Tempe Offers Sports Planners a Refreshingly Offbeat Destination

A variety of attractions and incredible natural beauty make Tempe one of the most popular destinations in Arizona.


Tempe, Arizona

With breathtaking landscapes and a vibrant college town, Tempe is on the rise as one of the hottest destinations in the Southwestern U.S. From outdoor attractions and sightseeing ventures to excellent retail and dining opportunities, this metropolitan area is ideal for a week-long getaway.

Popular Activities

  • Downtown Tempe offers endless entertainment and dining options for any time of day. Countless culinary choices cover a wide array of cuisines, from quick eats to fine dining. 

Get a Planner’s Perspective

Don’t just take our word for it, hear what these planners had to say.

“Tempe is a vibrant urban destination for tournaments just minutes from PHX Sky Harbor airport. By hosting high-level competitions like IRONMAN® triathlons and Cactus League Spring Training our convenient location and sunny skies create a winning game plan.”

— Judy Stowers, Race Director IRONMAN Arizona

Find Your Perfect Tempe Facility

Facility Spotlight

Tempe Sports Complex

Sports Covered: Softball, Skating

Built in 2005, Tempe Sports Complex boasts several recreational opportunities. The complex includes seven athletic fields and four softball fields. The skate park, featuring two bowls and multiple street style ramps, is a social hub for skaters of all experience levels. For those who prefer a more leisurely activity, the two-acre dog park is also a great option.

Sun Devil Fitness

Sports Covered: Fitness

Train like a collegiate athlete at Arizona State University’s world class fitness complex. The facility is designed to be a center of recreational sports, intramural sports, and overall physical wellness. With an array of free weights, exercise machines, and even a swimming pool open year-round, the complex offers enough fitness opportunities to appeal to everyone.

Tempe Town Lake

Sports Covered: Kayaking, Sailing, Fishing, Rowing, Jogging

Located in the heart of the Phoenix Metropolitan area, Tempe Town Lake is the perfect place to soak up the sun this season. The desert haven provides visitors with aquatic recreation and outdoor activities year-round. Guests can do anything and everything, whether it be kayaking, sailing, fishing, rowing, jogging, or even simply picnicking. Patrons may use their own watercraft equipment on the lake with a permit.

What are you waiting for?

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Luchie Javelosa

Luchie Javelosa

Senior Sports Sales Manager

Telephone: (480) 305-1365