The Old Northside of Indianapolis used to be one of the most fashionable places to live in Indianapolis during the time surrounding the American Civil War. After a slow decline during the 1950s and
With spring approaching, many Greater Indianapolis residents are looking forward to spring and summer days out on Geist Reservoir. While boat owners can certainly enjoy the lake almost every during the warm months of the year, Northside residents with or without boats can enjoy the many luxuries and renting opportunities available at Geist Marina.
Boat Sales and Repairs
There are two companies that sell boats out of the Geist Marina. Sylvan Marine sells pontoon boats, and Mercury Marine sells boat engines. Geist Marina’s friendly and knowledgeable staff can help patrons make the purchase just right for them. While the Geist Marina is perfect for residents on Geist Reservoir, it can also make deliveries to customers who do not live on the lake. In addition to boats and equipment sales, Geist Marina has a full parts and service department to help with boat repairs. In addition to regularly-schedule preventative maintenance, the service department does engine work and custom rigging and fixes electrical problems.
While Geist Marina sells boats, visitors can also rent a boat. There are a total of 12 pontoon boats on site that can be rented. Patrons can take their boat out of the marina at 9:00am or 10:00am and return it by 5:00pm or 6:00pm the same day. Monday through Thursday, a boat rental is $150.00. On Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays, pontoon rentals are $300.00. Pontoons can be rented between 7:00pm and 9:00pm for $125.00. Renters are encouraged to call the marina and make a reservation during the busier times of the year. Kayaks can also be rented from the marina. Both single and tandem kayaks are $10.00 for two hours. Each additional hour costs $5.00.
Boat owners can reserve a boat slip at Geist Marina as well. A PWC Lift costs $960.00. Half Double Wells costs $1750.00 while Single Wells cost $2,060.00 and $2,185.00 for 20 feet and 24 feet, respectively. Covered Single Wells cost a little more at $2,800. Boat lifts are also available at Geist Marina. A regular boat lift is $3,455.00, while a Covered Boat Lift is $4,210.00. There is trailer storage also available at the marina for $300.00.
Geist Marina conveniently offers winter storage for boat owners. They will gladly transport, winterize and store boats up to 25 feet in size. Before they are put into storage, the Geist Marina staff will carefully follow their 12-step process to prepare a boat for winter storage. Once this process is completed, boats are stored either outdoors or indoors, depending on the preference of the boat owner. Boat owners should check with Geist Marina to get a full list of options for winter storage and winterization.