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Welcome to Mission Bay Aquatic Center


Welcome to Mission Bay Aquatic Center

Mission Bay Aquatic Center is one of the world's largest instructional waterfront facilities located in beautiful San Diego, California. Last year over 30,000 participants experienced surfing, sailing, wakeboarding, wakesurfing, stand up paddling, waterskiing, rowing, kayaking, and windsurfing. Tens of thousands of people have learned to safely enjoy watersports at MBAC over the past 45 years.

Mission Bay Aquatic Center is owned and operated by Associated Students of San Diego State University and UCSD Recreation and is open to the public. The aquatic center is home to The Watersports Camp, a youth day camp sponsored by the Peninsula Family YMCA for kids ages 6-17.

MBAC is recognized as a model for safe watersports education and operations and is the regional boating safety center for the California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways. As a LEED Platinum Certified Facility the center is commited to fostering a culture of sustainability and protecting the marine environment.



Classes Starting Soon

Start DateClassTimes
11/17/2018Basic Sailing9:00AM-4:00PM
11/17/2018Surfing-Two Session10:00AM-12:30PM
11/17/2018Keelboat Sailing Level 19:00AM-4:00PM
11/17/2018Wakeboarding Freeride Session8:00AM-11:00AM
11/17/2018Sea Kayaking Level 19:00AM-12:00PM
11/17/2018Introduction to Kayaking9:30AM-12:00PM
11/17/2018Moonlight Kayaking5:00PM-7:30PM
11/17/2018Moonlight Stand Up Paddling5:00PM-7:30PM
11/17/2018Stand Up Paddleboard Touring Clinic9:30AM-11:30AM
11/17/2018Stand Up Paddling-Basic Skills9:00AM-11:00AM
11/17/2018First Sail2:00PM-4:00PM

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