Ability360 will be closed on December 23, 24 and 31.

Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers

Generously funded by

Making a Difference, Thunderbirds Charities.

Breaking Barriers is a program designed to provide youth and their families adaptive recreation opportunities.

A young girl uses adaptive equipment to pull herself up a rock wall.

360 Outdoor Climbing Series

Everyone is welcome to join us on December 4th from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. as we do some climbing at Tom’s Thumb Trailhead.

Registration is $20 open to all abilities.

This inclusive event is free for veterans and kids 18 and under!


Water Sports – Kayak & Paddle Boarding

Water Sports Registration (Currently Closed)

Breaking Barriers Water Sports includes kayaking, both single and tandem, as well as paddle boarding. Water Sports days take place at Tempe Town Lake, once a month, and will feature a variety of equipment for all levels of experience and ability.

Kayaking and paddle boarding starts with basic safety training and equipment fitting in the Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center pools. For the continued programming, we have scheduled a total of 5 days utilizing equipment to transition to a variety of local lakes in our area. Adaptive kayaks and paddle boards will be available at the lakes for our youth participants.

Tempe Town Lake Marina
550 E Tempe Town Lake 
Tempe, AZ 85281

A young woman using adaptive paddle boarding equipment on Tempe Town Lake.

Youth 18 years and younger (family and friends encouraged to participate, as well!)

*Must register, prior to date of event*