Tempe has taken the guesswork out of exploring lakes and pathways. Visitors and locals alike can rent bikes, paddleboards, pedal boats, kayaks and electric boats. Watercraft are available on Tempe Town Lake and Kiwanis Lake. Find shared GRID bikes, electric bikes and scooters throughout the city or rent trail bikes and road bikes from a local bicycle shop.
Boat Rentals of America – Kiwanis Lake offers kayaks and pedal boats for rent; no experience is required. In addition, surrey bike rentals are also available and are perfect for a leisurely ride around Kiwanis Park.
At Boat Rentals of America – Tempe Town Lake, everyone can enjoy recreational boating. Select from a variety of watercraft: kayaks, pedal boats, electric boats, stand-up paddleboards and more. Guests can now rent surrey bikes too.
Rent a bicycle from Grid Bike Share with the Social Bicycles app. Tempe has 300 bikes and 30 stations in high-activity areas like Downtown Tempe, ASU and along light rail. Grid Bikes are also available in Phoenix and Mesa.
Riverbound Sports Paddle Company specializes in sales and rentals of stand up paddleboards (SUP), street SUP (longboards), inflatable kayaks and accessories. Their knowledgeable and friendly staff will help you get outfitted with the right board for your needs.
The Bicycle Cellar is a bicycle commuter support facility offering secure parking, showers, lockers, towel service, bike rental, accessories and repair and sales of new and used bikes. Members are allowed 20 hour per day access 7 days per week.
The inaugural IRONMAN Arizona was held on April 9, 2005, in cooperation with the City of Tempe and the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community. With its fast course around Tempe Beach Park and Tempe Town Lake, and spectator-friendly atmosphere, the race quickly gained popularity. Given the desert heat, the race was moved to a […]