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Spring Class Schedule

Registration Begins 2/18 for Tempe Residents and 2/24 for Non-Residents

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Float Test - Rowing Classes Only (NOT Kayak or SUP)
All rowing participants must complete a 10-minute float test and watch a U.S. Rowing Safety Video (does not include stand-up paddleboarding or kayaking). 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

Adult Rowing Classes

Sign-up now for savings. Register for your rowing class (does not include Adult Beginning Rowing) at least two weeks prior to the start date of class and receive a 20% discount off of the class/program prices listed online and in the brochure. Classes will be regular price after the deadline. Contact the Boating Office for more information at 480-350-8069.

Rowers 18 years and older are eligible to participate in the following three skill levels.
Beginners: Learn to Row is the beginning point for new rowers. Rowers will be in bigger boats and learn at a steady pace throughout the class.
Advanced: Open Rowing and Sculling focuses on rowing for fitness and technical growth with an option of racing at local and regional regattas.

No classes will be held at the lake on Saturday April 12th for the Outrigger Regatta

Rowing Make-Up Days: May 17, 18, 20 & 22

Tempe Town Lake Rowing League
Is your company or group looking for a team experience and an opportunity to enjoy some competition? Then the Tempe Town Lake Rowing League is perfect for you! Participants will be coached by the expertise of the TTLR coaches. Teams must have a minimum of 10 participants with a maximum of 20. Teams will have a choice of Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday evening practice sessions leading to the Championship Regatta on May 17th. Call the Boating Office for more information and to register your team. 480/350-8069
NO CODE 18 yrs+ M/W 4/2-5/17 5:45-7:45 p.m. TTLM
NO CODE 18 yrs+ T/Th 4/3-5/17 5:45-7:45 p.m. TTLM

Adult Learn to Row
Designed exclusively for first time rowers, this course will introduce the basics of rowing, safety and boat-handling. Proper rowing technique and initial fitness development are stressed. Participants must be able to pass the 10-minute float test and have a basic level of fitness. The first class will consist of a float test and safety video presentation. Attendance at the first three classes is mandatory. 480-350-8069
38359 18 yrs+ Sa/Su 4/5-5/11 7-9 a.m. TTLM Fee: $132
38381 18 yrs+ M/W 4/7-5/21 5:45-7:45 p.m. TTLM Fee: $144

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. 480-350-8069
38379 18 yrs+ Sa/Su 3/29-5/11 7-9 a.m. TTLM Fee: $132
38382 18 yrs+ Th/Sa 3/29-5/15 5:45-7:45 p.m./7-9 a.m. TTLM Fee: $132 
38383 18 yrs+ T/Th 4/1-5/15 5:45-7:45 p.m. TTLM Fee: $141

Erg Fitness
Join this class with an experienced instructor who will work with you on your technique and push you to dig deep to reach new heights within your fitness progression. While there will be mixed experience levels in the class, the workouts will be tailored to the individual. No experience necessary! Come try one of the best workouts around.
38340 18 yrs+ M/W 3/31-4/23 6:30-7:30 p.m. TTLM Fee:$66
38341 18 yrs+ M/W 4/28-5/21 6:30-7:30 p.m. TTLM Fee:$66

Adult Paddling Classes

No classes will be held at the lake on Saturday, April 12th for the Outrigger Regatta

Kayak Fitness
This is a perfect class for beginners and Intermediate kayakers. Program will include stretching, warm-up and on-the-water fitness. There will be a focus on your paddle stroke and on-the-water training. All necessary equipment will be provided. 480-350-8069
38358 18 yrs+ Sa 3/29-4/26 8:30-10:30 a.m. TTLM Fee: $60
38384 18 yrs+ Sa/Su 5/3-5/11 8:30-10:30 a.m. TTLM Fee: $60

NEW!! Essentials of Kayak Touring
This class is taught by ACA certified kayak instructors and the program includes an introduction to kayak touring and on-the-water safety and rescues. There will be a focus on fitness, boat handling and stroke technique. All necessary equipment will be provided. No experience necessary 480-350-8069
38388 18 yrs+ Sa 3/29-4/26 6:30-8:30 a.m. TTLM Fee: $60
38389 18 yrs+ Sa/Su 5/3-5/11 6:30-8:30 a.m. TTLM Fee: $60
38390 18 yrs+ T/Th 4/1-4/10 5:45-7:45 p.m. TTLM Fee: $60
38391 18 yrs+ T/Th 4/15-4/24 5:45-7:45 p.m. TTLM Fee: $60
38392 18 yrs+ T/Th 4/29-5/8 5:45-7:45 p.m. TTLM Fee: $60

NEW!! Kayak Trip to Roosevelt Lake
Take what you learned in Essentials of Kayak Touring on this self-sustained overnight trip to Roosevelt Lake. We meet on May 10th to cover logistics and learn how to properly pack your kayak. Register early; space is limited and this trip will fill up quickly. You may register for this class prior to finishing Essentials of Kayak Touring, but the coach needs to sign off on your skills and ability. All necessary boating equipment provided. 480-350-8069
38393 18 yrs+ Sa/Su 5/10 & 5/17-5/18 TBA TTLM Fee: $150

NEW!! Glow Paddle
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 to wear while we paddle. Feel free to wear other glow in the dark clothing items or accessories that you don’t mind getting wet. Participants must be 18 or older. Register in advance at and join us to Glow the night away!
38394 18 yrs+ F 4/4 7:30-9:30 p.m. TTLM
38395 18 yrs+ F 4/25 7:30-9:30 p.m. TTLM
38396 18 yrs+ F 5/9 7:30-9:30 p.m. TTLM
38397 18 yrs+ F 5/23 7:30-9:30 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. All necessary equipment will be provided. Must be 18 years or older to participate. Fee: $30 per person. 480-350-8069
38360 18 yrs+ F 4/18 7:30-9:30 p.m. TTLM
38398 18 yrs+ F 5/16 7:30-9:30 p.m. TTLM

Introduction to Stand up Paddling
Join the fastest-growing watersport in the country on Tempe Town Lake. No experience is necessary; this class will teach you the basics of stand-up paddling. All necessary equipment is provided. Fee $27. 480-350-8069
38342 18 yrs+ T 4/1 5:30-7:00 p.m. TTLM
38343 18 yrs+ Sa 4/5 8:30-10:00 a.m. TTLM
38344 18 yrs+ T 4/8 5:30-7:00 p.m. TTLM
38345 18 yrs+ T 4/15 5:30-7:00 p.m. TTLM
38346 18 yrs+ Sa 4/19 8:30-10:00 a.m. TTLM
38347 18 yrs+ T 4/22 5:30-7:00 p.m. TTLM
38348 18 yrs+ Sa 4/26 8:30-10:00 a.m. TTLM
38349 18 yrs+ T 4/29 5:30-7:00 p.m. TTLM
38350 18 yrs+ Sa 5/3 8:30-10:00 a.m. TTLM
38351 18 yrs+ T 5/6 5:30-7:00 p.m. TTLM
38352 18 yrs+ Sa 5/10 8:30-10:00 a.m. TTLM
38353 18 yrs+ T 5/13 5:30-7:00 p.m. TTLM
38354 18 yrs+ Sa 5/17 8:30-10:00 a.m. TTLM
38355 18 yrs+ T 5/20 5:30-7:00 p.m. TTLM
Note: The Boating Office must be notified of a class absence at least 24 hours before the class start time, in order to receive a refund or makeup. Call 480-350-8069.

Stand-Up Paddling Fitness
Once you have learned the basics of Stand-Up Paddling, stay in shape by taking SUP Fitness. This class will focus on paddling fitness and proper technique. A self-rescue test will be done the 1st day of class. Prerequisites: Intro to Stand-Up Paddling or commensurate experience (Call 480/350-8034 or 480/350-8069).
38376 18 yrs+ Sa 4/13-5/18 6:30-8:00 a.m. TTLM Fee $90
38377 18 yrs+ M/W 4/2-4/25 5:30-7:00 p.m. TTLM Fee $120
38378 18 yrs+ M/W 4/30-5/23 5:30-7:00 p.m. TTLM Fee $120

Tempe Town Lake Rowing Club
This program is for advanced rowers to use equipment during
non-program hours. Once joining the club, participants can check-out equipment during Club times and train. Coordinator permission and a successful re-entry test on file are pre-requisites. Club fee: $60/year and $20/month to stay an active member. To register, contact the Boating Department at 480-350-8069.
NO CODE 18 yrs+ T/W/TH/F 4/1 5:30-7:00 a.m.

Activities for Teens (Ages 10-18)

Float Test – Rowing Classes Only (NOT Kayak or SUP)
All Rowing participants must complete a 10-minute float test and watch a U.S. Rowing Safety Video. 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 Recreational Rowing
Our Junior Recreational Rowing Program (high school-age participants) trains four days per week. Float test will be held on Tuesday April 1st from 5-6 p.m. Come down to the lake and try this sport for improved fitness and a lot of fun. 480-350-8069 Fee $192
38357 13 yrs+ M/T/W/Th 4/1-5/22 4-6 p.m. TTLM

Youth Paddling Expo
Don’t miss this fun spring splash as we prepare to kick off our Youth Summer Paddling Program. Participants will have the opportunity to try paddling in kayaks, dragon boats and SUP’s. Fee: $15
38380 10 yrs+ Sa 5/10 10 a.m.–1 p.m. TTLM

Last updated: 4/22/2014 1:27:31 PM