Cool off and see Tempe from a new angle by paddling Tempe Town Lake in the moonlight. No experience is necessary, but bring a towel and be prepared to get wet. Kayaks, equipment and personal flotation devices are provided. Must be 18 years or older. Advance registration suggested.
The body of a man was found Wednesday in Tempe Town Lake. A
jogger discovered the body around 10 a.m. about 5 feet off the
lake’s south shore east of the Rural Road bridge, fire department
spokesman Phil Rohe said.
A man drowned Sunday night in Tempe Town Lake after trying to
swim across fully clothed, police said. The man, described only as
black and between 20 and 25 years old, dived into the lake from the
south shore in between the Rural Road and Mill Avenue bridges,
witnesses told police.