloves, rain gear, bug spray, safety whistle, drybags, Ziplock bags, camera, binoculars, rope, headlamp or flashlight, a sense of adventure, and a good dose of humor. For clothing try to use something other than cotton, especially if the weather is cool. Polypropylene or polyester are good choices since neither holds water and they wick moisture away from you. Rental Boats: If you need to rent a kayak, contact Freedom Kayak Adventures at[masked]. The cost for this event is $25 for a single seater and $35 for a tandem kayak. Remember, IYAK requires everybody to wear a PFD while they are on the water. Safety first! Event hosts reserve the right to cancel due to inclement weather. Any cancellation or adjustment to the schedule will be posted in this event's message thread. RSVP is per each event, not the entire summer. When you RSVP please answer ALL of the questions. Your answers can not be seen by the public. Only the organizers and trip leaders will see your responses. ---------------------------------------------------------------- WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY FOR KAYAKING, CANOEING AND ALL OTHER ACTIVITIES By RSVPing to, and attending this event you acknowledge you have read and agree to IYAK's Waiver of Liability: https://www.meetup.com/IYAK-Indiana-Kayakers/pages/25179426/Liability_Waiver/

  • Two Hour Thursday - Geist Reservoir Biweekly Paddle

    Two Hour Thursday Geist Reservoir Biweekly Paddle Level: Easy - Beginner or Intermediate or Advanced (multiple groups). MEET AT 6:00pm and we will LAUNCH at 6:30pm. Kayak or SUP! Paddling isn't just for the weekends! This event is a part of our weekly paddling series. From Spring until Fall, every other Thursday, we meet for an evening of fun, social and/or fitness paddling. On this Thursday, we'll be out on Geist Reservoir, while on the alternating Tuesdays, we'll be out on Eagle Creek Reservoir. This event's level is great for families, beginners and the seasoned paddler. We usually have a large turnout and possibly split into smaller groups, focusing on beginners, fitness, or those just out for a steady paddling pace. We meet at Geist Park on Florida Road on Indy's Northeast side, every other Thursday evening at 6:00pm, launch at 6:30pm and plan to be off the water by 8:30pm. We sometimes go out to dinner as a group afterward. There is no charge for parking or launching, yet get there early as the parking lot does fill up quickly. Suggested items to bring: Kayak or SUP, paddle, PFD, wide brimmed hat, sun block, hand sanitizer, sunglasses, large sponge, bilge pump or container to bail out water, water, snacks, weather radio, towel, change of clothes, water shoes, paddling gloves, rain gear, bug spray, safety whistle, drybags, Ziplock bags, camera, binoculars, rope, headlamp or flashlight, a sense of adventure, and a good dose of humor. For clothing try to use something other than cotton, especially if the weather is cool. Polypropylene or polyester are good choices since neither holds water and they wick moisture away from you. RENTALS: For Kayak or SUP rental reservations with Freedom Kayak Adventures, call[masked]. Fee is $25 for a single-seat kayak and $35 for a tandem kayak for this event. Event hosts reserve the right to cancel due to inclement weather. Any cancellation or adjustment to the schedule will be posted in this event's message thread. RSVP is per each event, not the entire summer. When you RSVP please answer ALL of the questions. Your answers can not be seen by the public. Only the organizers and trip leaders will see your responses. ---------------------------------------------------------------- WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY FOR KAYAKING, CANOEING AND ALL OTHER ACTIVITIES By RSVPing to, and attending this event you acknowledge you have read and agree to IYAK's Waiver of Liability: https://www.meetup.com/IYAK-Indiana-Kayakers/pages/25179426/Liability_Waiver/

  • Two Hour Tuesday - Eagle Creek Reservoir Biweekly Paddle

    Eagle Creek Boat Ramp

    Two Hour Tuesday Eagle Creek Reservoir Biweekly Paddle Level: Easy - Beginner or Intermediate or Advanced (multiple groups). Kayak or SUP! Paddling isn't just for the weekends! This event is a part of our weekly paddling series. From Spring thru Fall, every other Tuesday, we meet for an evening of fun, social and/or fitness paddling. On this Tuesday, we'll be out on Eagle Creek Reservoir, while on the alternating Thursdays, we'll be out on Geist Reservoir. This event's levels are great for families, beginners and the seasoned paddler. We usually have a large turnout and possibly split into smaller groups, focusing on beginners, fitness, or those just out for a steady paddling pace. We will be meeting at the Dandy Trail boat ramp, located about a block north of Rick's Cafe Boatyard, every other Tuesday evening at 6:00pm, launch at 6:30pm and plan to be off the water by 8:30pm. We usually go out to dinner as a group afterward. The boat ramp entrance fee is $5, cash only. You can optionally purchase yearly passes. If you don't need to drop off a boat at the ramp there is a free parking lot between Rick's and the boat ramp. If you park here you'll have to walk about 100 yards to get to the launch site. Suggested items to bring: Kayak or SUP, paddle, PFD, wide brimmed hat, sun block, hand sanitizer, sunglasses, large sponge, bilge pump or container to bail out water, water, snacks, weather radio, towel, change of clothes, water shoes, paddling gloves, rain gear, bug spray, safety whistle, drybags, Ziplock bags, camera, binoculars, rope, headlamp or flashlight, a sense of adventure, and a good dose of humor. For clothing try to use something other than cotton, especially if the weather is cool. Polypropylene or polyester are good choices since neither holds water and they wick moisture away from you. Rental Boats: If you need to rent a kayak, contact Freedom Kayak Adventures at[masked]. The cost for this event is $25 for a single seater and $35 for a tandem kayak. Remember, IYAK requires everybody to wear a PFD while they are on the water. Safety first! Event hosts reserve the right to cancel due to inclement weather. Any cancellation or adjustment to the schedule will be posted in this event's message thread. RSVP is per each event, not the entire summer. When you RSVP please answer ALL of the questions. Your answers can not be seen by the public. Only the organizers and trip leaders will see your responses. ---------------------------------------------------------------- WAIVER AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY FOR KAYAKING, CANOEING AND ALL OTHER ACTIVITIES By RSVPing to, and attending this event you acknowledge you have read and agree to IYAK's Waiver of Liability: https://www.meetup.com/IYAK-Indiana-Kayakers/pages/25179426/Liability_Waiver/