Aquatics & Pools

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Aquatic Positions & Certification Classes

The City of Tempe Aquatics department is looking for responsible, motivated, and dedicated individuals age 15 and older to fill summer lifeguard positions. If you like challenges, then Freestyle wants YOU!

Swim Lesson

Swim Lessons

The City of Tempe Community Services Department provides a progressive swim lesson program for students who wish to learn or improve their swimming skills. This program is based upon the American Red Cross Learn-To-Swim Program.

Swim-Team Swim Teams 

This program focuses on learning competitive stroke technique while emphasizing the benefits of personal improvement in a recreational team environment. Children will have the opportunity to participate in recreational competitive meets. Dual and Tri-meets are held between pools around the valley generally on Saturday mornings.

Practice begins on June 2, and a parent meeting will be held May 28.

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Water Fitness Classes

Water fitness classes incorporate warm-ups, 25-40 minutes of aerobic exercise, a cool-down period and exercises to tone and strengthen muscles. No swimming ability required. Spring session runs through May.

Sign up for summer early! Classes available at the Kiwanis Wave Pool and Escalante Pool.
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Swimming Pools

The City of Tempe operates two public swimming pools. An indoor Wave Pool at the Kiwanis Recreation Center and an outdoor pool at the Escalante Community Center.

Tempe Beach Park

Tempe Beach Park Splash Park

Visitors to Tempe Town Lake can experience a small storm, even when the weather is sunny and warm. Splash Playground at Tempe Beach Park lets children cool off and have fun at Tempe Town Lake.

Splash Pad

Neighborhood Splash Pads

The City of Tempe has three neighborhood splash pads located in Esquer Park, Hudson Park and Jaycee Park. All splash pads are open during the summer months from 10:00am-7:00pm.


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