The City of Tempe has two public pools and three neighborhood spray pads. Public pools include the indoor wave pool at the Kiwanis Recreation Center and the outdoor pool at the Escalante Multi-Generational Center. There are three neighborhood spray pads are located at Jaycee, Esquer and Hudson parks. A new splash playground will open at Kiwanis Park in 2018.
City of Tempe Aquatics Needs Study
Share your thoughts on water attractions in Tempe! The city has completed a study of its water recreation amenities. The community is invited to provide feedback on the study results.
The purpose of the Aquatic Needs study is to identify where new water amenities are needed and to address gaps in service areas. The study assessed area demographics, took a close look at the Kiwanis Recreation Center, and analyzed Tempe’s current and planned water features.
Kiwanis Wave Pool
6111 All-America Way • 480-350-5201
The Kiwanis Wave Pool is a year-round indoor heated pool featuring a lap pool with six lanes and zero depth entry. The Wave Pool is open during the Spring and Summer months offering 3' waves in varying patterns. The pool also features a 127 ft. long and 15 ft. tall double spiral water slide and splashdown pool. The Wave Pool is located in the Kiwanis Recreation Center. Click here for more information!
Escalante Outdoor Pool
2150 E. Orange St. • 480-350-5204
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The Escalante Pool is a seasonal, outdoor pool featuring lap swimming lanes and a zero depth entry. The play pool offers water features and two slides for hours of entertainment. The outdoor pool is located at the Escalante Multi-Generational Center. Click here for more information!
Tempe Splash Playground
The Tempe Beach Park Splash Pad, formerly located at 80 W. Rio Salado Pkwy., has been permanently closed. A brand new Splash Playground is scheduled to open at Kiwanis Park in summer 2018. It is currently being designed. Click here for more info.
Tempe Spray Pads
April 29- October 29
10 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily
Spray pads are conveniently located in the following parks:
Please click the images for a PDF version of the Hours of Operation.