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​Eagle Creek Park Event/Program Calendar


Register now for our 2017 Indiana Master Naturalist Series at Eagle Creek Earth Discovery Center! IMN 2017 is FULL - to be placed on a waiting list or to be contacted about next year's class, please email Jennifer.Boyce@indy.gov.  IMN Registration form 

For a schedule of classes, events, and opportunities at the Peace Learning Center, please visit htt​p://peacelearningcenter.org/  "Be the Change" exhibit open to the public M-F 9am-4pm, Sa & Su by appointment:  Be the Change

 For a list of Indianapolis Hiking Club hikes at Eagle Creek, please visit www.indyhike.org

For a schedule of "Learn to Row" courses and other rowing events offered by the Indianapolis Rowing Center, please visit www.indyrowing.org​

To sign up for a treetop zipline adventure  with GoApe for individuals or groups, please visit www.goape.com

For a schedule of evening canoe/kayak paddles or to schedule a custom or group "Adventure Outpost" program with Eagle Creek Outfitters, please visit http://eaglecreek-outfitters.com


 

​August 2017


Eagle Creek Park Grounds OPEN  7am-9pm daily
Park Office OPEN 9am-5pm Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm Sat (317-327-7110)
GoApe OPEN - hours vary, pre-registration recommended at goape.com 
Eagle Creek Outfitters OPEN 7 days a week, 10am-7pm (opening after 11am on Aug 19 &26), all hours weather dependent, last rental 1 hour before close.  317-327-7130
Earth Discovery Center and Ornithology  Center OPEN M-Sa 9am-5pm, Su 1pm-5pm​​ (317-327-7148, 317-327-2473)


August 2 (Wed)

Jazz on the Point "Julie Houston"  6:30pm at the Marina.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a live concert right next to the beautiful scenery of Eagle Creek Reservoir!  Free with park admission.  

August 4 (Fri)

Full Moon Paddle 7:00pm-10:00pm at the Marina. Leisurely explore the reservoir of Eagle Creek Park in a kayak or canoe during the full moon weekend. An experienced guide will lead you around to see the sights, enjoy the sounds, and tell you some history about the reservoir. This paddle is focused on the nature preserve area of the reservoir.  We provide all required gear and basic paddle/safety instructions. All dates are weather permitting. For more details or to register with Eagle Creek Outfitters Adventure Outpost, please go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=126675​

August 5 (Sat)

Peace Learning Center Family Fun Workshop "How Do We Solve Conflict? Part 2" Using art materials, participants will draw up a declaration that outlines how they envision their peaceful family. They will also create a family crest that expresses the best of themselves as a loving and cooperative unit. Workshop participants will also receive a “Certificate of Completion. $20/family, please register at https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ee2gq0xb42bb5b98&oseq=&c=&ch=​​​​​​



Full Moon Paddle 7:00pm-10:00pm at the Marina. Leisurely explore the reservoir of Eagle Creek Park in a kayak or canoe during the full moon weekend. An experienced guide will lead you around to see the sights, enjoy the sounds, and tell you some history about the reservoir. This paddle is focused on the nature preserve area of the reservoir.  We provide all required gear and basic paddle/safety instructions. All dates are weather permitting. For more details or to register with Eagle Creek Outfitters Adventure Outpost, please go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=126675​

August 9 (Wed)

Guided Sunset Paddle 5:30pm-8:30pm at the Marina.   Leisurely explore the reservoir of Eagle Creek Park in a kayak or canoe during a Wednesday night sunset. An experienced guide will lead you around to see the sights, enjoy the sounds (even a live band), and tell you some history about the reservoir. This paddle is focused on the nature preserve area of the reservoir. We provide all required gear and basic paddle/safety instructions. Registrants receive a free gift upon arrival. All dates are weather permitting.​  For more details or to register with Eagle Creek Outfitters Adventure Outpost, please go to   https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=126678

In Concert With Nature "Midwest Rhythm Exchange"  6:30pm at the Marina.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a live concert right next to the beautiful scenery of Eagle Creek Reservoir!  Free with park admission.  

August 12 (Sat)

Perseid Meteor Shower, 10pm-midnight at Eagle's Crest on the west side of Eagle Creek Reservoir.  Check out the annual Perseid Meteor Shower at Eagle's Crest, (7201 Raceway Rd, Indianapolis) on the west side of Eagle Creek Reservoir. Members of the Indiana Astronomical Society will also be on hand with telescopes to explore the moon, planets, nebulae and other wonders of the night sky. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, bug spray, and anything else you want to stay comfortable while gazing at the night sky. Free drop-in activity - no registration required. Program may be cancelled due to weather or cloudy skies; call 327-7148 (before 5pm) or go to www.facebook.com/eaglecreekpark for the latest updates.

Liver Walk 

August 16 (Wed)

Jazz on the Point "Rich Cohen"  6:30pm at the Marina.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a live concert right next to the beautiful scenery of Eagle Creek Reservoir!  Free with park admission.  

August 19 (Sat)

*park entry restricted until 11am, all park amenities closed until after 11am*

August 21 (Mon)

Solar Eclipse, 1pm-3pm at the Earth Discovery Center.  Keep your fingers crossed for clear skies for the 2017 Solar Eclipse! Here in Indianapolis we'll have about 90% coverage, not a total eclipse, but that should still be enough to provide some fun viewing. Join us at the Earth Discovery Center to learn how to view the eclipse safely using a pinhole projector (NEVER look at the sun or the eclipse directly, even during the darkest part of the eclipse, as this can cause permanent eye damage or even blindness). Drop in any time between 1pm-3pm - the eclipse should start a little before 1pm, and the most coverage for our area occurs around 2:24pm. Free with park admission!​

August 23 (Wed)

Guided Sunset Paddle 5:30pm-8:30pm at the Marina.   Leisurely explore the reservoir of Eagle Creek Park in a kayak or canoe during a Wednesday night sunset. An experienced guide will lead you around to see the sights, enjoy the sounds (even a live band), and tell you some history about the reservoir. This paddle is focused on the nature preserve area of the reservoir. We provide all required gear and basic paddle/safety instructions. Registrants receive a free gift upon arrival. All dates are weather permitting.​  For more details or to register with Eagle Creek Outfitters Adventure Outpost, please go to   https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=126678​

In Concert With Nature "Harpeth Rising"  6:30pm at the Marina.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a live concert right next to the beautiful scenery of Eagle Creek Reservoir!  Free with park admission.  

August 26 (Sat)

*park entry restricted until 11am, all park amenities closed until after 11am*​

August 30 (Wed)

Jazz on the Point "Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra"  6:30pm at the Marina.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a live concert right next to the beautiful scenery of Eagle Creek Reservoir!  Free with park admission.  ​


​September 2017


September 1 (Fri)

Stargazing at Eagle's Crest, 8:30pm-10:30pm at Eagle's Crest on the west side of Eagle Creek Reservoir.  The night sky is full of wonders! Get acquainted with constellations, planets, and other astronomical objects. Drop in any time during the program to enjoy the stars; members of the Indiana Astronomical Society will be on hand with telescopes to get an even closer view of night sky objects. Program takes place on the west side of Eagle Creek Reservoir at the Eagle's Crest soccer fields, 7201 Fishback Rd. Check the Eagle Creek Park Facebook Page or call 317-327-7148 for updates - we may cancel due to rain or heavy cloud cover. Free, no registration required.

September 8 (Fri)

Full Moon Paddle 7:00pm-10:00pm at the Marina. Leisurely explore the reservoir of Eagle Creek Park in a kayak or canoe during the full moon weekend. An experienced guide will lead you around to see the sights, enjoy the sounds, and tell you some history about the reservoir. This paddle is focused on the nature preserve area of the reservoir.  We provide all required gear and basic paddle/safety instructions. All dates are weather permitting. For more details or to register with Eagle Creek Outfitters Adventure Outpost, please go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=126675​

September 9 (Sat)


Full Moon Paddle 7:00pm-10:00pm at the Marina. Leisurely explore the reservoir of Eagle Creek Park in a kayak or canoe during the full moon weekend. An experienced guide will lead you around to see the sights, enjoy the sounds, and tell you some history about the reservoir. This paddle is focused on the nature preserve area of the reservoir.  We provide all required gear and basic paddle/safety instructions. All dates are weather permitting. For more details or to register with Eagle Creek Outfitters Adventure Outpost, please go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=126675​

September 13 (Wed)

Guided Sunset Paddle 5:30pm-8:30pm at the Marina.   Leisurely explore the reservoir of Eagle Creek Park in a kayak or canoe during a Wednesday night sunset. An experienced guide will lead you around to see the sights, enjoy the sounds (even a live band), and tell you some history about the reservoir. This paddle is focused on the nature preserve area of the reservoir. We provide all required gear and basic paddle/safety instructions. Registrants receive a free gift upon arrival. All dates are weather permitting.​  For more details or to register with Eagle Creek Outfitters Adventure Outpost, please go to   https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=126678​

September 16 (Sat)

Walk With Compassion 5K​

September 15 (Fri) 

BEEch Party 6:30pm-8pm at Eagle Creek Park Beach Shelter.  BEEch Party is a unique dining opportunity at Eagle Creek Park focusing on the foods that are pollinated by bees. Your evening will begin at 6:30 as you arrive at the Beach Shelter for Hors d?oeuvres, games, and socializing with friends. A beekeeper will also be on hand to talk to you about the hobby of beekeeping. The dinner buffet will open at 7:00pm. As you finish dinner, you can continue playing games or just sit back, relax and enjoy watching the sunset over the reservoir. Your evening will conclude at 8:00pm, just after the sunsets at 7:57pm. Gluten Free and Vegetarian choices will be available - menu and entree choices available at registration.  Ages 18+, $45/person. Pre-register at www.indyparks.org​  Course code #13217


September 24 (Sun)

Car Club Picnic

September 27 (Wed)

Guided Sunset Paddle 5:30pm-8:30pm at the Marina.   Leisurely explore the reservoir of Eagle Creek Park in a kayak or canoe during a Wednesday night sunset. An experienced guide will lead you around to see the sights, enjoy the sounds (even a live band), and tell you some history about the reservoir. This paddle is focused on the nature preserve area of the reservoir. We provide all required gear and basic paddle/safety instructions. Registrants receive a free gift upon arrival. All dates are weather permitting.​  For more details or to register with Eagle Creek Outfitters Adventure Outpost, please go to   https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=126678​

​October 2017


October 1 (Sun)


October 6 (Fri)

Full Moon Paddle 7:00pm-10:00pm at the Marina. Leisurely explore the reservoir of Eagle Creek Park in a kayak or canoe during the full moon weekend. An experienced guide will lead you around to see the sights, enjoy the sounds, and tell you some history about the reservoir. This paddle is focused on the nature preserve area of the reservoir.  We provide all required gear and basic paddle/safety instructions. All dates are weather permitting. For more details or to register with Eagle Creek Outfitters Adventure Outpost, please go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=126675​

October 7 (Sat)

Full Moon Paddle 7:00pm-10:00pm at the Marina. Leisurely explore the reservoir of Eagle Creek Park in a kayak or canoe during the full moon weekend. An experienced guide will lead you around to see the sights, enjoy the sounds, and tell you some history about the reservoir. This paddle is focused on the nature preserve area of the reservoir.  We provide all required gear and basic paddle/safety instructions. All dates are weather permitting. For more details or to register with Eagle Creek Outfitters Adventure Outpost, please go to https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=126675​

 Metal Walk and Fun Run http://www.methodistsports.com

October 14 (Sat)​

Get Your Rear in Gear 5K  http://join.coloncancercoalition.org/site/TR?fr_id=3476&pg=entry​



​November 2017

November 4 (Sat)

Bald Eagle Rowing Event   https://irc21.wildapricot.org/​

November 11 (Sat)

Pike YMCA Health, Hope, Heroes 5K


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