Boats and Boating

Sierra Club - Bloomington Group

Contact Tom Mooradian
Phone 847-846-6256
Email thomas [dot] mooradian [at] att [dot] net
Description The Indiana/Hoosier Chapter of the Sierra Club celebrated 25 years of environmental activism in 2000. It is an active and vibrant organization that works to accomplish the Sierra Club's mission to:

1. Explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of the earth.

2. Practice and promote responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources.

3. Educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment.


Lake Monroe Sailing Association

Contact Rita Flynn
Phone 824-4611
Email rflynn [at] lakemonroesailing [dot] com
Hours Meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month
Description Lake Monroe Sailing Association (LMSA) is located in the rolling hills of southern Indiana at the Moores Creek Sailing Marina on Lake Monroe. LMSA offers club membership, wet storage in slips and on buoys, dry storage in secure fenced areas, marina facilities, a shelter house, camping areas, shower house, childrens playground, and club activities to the sailing public.

Bloomington Yacht Club, Inc.

Contact Jeff Becker
Phone 812-331-9115
Email jeffmbecker [at] gmail [dot] com
Description Contact: 812-339-9415 This sailboat-only club is located on the South shore of Lake Lemon (entry by Port Hole Inn Restaurant). Club memberships include use of wet and dry storage, electric hoist, club house, Sunday races, monthly club meetings and other social activities.

Griffy Lake Nature Preserve

Contact Steve Cotter (Natural Resources Manager)
Phone (812) 349-3736
Email cotters [at] bloomington [dot] in [dot] gov

Griffy Lake Nature Preserve is 1,179 acres off North Dunn Street, with a 109 acre lake. The boathouse is located at 3300 N. Headley Road. Scenic woodlands teem with wild flora and fauna Nature Preserve. Swimming is prohibited in the lake, and to protect wildlife, all dogs must remain leashed while in the preserve. Call Angie Smith at (812) 349-3759 for boathouse information on Weekdays, and the Boathouse phone at (812) 349-3732 for Saturday and Sunday rentals


Riddle Point Rowing Association

Phone 812-856-5774
Email info [at] riddlepointrowing [dot] com
Hours Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5: 30 pm
Description The Riddle Point Rowing Association (RPRA) is a community outreach organization that provides opportunities for individuals and families in the Monroe County area to learn, develop, and excel in the sport of rowing. RPRA strives to promote fairness, sportsmanship and participation, while providing coaching, education, recreational and competitive opportunities for its members.
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