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We will be CLOSED:
December 24, 2017 - January 2, 2018 
This includes all rentals, ropes course programming, courses, and SCUBA divers. Please contact us at 954-201-4500 if there are any questions.

​Day ​Hours
Monday ​9:00am - 5:00pm
​Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
​Wednesday ​9:00am - 5:00pm
​Thursday ​9:00am - 5:00pm
​9:00am - 5:00pm
​Saturday ​9:00am​ - 5:00pm
​Sunday ​9:00am - 5:00pm


We cannot accept cash.

However, we d​​o accept Visa, Mastercard, and checks. We do not accept American Express.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience!​​​​​​

Have questions? Need more info? No problem!


Tigertail Lake Recreational Center
580 Gulf Stream Way
Dania Beach, FL 33004

Tigertail Lake Recreational Center


Outdoor adventure and fun for everybody!


Do you enjoy watersports and having fun in the South Florida sun? Get in on the best kept secret at Broward College! Tigertail Lake Recreational Center is Broward College's experiential learning, team building, watersports and ropes course facility.  Centrally and conveniently located between the Broward College campuses, there's no reason not to take a break and go relax in a canoe in between classes!

Students at Broward College can take part in all the great activities and equipment rentals offered at Tigertail Lake for free!  Don't worry, family and friends who aren't Broward College students can still stock up on extra doses of fun for a nominal fee.​

  • Windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), and more are available for rental on our beautiful 5-acre lake. Tigertail Lake Recreational Center is your destination to experience fun in the sun!     
  • Learn how to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP), kayak, windsurf, sail, or canoe in a comfortable, safe environment with professional instructors.
  • Challenge yourself and your friends by experiencing Tigertail's exciting multi-tower 40-foot tall ropes and challenge course. 

  • Learn to sail on JY15, Hobie Cat, and American 18 sailboats.
  • Go on epic adventure trips, like SCUBA diving in the Florida Keys, sailing trips, camping and canoeing in the wilds of Florida, and much more!
  • Keep track of our events, photos, adventure trips, and more on social media.

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 Upcoming Events

December 2017 Basic Lifeguarding  
Please note, there will be no Basic Lifeguarding Course offered in December.
December 24, 2017 - January 2, 2018 
Tigertail Lake Recreational Center will be CLOSED for the Holiday Break and will reopen on January 2nd of 2018. Happy holidays!
2018 Events TBD  
We're still working out our calendar for 2018, but stay tuned for fresh lifeguard courses, SCUBA courses, windsurfing, sailing, open challenges, and much more!
Kayaking & Canoeing

Enjoy a day of ka​yaking or canoeing on Tigertail's 5-acre lake.  Go solo or bring a friend for a idyllic, relaxing experience with nature.​ No experience and no reservations necessary, just come on down and we'll show you everything you need to know to get on the lake and some fun.

Sailing Tigertail Lake

Get hands-on experience from Tigertail's qualified professionals and have lots of fun learning how to sail through Broward College's Continuing Education Program.​ From the small, fast JY15 to the cruising American 18, Tigertail Lake's sailing program is second to none. Register for classes today!

SCUBA Diving

Learn the fundamentals of snorkeling and scuba diving, plus everything you need to know to keep it safe while practicing this amazing sport. Witness the beauty of the undersea realm firsthand!  Our instructors will help you get your PADI certifications through the Continuing Education program. Register today!


Beginners and advanced windsurfers are welcome!​ Tigertail Lake Recreational Center offer windsurfing classes and equipment for all levels. Windsurfing classes are available through our Continuing Education Program. Feel the wind at your back as you surf around the lake, no previous experience necessary! Register today!

Stand Up Paddleboarding

Get with the latest fitness craze that teaches strength, coordination, and balance. Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) is a great way to work on core fitness while relaxing on our lake. Our stand-up paddleboards are specially designed to help you get started with this sport today!


Tigertail Lake Recreational Center's equipment and facilities are, for the most part, free for Broward College students.  However, there are a few exceptions, and the facility is open to the public so if your friends aren't Broward College students, don't worry, it doesn't cost very much to participate in all the fun.  Rates for equipment rentals are as follows:

​Kayak/Canoe/SUP ​Sailboat/Windsurfboard
BC Student (with ID): ​Free! ​Free!
BC Faculty/Staff (with ID): $​5.00 ​$10.00
​General Admission: $​10.00 ​$20.00

Certifications and Courses

PADI logo.Want to get your PADI SCUBA certification? 
Enroll today in the Broward College Continuing Education SCUBA Program and get Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver, and Dive Master certified!

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