Tempe, Arizona is known for an active, outdoor lifestyle. Our sunny days are the perfect backdrop for family playtime at one of the many popular Tempe parks.
Tempe Town Lake and Tempe Beach Park
Tempe Town Lake will be closed Feb. 10-April 30, 2016 to allow for the replacement of the western dam. Please visit the City of Tempe website for updates on this project.
Tempe Beach Park, and the pathways surrounding the lake, will be open during this construction. Tempe Beach Park is home to many festivals and athletic events throughout the year, including The FroYo Run on February 13, 2016 and the Aloha Festival on March 12-13, 2016.
Visitors will be able to rent watercraft from Tempe Boat Rentals once the improvements at the lake are completed.
This expansive desert preserve is home to playgrounds, a dog park, lagoons, picnic ramadas and hiking and biking trails. It is located just north of Tempe Town Lake.
The 125-acre Kiwanis Park, on Mill Ave. just south of Baseline Rd., features playgrounds, a lake, a batting range, an indoor recreation center, wave pool and a variety of fields for sports.
Kids will also love the large playground at Daley Park located on College Ave. and Encanto Dr. (just south of Apache Blvd.).
The Benedict Sports Complex includes five lighted soccer fields and hosts baseball, softball and soccer games.
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Walk, fish or just relax in Tempe’s 125-acre park! Boat rentals, two large corporate picnic areas, 15 ramadas, urban fishing and seasonal movies in the park make this 12-acre lake something to talk about!
Batter up! Baseball, softball and fast-pitch softball in 10 lighted batting cages! Group and private lessons, birthday packages and pro-shop services are available.
15 lighted/cushioned courts with USTA-certified staff on hand. Group and private lessons, leagues and tournaments are available. Drop-in tennis offered daily, matching players of all recreational levels.
With an indoor heated wave pool and water slide, tennis center, gymnasium, batting range, outdoor lighted sand volleyball courts and classrooms, KRC is a perfect destination for birthday parties, corporate picnics, family reunions and just plain fun.
Riverbound Sports Paddle Company specializes in sales and rentals of stand up paddleboards (SUP), street SUP (longboards), inflatable kayaks and accessories. The shop carries only high-quality brands and their knowledgeable and friendly staff will help you get outfitted with the right board for your needs. A great rental program allows you to try before you buy.
Open year round and daily until 11:00 p.m., the Splash Pad at Tempe Marketplace is the perfect spot for kids to cool off during those hot Arizona summers. Located near Barnes & Noble in The District, the Tempe Marketplace Splash Pad has been ranked one of the Valley’s best splash pads by Arizona Foothills Magazine.
Splash Playground at Tempe Beach Park lets children cool off and have fun at Tempe Town Lake. This one-acre park teaches how a drop of rain ends up either in the ocean or becomes part of the city water supply. Open May – Sept, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Free admission.