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08/30/14 - Eagle Creek Park Paddle-O

Event: Annual "Paddle O" Special Event!  PLEASE NOTE BOAT RENTAL INFO BELOW!


Date: Saturday, 30 August 2014


Location:  Earth Discovery Center (the boat ramp off the EDC parking lot - follow signs for the EDC from either the 56th St. or 71st St. entrances to the park.  Please note that standard park entry fees will apply.)


Overflow Parking: If you find the EDC lot to be full, park in the Peace Learning Center lot (just north of the EDC on DeLong Road).


Time Schedule: (Indianapolis is on Eastern Daylight Saving Time)


   9:00am -- Registration opens

   10:00am -- Start for all events

   12:00pm -- Cutoff for 2 hour paddling event, and 2 hour foot event

   2:00pm -- Cutoff for 4 hour paddling event


Courses: There are three course options: 2 or 4 hour paddling events, OR a 2 hour foot-only event.


Skill Levels: All skill levels are welcome, but this event is not quite as well suited for true first-timers to orienteering.  Please come out and join us if you'd like, but there won't be a traditional "white" course designed specifically for first-timers.


Registration Fees: There will be on-site event-day registration, as usual. Fees for this event are $10/individual (or team, if you are planning on putting more than one person in a boat).  As always, extra maps are available at $2/map.  Also note that there is a gate fee for the park, so carpool if you'd like to save some money!


Boat Rentals: If you would like to rent a boat from ICO, you MUST contact us by Friday 8/29 at info@indyo.org to let us know! Boat rentals are $5/boat through the club.  Boats are plastic and can seat up to three people on a built-in middle seat.  You are certainly welcome to bring your own boat as well (you will pay an extra $3 car-top boat launch fee along with your gate fee when you enter the park).

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