Marine Preservation


Water Sport

Fast Eddie Festival

Paddle for Eddie, Fast Eddie is a paddle Memorial for Richard Hartney Gensel. Proceeds benefit The Surfrider Foundation and Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.  The paddle will begin at the Fort Pierce Memorial Park and End at the Vero Beach Riverside Memorial Park.  Fast Eddie will be paddled up the Indian River Lagoon from Fort Pierce Inlet to the North Boat Ramp at Riverside Park, in Vero Beach, FL. There will be a group paddle from the South Boat Ramp at Riverside to the North Boat Ramp.  Scheduled: September 2023.  This Event is also part of the Education & Wellness Department and Sports & Recreation Deparment.


Day at the Beach

Day at the Beach will be held at Fort Pierce Inlet North Jetty, North Parking Lot entrance, on a date TBA.  More details coming soon.

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Inspire Sebastian Inlet 


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