Fall Schedule


Fall Class Schedule

Registration Begins 8/11 for Tempe Residents and 8/18 for non-residents

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Teen Programs

Float Test
All rowing participants must complete a 10-minute float test and watch a U.S. Rowing Safety Video (this is completed during your first day of class at the Kiwanis Recreation Center Pool). If you have rowing experience but are new to the City of Tempe Rowing Program, you must fulfill this requirement. For additional information, please contact the Boating Office at 480-350-8069. 

Junior Learn to Row
This session will give athletes a chance to find out if rowing is for them and learn the basics of rowing before they join the team. The float test will be held on Monday 9/8 at Kiwanis Recreation Center. Class fee is applied to Junior Rowing Team if participant registers for the fall session. For more information call 480-350-8069. Fee: $75.
41038 13 yrs+           M/T/W/Th/F    9/8-9/12          4-6 p.m.          TTLM

Junior Rowing
The Junior Rowing program (ages 13 through 18) has a Varsity & Novice component. IT is competitive, with training five days per week in preparation for races that are held locally and around the country. Come to the lake and join one of the fastest growing sports in the country! Contact the boating office with any questions. Fee: $450. 480-350-8069
41037 13 yrs+           M/T/W/Th/F    8/18-12/8       4-6 p.m.          TTLM

Adult Programs


Float Test - This only applies to Learn to Row, Open Row and The Tempe Town Lake Rowing League
All rowing participants must complete a 10-minute float test and watch a U.S. Rowing Safety Video (This is completed during your first day of class at the Kiwanis Recreation Center Pool). If you have rowing experience but are new to the City of Tempe Rowing Program, you must fulfill this requirement. For additional information, please contact the Boating Office at 480-350-8069.


Adult Learn to Row
Designed for first time rowers, this course introduces the basics of rowing, safety and boat handling. Proper rowing technique and initial fitness development are stressed. The first class meets at the Kiwanis Recreation Center for the required 10-minute float test and safety video presentation. *No class October 4. Attendance of the first three classes is mandatory. 480-350-8069
40994 18 yrs+           Sa/Su 9/6-10/12       7-9 a.m.*        TTLM  Fee: $132
40995 18 yrs+           T/Th    9/9-10/9          5:45-7:45 p.m.           TTLM  Fee: $120 - Cancelled
40996 18 yrs+           Sa/Su 10/18-11/23   7-9 a.m.          TTLM  Fee: $132

Adult Open Rowing and Sculling
This session brings experienced rowers together and is designed with athletes in mind. Sweep-rowers and scullers may try either discipline; class utilizes cross-training, video analysis, and flexibility, and focuses on a high-level of rowing. Prerequisite: Learn to Row or commensurate experience. *No class October 4 and November 16 and 27. 480-350-8069
41027 18 yrs+           Sa       9/6-12/6*        7-9 a.m.*          TTLM  Fee: $124 *6-8am until Oct 11
41039 18 yrs+           Su       9/7-12/7*        7-9 a.m.*          TTLM  Fee: $115 *6-8am until Oct 11
41044 18 yrs+           T          9/2-12/9          5:45-7:45 p.m.           TTLM  Fee: $141
41045 18 yrs+           Th       9/4-12/11*      5:45-7:45 p.m.           TTLM  Fee: $132

Erg Fitness
Looking for a great workout on a Wednesday night? Drop by the marina and try one of the best workouts around. No need to register, just bring cash or a check made out to the City of Tempe to the marina at 550 East Tempe Town Lake. The workouts will be tailored to the individual. No experience necessary! *No class November 26. 480-350-8069
18 yrs+           W        9/10       6-7 p.m.    TTLM    Fee: $10

Tempe Town Lake Rowing League
The Tempe Town Lake Rowing League is perfect for companies or groups looking for a team experience and friendly competition. Experienced coaches will train crews in evening practice sessions; M/W or T/Th, leading up to the Championship Regatta on Oct 25. Crews must have a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 20 members. Call the Boating Office to register and for more information. 480-350-8069
18 yrs+           M/W    9/3-10/22       5:45-7:45 p.m.           TTLM
18 yrs+           T/Th    9/4-10/23       5:45-7:45 p.m.           TTLM

Tempe Town Lake Club Rowing
Designed for advanced rowers to be able to row (singles and doubles only) during non-program hours. Once joining the club, rowers will be able to check-out equipment during Club Rowing times. Prerequisites: Coordinator permission and a successful re-entry test on file. Club Fee: $60/year (year round program); Rowing Fee: $20/month. Contact the Boating Office at 480-350-8034 to register.
18 yrs+           T/W/Th/F        9/2       5:30-7 a.m.    TTLM

Adult Paddling Classes

Glow Paddle
The wildest and brightest Glow Paddle on Tempe Town Lake. Join us for a night under the stars while we glow and glide across the water. In addition to all necessary kayaking equipment, participants will receive glow in the dark accessories. Feel free to wear glow in the dark clothing items that you don’t mind getting wet. Register early. Fee: $30.  Youth Ages 10-17 Fee: $15. 480-350-8069
41082 10 yrs+           F          9/26    7-9 p.m.          TTLM
41090 10 yrs+           F          10/10  6:30-8:30 p.m.           TTLM

Moonlight Kayak
Spend an enjoyable evening on Tempe Town Lake while paddling in the moonlight. No experience necessary. Bring clothes you don’t mind getting wet, a towel, dry clothes and prepare to howl at the moon. Kayaks, equipment and PFDs will be provided. Must be 18 years or older to participate. Fee: $30 per person. 480-350-8069
40997 18 yrs+           F          9/5       7-9 p.m.          TTLM
42300 18 yrs+           S          9/6       7-9 p.m.          TTLM

Halloween Kayak 
Come on down to Tempe Town Lake for a scary adventure. All will enjoy an evening out on the water paddling as well as spine chilling stories told by a professional story teller. No experience necessary (youth ages 10-17 must be accompanied by an adult), Costumes are welcomed and encouraged Fee: $30. Youth Ages 10-17 Fee: $15. 480-350-8069
41000 10 yrs+          Th       10/30  6-8 p.m.          TTLM 

Kayak Fitness
This is a perfect class for beginner to intermediate paddlers. Geared toward on-the-water fitness and games with a focus on basic strokes and maneuvers, it's the perfect mix of on-the-water fun and fitness! Kayak, personal floatation device and paddle are provided. Fee: $70. 480-350-8069 
40992 18 yrs+           Sa       9/6-9/27          8-10 a.m.       TTLM 
41054 18 yrs+           T          9/2-9/23          5:45-7:45 p.m.           TTLM
40993 18 yrs+           Sa       10/11-11/1     8:15-10:15 a.m.        TTLM             

Essentials of Kayak Touring

This class has been developed by ACA certified kayak instructors and is appropriate for participants of all levels of experience. Taught in touring boats (sea kayaks), with a focus on advanced stroke techniques and maneuvers, kayak fitness and rescues, this class will challenge you to learn and refine your skills in a fun and low pressure environment. Kayak, personal floatation device and paddle are provided. Fee $80 480-350-8069
41103 18 yrs+           Sa       9/6-9/27          6-8 a.m.          TTLM
41110 18 yrs+           Th       9/4-9/25          5:45-7:45 p.m.           TTLM
41105 18 yrs+           Sa       10/11-11/1     6:15-8:15 a.m.           TTLM 


Kayak Day Trip to Roosevelt Lake
Apply what you learned from Essentials of Kayak Touring in this day trip to Roosevelt Lake. We will meet Sat., Nov. 1 to discuss logistics and learn how to properly pack gear in the kayak. Note: You may register for this class prior to finishing the Essentials of Kayak Touring class, but coach approval will be required. All necessary boating equipment is provided. 480-350-8069
41113 18 yrs+           Sa 11/1 & 11/8       9 a.m. TTLM  Fee:    $75

Introduction to Stand-Up Paddling (SUP)
Join the fastest-growing watersport in the country on Tempe Town Lake! No experience necessary; this class will teach you the basics of Stand-up Paddling. All equipment is provided. Fee $27. 480-350-8069
40972 18 yrs+           T          9/2       5:30-7 p.m.    TTLM - Cancelled
40973 18 yrs+           Sa       9/6       8:30-10 a.m.  TTLM
40974 18 yrs+           T          9/9       5:30-7 p.m.    TTLM
40975 18 yrs+           Sa       9/13    8:30-10 a.m.  TTLM
40976 18 yrs+           T          9/16    5:30-7 p.m.    TTLM
40977 18 yrs+           Sa       9/20    8:30-10 a.m.  TTLM 
40978 18 yrs+           T          9/23    5:30-7 p.m.    TTLM
40979 18 yrs+           Sa       9/27    8:30-10 a.m.  TTLM
40981 18 yrs+           Sa       10/11  8:30-10 a.m.  TTLM
40984 18 yrs+           Sa       10/18  8:30-10 a.m.  TTLM
40986 18 yrs+           Sa       10/25  8:30-10 a.m.  TTLM
40988 18 yrs+           Sa       11/1    8:30-10 a.m.  TTLM
40990 18 yrs+           Sa       11/8    8:30-10 a.m.  TTLM

Stand-Up Paddling (SUP) Fitness
Program will include stretching, warm-up and general fitness as well as fitness exercises specific to paddling. Instructor will provide coaching and will focus on developing your paddle stroke, as well as on-the-water training on stand-up paddleboards. Bring your own board or use one from our fleet. Fee $60. 480-350-8069
41020 18 yrs+           Sa       9/6-9/27          6:30-8 a.m.    TTLM 
41121 18 yrs+           W        9/3-9/24          5:30-7 p.m.    TTLM
41023 18 yrs+           Sa       10/11-11/1     6:30-8 a.m.    TTLM
41024 18 yrs+           W        10/1-10/22     5:30-7 p.m.    TTLM

Stand-up Paddling Yoga
Students will enjoy paddling on the lake, then anchoring boards and setting yoga breathing to begin. S.U.P. yoga will feature seated and standing yoga postures, including sun salutations, lunges and downward-facing dog. We will take a few quiet meditation moments before paddling back. Fee $35, 480-350-8069
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