Tempe Community Fishing

“If people can’t get to the fish, we’ll bring the fish to the people.”

Kiwanis Lake

More than 4 million Arizona residents live within a 20-minute drive of a stocked Community
Fishing Program lake. Close by and convenient, all the parks offer parking and other amenities to
make your fishing trip and park visit enjoyable.
Distinctive Community Fishing Program signs are posted at key locations at all participating waters,
uniquely identifying these fisheries from other waters. The signs also highlight the fishing license
requirements and bag limit regulations that apply to Community Fishing waters.

park information

LOCATION – Kiwanis Park
1900 N 5500 S Mill Avenue

PARK HOURS – 6 a.m. to midnight

SIZE – 13 acres. Maximum depth 8 feet.


Swimming, wading, glass containers and littering are prohibited. A permit is required to drink beer in the park. All other alcoholic beverages are prohibited. City of Tempe annual boating permit required (call (480) 350-5200). Must have proper floatation devices on board. Gas and electric motors prohibited. Boating permitted between sunrise and sunset. Other rules as posted.

Daily bag limits

4 catfish
4 trout
2 bass (13 inch minimum)
10 sunfish
1 white amur (30 inch minimum)
Statewide limits apply to all other species


Tempe Parks and Recreation Department
480 350-5200

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