Summer Class Schedule

Summer Classes

Class registration begins April 21st for Tempe Residents and April 28th for non-residents.

Float Test - Rowing Only (Not SUP or Kayaking)
All rowing participants must complete a 10-minute float test and watch a U.S. Rowing Safety Video (does not include paddling classes). 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.

Rowers 18 years and older are eligible to participate in the following skill levels:
Beginner: Learn to Row is the starting 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.

Adult Rowing Classes 

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
39528 18 yrs+           Sa/Su 5/31-6/29       6:30-8:30 a.m.           $120   TTLM
39529 18 yrs+           T/Th    6/3-7/3            5:45-7:45 p.m.           $120   TTLM
39530 18 yrs+           Sa/Su 7/5-8/3            6:30-8:30 a.m.           $108   TTLM
39531 18 yrs+           T/Th    7/8-8/7            5:45-7:45 p.m.           $120   TTLM

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 7/26 for Mid-Summer Classic. 480-350-8069
39570 18 yrs+           Sa       5/31-8/2*        6:30-8:30 a.m.           $80     TTLM
39571 18 yrs+           Su       6/1-8/3            6:30-8:30 a.m.           $88     TTLM
39568 18 yrs+           T          6/3-7/29          5:45-7:45 p.m.           $80     TTLM
39569 18 yrs+           Th       6/5-7/31          5:45-7:45 p.m.           $80     TTLM
            

Erg Fitness
No experience necessary. Come try one of the best workouts around. 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 on your fitness progression. The workouts will be tailored to the individual. Fee: $42. 480-350-8069
39504 18 yrs+           M         6/2-6/30          6:30-7:30 p.m.           TTLM
39505 18 yrs+           W        6/4-7/2            6:30-7:30 p.m.           TTLM
39561 18 yrs+           M         7/7-8/4            6:30-7:30 p.m.           TTLM
39563 18 yrs+           W        7/9-8/6            6:30-7:30 p.m.           TTLM 

Tempe Town Lake Rowing Club
This session is designed for advanced rowers to use equipment during non-program hours. Once joining the club, participants may check-out equipment during club times and train. Prerequisites: Coordinator permission and a successful re-entry test. Club Fee: $60/year and $20/month to be an active member. To register, contact the Boating Office at 480-350-8069.
NO CODE     18 yrs+           T/W/Th/F        Ongoing        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 ($15 for youth age 10-17 - must be accompanied by an adult). 480-350-8069
39576 10 yrs+           F          6/6       7:30-9:30 p.m.           TTLM
39577 10 yrs+           F          6/27    7:30-9:30 p.m.           TTLM
39578 10 yrs+           F          7/18    7:30-9:30 p.m.           TTLM
39579 10 yrs+           F          8/1       7:30-9:30 p.m.           TTLM

Kayak Fitness
Taught by ACA certified kayak instructors; this is a perfect class for all levels of paddling experience. This class will focus on all the basic strokes and maneuvers as well as fitness, boat-handling and rescues.  All necessary equipment will be provided. No experience necessary. Fee: $70. 480-350-8069
39526 18 yrs+           Sa       6/7-6/28          8 -10 a.m.      TTLM            
39527 18 yrs+           T          6/3-6/24          5:45-7:45 p.m.           TTLM
39565 18 yrs+           Sa       7/12-8/2          8-10 a.m.       TTLM
39566 18 yrs+           T          7/8-7/29          5:45-7:45 p.m.           TTLM
           

Kayak Touring; Essentials
Taught by ACA certified kayak instructors; this class will introduce and/or refine your sea kayak touring skills and is perfect for all levels of paddling experience. This class will focus on all the basic strokes and maneuvers as well as fitness, boat-handling and rescues. All equipment provided. No experience necessary. Space is limited so register early! Fee: $80. 480-350-8069
39580 18 yrs+           Sa       6/7-6/28          6-8 a.m.          TTLM  
39581 18 yrs+           Th       6/5-6/26          5:45-7:45 p.m.           TTLM
39582 18 yrs+           Sa       7/12-8/2          6-8 a.m.          TTLM
39583 18 yrs+           Th       7/10-7/31       5:45-7:45 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 and dry clothes. All necessary equipment will be provided. Must be 18 years or older to participate. Fee: $30. 480-350-8069
39532 18 yrs+           F          6/13    7:30-9:30 p.m.           TTLM
39533 18 yrs+           F          7/11    7:30-9:30 p.m.           TTLM
39567 18 yrs+           F          8/8       7:30-9:30 p.m.           TTLM

Stand-Up Paddling (SUP); Introduction
Join the fastest-growing watersport in the country. This class will teach you the basics of Stand-Up Paddling, including strokes, maneuvers and SUP safety. All essential equipment is provided. No experience necessary Fee: $27. 480-350-8069
39507 18 yrs+           T          6/3       5:45-7:15 p.m.           TTLM
39508 18 yrs+           Sa       6/7       8-9:30 a.m.    TTLM
39509 18 yrs+           T          6/10    5:45-7:15 p.m.           TTLM
39510 18 yrs+           Sa       6/14    8-9:30 a.m.    TTLM            
39511 18 yrs+           T          6/17    5:45-7:15 p.m.           TTLM
39512 18 yrs+           Sa       6/21    8-9:30 a.m.    TTLM            
39513 18 yrs+           T          6/24    5:45-7:15 p.m.           TTLM
39514 18 yrs+           Sa       6/28    8-9:30 a.m.    TTLM
39515 18 yrs+           T          7/8       5:45-7:15 p.m.           TTLM
39516 18 yrs+           Sa       7/12    8-9:30 a.m.    TTLM
39517 18 yrs+           T          7/15    5:45-7:15 p.m.           TTLM
39518 18 yrs+           Sa       7/19    8-9:30 a.m.    TTLM
39519 18 yrs+           T          7/22    5:45-7:15 p.m.           TTLM
39520 18 yrs+           Sa       7/26    8-9:30 a.m.    TTLM            
39521 18 yrs+           T          7/29    5:45-7:15 p.m.           TTLM
39522 18 yrs+           Sa       8/2       8-9:30 a.m.    TTLM            
39523 18 yrs+           T          8/5       5:45-7:15 p.m.           TTLM

Stand-Up Paddling (SUP) Fitness
Once you have learned the basics of Stand-Up Paddling (SUP), stay in shape by taking SUP Fitness. This class will focus on paddling fitness and proper technique. Prerequisites: Stand-Up Paddling; Introduction, or commensurate experience. Fee $60. 480-350-8069
39553 18 yrs+           Sa       6/7-6/28          6-7:30 a.m.    TTLM
39554 18 yrs+           W        6/4-6/25          5:45-7:15 p.m.           TTL
39555 18 yrs+           Sa       7/12-8/2          6-7:30 a.m.    TTLM
39556 18 yrs+           W        7/9-7/30          5:45-7:15 p.m.           TTLM
 

Stand up Paddleboard (SUP) 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. Prerequisite Intro SUP or commensurate experience. Fee: $35. 480-350-8069
41535 18 yrs+           Su       6/8       5:45-7:15 p.m.    TTLM
41538 18 yrs+           F       6/20       7:30-9 a.m.    TTLM
41539 18 yrs+           Sa       6/21    6:30-8 p.m.    TTLM
41540 18 yrs+           F       6/27    7:30-9 a.m.    TTLM
41541 18 yrs+           Sa       7/28    6:30-8 p.m.    TTLM
41543 18 yrs+           Sa       7/5    6:30-8 p.m.    TTLM
41544 18 yrs+           F      7/7    7:30-9 a.m.    TTLM
41545 18 yrs+           Sa       7/12    6:30-8 p.m.    TTLM
41546 18 yrs+           F       7/18       7:30-9 a.m.    TTLM
41547 18 yrs+           Sa       7/19       6:30-8 p.m.    TTLM
41548 18 yrs+           F       7/25    7:30-9 a.m.    TTLM
41549 18 yrs+           Sa       7/26    6:30-8 p.m.    TTLM
41550 18 yrs+           F       8/1    7:30-9 a.m.    TTLM
41551 18 yrs+           Sa       8/2    6:30-8 p.m.    TTLM
41552 18 yrs+           F       8/8    7:30-9 a.m.    TTLM 
41553 18 yrs+           Sa       8/9    6:30-8 p.m.    TTLM

Youth Boating Classes

Junior Recreational Rowing
Our Junior Recreational Rowing Program (high school-age participants) trains three days per week during the summer. Float test will be held at the Kiwanis Recreation Center. Come down to the lake and try this sport for improved fitness and fun! Fee: $84. 480-350-8069
39524 13 yrs+           M//W/F            6/2-6/27          7-9 a.m.          TTLM
39525 13 yrs+           M//W/F            7/7-8/1            7-9 a.m.          TTLM

Youth Kayaking
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 ACA certified instructors will focus on stroke technique, fitness specific to kayaking and on-the-water training in kayaks. Youth must be between the ages of 10 and 18 to participate. No experience necessary Fee: $40. 480/350-8069.
39574 10-18 yrs       T          6/3-6/24          7:30-9 a.m.    TTLM
39575 10-18 yrs        T          7/8-7/29          7:30-9 a.m.    TTLM

Youth Stand-up Paddling
Are your kids looking for a fun class out on the water this summer? If so, they will love Stand-up Paddling. Our instructors will focus on stroke technique, fitness specific to paddling and on-the-water training in stand-up paddleboards. Youth must be between the ages of 10 and 18 to participate. No experience necessary Fee: $40. 480/350-8069.
39572 10-18 yrs        Th       6/5-6/26          7:30-9 a.m.    TTLM
39573 10-18 yrs        Th       7/10-7/31       7:30-9 a.m.    TTLM