Whether your interest lies in flatwater, whitewater, recreational or competitive kayaking you have to start somewhere and that somewhere can be found right here! The City of Tempe offers several kayaing opportunities for both youth and adults to get out on the lake and have a great time.
See coming kayaking opportunities below:
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Fall Classes - Registration Starts 8/12 for Tempe Residents and 8/19 for non-residents
This is a perfect class for beginners or experienced kayakers. Class will include stretching, warm-ups and on-the-water fitness exercises with a focus on your forward paddle stroke and training in kayaks. Kayaks, personal floatation devices and paddles are provided. Fee: $75. 480-350-8069
36069 18 yrs+ Sa 10/19-11/16 7-9am a.m. TTLM
Moonlight Kayak for Halloween - Youth 10+ Welcome!
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 10-15 half price ($15) call 480-350-8069 for details.
36047 10 yrs+ F 10/25 6:30-8:30 p.m. TTLM
37975 10 yrs+ Sa 10/26 6:30-8:30 p.m. TTLM
Whether you are looking for a class that will prepare your son/daughter for a family Kayaking trip or an opportunity for them to learn a new Sport, this class is for you. Our instructors will focus on stroke technique, fitness specific to Kayaking and on-the-water training in kayaks. No experience necessary Fee: $25.
36067 10-17 yrs T 9/10 4-5:30 p.m. TTLM
36070 10-17 yrs T 9/24 4-5:30 p.m. TTLM
36071 10-17 yrs T 10/15 4-5:30 p.m. TTLM
What to Bring and Wear for a Paddling Day
What to wear:
Clothing that the participants do not mind getting wet.
Some sort of water shoes or sneakers the participants do not mind getting wet. Sandals are permissible as long as they are not open back, flip-flop type sandals.
Hats or Visors
Loose fitting comfortable t-shirt. Depending on the participants sun tolerance they may want to wear an SPF coated top shirt, or a long sleeve t-shirt.
If a participant wants to wear long pants, it is permissible, however they should not be cotton or denim, they should be Polyester or Lycra.
Not Allowed: Jeans of any kind, including Jean shorts
Long pants that are non-athletic type pants; jeans, cotton or corduroy are not allowed. Hiking boots or dress shoes
What to Bring:
Dry Clothes to change into
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